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  • The Legend of the Ride Bell (Gremlin Bell)

    Posted October 8, 2010 by RoadCaptain

    4 Comments 42,304 Views

    Sometimes called by different names Ride Bells, Guardian Bells, Gremlin Bells, Motorcycle Bells and others, the legend of the Bell attached to your motorcycle remains the same.  Though there are slight variations ou Read More...

  • CycleFish Newsletter - October 2010

    Posted October 6, 2010 by Newsletter

    7 Comments 1,458 Views

    As I sit here writing this newsletter, I look outside at the first real rainstorm here in Southern California.  Our indication that summer has officially come to an end.  For some that does not mean the end of Read More...

  • Another day in good ol Rincon, GA

    Posted October 4, 2010 by mikeschratz

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      Aloha to All, It looks like Kat, Frank and I are riding down to Daytona this weekend. Frank is riding to go see his Ma in Holly Hill and Kat and I are riding to go to my nephews wife's (Kelli) Bridal Shower. We Read More...

  • Myrtle Beach Fall Bike Rally Leaves Some Hard Feelings

    Posted October 4, 2010 by BikerNews

    3 Comments 1,763 Views

    SURFSIDE BEACH — Myrtle Beach's helmet law may be history, but the hard feelings that came with it aren't, at least among bikers and some locals. "If you live in a tourist town, you need to be able to put Read More...

  • New California Law Governing Motorcycle Exhaust & Sound

    Posted September 30, 2010 by BikerNews

    2 Comments 1,583 Views

    California has new statewide law governing motorcycle sound A new California law requires street motorcycles registered in the state and built on or after Jan. 1, 2013, to have an exhaust system label certifying the m Read More...

  • Day 21-23 the final leg

    Posted September 26, 2010 by GaryTJ

    2 Comments 407 Views

    Day 21 was spent just wandering around Reno and having fun. We checked out the bikes, gambled a bit, and just sat and people watched a bit until the night time came. Reno for some reason is a totally different vibe from Read More...

  • hammock that mounts to bike only

    Posted September 25, 2010 by cw

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    I came across a guy that invented a hammock that only mounts to your bike when I was in florida Rideing the HokaHey.It setup in 5 minutes.This blew my mind and as I only ride a bike all the time I had to ask about it.Thi Read More...

  • Day 20 - Las Vegas to Reno

    Posted September 24, 2010 by GaryTJ

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    Right after I added the last page Lori and I went to see Cher at Caesars Palace. She puts on a good show. There is a lot of costume changes, so they do a lot of flashbacks to the early days with Sonny and Cher together.B Read More...

  • Sturgis Rally Recap 2010 - Numbers & Stats

    Posted September 23, 2010 by BikerNews

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    The final totals are in for the 2010 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.  Even in this time of economic uncertainty, and one of the biggest slumps in the motorcycle industry, bikers, motorcycle enthusiasts, and riders of all Read More...

  • Day 19 - Into Las Vegas

    Posted September 22, 2010 by GaryTJ

    2 Comments 341 Views

    It seems like a lifetime, so much has happened. I had to look and see where I left off. We left Gallup and continued down I-40 but didn't get too far before our first stop. The petrified forest national park.We have ne Read More...

  • Day 18 - A long one!

    Posted September 20, 2010 by GaryTJ

    1 Comment 362 Views

    Leaving Decatur,  Texas at 6:30 AM and it is shirtsleeve weather!  :-) The day went well, considering we went over 700 miles and some of that was off the freeway following Route 66.   It is a real sha Read More...

  • day 17 - New Orleans to Decatur, Tx

    Posted September 19, 2010 by GaryTJ

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    Not a lot to report for this day except a lot of traveling. We did make 600 miles today. We did get to run on the Louisiana Scenic Hwy for a while, and I love the South part of Louisiana, but don't much care for the nor Read More...

  • Day 14 - Into Panama City

    Posted September 16, 2010 by GaryTJ

    3 Comments 374 Views

    There is not a lot to write today. It was just traveling for the most part. We did get to go on one of Florida's turnpikes (589 North). That cost $10 to go 45 miles, but the roads were in very good condition and there w Read More...

  • Scratchin' the Itch

    Posted September 15, 2010 by RexTheRoadDog

    11 Comments 749 Views

    Something I have been long dreaming of is about to come true.   Scratchin' the Itch As many of you know, in the summer of '09 I was fortunate enough to be able to take a 48-state-in-one-run ride. In all Read More...

  • Harley-Davidson Will Keep Wisconsin Plants Open

    Posted September 14, 2010 by BikerNews

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    Harley Board Confirms Wisconsin Plants to Stay Open MILWAUKEE — Harley-Davidson Inc. agreed Tuesday to keep open its two Wisconsin production facilities, saying it gained the cost savings it needed when union members Read More...

  • Day 10 - We made it!

    Posted September 12, 2010 by GaryTJ

    1 Comment 355 Views

    Well we made it to Key west! We got up to a cloudless sky and warm winds to start us off on the final leg into Key West. The traffic was light and the travel was easy. There are a lot more islands here than what you t Read More...

  • Day 9 - Down to Miami

    Posted September 11, 2010 by GaryTJ

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    It was a late start for us. We splurged and slept in an extra hour before heading out. The day consisted on wandering down the Florida coast. We stayed on Hwy 1 for the most part, with a couple of jogs out on A1A to s Read More...

  • Day 8 - Into Ormond-By-The-Sea

    Posted September 10, 2010 by GaryTJ

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    First off, sorry, no pictures. Lori and I both got up this morning, even though neither of us wanted to. But when you are on a trip like this, you have to continue whether you want to or not. We were going to run cross c Read More...

  • Day 7 - Tail of the Dragon

    Posted September 9, 2010 by GaryTJ

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    Leaving Kentucky, we knew this was going to be a great day. We were sticking mostly to secondary hwy's and cutting SE to run the Famous "Tail of the dragon" and then south. We crossed from Kentucky, Tennessee, North Caro Read More...

  • Day 6 - St. Louis to Marion county Kentucky

    Posted September 9, 2010 by GaryTJ

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    The drive down was pretty uneventful with the exception of crossing the Ohio river in Louisville.The drivers there are nuts. They are even worse than the drivers in Bellevue, if can believe it. The speed limit is just a Read More...

  • Day 5 to St. Louis

    Posted September 7, 2010 by GaryTJ

    2 Comments 364 Views

    What a great day! We let to clear blue sky's and immediately went into the Loess hills and headed south. It was a great start. However I did learn a few things about Iowa and a GPS. First off Iowa does an awsome Read More...

  • Back in the Day

    Posted September 7, 2010 by Ghostsandspokes1

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      Back in the Day. Memories of the Dallas Police Department   October 2010 Dallas Police Shield Picture; Dallas Police Department before the 1936 Texas Centennial at Fair Park. The Scottish Rite Read More...

  • Day 4, to Sioux City

    Posted September 6, 2010 by GaryTJ

    2 Comments 399 Views

    I had planned on this day to be a trying one. I have been through here before and you can count on wind all the way. Well, it was worse than that. Pouring rain and wind gusts of over 50 mph. It was hard to even keep the Read More...

  • Day 3, Mt. Rushmore

    Posted September 5, 2010 by GaryTJ

    1 Comment 383 Views

    Day 3 started out with a real gloomy sky.  (However, we did find palm tree’s in Billings, Mt.)   The Rain and thunderstorms was just starting in on the west side of town as we left going east. It se Read More...

  • Day 2

    Posted September 4, 2010 by GaryTJ

    1 Comment 391 Views

    Well day 2 started (and ended) not with a bang, but with a wimper!  That was us as we both woke up at 4:45 am. We were wide awake and it was not possible to go back to sleep. We laid around for about ½ an ho Read More...

  • Key West ride

    Posted September 3, 2010 by GaryTJ

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    Well the first day went well, other than crawling over Snoqualmie pass. After it opened up we made decent time. 350 miles from 12:30 to 6:30. We stopped in Lewiston, Id for the night to eat and visit with some friends fo Read More...

  • 2010 Recap from Woody at the Buffalo Chip

    Posted September 3, 2010 by BikerNews

    4 Comments 1,399 Views

    Just received this recap of the 2010 Sturgis Rally from Woody at the Buffalo Chip.  since many of you stayed at or visited the Buffalo Chip in Sturgis, I figured I would pass it along...   Howdy, It’s di Read More...

  • CycleFish Newsletter - September 2010

    Posted September 1, 2010 by Newsletter

    8 Comments 1,668 Views

    Wow, I can't believe that summer is winding down already...it seems like it just got here.  But luckily for most there is still plenty of riding season, and still lots more events coming up.   This year we Read More...

  • California Passes Bill to Quiet Motorcycles

    Posted August 31, 2010 by BikerNews

    2 Comments 1,149 Views

    California Lawmakers Pass Bill to Quiet Motorcycles SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California, birthplace of Hells Angels and home to legions of weekend motorcycle warriors, has taken its latest step to subdue the state's Read More...

  • Going to Sturgis, 2010

    Posted August 28, 2010 by HDBeech

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    We started out from South Orange County, CA on Tuesday morning, August 3rd.  Weather was looking good, and I was "praying" for no rain in Sturgis when we got there.  Unfortunately, my prayers were answered...ge Read More...