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By Bandit, Wayfarer, Sam Burns, Rogue, Bob T., the Redhead, Rhys, Laura, Dmac, Mark Buckner, Fred Harrell, and the rest of the gang

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We are living in such strange times,
but I keep dreaming. Did you know the people finally got tired of the McCarthy era and put an end to it? It kicked off after WWII accusing folks of being communist. McCarthy asked kids to snitch on their folks and school teachers. Ultimately the public demanded the communist doom to end.

Let me dream for just a minute. What if a few guys got their heads together and put together a resolution, which demanded Scientific Transparency? It demanded that our government put a panel together to determine whether there is a Climate Emergency or not.

What if we could get it supported by every automotive and motorcycle group in the country and then we submitted to every politician we could get our hands on and forced a public hearing.

Imagine what that could mean for the world. We could be free again. We could be living in the best of times not the worst. We could deal on a level playing field once more. At least we would know the truth.

Imagine if this happened because of a handful of grubby bikers. As Kirk Willard, the president of the Motorcycle Riders Foundation said, “Bikers have done it before.” I need to dream, because I can’t ever give up.

Let’s hit the news:

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The Bikernet Weekly News is sponsored in part by companies who also dig Freedom including: Cycle Source Magazine, the MRF, Las Vegas Bikefest, Iron Trader News, ChopperTown, and the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum.

Check the Iron Trader out.
Check the Iron Trader out.

FEULING DOCUMENTARY RELEASED-- 'Road to the Corkscrew' Documentary Release Party

We held an official release party for our long awaited 'Road to the Corkscrew' documentary, covering the inaugural season of bagger racing as well as the illustrious history of the company. This was a special night for everyone that has been involved in this production, and we want to thank everyone that came out to show support.


Visit AMA Booth at Daytona Bike Week

The AMA will be at Daytona Bike Week. If you are attending too, stop by our booth at the Daytona International Speedway to say hello, pick up your free 2023 AMA National Gypsy Tour pin, or purchase a raffle ticket for a custom 2018 Suzuki GSX-R1000. Plus, if you renew your membership at the event, you'll get a free AMA t-shirt.

DON’T DELAY! Please contact lawmakers to request their opposition for these bills:

Overview: Tennessee introduces SAN-opposed legislation (S.B. 434/ H.B. 769) that states it is unlawful to operate a motor vehicle that is not equipped with a muffler deemed to not be in good working order or if the vehicle produces excessive or unusual or annoying smoke. S.B. 434 is awaiting consideration in the Senate Transportation and Safety Committee and H.B. 769 will be heard on March 1st in the House Transportation Subcommittee.

Tennessee needs to implement a fair testing procedure and decibel limit for vehicle owners accused of unreasonable exhaust noise violations. Other states have adopted a decibel limit of 95 decibels when tested under and SAE International procedure, which provides a fair and reasonable working system. This SAN-supported SAE test is conducted in a controlled environment using objective methodology. This solution offers Tennessee a clear standard with a proven record of success.

"This is happening all over Europe and another attack on the fossil fuel industry. Remember, loud pipes save lives and we can prove it."  --Bandit

Click for Books.
Click for Books.


Are you looking for a new book to lose yourself in? Want a good old-fashioned Western? What about a Thriller that will leave you on the edge of your seat? Don't worry - we've got you covered with these stories for just $0.99!

This week, celebrate the Tucson Festival of Books with deals on these Westerns and Thrillers:

Dissolution by W. Michael Gear
Hearts and Mountains by Lynn Eldridge
The Lonely Breed by Peter Brandvold
Dateline: Viet Nam by Robert Vaughan
...and more!
You can find all of our limited-time $0.99 deals and special offers here.

--Wolfpack Publishing

"Pondering Ponce"
David Uhl
2023 Daytona Commemorative
"Pondering Ponce" David Uhl 2023 Daytona Commemorative

NEWS FROM THE MASTER OF LIGHT-- Following closely on the heels of the release of the 3rd Bounty Hunter piece, we are pleased to announce the release of David's first Daytona commemorative for 2023 (another one is coming soon).

As you may know, David has offered a special piece for the Daytona motorcycle rally since 2005.

As David stated, "Nearly finished with this modern Daytona commemorative - - thinking of calling it Pondering Ponce. I can’t help thinking how it must have felt to discover the gorgeous coast of Florida after being at sea for so long. I always love touring up to Saint Augustine when I’m down there as well."

Those familiar with Ponce Inlet in the Daytona area will recognize this setting! Details follow below.

We are now taking orders for the signed and numbered canvas prints, which are available at special Rally pricing through the end of the Bike Week (March 12th).

These Fine Art prints will come framed and will include a Certificate of Authenticity and a special commemorative nameplate. We will also include shipping within the contiguous 48 United States for orders placed by March 12th.

** Image size appx 18 x 24, $925 framed

** Image size appx 24 x 32, $1,895 framed ($1,450 if reserved prior to Daytona gallery opening on Thursday, March 2)

** Image size appx 30 x 40, $2,895 framed ($2,450 if reserved prior to Daytona gallery opening on Thursday, March 2)

Please let me know if you'd like to add "Pondering Ponce" to your collection. We will have the gallery outside the front door at Teddy Morse's Harley-Davidson (formerly Destination Daytona Harley-Davidson) in Ormond Beach.

Greg Rhodes
International Sales Director
David Uhl Fine Art
Uhl Studios

Click to see the studio.
Click to see the studio.

TWIN POWER to Sponsor Live Stream of Sons of Speed Race during Daytona Bike Week

Twin Power today announced their sponsorship of the live broadcast of the Sons of Speed® race at Daytona Bike Week on March 4, 2023. The Sons of Speed race pits pre-1950 American V-Twin motorcycles against each other in a variety of classes. Riders, often in vintage-styled riding gear bearing the brands Harley-Davidson and Indian, illicit images of early motorcycle racing, and the steeply banked track at New Smyrna (FL) Raceway is reminiscent of the tracks used for board track racing in the early 1900's.

The live stream will include color commentary from NASCAR driver and motorcycle rider Kyle Petty and will be featured on Next Level Sports & Entertainment and streamed on YouTube.

Sons of Speed debuted in 2015 and has now become a highlight of Daytona's annual Bike Week motorcycle rally. Racers include expert motorcycle restorers, motorcycle industry notables, Harley-Davidson dealers and professional racers. Riders and viewers know that the challenge is not just winning the race, it's making sure that the motorcycle, which may be 70 to 100 years old, makes it to the finish line.

Twin Power has a product line favored by all types of DIY mechanics and restorers, along with thousands of motorcycle dealers in the United States. The brand offers a range of replacement parts and accessories for today's motorcycles, and even has products that help keep the Sons of Speed, pre-1950 racers on the track. Twin Power will be featured in several spots during the broadcast and will have product experts, along with a display, at the race.

"I've been following Sons of Speed race for the past several years and can’t wait to be there this year. Seeing these passionate tuners and riders making 100-year-old bikes roar around this track is an amazing experience," said Twin Power Brand Manager James Simonelli. "Our support of the live stream allows thousands of people to get a taste of this wonderful event."

Viewers may watch on the Next Level Sports & Entertainment channel on their cable network or see the live stream on You Tube on Saturday, March 4 at 11am Eastern Time. The Sons of Speed race series is powered by Northern Tool + Equipment.

Click for action.
Click for action.


A neighbor’s daughter wanted a Barbie doll, a Ken doll and a G.I. Joe doll for her birthday.

The mother explained to her daughter that Barbie usually comes with Ken.

The daughter then replied that Barbie only comes with G.I. Joe.

She fakes it with Ken!


And save the World. It's a blast and whacky forever!
And save the World. It's a blast and whacky forever!

IN THE NEXT ISSUE OF DICE MAGAZINE--The “Killa Bee” from issue 98

Check it out on the DicE Blog


Repealing Virginia’s California car ban had been a top priority for Governor Glenn Youngkin. After passing the Republican-controlled House of Representatives, the repeal legislation met unified opposition from the Democratic Senate, stopping the bill in its tracks.

Virginians will be able to have their say at the polls this November in the Commonwealth’s state legislative elections. Every vote counts. Check your voter registration status or register to vote.

Thank you to everyone who voiced support for this bill.



Please share Hb-837 is unconstitutional and is trying to skirt the helmet law . Call out your elected officials and fight this before it becomes a law . Insurance companies want to take away your access to attorney representation and the justice system.

Fran Haasch Law Group Accident & Injury Lawyers

Senior Editor™

"Is ABATE of Florida working on this?" --Tj Sutton

THE GAS STOVE FILES--Biden Admin Proposes to Block Half of Current Gas Range Models

A new regulation proposed by the Department of Energy (DOE) would block half of current gas stove models from the market, an analysis by the federal agency shows.

In a proposed regulation published at the beginning of February, DOE set a maximum annual gas consumption of 1,204 thousand British thermal units (kBtu), also known as the EL 2 standard, for all gas cooking tops.

If the new regulation is finalized, only half of gas cooking tops will be able to meet the new standard, i.e., half of the products currently on the market will be blocked.

“DOE estimates that nearly half of the total gas cooking top market currently achieves EL 2 and therefore would not be impacted by the proposed standard, if finalized,” DOE said in an updated analysis (pdf).

DOE issued the updated analysis mainly because it excluded certain types of gas cooking tops in the previous analysis that was published on Feb. 1 (pdf).

Only 4 percent of the gas cooking tops in 2027 could meet the EL 2 standard if the new standard was not implemented, according to DOE’s projection in the previous analysis.

--Epoch Times


"If you don't spend time for your health today, then tomorrow you will spend money for recovering your health. Being healthy is not expensive. Medical treatment for illnesses is expensive."

"Success isn’t always about greatness. It’s about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success. Greatness will come.” ~ Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson

"Wake up determined, go to bed satisfied." ~ Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson

"Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.”

"Motivation comes from working on things we care about.” ~ Sheryl Sandberg

"The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion.” ~ Paulo Coelho

"Wealth isn’t about having a lot of money, it's about having a lot of options.” ~ Chris Rock

"The best thing to hold onto in life is each other." ~ Audrey Hepburn

Motivational Administer™


New Wireless Screamin’ Eagle Pro Street Performance Tuner Simplifies Engine Set-Up

MILWAUKEE (March 1, 2023) – Harley-Davidson riders craving no-compromise performance have a thrilling new option with the introduction of the Screamin' Eagle 135ci Stage IV Performance Crate Engine. This complete Milwaukee-Eight engine for 2021-later Touring models is the new benchmark for factory-engineered American V-Twin performance, offering the most displacement, and the most power, ever created by Harley-Davidson for a street-compliant crate engine. Its development was fueled in part by the efforts of the Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle factory racing team competing in the MotoAmerica Mission King of the Baggers roadracing series.

To simplify set up of high-performance engines Harley-Davidson offers the new wireless Screamin’ Eagle Pro Street Performance Tuner, the only tuner available to maximize performance while being emissions and warranty compliant.

Engineered and tested as a complete collection of high-performance components and assembled from the bottom up at Harley-Davidson Powertrain Operations in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, this street-tuned 135-cubic-inch (2212cc) Screamin’ Eagle Crate Engine is designed to run with a wide-open throttle at high engine speeds and provide instant passing power from cruising speed.

The engine delivers 143 lb.-ft. of rear-wheel torque at 3500 RPM and 130 rear-wheel horsepower at 5500 RPM – approximately 28 percent more torque and 41 percent more horsepower at the rear wheel than a production Milwaukee-Eight® 117 engine.

This street-ready performance engine features premium Screamin’ Eagle components:
New 68mm throttle body and matching CNC-machined intake manifold, originally developed for Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle factory racing team engines, to maximize airflow to the engine.

Screamin' Eagle Extreme CNC-ported cylinder heads provide significantly improved efficiency of cylinder filling, leading to more explosive power and increased rear-wheel torque when compared to stock. High-performance valve springs remain stable with the high-lift cam and in high-RPM operation.

  • Screamin' Eagle Pro Billet Cam Plate and Oil Pump provides higher pressure when the oil is hot to keep pressure drops to a minimum.
  • New 10.7:1 high-compression forged pistons.
  • SE8-517 high-lift camshaft, high-performance cam bearing and high-performance tappets.
  • Patent-protected 4.31-inch steel sleeve cylinders and new 4 5/8-inch flywheel (bore x stroke is 4.31 x 4.625).
  • New high-capacity 6.8 gram/second fuel injectors.
  • Screamin’ Eagle Ventilator Extreme Air Cleaner and Screamin’ Eagle Street Cannon mufflers (each sold separately) are not required but are highly recommended for peak performance.

The Screamin' Eagle 135ci Stage IV Performance Crate Engine is intended for bolt-in installation in an original equipment-style 2021-later Harley-Davidson Touring chassis. No special fabrication or engine-mount relocation is required. The engine is backed by up to two-year manufacturer’s warranty for unmatched confidence when dealer-installed through the Custom Coverage program.

With an MSRP of $7,999.95 the Screamin' Eagle 135ci Stage IV Performance Crate Engine is offered in Black or Chrome finish with 135 Stage IV badging on the cylinder heads and timer cover.

Two versions of the engine will be offered: For 2021-later Touring models equipped with Air/Oil-Cooled Milwaukee-Eight engine, and for 2021-later Touring models equipped with a Twin-Cooled Milwaukee-Eight engine.

The engine does not fit Trike models.

Installation requires the separate purchase of Head Pipe P/N 65600177. Air-Cooled models require Oil Cooler Fan Assist P/N 62700204 or Fan for Factory Oil Cooler P/N 26800195. All models require ECM recalibration with Screamin' Eagle Pro Street Tuner for proper installation. Does not fit California models.

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LOTS of great information here this week....

el waggs
Oceanside, CA
Tuesday, March 7, 2023
Editor Response Thanks brother!

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