Archive | February, 2009

Bradley Burritt Lutzow

February 25, 2009

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Bradley Burritt Lutzow, was murdered on February 17th. Lutzow, along with John Lindeman, was one of two men shot and killed following an altercation at the QuikTrip convenience store and gas station in the Sunnyslope section of Phoenix. Initial reports of the murder on this page, and in the Arizona Republic, were based on a […]

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Correction Correction Correction

February 24, 2009

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Last week, this page reported that: “Apparently, members of the Stoned Sober Motorcycle Club and members of the Sober Riders Motorcycle Club are lighting each other up in Phoenix.” That report was misleading and inaccurate. Apparently, this is one of the reasons why Rebel doesn’t work for a real newspaper anymore. It would be a […]

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Myrtle Beach Update

February 23, 2009

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You may be hazy on the details of an East Coast biker event called “Cruisin’ the Coast Jack Daniel’s Presents the Pilgrimage.” You are supposed to be confused. The Pilgrimage used to be Myrtle Beach Bike Week. And, understandably, Festival Promotions and the Myrtle Beach Harley-Davidson dealership hope y’all come on down despite the fact […]

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Sober Shooting

February 20, 2009

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Apparently, members of the Stoned Sober Motorcycle Club and members of the Sober Riders Motorcycle Club are lighting each other up in Phoenix. The Phoenix Police Department has announced, in drips and drabs, that John Lindenman, 43 and Bradley Lutzo, 45, were gunned down outside the QuikTrip convenience store in the Sunnyslope section of Phoenix […]

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Daytona Advance

February 19, 2009

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Finally, guys in places like Philly and Memphis have a reason to change their oil. Daytona starts in another week and runs through March 8th. Every year, something more than a quarter of a million bikers thunder into North Florida and drop an estimated $350 million on vest extenders, novelty helmets, souvenir shirts, hotel rooms, […]

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HA Trademark Suit

February 18, 2009

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Someday, maybe a whole week will go by without the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club making headlines. Maybe next week. This one is just too good. The Hells Angels Motorcycle Corporation, a California corporation, is suing a Visalia, California woman named Fawn Myers; a man named Terry Myers; the Arizona based web host GoDaddy.com.; and ten […]

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Weird Down Under

February 17, 2009

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Usually we wouldn’t pay any attention, but it is getting really weird in Australia. A biker war seems to have morphed into a religious war between Muslim factions. There are five major clubs in Australia: The Rebels, Nomads and Comancheros started in Australia. The Bandidos and the Hells Angels are affiliated with the two international […]

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No Angel

February 16, 2009

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The new and improved America has no shame. Shame, to paraphrase a T.S. Eliot character, is now nothing but an obsolete response. And, although this is still only February, the obvious winner of the Shameless Jackass of the Year Award for 2009 can already be named. We need look no further. Jay Dobyns is clearly […]

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Another Warlocks Arrest

February 13, 2009

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Philadelphia police announced this week that another member of the Warlocks Motorcycle Club has been charged with multiple crimes. Daniel “Dirty Dick” McElheney, 64, was arrested after his home was raided February 4th. A search of McElheney’s home turned up 62 Xanax tablets, 17 oxycodone pills, six rifles and ten handguns. McElheney had lost the […]

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Motorcycle Magazines Lose Readers

February 13, 2009

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Ask your Old Lady. She’ll tell how much money you waste on motorcycle magazines. To the penny. Maybe she has told you already. A woman must have had a word with at least a few of you because the circulation of most motorcycle magazines dropped last year by almost 11 percent. About 242,000 thousand of […]

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Accused Mongol Ezekiel Lujan

February 12, 2009

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Yes Virginia. There still is a Mongols Motorcycle Club. There has to be. Without the Mongols, what would the cops in East El Lay do? Yesterday, February 11th, police in Glendora, California arrested Ezekiel Lujan, 31, and charged him with selling drugs and being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm. Glendora is just […]

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Ronald Stahlman Bail Set

February 11, 2009

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The theater curtains opened Tuesday morning, in a courtroom in Trumbull County, Ohio, on another scene in the slowly unfolding tragedy of Ronald Stahlman. Stahlman told Judge Andrew Logan that he is an innocent man. Logan replied that Stahlman’s bail would be set at $2 million and scheduled another hearing for February 17th. Then, in […]

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Jeremy Lusk

February 11, 2009

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Motorcycle daredevil Jeremy “Pitbull” Lusk died Tuesday night in the Intensive Care Unit of Calderon Hospital in San Jose, Costa Rica. He was in an induced coma and succumbed to injuries suffered in a motocross competition called the “X Knights” Saturday in San Jose’s Ricardo Saprissa Stadium. Lusk, a freestyle motocross (FMX) competitor was trying […]

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