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Bill “Sputnik” Strain

June 25, 2010

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Bill “Sputnik” Strain, probably the best known biker’s rights advocate in the United States, died June 23rd, 2010. Everybody knew Sputnik. He was a beefy, gnarled, old Cherokee with tattoos framing his Mohawk haircut. He wore a thick goatee without a mustache and he was so well respected by people across the political spectrum that […]

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The Helmet Culture War

November 25, 2008

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The war over motorcycle helmets is now in its 44th year. Everything that can be said has been said. And, yet the argument persists like malaria. If you are reading this, you probably do not appreciate helmet laws. But, let’s start by being honest, anyway. Okay? Why This Issue There is an overwhelming preponderance of […]

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