Tag Archives: California

Cali Bike Smog Checks

June 15, 2009

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The beautiful dream of further harassing California bikers with biannual smog checks has died. California State Senator Fran Pavley, introduced Senate Bill 435 in February. The Bill would require California motorcycles with an engine larger than 280 cubic centimeters and manufactured after the year 2000 to have their emissions checked. The bill was eagerly and […]

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Motorcycle Smog Inspections

March 11, 2009

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It took the entire Chamber of Fools, which you may know as the California State Legislature, 234 days to pass a state budget. But it only took one of these power mad trolls another seven days after that to introduce a bill that would mandate bi-annual smog inspections for California motorcycles starting January 1st, 2012. […]

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The First Toy Run

December 4, 2008

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The fine and revered institution of the motorcycle toy run is now in its 35th year. It all started in the long ago, “Biker’s Rights” year of 1973. And, unless you lived through it you can’t begin to imagine how strange life was then.  Try to imagine outlaws demonstrating in the streets, chanting, “Stop the […]

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