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Long Strange Trip for Indian

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Editor Scott Cochran –  It occurs to me what a long, strange trip its been. But, at least I’m still riding. Ok…I stole that first line from the Grateful Dead’s song, “Truckin.” Written by the band and released in 1970,… Continue Reading

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When Doing Your Job Costs You Money

Last month I made a long time friend and advertiser angry. I didn’t do it intentionally and while I wish it hadn’t happened the way it did, I’m not sure what I could have done differently. Many of you follow… Continue Reading

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Learn How to Travel Before You Waste Time and Money

(originally published in the December 2013 issue of USRiderNews) When shall we decide to dance on the razor’s edge and pry off the lid of the bucket where our dreams are stored?  Scott Cochran, 2013 I can vividly remember the… Continue Reading

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Adios Muther F#*Ker! How to Fire an Employee

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Rick Fairless owns a Strokers of Dallas and Strokers Ice House.  He’s been featured on several reality television shows and for a couple of seasons, was the feature on his own Speed Television show.  He’s a superb custom bike builder… Continue Reading

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No Colors Allowed

no colors

by.  Editor Scott Cochran I didn’t see the notices taped on the front of the entrance doors to the Charlotte Convention Center when I arrived early Saturday morning to man our booth at the Easyriders Bike Show this past January. Sylvia was… Continue Reading

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Million Dollar Custom Bikes? I Ain’t Buying It

As editor of this esteemed fish wrapper, it’s my job to stay abreast on the trends in the motorcycle industry, and, believe me, staying abreast is a full time job with me, and one I thoroughly enjoy. The only thing… Continue Reading

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Will I Care About This When I’m 80?

Francis Gangley, Gadsden Alabama

Editorial – Scott Cochran I’m sure it’s happened to all of us at one time or another. Pumping gas, putting on your gear in a parking lot, or eating in a restaurant. A total stranger will walk up to you… Continue Reading

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Forgotten Sacrifices; Forgotten Liberty

The "bloody lane."  Antietam Civil War battlefield

In this business, I get to ride a lot of different motorcycles. Not as many as my buddy Neale Bayly, but more than the average reader. I know it sounds like a dream job, and in many ways it is.… Continue Reading

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Motorcycle History Buffs Rejoice!

Stan Ellsworth, host of American Ride on BYUTV

Transcript below the video Let’s face it. History can be boring. In a country where attention deficit has been described as a national epidemic, a 30 minute television show devoid of celebrities judging something, or adultery and drunkenness among suburban… Continue Reading

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The Highway Is For Lovers

Riding the beach at Daytona

View From The Rear  By:  Sylvia Cochran Love is what legends are made of, and it’s the number  one ingredient in a good motorcycle relationship. To millions of women, there’s nothing more appealing than a summer day’s ride with a good looking… Continue Reading