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Scott Jacobs 2015

An Updated Report on Photo Realism after 23 Years

By K. Randall Ball with photos by Markus Cuff
For a glimmering example of the purely positive, a few motorcycle diehards flourished, and Scott Jacobs was one of them. Like a very select group in our niche of niches industry Scott and his family exploded their art business.
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The Non-Biker’s Guide to Myrtle Beach Bike Week
by Elaine Gaston, The Sun News/ Provided by Rogue /Source:
While many locals schedule vacations around bike week and some visitors plan their vacations to avoid the increased traffic and noise, there are just as many non-bikers who choose to embrace the Myrtle Beach bike rallies and enjoy the excitement this annual event brings.
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The URN of a Different Color

When You Need a Motorcycle URN We Have a Class Solution

By Bandit and the staff of Une Belle Vie
And it’s amazing, and with anything artistic, motorcycle, or quality configured there’s a story. Here’s the heartfelt story behind the company Belle Vie:
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The Magnificent Jessica Fife Comes to Bikernet

Artist Extraordinaire Captured by Long Beach Bikers, Rescued

By Bandit with photos by Wrench and Jessica
I was at McQuiston's shop interviewing him, while welders buzzed, grinders sparked, and cell phones rang. In the midst of metal dust upheaval stood a tall brunette bombshell painting a fine art skull and rose on the side of a chipped and scratched helmet.
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Defensive Gun Options for New Shooters

by B. Gil Horman NRA, with vintage images courtesy of the Bob T. collection
In my friend’s case, a family member in another town was protected from harm by two neighbors who were in the right place, at the right time, with their guns. Realizing that he could have done nothing to help in a similar situation, my friend started researching defensive handguns.
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The mainstreaming of mindfulness meditation

Stressed-out Americans, from war veterans to Google workers, are embracing mindfulness meditation.

By Frances Weaver, The Week Magazine
There is growing scientific evidence that mindfulness meditation has genuine health benefits
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Bug Out Bag (B.O.B.)… Always Be Prepared

Custom Leather for Your Sled by Howard Knight

By Prince Najar with Photography by Howard Knight
Howard Knight of Rocking K Customs is creating a Bug Out Bag aka The B.O.B. that holds all the essentials… Bourbon, Cigars, HelmetLok, sunglasses, and credentials.
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Top 12 Historic Female Riders, Part I

A look at important women in motorcycle history

By J&P Cycles
The 19th Amendment guaranteed Women would receive the same right to vote as men. The era between 1878 and when it was finally ratified in 1920 were tough on women everywhere, but for those who stood up for what they believed in and help prove, reveal or otherwise convince the majority of the citizens of the United States that women kick ass and deserve to have the same rights as men: We w...
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