Thu
15
May

viewers poll on new Discovery Channel reality show

Matt Harris with a 1982 Harley-Davidson

Tim Massey | The Daily Times

Matt Harris with a 1982 Harley-Davidson

Matt Harris displays a 1982 Harley-Davidson FLH motorcycle that he built in his shop. The Alcoa resident appeared on a new Discovery Channel show, “#BikerLive.”

Alcoa resident Matt Harris and his team of motorcycle builders walked away as the winners on the new “#BikerLive” reality show on the Discovery Channel Monday.

Tue
29
Apr

Harley-Davidson Recall for Fuel Tank Issue(2013-14-FXSB&FXSBSE)

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued a recall notice for certain 2013-2014 model-year Harley-Davidson motorcycles. Two models are noted, the FXSB (Softail Breakout) and FXSBSE (Softail CVO Breakout), and there are potentially 9102 units affected. According to the NHTSA release, “Suspension variances may affect the gas tank mounting angle causing the fuel level sensor to read inaccurately.”

In the defect notice submitted to the NHTSA on April 7, 2014, Harley-Davidson outlines the issue in more detail: “Some of these motorcycles may run out of fuel while the fuel range indicator shows miles remaining, in some cases before the low fuel warning lamp illuminates. If this condition remains undetected it could cause the engine to stop running unexpectedly. While in traffic, a stall can possibly lead to a crash. Harley-Davidson has initiated this recall to correct this condition in the affected motorcycles.”

Tue
22
Apr

The Chicago Outlaws Motorcycle Club rides again

 ~~Documentary photographer Danny Lyon's 1968 chronicle of a Chicago biker gang helped inspire Easy Rider. Now The Bikeriders revs up for a long-overdue reissue.~~

Danny Lyon, Route 12, Wisconsin from The<br />
Bikeriders (Aperture, 2014)

Danny Lyon, Route 12, Wisconsin from The Bikeriders (Aperture, 2014)

© Danny Lyon, Courtesy Edwynn Houk Gallery

Thu
17
Apr

Watch This Father Let His 6-Year-Old Son Ride His Motorcycle (video)

If you’re 6 years old, you will think this is the coolest father ever. If you’re another parent (maybe even this kid’s mom), you might be screaming after watching this.

A father took his son out on the open road for a ride on his Harley, placing the little guy in front of him on the seat. Pretty risky to begin with, but the situation turns extreme when dad sits back to relax and takes his hands off the handlebars, giving his son complete control. We’re pretty sure even Jax Teller on Sons of Anarchy wouldn’t let his son do this.

But hey, he’s wearing a helmet! Safety first, *always.

Mon
14
Apr

Hines Wins 2014 NHRA Four-Wide Nationals

NHRA Four-Wide Nationals Charlotte 2014
Racers lined up four-wide at Charlotte's vMax Dragway last weekend, with Harley-Davidson Screamin' Eagle/Vance & Hines rider Andrew Hines getting the drop on his V-Rod Destroyer to ride out of Charlotte with the NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle victory.
 
Thu
03
Apr

'Warlord' of motorcycle club gets six-year prison sentence for role in armed robbery

To the people in Roodhouse, a small community of 1,800 in Greene County, Timothy Jackson was a family man, a hard worker and community-minded. He was the assistant chief of the town's volunteer fire department, serving under his father, who was the chief. He served a term as an alderman.

"He was the kind of guy who would have your back," Russell Iverson said. He worked with Jackson as a guard at the Illinois Department of Correction's Jacksonville Correctional Center for 15 years.

To members of the Liberty-based Midwest Percenters motorcycle club, Jackson was the club's "Warlord."

According to testimony given at the armed robbery trials of his fellow Midwest Percenters members, Jackson was the man who demanded that two members of the Tunnel Rats club give up their vests during an altercation at the intersection of 12th and Hampshire in Quincy on May 20, 2012.

Sun
09
Mar

NOW CASTING MOTORCYCLE CLUB MEMBERS FOR MAJOR CABLE NETWORK!

Casting Call Information
City: Any City
State: National

NOW CASTING MOTORCYCLE CLUB MEMBERS FOR MAJOR CABLE NETWORK!

Are you a man with miles of hard road behind you, ready to ride toward a bold new horizon? Read on...

We’re looking for a family man who has spent years in loyal service to his motorcycle club and wants to kickstart a new life starring in a brave new series commissioned by a major cable network. If you're an outlaw with a heart of gold your greatest adventure might be about to begin...by sending us an email.

If this isn’t you, but sounds like someone you know, and the network selects them for the series, we will give YOU a $500 finders fee!

What it takes...

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