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Oscar News You Can Use

March 8, 2010

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The big winner at the Oscars last night was a surprisingly hot 58-year-old director named Kathryn Bigelow. Bigelow won for directing a film named The Hurt Locker which is about the never ending war in Iraq. Not many people have seen The Hurt Locker but it won six Oscars including best picture anyway. It is […]

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Biker Tax

September 8, 2009

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Last May we ran a story about a diner near Los Angeles named the Route 66 Classic Grill. George Thomas, the owner of the grill has been sponsoring “biker nights” during the Los Angeles summer, which runs from April to November, for the last ten years. A very important Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Captain named […]

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Dob In A Bikie Day

June 23, 2009

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The civilians have become very afraid of bikers in Australia and this is where it has led: Today, June 23rd, is “Dob in a Bikie” day in Western Australia. Those who do not speak Hoss-Trial-Yun should substitute the phrase “rat out” for “dob in” and “biker” for bikie. Dob in a Bikie Day is the […]

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Talk Radio Biker Gone Wild

May 8, 2009

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Florida talk radio personality (Edward) Shannon Burke is spending his weekend in a cage. Burke is a shock-jock who plays a biker on the radio and sometimes in real-life. He became very famous very fast by inviting people to think of him as a drug devouring, hard drinking, Harley riding, tattoo-wearing, Arab hating patriot who […]

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Railroad Tie Kills Rider

November 9, 2008

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Road debris killed another biker last week. Carl Pierson, a member of an informal motorcycle club called the “Lake Pirates,” was killed and three others were injured after the lead two bikes in a small pack hit a railroad tie. The collision happened on a service road of US Route 75 in McKinney, Texas. “All […]

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The Invisible Biker

November 4, 2008

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A biker named Joseph Diehl was run over two days ago by an automobile driver in Terre Haute, Indiana.  The driver did not see him. It is a ridiculously common story.  It happens all the time.  Automobile drivers who claim motorcyclists are invisible cause at least a dozen accidents a day. Diehl’s Accident In this […]

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Bikers For Obama

October 28, 2008

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Sometime between now and the election next week you are likely to stumble across the startling phrase, “Bikers For Obama.” All due respect to Obama and Joe Biden, but it is not exactly a phrase that rolls off the tongue. McCain and his running mate, Sarah Palin, have actively tried to ingratiate themselves with the […]

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Psycho Rabbit Injures Biker

September 19, 2008

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The killer rabbit who viciously attacked then President Jimmy Carter in April, 1979 may have struck again, this time in Kansas. News outlets in Topeka are reporting that Joshua Patton, 33, of Abilene, KS was innocently riding his motorcycle on Indy Road in Dickinson County about 3:15 in the afternoon September 16 when he was […]

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Utah Biker, Son, Victims Of Road Rage

September 8, 2008

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A father and his ten-year-old son were thrown from the motorcycle they were riding in suburban Salt Lake City last week in an apparent road rage incident. About 8:30 pm, last Thursday, September 4, Michael Rakes and his wife found an excuse to ride their Harleys out into the warm summer night. The couple rode […]

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Sons Of Anarchy, Costume Melodrama

September 4, 2008

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There is not a moment of truth in the FX television networks new costume melodrama, Sons of Anarchy. Not a moment. Not a second. Not a breath. The show was proceeded by such an avalanche of hyperbole that even cynics hoped it might be better. A cogent show about bikers is theoretically possible. HBO’s series […]

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Bottle Caps One, Nanny State Zero

September 3, 2008

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Vaune Dillmann, lives and works in a place named Weed. Weed is a little town on the 5 Freeway, off exit 747, near Mount Shasta in northern California. The nearest big town is either Redding or Medford, Oregon. Just about anybody who has ever ridden through gets the joke and stops to take a picture. […]

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Blind Biker Builds Bike

September 3, 2008

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At first it sounded like a hoax. But WISN-TV, the ABC affiliate in Milwaukee, ran one minute forty-seven seconds of video Labor Day weekend of Bud Surber riding the V-Twin motorcycle he built from parts he bought, parts he found, parts he made and parts people gave him. “I’m totally blind, no light at all,” […]

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Drunk Runs Over Hog Celebrant

September 3, 2008

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Last weekend in Milwaukee, an unidentified, 61-year-old woman killed a man who loved to ride his motorcycle. She was drunk. He was Michael V. Fleming, 55, of Ann Arbor, Michigan. Fleming was in town for Harley’s 105th Anniversary Celebration. Fleming had previously visited Milwaukee for Harley-Davidson’s 95th and 100th anniversary celebrations, according to his friend […]

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