2011 Victory Hammer S Harley Threat?

In 1949, Pete Seeger and Lee Hays penned one of my favorite folk songs, If I Had a Hammer. You know the one I’m talking about, right? The Hammer Song, as it became known, was written in support of the progressive movement of the times. Well, it turns out that song wasn’t all that popular […]

Harley-Davidson 2011 CVO Street Glide

Thanks to the mainstream media, I am reminded daily that the world economy is down and most of us are experiencing some sort of hardship. That said, regardless of the economic climate we’re in, aren’t we all still entitled to feel good about ourselves and have some fun in life? News flash: motorcycling is a […]

Magazine Review Big Dog’s 2010 Ridgeback

As far back as I can recall, I remember people referring to me as a chubby kid. As I got older, those comments turned harsher, and I was called fat, especially by other children. So it’s no wonder that I have grown up to be thick skinned. Over the years, I have also gathered a […]

Harley Magazine Review Sportster XL1200C

Guilty as charged. I admit it. I used to say that Harley-Davidson was perhaps diluting its bloodline by releasing a plethora of dolled-up versions of its various motorcycles over the last 20 years or so. I was concerned that maybe the Motor Company was taking the joy of customization away from the enthusiast by prepackaging […]

Harley Dyna Wide Glide Magazine Test

In his ballad Isle of Beauty, Fare Thee Well, Thomas Haynes Bayly wrote “Absence makes the heart grow fonder.” Throughout my life, I have experienced this phenomenon in a variety of different instances, mostly in regards to women — I mean motorcycles. That said, when the bean counters at Juneau Avenue dropped one of my […]