Archive for August, 2019

Iconic North American Rides

Blue Ridge Parkway- North Carolina and Virginia This mountain route must be on every biker’s to-do list. Starting in Virginia in the north and passing by battlefields of the Civil War, it winds its way through picturesque farmlands and forests. On the way south and to higher ground, and into the Great Smoky Mountains, The […]

The Hells Angels

Fingered as a criminal club, some belief The Hells Angels Motorcycle Club to be involved in drug distribution and to have connections with the Mexican drug lords. The bikers ride, mostly, Harley-Davidsons. Founded just after the second world war, returning members of the armed forces looked for a hobby to relieve the adrenaline rush they […]

Black Bike Clubs of the USA

In 1959 Tobie Gene Livingston started a Harley-Davidson Club, the East Bay Dragons, in his hometown of Oakland. Soldiers returning from service in the Second World War needed something to get the adrenaline flowing and the Bike Club, with the rush of speed and the feel of the wind in their hair, gave them that. […]

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

The first Sturgis Motorcycle Rally held was staged by the Jackpine Motorcycle Club and was attended by Indian motorcycle owners. The Rally has been held every year since except the Second World War years. The club still owns the track and the fields around the town and including the Hillclimb. The first event had only […]

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