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Rocking On Requires Some Rolling

by Wayfarer with mages from
In this article, a few examples are offered of some myths & inspirations from iconic Rock group ‘Creedence Clearwater Revival’ music & songs. Often people assume meanings of songs based on lyrics, music style or other socio-cultural information from the period when a song first appeared.
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Zero to Zen: The Health Benefits of Motorcycling

Good Vibrations & the Road to Wellness

by Gary Mraz
Naysayers are quick to spout the dangers of motorcycling but friends, countrymen lend me your helmetless ears. The psychological and emotional benefits of riding are real. Motorcycle riding also has physical health benefits.
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Black Biker History

Recognizing Black History Month 2022

by Nick Resty and Mama Tried
"I have always found it to be important and respectful to learn the history of the source of my passion. One aspect of chopper history that has always fascinated me are the black chopper builders and motorcycle clubs."
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SAVE the SALT Bonneville Report

Restore Bonneville hopes new data will speed salt flat replenishment

Photos and text by Brandon Gillogly, Hagerty Media
While the salt flats are still quite vast, they have shrunk to 1/3 their former size and the salt thickness has diminished due to several factors, forcing land speed racers to move and shorten their courses over the years.
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Something to Think About - Batteries, Battery

Some amusing lagniappe with some interesting information on the subject

From with Photos from Sam Burns
We are all aware of batteries having toxic materials in their construction. Even if only half of this were true, it is still frightening to the potential pollution at the end of their life cycle.
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The Jan 6 Bullshit Express Is Leaving The Station!

All Aboard! Plus Sam's Picks of the Week!

By J.J. Solari with Sam Burns picks of the week
So, being the wise hack journalist failed novelist he is….he is going to save “the public” from falling into confusion or dismay. He will bring words of clarity and understanding.
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J.J.'s 2021 Joyous Xmas Letter

The Christmas letter I would send if I just had the nerve

By J.J. Solari with some images from Sam Burns
Well. It’s been quite a ride, hasn’t it? Whew! Are you staying safe? I know I’m doing everything EYE can to stay safe. And not just for me! But for everyone else.
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In a few years if a collector wants to keep the old stuff running he may have problems

Photos and text by Bill May
My dad taught me four cycle theory when I was about 7. I watched him overhaul his flathead Ford in 1952.
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