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Is Harley Toast

January 18, 2009

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Harley-Davidson may be the last American icon. It is certainly the only iconic American brand. For fifty years men have been tattooing “Harley-Davidson” on their arms right under “Mom,” “Betty-Sue,” “USMC,” “Born To Lose” and “Death Before Dishonor.” Harley-Davidson is more than a brand of motorcycle. To the dwindling American working class, Harley-Davidson in 2009 […]

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Reno 911

October 1, 2008

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Bikers rally as trappers rendezvoused.  The tribes gather.  The loners assemble.  The traders raise their tents.  The locals load their guns. The big, Fall rendezvous on the West Coast was last weekend, September 24th through the 28th, in the Truckee Flats, in the Sierra Nevada.  Sort of that was where this event was.  Actually, this […]

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