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LA CALENDAR SHOW, HOLLISTER, SMOKE-OUT NEWS FOR JULY 11, 2013

It's Action, Romance, Bad Cops, and Bad Jokes Every Weekend

By Bandit, Bob T. Rogue, Bob Clark, Triking Viking, Jennifer, Rigid Frame Richard, Grady, Laurie Pardini, Uncle Monkey, Andy Wilson, and the rest of the gang
7/11/2013


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Another packed weekend unfolds, and I’m not sure what to make out of it.
Friday night Arlen Ness’s Birthday Dinner rocks at the Peterson Museum, then a display all weekend. A Hamster ride is scheduled for Saturday, but I have a grant meeting, then a memorial ride for George Hayward, who just passed away. And Sunday is the LA Calendar show at the Queen Mary. We will have our apparel line on display and my Mudflap Girl FXR.



But I’ll need to jam back to the headquarters to handle the Sunday Post. We better roll on the news before Mike Jones calls to discuss his new Harley movie effort. This guy is so passionate about the industry and H-D that he moved to Milwaukee to be close to the vibe. We will bring you some damn exciting news about his film effort in the very near future.



Most of the shots here didn’t make the Smoke Out coverage cut, but they were tool cool to let pass.

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TSA SCREENING ARE AN UNNECESSARY BLIGHT ON ALL AMERICANS--Retired Marine Cpl. Nathan Kemnitz was subject to extra TSA screening because he was wearing 'too much metal.' (Courtesy Patricia Martin)

By Patricia Kime Staff writer’

Wearing the uniform of the Few and Proud doesn’t rate preferential treatment from the Transportation Security Administration or California capitol security officers, retired Marine Cpl. Nathan Kemnitz recently found.

Kemnitz, severely injured in 2004 in a roadside bomb attack in Fallujah, has limited use of his right arm and cannot lift it above his head. So when security guards at the state capitol building in Sacramento, Calif., asked him to remove his dress blue blouse “because he was wearing too much metal,” and TSA asked him to raise his arms above his head for the full-body scanner at Sacramento International Airport, he could not comply.

“My right arm doesn’t work. It’s a lot of hassle for me to do that,” Kemntiz said. At the state capitol, the Marine’s refusal to remove his uniform top grew into a heated exchange between Kemnitz, a friend who was accompanying him and security officers. At the airport, bystanders stared as the TSA security screener looked under Kemnitz’s medals, ran his hands under the Marine’s waistband and swabbed his shoes for explosives.

“What does a uniform and heroism represent if our own citizens — in this case employees of the TSA and security personnel — have no regard for them?” wrote Kemnitz’s escort, Patricia Martin, to Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki following the incidents.??Martin took photos and disseminated them to family, friends and members of the media.?

“I feel so strongly that you need to know just how shamefully even a Purple Heart recipient/disabled veteran can be treated by some TSA and security employees,” she said. Kemnitz said after the incidents that he was not as annoyed with TSA officers as he was with a security screener at the California state capitol, whom he described as rude and unapologetic.

Kemnitz was visiting the building to be honored as his legislative district’s veteran of the year. “At some places I’m treated like royalty and at some like a terrorist. There’s got to be something in the middle,” he said.

The incident was not the first to spark similar outrage. In January, NBC journalist Luke Russert tweeted his irritation at an enhanced security screening at Reagan National Airport of a troop wearing a prosthetic. “Making Wounded Warriors with prosthetic legs go through extra explosives screening. #fail,” Russert wrote.

In March, bystanders notified Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., about what they perceived to be maltreatment of a double amputee by TSA screeners at Phoenix’s Sky Harbor Airport. Concurrent with that incident, TSA announced it had changed its rules to eliminate a requirement that injured troops remove their shoes, jackets or hats. But to receive the expedited service, TSA asks affected personnel to call the agency’s Military Severely Injured Joint Service Operations Center before traveling.

TSA also offers escorted “curb-to-gate service” for injured or ill personnel who request it as well as the TSA Pre program to service members with a military common access card at four airports: Charlotte Douglas International Airport in North Carolina, Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, and Washington Dulles International Airport.??

The Senate Sergeant-At-Arms is responsible for security screenings at the California capitol building. No one was available Friday to speak with the media regarding the incident.
 
-- from Tony C.

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MICHIGAN'S LARGEST CUSTOM BIKE SHOW IN MUSKEGON ON JULY 20th--The July 20th Muskegon Bike Time Extreme Custom Bike Show is celebrating custom bikes with $4,000 in cash awards. The winner of the MOD Harley class receives a complementary entry into the AMD Invitational Custom Bike Show at the Milwaukee Rally during the Harley-Davidson 110th celebration.

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FAT BARS FROM AEROMACH USA--Aeromach USA, LLC, the exclusive U.S. distributor of Highway Hawk motorcycle accessories, has announced the availability of the Highway Hawk "Fat Bars" and passenger backrests for select Victory motorcycles.

Fat Bars are 1.5" diameter highway bars that are available in black or chrome. "We have seen lots of interest in the Victory accessories from both dealers and end users for what I call the Second Generation Victory motorcycles with the steel frame", commented Paul Aiken, owner of Aeromach.



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JOHN FOGERTY, UNCLE KRACKER, 2-DAY TICKETS ATTED TO THE 110th --100,000 thundering motorcycles, 60-plus bands, including 3 amazing headliners. A massive motorcycle parade. All the food and drink you care to have. The opportunity to ride Harley-Davidson’s all new Model Year 2014 motorcycles …free tattoos…custom bikes shows…the legendary UFC Octagon.

And now a new 2-day ticket option.

“When we have fun, we go full throttle,” said Harley-Davidson Chief Marketing Officer Mark-Hans Richer. “We know there are other music festivals and motorcycle rallies, but our 110th in Milwaukee will be an epic bash. You won’t want to miss it. It only happens once every five years.”

The Harley-Davidson 110th Anniversary Celebration over Labor Day weekend is fast approaching, with non-stop events geared toward all kinds of Harley fans – riders, locals, visitors and families.

2-Day Ticket Option
 
The creation of a tw–day ticket option was driven by customer feedback as many nationwide reached out requesting more ticketing options.

“So now even your boss can’t stop you from joining us,” Richer added. “This isn’t just a party – it will be the party of the year. Tickets and rooms are still available, but going fast.”

The 2-day ticket is $79 plus convenience fees and is now available at www.h-d.com/110tickets. The ticket is good for any 2 days of the 3-day party, Aug. 29 – 31. Harley-Davidson will not offer 1-day tickets.

Three-day tickets, available for $95 plus convenience fees, and 2-day tickets each provide access to the 110th Anniversary party headquarters, the Milwaukee Summerfest Grounds. During the 3-day event, fans can see dozens of bands on 5 different stages ranging from emerging stars to legendary groups, as well as check out police and H.O.G. motorcycle stunts, precision riding shows and special Harley-Davidson product displays and exhibits.

In addition to the 60 acts that will take the various stages of the Summerfest Grounds during the 110th Anniversary celebration in Milwaukee, Harley-Davidson will also feature 3 headlining concerts each night of the event and a UFC fight Saturday night (Aug. 31).

Country superstar Toby Keith (Aug. 29), Rock n’ Roll Hall-of-Famers Aerosmith (Aug. 30) and Kid Rock (Aug. 31) will each take the stage at Marcus Amphitheater. Tickets for Toby Keith begin at $20, while Aerosmith and Kid Rock tickets start at $24.50 each plus convenience fees – tickets for all three concerts are available at www.h-d.com/110tickets. Country music singer-songwriter Kip Moore will open for Toby Keith. Moore hit the top of the country charts in 2011 with his single “Somethin’ ‘Bout a Truck,” which was followed by the release of his debut album Up All Night.

Fogerty, the former lead singer, guitarist and writer for Creedence Clearwater Revival, has the distinction of being named to Rolling Stone’s list of “100 Greatest Guitarists” and “100 Greatest Singers.” Fogerty’s new album, “Wrote a Song for Everyone,” debuted in the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart at #3 earlier this year, selling 50,000+ copies in its first week. This will be his first on-stage appearance since his new album dropped.

Rocker Uncle Kracker will open for Kid Rock, while music legend John Fogerty will sit in with the American ‘Badass’ for one set during Kid Rock’s concert Aug. 31. Uncle Kracker’s hits include the two-time platinum, multi-format smash hit “Smile;” the Top 5 hit “Follow Me;” as well as “Drift Away,” which set the Billboard record for most weeks at No. 1 on any chart. Uncle Kracker met Kid Rock during a turntable competition near Detroit when he was a teenager. He later became the DJ for Kid Rock’s Twisted Brown Trucker Band before launching a solo career. His latest album Midnight Special features his upcoming single “Blue Skies.”

UFC 164 Harley-Davidson Hometown Throwdown
 
Fans can also witness one of the hardest-hitting live fights of the year, the UFC 164 Harley-Davidson Hometown Throwdown at the BMO Harris Bradley Center on Saturday evening. The action-packed card will feature more than 10 bouts, including a UFC Lightweight Championship challenge between the current champion Benson Henderson and top contender TJ Grant and a fight between two former UFC Heavyweight champions, Frank Mir and Josh Barnett. Tickets for the UFC Hometown Throwdown range from $60 to $400 before taxes and fees.

H.O.G. 30TH Anniversary
 
On Thursday, Aug. 29 between noon and 5 p.m., Harley-Davidson will celebrate the 30th anniversary of H.O.G. (Harley Owners Group), the official riding club of Harley-Davidson. The event will feature exclusive early entry for H.O.G. members, live entertainment including Lynyrd Skynyrd and nine other brands, a H.O.G. precision riding competition, a New Orleans-style walking parade and a members-only Muscular Dystrophy Association bike raffle. In addition, there will be the largest-ever H.O.G. member family photo, a “Dream Ride Contest” and a H.O.G. 30th anniversary time capsule, which will be sealed on Labor Day and reopened in 2043.

More Ways To Join The Party
 
*Ride the Newest Motorcycles: Harley-Davidson Powertrain Operations in Menomonee Falls (W156 N9000 Pilgrim Rd.) will offer the first opportunities to demo the new 2014 motorcycles and take a free factory tour Thursday (Aug. 29) – Saturday (Aug. 31). Demo rides are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., while free factory tours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

*Check Out the Harley-Davidson Museum:
 
The Harley-Davidson Museum has a series of activities planned every day of the party, including bike shows, a JUMPSTART® Rider Experience featuring 2014 motorcycles, a limited number of small wedding ceremony packages, custom culture artisans, outdoor concessions, live music and a special “After Dark” acoustic lounge experience every evening at 9 p.m. at Motor Bar & Restaurant. All outdoor activities, as well as the “After Dark” series are free and open to the public. Reservations are required for entry to the Museum, available exclusively at www.H-DMuseum.com.

*See the Parade: On Saturday (Aug. 31), one of the greatest spectacles in Milwaukee will return as thousands of Harley-Davidson enthusiasts and their guests will ride with pride during the 110th Anniversary parade. The parade will begin at Miller Park at noon and travel east on Wisconsin Avenue before ending at the Summerfest Grounds. A special pass is required to ride in the parade, but fans are invited to line Wisconsin Avenue to cheer on the participating riders.

Milwaukee-area lodging is still available, but selling out quickly. Fans interested in traveling to the “City of Festivals” can visit a new website launched by Visit Milwaukee: www.visitmilwaukee.org/h-d110. The site features information on hotels, camp grounds and house rentals where fans can crash for the weekend.

The complete Harley-Davidson 110th Anniversary Summerfest music schedule is:

Thursday, August 29
 
BMO Harris Pavilion Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard
1 p.m. Whiskey of the Damned 1 p.m. Danny Miller Band
3:30 p.m. RX Bandits 3:30 p.m. J.J. Grey & Mofro
6 p.m. Chevy Metal 6 p.m. Elvin Bishop
9 p.m. Dropkick Murphys 9 p.m. Doobie Brothers

Harley-Davidson Roadhouse Miller Stage
1 p.m. Déjà Vu 1 p.m. Bobby Friss Band
4 p.m. Lynyrd Skynyrd 3:30 p.m. Alejandro Escovedo
6 p.m. Cowboy Mouth 6 p.m. Blue Oyster Cult
9 p.m. Joan Jett & the Blackhearts 9 p.m. Bret Michaels

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1 p.m. Ahvantsoul with Jon Pierre Gee and Kat Webb
3:30 p.m. Kid Cut Up
5:30 p.m. Nappy Roots
7 p.m. Chiddy Bang
9 p.m. Lupe Fiasco

Friday, August 30
 
BMO Harris Pavilion Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard
1 p.m. Uncle Lucius 1 p.m. Gabriel Sanchez
3:30 p.m. Jonathan Tyler and the Northern 3:30 p.m. Mad Mex Lights
7 p.m. Shooter Jennings 6 p.m. The Whigs
9 p.m. Dierks Bentley 9 p.m. The Gaslight Anthem

Harley-Davidson Roadhouse Miller Stage
3:30 p.m. Gin Blossoms 1 p.m. The Delta Saints
5:30 p.m. DJ Bevast8 3:30 p.m. ZZ Ward
7 p.m. Chance the Rapper 6 p.m. The Dirty Heads
9 p.m. Common 9 p.m. Sublime with Rome

U.S. Cellular Connection
1 p.m. Maggie Rose
3:30 p.m. North Mississippi Allstars
6 p.m. Foxy Shazam
9 p.m. Buckcherry

Saturday, August 31
 
BMO Harris Pavilion Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard
1 p.m. Chasin Mason 1 p.m. Substitute: Tales From The Who
3:30 p.m. Kayla Conn 3:30 p.m. Joe D’Urso & Stone Caravan
6 p.m. Tyler Bryant and the Shakedown 6 p.m. The White Buffalo
9 p.m. Brantley Gilbert 9 p.m. Katey Sagal & The Forest Rangers

Harley-Davidson Roadhouse Miller Stage
1 p.m. Trapper Schoepp & The Shades 1 p.m. The Last Vegas
3:30 p.m. JD McPherson 3:30 p.m. KYNG
6 p.m. Blackberry Smoke 6 p.m. Moderatto
9 p.m. ZZ Top 9 p.m. Halestorm

U.S. Cellular Connection
1 p.m. DB Bryant Band
3:30 p.m. Soul Asylum
6 p.m. The Hush Sound
9 p.m. Yellowcard

Source: Harley-Davidson
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BIKERNET UNIVERSITY ENGLISH DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTIVE TERM OF THE DAY--edacity \ih-DAS-i-tee\, noun:
the state of being edacious; voraciousness; appetite.
 
Craving can be defined as a compelling and overwhelming edacity for a particular substance. 
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YAMAHA BOLT TOUR Joins the 2013 LA Calendar Motorcycle Show on Sunday July 14th--
Hollywood, CA, July 8th 2013 - The 2013 LA Calendar Motorcycle Show is excited to announce that the Yamaha Motorcycle Bolt Tour Rig Display will be joining the historic Calendar Show at the Queen Mary Seawalk Village this coming Sunday July 14th.



The Bolt is Yamaha's exciting new for 2013 V-Twin Streetbike with a Bad-Ass Attitude, targeted directly at the entry level American V-Twin market, with an easy to modify design that begs to be personalized and customized by its owners. Show attendees will have a chance to test their own Bolt Building skills at the display and win prizes. Plus there will be Limited Edition Giveaways, and the opportunity to enter a sweepstakes to win their very own Bolt motorcycle.

The 2013 LA Calendar Motorcycle Show continues its now 22-year tradition as the premier outdoor streetbike show in America with a return to the Queen Mary's Seawalk Village, Long Beach, CA on Sunday July 14th. Featured as always are the world's top Celebrity Builders displaying their newest bikes and competing in the Calendar Bike Building Championship & Concours d' Elegance, together with selected Industry Manufacturers and Vendors, and Calendar Girl Music Concert live performances.

The Show always marks the world premier of the new 2014 FastDates.com Motorcycle PinUp Calendars featuring the world's top roadrace, cafe bikes and custom motorcycles with the beautiful Calendar Kittens featured in the Calendars in attendance at the Show.

Among the Celebrity Builders confirmed to attend again this year are former LA Calendar Show winners and featured FastDates.com Calendar bike builders including Ron Simms / Ron Simms Customs with his Simms big rig dispaly featuring 16 all new customs from Baggers to Bobbers, and Michael Schacht / Crocker Motorcycles with his new manufacture 1936 Crocker Motorcycles featured in the new 2104 Iron & Lace Calendar. You'll also meet Russell Mitchell / Exile Cycles, Jim Giuffra and the Spokesmodels of AFT Metric Customs, Shinya Kimura / Chabott Engineering, Richard Pollock / Mule Motorcycles, Steve Storz / Storz Performance, Chris Redpath / MotoGPwerks, together with and many others.

Headlining the live musical entertainment again this year is NBC TV's The Voice finalist Lily Elise with her full band, and the all-girl Japanese Rock Band 'Nylon Pink' who will just be returning from their world music tour. Hosting the main stage activities will be model Sara Horvath, a talented and beautiful actress, signer songwriter and newest Calendar Kitten. While the Queen Mary's own gourmet restaurant culinary chefs will be preparing an incredible BBQ lunch menu that promises to exceed expectations of what is normally served at bike events. In all, it will be a full day of incredible bikes and builder, beautiful girls, music, food and beverages that will overwhelm all five of the human senses!

The 2013 LA Calendar Motorcycle Show & Concours d' Elegance takes place on Sunday July 14th 10am-5pm at the The Queen Mary Seawalk Village,1126 Queens Highway, Long Beach, CA 90802. General Admission is just $20, or $40 VIP Admission which includes a BBQ Lunch w/ Beverage and complimentary Bikini Bike wash. Show capacity is limited and advance ticket purchase is suggested. Purchase Advance Tickets, Vendor and Bike Contest Registration online at: http://www.FastDates.com/BIKESHOW.HTM





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A guy goes into the confessional box. He finds on one wall a small bar with Guinness on tap. On the other wall is a box of the finest Cuban cigars. On the seat is the latest Playboy. 

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Retro Mod winner, was previously featured on Bikernet.
Retro Mod winner, was previously featured on Bikernet.



HOLLISTER RALLY REPORT--The Hollister Rally Revival kicked off for the first time in 5 years and there are reports that it is now the largest motorcycle rally in Northern California. Enthusiasts were greeted with 47 sizzling hot and diverse sleds at the 2013 Hollister AMD Qualifier Custom Bike Show. Bikes ranged from Harleys, Triumphs to ground-up customs.

Mod Harley champ
Mod Harley champ



Builders won over $7,000 in cash and prizes. Product awards were provided by Rocking K Leathers, Bell Helmets, D&D Exhaust, Avon Tires, Ridewright Wheels and HelmetLok.

Mod Street 1st place
Mod Street 1st place



The winning bikes from the 2013 Hollister AMD Qualifier Custom Bike Show include the following six classes:

Freestyle winner
Freestyle winner



Hollister AMD Qualifier Class – FreeStyle
 
Sam Baldi of Profile Cycles took 1st place in the FreeStyle class with Lost Angel and won the $1,500 check and an automatic bid to compete in the 2nd Annual AMD Invitational Custom Bike Show is held in Milwaukee on the Harley-Davidson Museum campus during the 110th celebration. Lost Angel is a custom 2013 build with an EVO Patrick Racing 113 mil Softail with trans brake, centrifugal clutch and Paul Cox seat. Paint is by One Xtreme.



FreeStyle Winner of 2013 Hollister AMD Qualifier Custom Bike Show

1. Sam Baldi of Profile Cycles, Patrick Racing 113ci – Lost Angel
2. Bryce Cole, Panhead – Second Wind
3. Jay Burnham of Freak Show Choppers, S&S 124 – Santa De Muerte
Hollister AMD Qualifier Class – Performance Custom
The Performance Custom class was filled with high-performance Harley-Davidson motorcycles with the Manteca, Ca builder, Paul Binford of Binford Custom Cycles, taking the point with his 2013 Captain Bad Ass Sporty. Paint and engine hop-up by Binford. The bike is designed for the Dirt and the Street.


Performance Custom Winner of 2013 Hollister AMD Qualifier Custom Bike Show

1. Paul Binford of Binford Custom Cycles – Captain Bad Ass
2. Al Conte, Pro Street / Merch 120 – Thunderstuck
3. Curt Winter, 95” Twin Cam – BTR GP
Hollister AMD Qualifier Class – MOD Harley
The MOD Harley class is always a jump ball because you never know what will take the blue ribbon. In Hollister a killer Bagger, Calwa Cali by Al Sanchez, took the $1,250 check and won the class by a clear and distinctive margin. Kandy Colbalt blew on Blue Ice Flake. Special features include engraving, murals and an ear-bleeding sound system.



MOD Harley Winner of 2013 Hollister AMD Qualifier Custom Bike Show

1. Al Sanchez, 2005 Road Glide Police – Calwa Cali
2. Giovani Gastello, 2007 Electroglide – Blue Diamond
3. Grant Davis, 2008 Rocker – Thunderbolt Breeze Slapper
Hollister AMD Qualifier Class – Radical Bagger
The 2007 Road King was transformed by Bike Werks CA Baggers into a Radical Bagger winner. The mil is a 96 H-D mil with Stage 2 mods. Paint is from KDaddy Kustomz. It features 8” extended bags, 26” front billet wheels and a Razor Tour Pack.



Radical BAGGER Winner of 2013 Hollister AMD Qualifier Custom Bike Show

1. Bike Works CA Baggers, 2007 Road King
2. Hydrographics, 2007 Roadglide
Hollister AMD Qualifier Class – Retro MOD
Dalton Walker’s Shknuckle took 1st place in Retro MOD and wins $1000. The big story is Walker brought in 4 bikes and took 1st and 2nd and almost ran the board in Retro MOD. The winning sled is a hand-made frame, forks, pipes and accessories. The mil is a shovel with a knuckle top.



Retro Mod Winner of 2013 Hollister AMD Qualifier Custom Bike Show

1. Dalton Walker of SIK, Knuckle & Shovel – Shknuckle
2. Dalton Walker of SIK, Triumph – Robins Dean
3. Fredrick Fortune, Ironhead Sportster – Psyclone

Hollister AMD Qualifier Class – MOD Street
Jim Guiffra of AFT Customs took 1st place with Halia. The construction is the handiwork of the ‘AFT Custom Girls’, which is a group of female motorcycle enthusiasts and models hone their skills at the AFT shop in Jackson, CA.



The tank of Halia is hand-made from steel and the side covers and fenders are hand formed from aluminium. The frame is modified from a stock standard structure and things like a hidden radiator, race suspension, digital switches and LED lights point to the bike’s intent. The street tracker also runs a Beringer six-piston front caliper on the disc brake, while a standard Honda drum brake lives at the rear.



MOD Street Winner of 2013 Hollister AMD Qualifier Custom Bike Show

1. Jim Guiffra of AFT Customs – Halia
2. West Coast Hydrographicx, 2008 R6 – Kandee
3. Joe Lozano, 2003 Indian Chief – Dreamcatcher Bike
The word Hollister has been synonymous with California motorcycle rallies for decades. It secured its place in pop culture from the 1954 film “The Wild One” with Marlon Brando, which is based on the 1947 rally. The free motorcycle and street music festival (30 bands on 4 stages) featured Yamaha demo rides, vendors, a food festival, a vintage and Cafe Racer ride-in show, poker runs, bike games, Beer Garden and the premier custom bike show.

Wild Performance Custom Winner
Wild Performance Custom Winner



Hollister teems with history. It is universally recognized that “the birth of the American biker” occurred during the infamous Gypsy Tour motorcycle event at Hollister over the Fourth of July holiday weekend in 1947. Fast forward to 2013 and the American biker is alive and well and enjoying life. The bikers, vendors and shoppe owners all had a smile on their face.

Radical Bagger star
Radical Bagger star



Biker Pros produces the 2013 Hollister AMD Qualifier Custom Bike Show. To enter your bike into a show, log onto www.custombikeshows.com.

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