Tag Archives: Reno

Street Vibrations’ Missing Colors

September 13, 2012

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Street Vibrations, the second largest motorcycle rally in the west, starts next week in Reno, Sparks and Virginia City, Nevada. And, for the first time ever visitors will not be allowed to wear patches. The official announcement of this new policy reads: “Street Vibrations Fall Rally is a ‘No Colors’ event this year and will […]

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Calendar Days

March 15, 2012

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I grow restless. I must go. I need a road trip. It is not just me. These are frustrating times and I think the road trip is one of the last remaining fragments of the broken American dream. I cling to it like a splinter from the true cross. We may no longer be able […]

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Hells Angels Best Breast

October 17, 2008

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The Hells Angels are the defining brand of the outlaw world. All due respect to the Mongols, Bandidos, Outlaws, Pagans, Sons of Silence, Vagos, Warlocks and Vietnam Vets. All due respect to everybody who is not on this list. No offense. But, today, most people who look at bikers from the outside use “Hells Angels” […]

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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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