Dave Zien Flagged by H-D for his Bike’s Accessories

Dave Zien is one tough dude. He served in Vietnam and on the senate floor in the state of Wisconsin. He even grew a helluva bushy beard, which must be a real sweat factory.

  Comments | By - June 3, 2014

The Ladies of AnastasiaDate are Doing the Gumball 3000—Full Coverage Starts June 4th!

Yup, this site is focused on Harleys. But the Gumball 3000 and hot girls are the pizza and beer of the gearhead world. And who doesn’t like pizza and beer? I’ll be posting live from the rally starting June 4th! Stay tuned!

  Comments | By - May 30, 2014

Police Training California Style

In the 1960’s, Burbank, CA motorcycle policeman would train monthly at the Lockheed Air Terminal in order to insure that they were ready for whatever might befall them while on patrol.  Leaving their uniforms behind and dressing in street clothes, they would practice a number of maneuvers including riding across a wooden seesaw and jumping […] More »

  Comments | By - May 29, 2014

Some Assembly Required

Chances are if you served in any part of the US Military’s supply chain during WWII, you saw a lot of wooden crates being shipped in from Milwaukee.  During the war, Harley-Davidson built more than 60,000 WLA’s, so the sight of a Harley-Davidson being unpacked would have been fairly common at US and Allied bases […] More »

  Comments | By - May 21, 2014

The 1932 Harley-Davidson VL of Jimmy “Daredevil” Washburn

This interesting piece of motorcycle history was recently offered on eBay for the price of $125,500.  The price alone warranted a further look, so I did a little digging to find out more about Jimmy “Daredevil” Washburn. Jimmy Washburn purchased the 1932 VL you see pictured here in the mid 1930’s.  It started out as […] More »

  Comments | By - May 13, 2014

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