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Born To Ride Presents CHOPPORAMA Chopper Show

Published on December 6, 2019 under Born To Ride
Born To Ride Presents CHOPPORAMA Chopper Show
Held in conjunction with Gibtown Bikefest on January 17th, 18th 19th 2020, Born to Ride Media presents the Chopporama Chopper Show! A three-day chopper extravaganza of some of the most talented known (and unknown) builders around the U.S. This ain’t a competition, just a gathering of chopper lovers young and old alike dedicated to those carbed custom machines of years gone by. Don’t worry there will still be Ride In Bike Shows Saturday & Sunday. You ask who are these Builders? For the most part, these builders are what I call the ‘new generation of builder’. The thought process of…
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Then Came Bronson – BTR Movie Review

Published on December 6, 2019 under Blog
Then Came Bronson – BTR Movie Review
Nineteen sixty-nine was a pivotal time in American history. It was also a beginning of sorts for my love affair with motorcycles, begat in large part by a short-lived television series starting that year—Then Came Bronson. I was 12 years-old and devoured every episode of the lonely stranger and his eye-emblazoned Sportster wandering across the country. This movie introduced Jim Bronson (Michael Parks) to the world. The film begins with Jim’s friend, Nick (Martin Sheen) in crisis and disillusioned with life — as so many young men are. Part of the “Stompers” motorcycle club, Nick had settled down with a…
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Christmas by Craven Moorehead

Published on December 6, 2019 under Blog
Christmas by Craven Moorehead
Well, I made it through Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and most of Cyber Monday. This was an easy task largely because I had no money to waste on things that I don’t really need. Although the desire is there to spend on the people I care about, it is an impossible feat without the necessary funds. Commercialism aside, there are a lot of valid reasons to enjoy this time of year. If you ignore all the ads, come-ons and deals you can’t live without and then simply focus on what you do have – and not what you…
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Ramble On Harley-Davidson Falcons Fury

Published on December 6, 2019 under Blog
Ramble On Harley-Davidson Falcons Fury
DECEMBER 2019 Veteran’s Day. I am writing this column on Veteran’s Day. After waking up to a quiet morning, nestled in my comfortable bed, in a warm house, on a safe street, with a hot cup of coffee waiting to warm up my insides. No drama. And I usually take it all for granted. Today I say, “Thank you, veterans!” The sun is shining, my neighbors are out walking their dogs before going off to work, and my two dogs sit in the window barking “good morning,” or maybe they’re actually barking “time to go for our walk,” Either way,…
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Travel & Adventure, the RV Lifestyle Coincides with the Biker Lifestyle

Published on December 5, 2019 under Blog
Travel & Adventure, the RV Lifestyle Coincides with the Biker Lifestyle
Creative RV – Atlanta, Georgia As a youngster growing up, we were so fortunate to experience the joy and fun of camping. Every summer, my parents would take us on an adventure to places we would read about in school. Now that I’m older, the thought of getting back into camping – AND taking my motorcycle along – is more intriguing, thanks to my conversation with Marc McAdams of Creative RV Atlanta! Creative RV is an amazing company whose headquarters are located in Chino, California. “We are technically the largest bus sales company in the nation. We specialize in buses…
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Bikes, Bluetooth and Banter – Women’s World

Published on December 5, 2019 under Born To Ride Women's World
Bikes, Bluetooth and Banter – Women’s World
By Myra McElhaney As you may remember from a previous column, I’m still a new rider and I live and ride in the city. I know! Most people learn on the open road, way before taking their bike into a city with heavy traffic. Living in the city when I got my license and bought my bike made the reverse more logical. Especially when I could practice during the few times when the streets were almost empty, like early Saturday and Sunday mornings before the malls open and the church services start. I’ve practiced enough riding in my familiar surroundings…
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Born To Ride Lensman Erick Runyon

Published on December 2, 2019 under Front Page
Born To Ride Lensman Erick Runyon
Behind every great custom motorcycle build, you’ll probably find a great photographer. So when many builders from around the U.S. need the perfect lensman to show off in print or online, they call upon the services of commercial motorcycle photographer Florida’s Erick Runyon. After nearly 20yrs behind the lens, shooting lifestyle, glamour and fitness for several national men’s publications, women’s fitness publications as well as swimwear and activewear clothing companies, Erick combined his passion for photography with his lifelong love for motorcycles and found his true calling.“ Full time motorcycle photography came to me as a ’happy accident’ about seven…
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Born To Ride Pin-Up Girls – April Lynne

Published on December 1, 2019 under Blog
Born To Ride Pin-Up Girls – April Lynne
April Lynne as featured in the Born To Ride PIN-UP Girls magazine – Premier issue Social Media Links https://www.facebook.com/april42280 https://www.instagram.com/aprils_yams https://www.modelmayhem.com/april42280 https://borntoride.com/2016/06/born-to-ride-pin-up-girls-magazine-premier-issue/
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Born To Ride Pin-Up Girls – Blaize La Roux

Published on November 21, 2019 under Born To Ride
Born To Ride Pin-Up Girls – Blaize La Roux
Blaize La Roux as featured in the Born To Ride PIN-UP Girls magazine – Premier issue Social Media links: https://www.instagram.com/blaize_la_roux/ https://www.facebook.com/BlaizeLaRoux/ https://borntoride.com/2016/06/born-to-ride-pin-up-girls-magazine-premier-issue/
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Building a Life You Love AFTER Losing the Love of Your Life

Published on November 6, 2019 under Blog
Building a Life You Love AFTER Losing the Love of Your Life
There are so many of us that have lost people close to us. From a spouse, partner, best friend, and family, it doesn’t seem to get any easier. I had the pleasure of speaking with Myra McElhaney who many of you have read her articles in Born To Ride magazine. Well, we are turning the tables and interviewing her about her successful book, “Losing the Love of your Life.” Why did she decide to write this book? “It’s been 10 years since I lost my husband. At this stage in life, I’m meeting more and more women who have lost…
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Amber Balcean Underdog Bloodline in NASCAR

Published on November 6, 2019 under Born To Ride LifeStyle
Amber Balcean Underdog Bloodline in NASCAR
By Florida Night Train Gamble everything for love, if you’re a true human being. If not, leave this gathering. Half-heartedness doesn’t reach into majesty. You set out to find God, but then you keep stopping for long periods at mean-spirited roadhouses. ~ Rumi I think even Rumi would agree we could substitute the word “love” here for “passion.” Yes, Amber Balcean is known as an underdog. She comes from a bloodline all too familiar to me which is the good old blue-collar breed. Amber is packed with passion for what she does in ways that command respect. She comes from…
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Laidlaw’s Harley-Davidson Takes Battle of the Kings Glory

Published on November 5, 2019 under Front Page
Laidlaw’s Harley-Davidson Takes Battle of the Kings Glory
MILWAUKEE (November 5, 2019) — Following an intense global competition, including national and international heats, Laidlaw’s Harley-Davidson has today been crowned Global Custom Kings and overall winners of the 2019 Battle of the Kings. Laidlaw’s Harley-Davidson’s winning entry, the stunning “FXGTS Coast Glide” is based on a Harley-Davidson Sport Glide model and has been extensively customized to create a truly unique ride. The bike is a throwback to FXRT styling with a Southern California twist, paying tribute to the Pacific Coast Highway and the Southern California influence on modern performance cruisers. As a concept, it covers a lot of ground.…
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Haus of Trikes & Bikes – and more!

Published on October 15, 2019 under Blog
Haus of Trikes & Bikes – and more!
There is a huge secret that you may not know of, located in beautiful Ft. Myers, Florida. Haus of Trikes & Bikes is your absolutely one-stop shop for bike repair, rental bikes, new and used motorcycles, and their specialty – building trikes. I spent a wonderful afternoon with Owner Manfred Glanzner and Sales Consultant Mike Tinneny. Both gentlemen are very intelligent professionals who love what they do at Haus of Trikes & Bikes! Manfred shared with me why he started this business. “I started Haus of Trikes & Bikes in 2000. As you can imagine at this point, everyone was…
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Congratulations Atlanta Harley-Davidson for 55 Years Serving the Biker Community

Published on October 15, 2019 under Blog
Congratulations Atlanta Harley-Davidson for 55 Years Serving the Biker Community
And 55 years ago, Eddie Houghton started selling Harley-Davidson motorcycles in downtown Atlanta. WOW! I was still living “up north” and was only 10 years old. My father owned Harley’s in his youth and much to my delight, around this time in my life he brought home a used Harley panhead. I was hooked! Now, my little bicycle riding buddies, at the time were going gaga over the big bad Honda 305 Scrambler. Whoopie, I thought, 305cc vs. 1200cc. Bigger is better, so I’ll stick with the “hog.” When the time came, I bought a brand new, shiny black, 1977…
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