Archive | April, 2012

Kurt Explains It All

April 24, 2012

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Kurt Sutter, the producer of the hit sensation Sons of Anarchy, will debut a new show on the Discovery Channel May 14 at 10 p.m on the two coasts. The “reality” show will be called Kurt Sutter’s Outlaw Empires and it promises that “behind the America you know lies another world, where people live outside […]

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Dave Burgess Was Still Framed

April 24, 2012

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I have been doing a lousy job on the site recently because I have been working on a book about Dave Burgess. You already know who Burgess is. If you don’t you can either google his name or search for his name on this site. There remains a little controversy about the man. There is […]

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Vote For Tasker, Webb

April 19, 2012

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The New Hampshire Law, House Bill 1442, that singles out motorcycles as “noise polluters” passed the state Senate yesterday and will become law when it is signed by Governor John Lynch. The new law sets a maximum noise level for an idling two-cylinder motorcycle of 92 decibels at idle and 96 decibels at 2000 RPM. […]

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FBI Memo Leaked

April 18, 2012

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A whistle-blower blog you should know, Public Intelligence, released a confidential FBI memo yesterday about the Vagos copyrighting their Loki patch. You can access that report here. David Kravets, a senior staff writer for the much better known publication Wired picked up the story this morning and limped with it.  You can read his take […]

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Oregon Biker Season Opens

April 17, 2012

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An anonymous, Oregon couple drew first blood near Eugene Sunday as the state’s biker killing season got underway. Police described the couple as a man and woman in their 20s. The biker, who police also refused to name, lived. A witness named Dena Turner saw the botched kill. “This car just … flew by me,” […]

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Suing The Bastards

April 16, 2012

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A federal lawsuit in New Jersey, titled James Coles et al. v. Nicholas Carlini et al., is starting to get interesting. Coles is a member of the Pagans Motorcycle Club. His fellow complainants are Pagans MC patch holder Louis C. DeGailler and Joseph Ballinger. Ballinger is a member of the Tribe Motorcycle Club. Carlini is […]

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Michael “Flathead” Blanchard

April 16, 2012

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The following obituary, written by the deceased (above), appeared in the Denver Post last Thursday, April 12. I never knew the man. I am sorry I didn’t. “A Celebration of the life of Michael ‘Flathead’ Blanchard will be held on April 14th, 3 p.m. at 8160 Rosemary St., Commerce City. “Weary of reading obituaries noting […]

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Operation Quiet Acquittal

April 13, 2012

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Four of seven men who were arrested in December 2009 in a roundup that Arizona law enforcement officials branded “Operation Quiet Riot” were acquitted yesterday in Kingman, Arizona. The four men were Gerald Roy Smith, Dale Leroy Hormuth, Stephen Michael Helland, and Rudolfo John “Rudy” Martinez. All four were accused of rioting and assisting a […]

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The Devil’s Ride

April 13, 2012

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Finally! A brand new, ridiculous thing to mock. A production company named Bischoff Hervey Entertainment Television has created a “reality” television show called The Devil’s Ride and they have sold it to the giant funhouse mirror that calls itself Discovery Channel. The “logline,” which is what entertainment entrepreneurs call a story after it has been […]

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Edward John Savko

April 8, 2012

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Ed Savko, who with his wife Vern owned the most famous lunch stop and general store in Los Angeles, died last Monday. Ed and Vern called their business The Rock Store. It was an old stage coach station that got its name because it was made of volcanic rock. Ed and Vern opened the store […]

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Clifford Park “Skip” Workman

April 2, 2012

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Clifford Park “Skip” Workman died Saturday in New Harbor, Maine. He was one of the last of the original Oakland Hells Angels and his life was interesting and fully realized. Skip Workman joined the club while he was still in the Navy. After a nasty motorcycle accident in 1957, Sonny Barger rebuilt his bike for […]

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