Tag Archives: Sober Riders

Sober Requiem

February 14, 2010

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A year ago, about 11 pm on February 17th 2009, two men named John Lindeman and Brad Lutzow died in the parking of lot of a QuikTrip gas station and convenience store near 19th and Peoria Avenues in Phoenix, Arizona. Lindeman and Lutzow were both members of a clean and sober motorcycle club named the […]

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Dear Jimlas, A Postscript

November 3, 2009

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Let me give this one more shot with you. Okay? And then we can agree to disagree. First I know, it is a shame that I am the guy who has chosen to cover this weird and sometimes scary journalistic niche. You might be better served by Alex Caine or Yves LaVigne or Christopher Hitchens […]

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Watching Lindeman Die

November 1, 2009

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I perch on the on the edge of a classic 80s coffee table in a classic 70s living room. I stare without blinking at a modern, 30 inch television screen. And for the six hundredth, or eight hundredth or thousandth, or fifteen hundredth time, I watch John Lindeman die. I don’t know how many times […]

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Happy, Happy Sober Riders Run

April 19, 2009

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Expect to see more than 1,600 undercover cops in the Tonto Basin this weekend. That will be the location of the Seventh Annual Screw Laughlin Run jointly sponsored by the Modified Motorcycle Association, The Limey Riders Motorcycle Club, the Desert Thunder Motorcycle Club and the Happy Happy Sober Riders Motorcycle Club. The Happy Happy Sober […]

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On RICO, The SRMC And The Mongols

April 16, 2009

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A couple of readers have raised the issue of RICO, the Sober Riders Motorcycle Club and the Mongols Motorcycle Club. The briefest possible response to these questions runs at least 800 words. So that response is running here on the page instead of being buried in the comments. The Sober Riders The Sober Riders Motorcycle […]

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The Sober Murders

March 31, 2009

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Murders are usually solved in 48 hours. Murder investigations regularly continue for years. And, murder prosecutions often fail. So far, the investigation of the shootings of John Lindeman, 43, and Bradley Lutzow, 45 in the parking lot of a QuikTrip convenience store near 19th and Peoria Avenues in Phoenix on February 17th seems to be […]

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Bradley Burritt Lutzow

February 25, 2009

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Bradley Burritt Lutzow, was murdered on February 17th. Lutzow, along with John Lindeman, was one of two men shot and killed following an altercation at the QuikTrip convenience store and gas station in the Sunnyslope section of Phoenix. Initial reports of the murder on this page, and in the Arizona Republic, were based on a […]

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Correction Correction Correction

February 24, 2009

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Last week, this page reported that: “Apparently, members of the Stoned Sober Motorcycle Club and members of the Sober Riders Motorcycle Club are lighting each other up in Phoenix.” That report was misleading and inaccurate. Apparently, this is one of the reasons why Rebel doesn’t work for a real newspaper anymore. It would be a […]

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Sober Shooting

February 20, 2009

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Apparently, members of the Stoned Sober Motorcycle Club and members of the Sober Riders Motorcycle Club are lighting each other up in Phoenix. The Phoenix Police Department has announced, in drips and drabs, that John Lindenman, 43 and Bradley Lutzo, 45, were gunned down outside the QuikTrip convenience store in the Sunnyslope section of Phoenix […]

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