Spotlight: Hessian Spike and the Fight for Biker’s Rights

Spotlight: Hessian Spike and the Fight for Biker’s Rights

The world of motorcycling owes a lot to Hessian Spike, yet few people know who he is. Holding positions with the National Coalition of Motorcyclists (NCOM), the Confederation of Clubs (CoC), and ABATE of California (among others), Spike has done more than his share to...
Rider Profile: Darius Wallace

Rider Profile: Darius Wallace

Disclosure: the author is a volunteer for the Veterans Charity Ride, which is a topic featured in this article. The author also knows the interviewee personally.   It’s July again and that means the Sturgis Rally is upon us, but for me and a small group that...
Profile: John Barker and Combat Hero Bike Build

Profile: John Barker and Combat Hero Bike Build

It may surprise you that people in the military– whether active, reserve, or veteran– get interested in motorcycles at a higher rate than the general population. For me though, personal experience has shown this every time I’ve gone to the VA hospital for...
American Legend: Rusty Coones In His Own Words

American Legend: Rusty Coones In His Own Words

Motorcycling is usually viewed as a hobby or a sport, and sometimes a lifestyle, but for people like Rusty Coones it might be best described as a calling. Growing up on dirt bikes in Madera, California is pretty common, but for Rusty it led to customizing Harley’s and...
Pt2: Being Black Moses-The Allan Lane Story

Pt2: Being Black Moses-The Allan Lane Story

While talking with Allan Lane about his many projects and adventures in the motorcycle industry, it quickly became obvious that the only way to do his story justice would be a two-installment interview. If you haven’t read Part 1 of our interview with Allan Lane, aka...