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INTEGRITY BIKERNET WEEKLY NEWS for June 9th, 2022

It's Creepy

By Bandit, Wayfarer, Rogue, Bob. T, Redhead, J.J. Solari, Laura, Barry Green, Steve Phiel and the rest of the gang
6/9/2022


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Hey,

This is a tough one
and I don’t get it, but maybe I do. I say I do because political control is alluring for politicians, but usually leads to devastation.

I’ll back up some. I wrote a forward for my book about Terry the Tramp, the 27-year boss of the Vagos MC. He took great pride in not ever starting a war with another club. But my forward involved the controlling AMA. As you can imagine, the AMA was the boss of motorcycling in the ‘40s. They even told you what to wear at events.

I don’t remember the bosses name, but he became the Hitler of the AMA and was ultimately ousted. You can imagine guys coming home from WWII and being told what to wear to events and how their bikes were supposed to look. Consequently, the chopper and outlaw spirit took off. Brothers built outrageous bikes and wore purple underwear over their Levis just to fuck with the authorities. The formula for disaster was the lack of integrity and freedom in the controlling group. The country is facing the same now.



If you have control freaks pushing everyone around and supreme dishonesty everywhere including the media, how the hell do you expect the citizens to respond? Hang on. And when the shit hits the fan how can they complain, they set the stage. Like many of the current cities, you can rob the Taco truck, just because…

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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, BorntoRide.com and the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum.

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THE CASH FOR CLUNKER SCHEME-- the whole "cash for clunkers" thing, years ago really screwed us.
 
It took close to 700k good running vehicles off the road, while driving up the used car market pricing, and hurting small business auto repair shops.. my entire life I’ve always bought used cars for $1,000 with anywhere from 100k-150k miles on them. I’d drive them for a few years and then sell it for the same price or more than what I paid for it, without doing anything to them except tires and oil changes.

The biggest life hack was just buying 15-year old 4-cylinder stick economy cars. They cost nothing. All these cars are gone now. and it’s hard to even get anything like that under 5 grand now that’s not a turd. Forget about getting any kind of truck for a reasonable price.

I also don't get why mini trucks lost popularity and no company makes little 4 cylinder trucks anymore. You would think people would buy the hell out of them. That’s why I’ve adopted the old mini vans as the new pickup truck-less life hack.

I refuse to ever buy a new vehicle for myself. Maybe I’m just an old car person. If I’m going to spend a lot of money towards a car, it better be cool and turn heads. And if I’m going to drive a late model car, it better get good gas mileage. A brand new corvette isn’t anymore exciting to me than a 2002 Ford focus

--Matt Martin



Karan Andrea from New York will be riding the Chix on 66 Ride on her 1974 Harley-Davidson Shovelhead.
Karan Andrea from New York will be riding the Chix on 66 Ride on her 1974 Harley-Davidson Shovelhead.



TUCKER POWERSPORTS --Preps to Keep Vintage Bikes Rolling on First Chix on 66 Ride

Fort Worth TX – June 6, 2022 - Tucker Powersports is mobilizing to support the first ever Chix on 66 Ride, which will feature an all-female posse of motorcycle riders crossing the country on historic Route 66. The group is gathering in Milwaukee, riding to the origin of historic Route 66 in Chicago and then on to Santa Monica, California.

As a sponsor of the ride, Tucker is harnessing several of its exclusive brands to help keep the participants' motorcycles, some dating back to the 1930s, rolling with oil changes and service materials along the route.

Chix on 66 is an adventure designed for 40 women that will follow the entirety of Route 66, sponsored by the Riveter Chapter of the Antique Motorcycle Club of America.

As the official Oil Change sponsor, Tucker will provide, through its Twin Power and BikeMaster brands, a supply of individually chosen motor oil and oil filters for Chix on 66 participants so that they can have free oil changes along the route. TwinPower and BikeMaster will also supply other fluids and supplies that may be needed for minor on-the-road repairs.

Sharon Chasles 1965 Harley-Davidson FLH Panhead will be one of the vintage bikes riding in the Chix on 66 Ride. Sharon is from Maryland.
Sharon Chasles 1965 Harley-Davidson FLH Panhead will be one of the vintage bikes riding in the Chix on 66 Ride. Sharon is from Maryland.



"We're working with Chix on 66's selected dealerships to support oil changes before departure and along the route" said James Simonelli, TwinPower Brand Manager. "We've already shipped cases of oil, filters, gaskets and maintenance items so they are ready when the riders arrive."

Tucker is working with its dealer in Milwaukee, Create Milwaukee Moto Collective, and in Tucumcari, New Mexico, CCMS, to help service the rider’s motorcycles for the event. Most riders are aboard Harley-Davidson motorcycles, with the remainder aboard Hondas, a Yamaha, a Ducati and a Victory motorcycle.

"This is one of many ways that Tucker supports motorcyclists," said Andrea Weeke, Tucker's Senior Director of Marketing. "Chix on 66 celebrates freedom and the open road for all women riders. We're so happy to support these hardy souls."

Chix on 66 departs June 10 and arrives in Santa Monica on June 25, 2022. Fans can follow the ride on social media. (@tucker_powersports, @chixon66)

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NEW HARLEY FROM POLAND--
 
This is Chris Bienkiewicz from Game Over Cycles - a custom bike manufacturer from Poland and owner of GOC Harley-Davidson Rzeszów, the largest H-D dealership in Central-Eastern Europe.



I would like to kindly inform you that recently the official unveiling of our latest motorcycle took place. It is a uniquely modified Harley-Davidson Street Bob, and its official presentation took place in the US.





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BIKERNET GUN NUT REPORT--A hundred and fifteen years ago, in 1907...our great grandparents were first able to buy the rifle pictured. The semi-auto Winchester Model 1907.

This is a gun they could buy from a Sears catalogue and have delivered via US Post. It was/is a semi-automatic, high powered centerfire rifle, with detachable, high capacity magazine.

About 400,000 semi-automatic rifles were produced before WW2. Civilians had hundreds of thousands of these for 40 years, while US soldiers were still being issued old fashioned bolt action rifles.

The 1907 fired just as fast as an AR15 or AK47 and the bullet (.351 Winchester) was actually larger than those fired by the more modern looking weapons.. The ONLY functional difference between the 1907 and a controversial and much feared AR15 is the modern black plastic stock.

The semi auto, so-called "assault rifle" is 115 years old. It isn't new in any way. The semi auto rifle was not a weapon of war. The government MADE IT a weapon of war 40 years after civilians had them. The semi-auto can be safely owned by civilians. The proof is that literally 3 generations of adults owned and used them responsibly and no one ever even noticed.

Want to fix the horror of mass shootings? Fix the things that have changed for the worse in the last 50 years - Family Values, Prayer from Schools, Ten Commandments from Court Houses, Spanking Kids, Morals, What is socially acceptable, Confusion on Genders, Left Wing Liberalism, Socialism, ect.

- because the rifle technology in question was here long before this insanity.

GOD SAVE THE USA.

--from Sam Burns







TRAVIS WYMAN LEADS 1-2 FINISH FOR HARLEY-DAVIDSON FACTORY TEAM IN KING OF THE BAGGERS RACE AT ROAD AMERICA
 
Brothers Travis and Kyle Wyman Top Podium with Harley-Davidson Road Glide Race Bikes

Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle factory rider Travis Wyman led his brother Kyle across the finish line in a 1-2 sweep of the top positions in the MotoAmerica Mission King of the Baggers race on Sunday at Road America in Elkhart Lake, WI. It was the first win in the King of the Baggers series for Travis Wyman, who started the rain-delayed race from the front row aboard a race-prepared Harley-Davidson® Road Glide® motorcycle. Travis passed for the lead on the second lap of the four-lap race and crossed the finish line 0.942 seconds ahead of Kyle.

“This is really an emotional win for me,” said Travis Wyman. “I’ve never won a race on a Harley. It means so much to win here in Harley-Davidson’s back yard in front of all these fans and people from the factory who stuck out the day in the rain. I was really nervous at the start because the dry line on the track was so narrow, but as the race progressed, I felt more and more confident in the bike, especially in the middle sections where I was able to pass. The hard work of the entire Harley-Davidson factory team made this possible.”

Kyle Wyman was the fast qualifier for the race, setting a new Road America class record on Saturday of 2:22.701 on the 4.0-mile, 14-turn course. Following the Sunday morning warm-up session, he was bumped back to fourth position on the race starting grid as the team was penalized for a technical infraction due to loose bolts on an external cover.

By the time the race began about 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, the rain had ended and the racing line on the track was dry. Travis passed Tyler O’Hara for second place on lap 2 and then took the lead from Jeremy McWilliams on lap 3. From there Travis put his head down and opened a gap on the field. Kyle Wyman passed O’Hara and McWilliams as well but could not catch his brother. Kyle Wyman posted not only the fastest lap of the race at a 2:24.50, but the fastest lap of any class on the day.

Kyle and Travis Wyman are the sons of Kim Wyman, owner of Harv’s Harley-Davidson in Macedon, N.Y. and grew up around Harley-Davidson and flat track racing.

The Mission King of the Baggers series features race-prepared American V-Twin touring motorcycles. Harley-Davidson Factory Team Road Glide motorcycles are powered by modified Screamin’ Eagle Twin-Cooled Milwaukee-Eight 131 Performance Crate Engines.

After four of seven rounds on the 2022 Mission King of the Baggers series, Travis Wyman is in third place in the series standings with 66 points. Kyle Wyman is fourth with 61 points. O’Hara leads with 74 points, with McWilliams second with 67 points. The Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle factory team returns to the track July 8-10 at the Geico Motorcycle MotoAmerica Superbike Speedfest at Monterey at Laguna Seca Raceway, Salinas, Calif.

MotoAmerica King of the Bagger Race Results – Road America
Travis Wyman (H-D) Screamin’ Eagle Harley-Davidson
Kyle Wyman (H-D) Screamin’ Eagle Harley-Davidson
Jeremy McWilliams (Ind) Mission Foods/S&S Cycle
Tyler O’Hara (Ind) Mission Foods/S&S Cycle
Taylor Knapp (H-D) Vance & Hines Racing
James Rispoli (H-D) Vance & Hines Racing
Cory West (Ind) Saddlemen
Ben Carlson (H-D) Suburban Motors
Scott Beal (Ind) Mad Monkey Motorsports
Andrew Lee (H-D) Big Bear Performance





A CALMING, THOUGHT-PROVOKING MOMENT FROM THE BIKERNET 5-BALL RACING THOUGH TEMPLE--
 
Choices
 
When you think you don’t have a choice you just made a choice

Life is about the choices you make, some of the choices are good and some are learning experiences.

Are we choosing to Live the Life we want, or choosing the Life others have told us we should live? I think about some of the choices I have made based on conditioning, fear, and doubt.

Daily I need to stop and think about some of the choices that I have been making throughout my day and make sure that they are in line with My Truth.

Most of the time we are on automatic pilot and need to take the time to make sure we are on the route we want. As I have said many times the lessons of life are repeated until they are learned. I choose to learn from my life lessons and move on to a greater expression of Life.

Today Say: Life is about choices. I choose to Live my Life My Way. I choose to let go of anything that does not support my highest expression of Life, there is no judgment, no condemnation, no criticism. I choose to tap into that inner Divine Source of all Life and live a boundless Life.

My Life is filled with Peace, Love, Joy, Health, Wealth, Creative Self Expression, and Abundance. I choose to know that the Universe always supports me and wants me to have only happiness in my world. I give great thanks for all my new and better choices and this amazing Life that I have in front of me.

I choose the Perfect experience of being in the now. I am Grateful for the power of choice.

And So It Is
Namaste’

Every choice you make has an end result.
--Zig Ziglar



--Yale Gelfant
Choppers Cycle

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LIFESTYLE CYCLES DEAL OF THE WEEK--
2008 Harley-Davidson FLSTSB - Cross Bones


FOR $14,995.00

SEE IT HERE: https://www.lifestylecycles.com/default.asp?page=xPreOwnedInventoryDetail&id=12037724

ABOUT THIS BIKE.....

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2008 Black Harley-Davidson SPRINGER CROSSBONES FLSTSB



ONLY 17471.00 Miles !!!!!

This bike is a super clean Springer Crossbone



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* 96c.i. Motor
* 6-Speed trans
* Spring seat
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* Ape hangers
* Vance & Hince exhaust



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FEATURE BIKE OF THE WEEK-- Vanilla Cycles is in Carrington, North Dakota.

 


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Feature Bike Editor
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J.J. ON LYING TO COPS--
 
I don’t lie to cops. I always obey cops and am very nice to them. I know they're just like me: lowlifes.

You have to put them at ease immediately. they're like dogs: they can be tricked into obedience. Once, when I got a pentax 6x7 medium format camera because, Cecily got me interested in photos, so I noticed a eucalyptus tree on the other block.

The first split in the trunk, about 15 feet up looked like a twat. So, it was cold in the morning and I put on a long leather coat. I'm a bit of a prima-donna in one aspect only: I like cool coats. I'm like Seth Frickin Rollins OR a Harlem pimp. I admit it. So, I went out to take a memorable photo.

Two cops are down the way checking out a parked car. This is arcadia. The cops here are like the SS, which is good. So, they see me with a camera and one asshole comes sashaying over, some old timer with a chip on his shoulder.

He's all chummy and I'm thinkin’, "Should I lie to this fucker? They can smell lies. I better not." I only lie to cops when it will get someone off the hook. I have to be very motivated to lie to a cop. It's not recommended. So far I’ve gotten away with it. But I musta been in a mood. I musta figured, fuck this dunce, we're the same fucking age, screw 'im. let's see how he handles the truth."

So, he's all smarmy and full of smiling shit and he goes "What are ya doin'?"

I looked like a high-end reporter, if there is such a thing, and he's gonna make sure I ain’t takin' photos of him and his buddy examining a suspicious vehicle parked in one place too long, like for days. Cops don't like to be photoed, because they fear the press. Everyone does. That's like fearing the month of May.

But hey, everyone fears the idiot hacks. So, he's all "whatcha doin' there?" I figure fuck it and I go, "you see that place up the trunk where it branches out?"

he goes "....yeah...."

I say "looks like a fuckin' TWAT, don't it?" fucker goes into a micro second's worth of shock because people think if you talk filth to a cop he's gonna arrest you for public indecency.

Just the fuckin opposite: he's gonna relax and feel right at home. So, he recovers at realizing I’m a garbage-mouthed compadre and starts laughin'. "Goddamn! It does!!"

I say "And that's what I'm doin'. What are YOU doin'?"

"Checkin' on shit" he says, and off he went to check on shit. And the point of all this? Give cops shit at your own risk.

--J.J. Solari






CELEBRATING CUSTOM CULTURE:
 
Bike Shed Show 2022.

Take one incredible location, mix in nearly 300 of the best custom bikes on the planet and stir in a host of entertainment, and you have yourself the 2022 edition of the Bike Shed Show; Europe’s biggest independent annual motorcycle event.
 
The family friendly atmosphere is a true celebration of the custom motorcycle culture in all its glory and acts as a gathering where everyone from elite professional builders to backyard spanner spinners, and fans of all things two-wheels can hang out, share some food, and chat.

But what ultimately brings everyone to London's iconic Tobacco Dock are the bikes, handpicked from the UK, Europe, and the USA, and this year delivered some of the best we've ever seen and one highly anticipated unveiling.



The major motorcycle shows have always been worth checking out, often the place where you first get to lay eyes on a newly released model. But let's be honest, half of the bikes you've already seen at your average dealer, many of the rest are boring re-badged versions of an older bike and the sales reps are downright bloody annoying! At the Bike Shed Show, you don't have to deal with any of that, and even better, none of the spectacular machines on display are roped off, here you can get up close and personal.

See the whole story at Pipeburn





DYMAG returns to the Isle of Man TT for 2022

Dymag wheels used by roster of top riders and teams at 2022 Isle of Man TT with 15 Senior TT titles to date.

Defending Senior TT race winner, Dean Harrison, using the forged aluminium UP7X
The UP7X is fully road legal, offering track performance for the road for OEMs and Aftermarket customers.
  • Dymag wheels drastically improve performance allowing for faster acceleration and braking, more precise handling and reduced rider fatigue
  • Dymag has led advanced wheel design since 1974, with unrivalled heritage in motorsport across two and four-wheels

Wiltshire, 7th June 2022: After a two-year hiatus, the Isle of Man TT returns for 2022 where Dymag continues to support a competitive roster of top riders and teams.

Dymag, world leaders in lightweight wheels, has a rich history at the TT with multiple podium finishes since it started supporting Tourist Trophy teams in the late ‘70s.

Over the years, Dymag’s motorcycle wheels have helped to take some of the most well-known riders to victory, including Michael Dunlop, James Hillier, Conor Cummins, Bruce Anstey and Horst Saiger. Since 1980, a total of 15 Senior TT titles have been won on Dymag wheels.

Defending 2019 Senior TT Champion, Dean Harrison, will also be lining up on the grid on a Kawasaki ZX-10R using the UP7X, the lightest wheel Dymag has ever developed. Ridden by champions worldwide, the forged aluminium wheel drastically improves performance allowing for faster acceleration and braking, more precise handling and control, less load on suspension and reduced rider fatigue.



The UP7X is also used by teams in the British Superbike Championship and is fully road legal, offering track performance for the road for OEMs and Aftermarket customers. Its current range of race spec / road certified forged aluminium motorcycle wheels feature a modular hub system that allow them to be fitted to virtually any motorcycle and Dymag’s fitment catalogue includes 1000’s of motorcycle models. The UP7X and CH3 designs are available in a wide range of sizes suiting both dual and single-sided fitments.

Dymag has led advanced wheel design since 1974, with unrivalled heritage in motorsport across two and four-wheels. The company was the first in the world to commercialise diecast magnesium wheels in the 1970s, monobloc carbon carbon composite motorcycle wheels in 1995 and hybrid carbon automotive wheels in 2004.

Dymag CEO Tom de Lange said: “We are delighted to be back at the Isle of Man TT for 2022 where we have a long-standing history of supporting both privateers and top race teams since the 1970s. We have supplied our lightweight forged aluminium UP7X wheel to some of the best riders lining up on the grid, including defending Senior TT Champion, Dean Harrison.

Significant investment in our products and processes has strengthened the business and allowed us to build on Dymag’s motorcycle racing heritage. Our commitment to racing and performance applications is unwavering.”

 
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Be There, Be There, Be There!


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Hey, are you coming out for the Smokeout? Would be great to see you. You can ride one of my bikes if you need one.

Paul Aiken
Charlotte, NC
Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Editor Response Thanks Paul, can't make it this year with my shop set-up, the rally and Bonneville coming up. Thanks for the offer and if you head this way, I have a cot in the woods just for you...
--Bandit

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