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How are the Resolutions Coming Along? – Spyke & Mike

Published on February 13, 2020 under Born To Ride
How are the Resolutions Coming Along? – Spyke & Mike
Welcome to the ‘dead middle’ of winter, my BTR friends. I hope you’ve got layers on under your leathers when you ride and the heat on at the house when you get home. Damned Jack Frost ... isn’t that why we moved to Florida to get away from the ole man? Anyways, let's check with Mike and find out how did his so-called resolutions in January 2020 work out for him. Dude! Have you been making things happen? Managing your own destiny? Still snorting those brain pills you bought off the Dr. Oz Show??? He grabs my beak and yells,…
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A smattering of misinformation. Maybe. (no fake news here) – Craven Moorehead

Published on February 13, 2020 under Craven Moorehead
A smattering of misinformation. Maybe. (no fake news here) – Craven Moorehead
The words erupt from the keyboard like lava flowing from a volcano, rushing down the side with the sole intent of reaching the eyes and minds of the reader. More and more the characters that form these very words continue to flow and eventually amass into a pool of content ready to be consumed by the reader. In science and nature, these eruptions are rarer than in the mind of the journalist, which must cause the event to occur at least once a month or more often if he or she is lucky enough to have more than one writing…
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Nefarious James “Respect”

Published on February 13, 2020 under Blog
Nefarious James “Respect”
What the hell makes you think you’re so special that everyone should give you their respect? Tell me how you’ve earned it? Everybody wants it. There are those who think they deserve it. There are those who demand it. There are those who think it should just be given to them. For those in the lifestyle, y’all know what I’m talking about. I truly do believe many of you out there reading this article have no freaking clue what true respect really is as it relates to the motorcycle world. There are some things about respect you need to understand.…
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Are we having fun yet?

Published on February 13, 2020 under Born To Ride
Are we having fun yet?
Text and photos by Scott and Carla Odell As the self-proclaimed Isle of Man-iac, I am always scouring the internet for information and stories about the greatest road race on earth. There is a lot of it out there and it keeps my cravings down a little, but the need to experience the sounds and sights is a different story. I can go to a lot of tracks and see motorcycles racing in the USA, but one thing is missing … sidecars! I have never seen sidecars race in the USA in my lifetime. I punched in a few choice…
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HARLEY-DAVIDSON DEBUTS SPECIAL EDITION PAINT FOR ROAD GLIDE® SPECIAL MODEL

Published on February 10, 2020 under Born To Ride
HARLEY-DAVIDSON DEBUTS SPECIAL EDITION PAINT FOR ROAD GLIDE® SPECIAL MODEL
Factory-Installed Eagle Eye Yellow Special Edition Paint Highlighted With Large Custom Black Eagle Graphic The new Eagle Eye Special Edition Paint Option is a custom paint scheme only available as installed at the Harley-Davidson® factory on the Road Glide® Special model. Factory installation offers the customer an attainable custom paint option that eliminates the need to either re-paint the original components or install an accessory paint set that leaves take-off painted parts on the shop floor. The Eagle Eye Special Edition paint option finish meets demanding Harley-Davidson standards for quality and durability and is backed by the Harley-Davidson limited warranty.…
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NEW HARLEY-DAVIDSON® CVO™ ROAD GLIDE® COMBINES STYLE, POWER, AND TECHNOLOGY

Published on February 6, 2020 under Born To Ride
NEW HARLEY-DAVIDSON® CVO™ ROAD GLIDE® COMBINES STYLE, POWER, AND TECHNOLOGY
New CVO Road Glide Features H-D™ Connect and RDRS MILWAUKEE (February 3, 2020) – The Harley-Davidson® CVO™ Road Glide® motorcycle returns as a mid-year addition to the 2020 portfolio of limited-production, super-premium motorcycles from the Harley-Davidson Custom Vehicle Operations™ program. The CVO Road Glide offers the ultimate combination of premier style, thrilling performance, and ride-enhancing technology in a Touring motorcycle for customers who only settle for the best-of-the-best. The CVO Road Glide motorcycle joins the CVO Tri Glide®, the CVO Limited, and the CVO Street Glide® models in the 2020 collection from Harley-Davidson Custom Vehicle Operations. Since its inception in…
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THUNDER BY THE BAY – 22 YEARS OF GIVING!

Published on February 4, 2020 under Blog
THUNDER BY THE BAY – 22 YEARS OF GIVING!
I’m at that age where I can’t remember what I did 5 minutes ago, let alone, 22 years ago! When it comes to pulling off outstanding and memorable biker events, Lucy Nicandri, the force behind Thunder By The Bay, can remember every detail on that first planning day; where the first Thunder By The Bay was planned out on a restaurant napkin! Who would have thought that you’re on your 22nd year with Thunder, Lucy? “Oh, Susan! You remembered the napkin story!” Yes, it is hard to believe that we have been doing this for so long!” “I try to…
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“It’s Gonna Knock You Out!” – Chuck Liddell Exclusive Interview

Published on February 4, 2020 under Feature
“It’s Gonna Knock You Out!” – Chuck Liddell Exclusive Interview
Chuck Liddell was born on December 17, 1969 in Santa Barbara, California. In Hollywood he is known for his work in Movies, such as Kick-Ass 2 (2013), War Pigs (2015) and How High (2001). Prior to his film work he was an Iconic MMA UFC World Light Heavyweight Champion. He is one of the Fighters who put UFC on the map. Chuck Liddell became one of the most recognizable Global Sports Superstar Figures to crossover into TV Commercials, Appearances, Movies and more. It’s an Honor to have him part of the Cast of Nation’s Fire and to top it all…
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The Biggest, Most Powerful Street-Compliant Engine Harley-Davidson Has Ever Created

Published on January 29, 2020 under Front Page
The Biggest, Most Powerful Street-Compliant Engine Harley-Davidson Has Ever Created
NEW SCREAMIN’ EAGLE® 131 CRATE ENGINE OFFERS BIG POWER UPGRADE FOR HARLEY-DAVIDSON® TOURING MOTORCYCLES The Biggest, Most Powerful Street-Compliant Engine Harley-Davidson Has Ever Created MILWAUKEE (January 21, 2020) – Harley-Davidson offers power-hungry street riders a new performance option with the introduction of the Screamin’ Eagle® Milwaukee-Eight® 131 Crate Engine for Touring model motorcycles. The new 131 cubic inch (2147cc) V-Twin delivers the biggest, most powerful street-compliant engine Harley-Davidson has ever created*. The Screamin’ Eagle 131 is a bolt-in replacement for 2017-later model Harley-Davidson Touring motorcycles originally equipped with a Milwaukee-Eight Oil-Cooled or Twin-Cooled™ engine, designed to run at high RPM…
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Helmets: D.O.T. APPROVED HELMETS ARE REQUIRED IN GEORGIA

Published on January 7, 2020 under Born To Ride
Helmets: D.O.T. APPROVED HELMETS ARE REQUIRED IN GEORGIA
Georgia requires protective headgear for both passengers and riders of motorcycles and trikes, regardless of age or insurance coverage, unless they are riding within an enclosed cab. According to the Official Code of Georgia Annotated (O.C.G.A.) §40-6-315 (sections a and d): (a) No person shall operate or ride upon a motorcycle unless he or she is wearing protective headgear, which complies with standards established by the commissioner of public safety. (d) The commissioner of public safety is authorized to approve or disapprove protective headgear and eye-protective devices required in this code section and to issue and enforce regulations establishing standards…
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World’s first custom Niken – unveiling and award

Published on December 16, 2019 under Blog
World’s first custom Niken – unveiling and award
Polish manufacturer of custom motorcycles Game Over Cycles (GOC) in cooperation with Yamaha Motor Poland is pleased to announce the unveiling of a unique vehicle created from a Yamaha motorcycle. Based on the revolutionary Niken tricycle Game Over Cycles built a unique custom bike, which is world's first fully customized Niken. Its first public presentation took place between 06-8.12.2019 in the German town of Bad Salzuflen during the CUSTOMBIKE-SHOW 2019, the largest trade fair for modified motorcycles in the world, where in the custom bike competition GOC Niken won the "Craziest Bike" award. Niken debuted on the global market in…
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American legion remembering our veterans during the holidays

Published on December 16, 2019 under Born To Ride
American legion remembering our veterans during the holidays
What a wonderful time of the year indeed! Thanks to the American Legion 138 the Veterans that reside at Liberty Manor for Veterans enjoyed a spectacular holiday feast with all of the trimmings. The veterans also received a benevolent donation by the American Legion Post, the Riders, the Auxiliary and American Legion Sons. The event boast of a fabulous holiday feast with all the trimmings, gifts galore, food and a van full of toiletries. Liberty Manor for Veterans, Inc, is a non-profit organization committed to promoting the developmental and social needs of veterans who have served our country, fought for…
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Trikes & Bikes Industry Report

Published on December 6, 2019 under Blog
Trikes & Bikes Industry Report
Haus of Trikes is one of the largest trike conversion company’s in Florida. “I grew up with trike companies like Motor Trike, California Sidecar, Hannigan, and Road Smith. We all met each other on the manufacturing/distribution-side because I did shows with my trikes and these guys tried to push the conversion trike market. They knew me from day one as a manufacturer and importer and that I already had an established shop. That’s when I became I dealer for them.” Manfred went through all the trainings at these manufacturer’s factories. “We are all trained, got certified, and became specialized trike…
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Christmas and The Spirit of Resilience – Night Train

Published on December 6, 2019 under Blog
Christmas and The Spirit of Resilience – Night Train
12-20-19 By Florida Night Train In the spirit of this holiday season, I dedicate this column to all of those whose internal struggle persists to balance the notion of the Christmas spirit of giving with that of finding ones-self in a sea of sadness. If this resonates with you, then I confess we are one and the same. However, today I write this knowing that and hoping that the spirit of thinking of others before yourself brings you some measure of peace and happiness as it has for me. My intention behind this is a blessing three-fold, for my children…
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