September 2013 Vol. 4 Issue 9
Owned by Tony & Barbee Pannuty
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music, adult games, prizes and more beckon. So ride in and join the fun with NO COVER!
When we decided to publish FLBD, our goal was to bring a little levity, a little news, a little naughtiness, etc., to our readers. We wanted to mix things up. For example, we wanted to show you that you could still ride after 60 and have fun doing it. We wanted to show you that you could still be part of a photo spread in a magazine even if you were 35+. We wanted to bring you tips, bikerfriendly eateries, tidbits about personalities in the local biker community. We wanted to share our road experiences with you by covering events we attended. There’s more but you get the drift. This year, something different happened. We were able to bring a young man and a young woman, both riders, both Harley owners, together forever. It is so incredible to imagine that when they tell the story to their children, and to their grandchildren, about how they were married on the Main Stage during bike week in Ocean City, MD, they might say something about “BigPoppa” or “Miss Caroline” and some crazy antic or good-time or memory. How incredible is that? We encourage as many of you as possible to come out to the Inlet on Saturday, 9/14 at 4:45 p.m. to witness the union of Cale & Brittany and cheer them on so they can tell that story over and over. We’ll be taking lots of photos to help them out with their wedding album so be sure to stop by the FLBD tent under the big top to wish these kids well and get your photo taken – be part of their happily ever after! If you’d like to continue partying with FLBD, Ainsley Max (our stunning cover model), Cale, Brittany and the rest of the wedding party, we’ll see you at the 45th Street Tap House beginning at 9:00 p.m. Live
If that isn’t enough, you can also find FLBD at Perdue Stadium on Saturday, 9/14, in our capacity as sponsor of the Bike Show to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association. Please consider supporting this great cause by showing off your ride. But wait, there’s more! FLBD is also a proud sponsor of the Cruzin’ The Coast Pin Run. After all, when it comes down to it, isn’t bike week all about getting out, riding and taking in all that the local area has to offer? That’s what we’ll be doing. So be sure to find us during bike week in Ocean City, MD, 9/12 thru 9/15. Until next month, keep the shiny side up and the rubber on the road.
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SENIOR MOMENTS Name: Tony Pannuty Age: 79 Location: Matinsburg, WV
Tony Pannuty has always been known to be a man living in the fast lane. Ask anyone who knows him an you’ll repeatedly get the same answers – He’s a man who will look you in the eyes when he speaks to you, sign every deal with a firm hand shake, and if he tells you something you can take it to the bank because he’s a man of his word. Tony was born the son of Edith and Augustino Pannuty in the small town of Falling Waters, WV. One of 9 children, Tony was determined to move on with life and at the tender age of 15 he decided to make something of himself. He set out with $5.00 and a ton of dreams that he would ultimately fulfill with style. Through the years, he worked for Bethlehem steel, drove tanker trucks, became a painter and performed a multitude of other jobs before successfully opening and operating many of his own businesses including The Dell Bar, The Glen Lounge, The Disco Inferno, a gas station, a bakery and deli, a car lot and finally, Tony’s Auto Service, home of “Twisted” in Martinsburg, WV. Tony’s love of “toys” and the joy, fun and adrenalin that came from being around them started with his 1936 Indian motorcycle. Over the years, Tony would also acquire many Harleys, Big Dogs, Titans, speed boats, motorhomes, race cars, race horses, muscle cars, a T- Rex and more. His need for speed kept him on his toes and dreaming of new and better ideas that eventually led him to building three different trikes - The “Mac Daddy,” of course, is our featured bike, Twisted. Enjoying life as only Tony knows how and traveling as much as he did, would lead Tony to meet many people from various walks of life along the way. He befriended many, like Jim Keedy of Keedy’s Body Shop in Pasadena, MD, Travis Hess of Buckey’s LTD in Martinsburg, WV, Terry Sinkey of MD and Steve Flemming of Martinsburg, WV who helped Tony make Twisted possible. With 500 H.P. hidden wheelie bars, great paint, boat headers that are hooked up and lots of pretty chrome, Twisted truly is an original. Twisted took about 5 months for Tony and his friends to complete. Even at 79 years old, Tony and Twisted can be found just about anywhere on the east coast. He spends most winters in Florida and summer in West Virginia and the surrounding areas so he’s able to ride all year round. Be sure to stop by and visit Tony and Twisted during OC BikeFest at the inlet where both will be on display. If you’re lucky, Tony may share a story or two with you!
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DIRECTORY 13 QUESTIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 234 MOTORSPORTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 45TH STREET TAPHOUSE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 ABATE OF MARYLAND . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 ADVENTURES OF SUCH A GUY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 ALL AMERICAN HARLEY-DAVIDSON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 ASK THE ATTORNEY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 ATLANTIC BIKE WEEK (ASSAWOMAN BAY) . . . . . . . . 27 BABE OF THE MONTH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 BATTLEY CYCLES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 BIG DOG’S MOTO TOURS INC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 C&C CYCLE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 C&S MOTORSPORTS PHOTOGRAPHY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 CAPT MANGO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 CRUZIN THE COAST . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 DELMARVA bike week . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2, 6, 7 DELMARVA MOTORCYCLE HEARSE SERVICE . . . . . . 20 EAST COAST INDOOR NATIONALS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 EVENTS CALENDAR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 FEATURE BIKE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 HOT COUGAR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 IN STEP LEATHER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 INDIAN MOTORCYCLE OF NORTHERN NJ . . . . . . . . . 31 IRON WORKS CUSTOM CYCLES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 JAY BLOCK/STAHL & BLOCK, LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 LEE GABER, CYCLE ATTORNEY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BC LOVEFIFI.COM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 MARYS BARGAIN CYCLE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 MOTORCYCLE ART . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 OCEAN CITY RALLY WEEK . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 OCEANA CYCLES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 PAYNE’S LEATHER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 PRODUCT REVIEWS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 RIDE TO EAT - EAT TO RIDE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 RIDER INSURANCE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . IFC ROAD RUNNERS / WORLD TRANSMISSION . . . . . . . . 11 ROLLING WITH THE BIG DOGS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 ROMMEL HARLEY-DAVIDSON DELMARVA . . . . . . . . . 29 SENIOR MOMENT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 SHOOTER’S SPORTS PUB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 STARPHOTOS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 VICIOUS CYCLES INC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 WHITE ROSE THUNDER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 WILD BILLS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
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** all states ** 9/12-15 – OC BIKEFEST/DELMARVA BIKE WEEK – This is the bigger, better, annual biker tradition! Visit www.OCBikeFest. com or www.DelmarvaBikeWeek.com for complete details.
9/19 - Ride to the H-D York Open House with Battley Gaithersburg, MD 9/19 - Dealership Dinner Ride at Battley Cycles Gaithersburg, MD 9/21 - Oktoberfest and Fall Open House - Jessup, MD 9/21 - 5th Annual John’s Wheels For Wishes Poker Run Thurmont, MD 9/22 - Baltimore/Washington, DC Ride for Kids - West Friendship, MD 9/22 - 4th Annual Fall Car, Truck & Motorcycle Super Show New Market, MD 9/28 - Toys for Tots Ride - Frederick, MD 9/28 - Bernie’s Fall Covered Bridge Ride - Gaithersburg, MD 9/28 - 2nd Annual Military and Law Enforcement Appreciation Day - Sykesville, MD
9/13 – Join FLBD at 45TH STREET TAPHOUSE for live music featuring POVERTY RIDGE and our very popular HOT COUGAR CONTEST for women 35+. NO BIKINI REQUIRED. Bring your best smile and your unique personality to win cash prizes! 9/14 – OC BIKEFEST AT THE INLET – Join FLBD to witness CALE & BRITTANY’S TWO WHEEL WEDDING on the MAIN STAGE at the INLET on SATURDAY, 9/14, at 4:45 p.m. Help cheer on the happy couple as they tie the knot and begin that ride of a lifetime! Once the Inlet closes, the happy couple will be accepting well wishes at the 45TH STREET PUB where FLBD will be hosting an evening of live music, contests, prizes and more. Come out for the fun!
** VIRGINIA ** 9/7 - Riding to Fight ALS - Yorktown, VA 9/7-8 - 7th Annual Jim Orange Memorial Poker Run Culpeper, VA 9/9-10 - Ducati Revs Virginia - Alton, VA 9/15 - 4th Annual Ride For The Warriors - Hopewell, VA 9/15 - Ride to Remember - Palmyra, VA 9/21 - Fisher House Run - Henrico, VA 9/21 - Bayside H-D International Bike Show - Portsmouth, VA 9/21 - Riding For A Cause Poker Run - Crozier, VA 9/21 - Special Operations Warrior Foundation Kids To College Poker Run and Car Show - Virginia Beach & Newport News, VA 9/28 - CVMA 27-1 3rd Annual Poker Run - Hampton, VA 9/28 - Heart Havens Ride for Independence - Midlothian, VA 9/28 - ALR Car & Bike Show - Warrenton, VA
** DELAWARE ** 9/7 - Jimi Louis Benefit Run/Event – Dover, DE 9/22 - Seaford Young Marines “Devil Pups” Poker Run – Seaford, DE 9/22 - 4th Annual Hawgs for Dawgs – Middletown, DE 9/28-29 - Last Open House Ever For Chuck’s Classic Cycles – Harrington, DE ** MARYLAND ** 9/7 - 1st Annual Bikers Razin’ Hell Against Heroin – Frederick, MD 9/7 - 2nd Annual Patriot Day Ride - N. Darlington, MD 9/7 - 4th Annual Tommy West Memorial Ride - Thurmont, MD 9/7 - 3rd Annual Ride for Rescue benefiting abused and neglected animals - Prince Frederick, MD 9/7 - Motorcycle Show and Swap Meet – Brandywine, MD 9/7 - Emergency Services Appreciation Day at Battley Cycles – Gaithersburg, MD 9/7 - Product Tutorial: Helmet Safety with Schuberth Jessup, MD 9/12-15 - OC BIKEFEST - OCEAN CITY, MD 9/12-15 - DELMARVA BIKE WEEK - OCEAN CITY, MD 9/14 - POW/MIA Missing Man Run - Salisbury, MD 9/14 - Mr. Todd’s Wild Ride at Battley Cycles - Gaithersburg, MD
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by Michelle Holcomb, Executive Director “All for one and one for all.” “A house divided against its self cannot stand.” “We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.” “United we stand, divided we fall.”
ourselves. We were ensuring our future as a motorcyclist. But now, we are so busy attending charity events for someone else that we have thrown the unity and brotherhood stuff out the window. If we don’t soon stop and take a look at ourselves and see what we are doing, we will be so fragmented that we will have no power at all. Sadly, if we continue down the same road, there will be no motorcyclists represented in Annapolis or Washington, D.C. We have so much educational and legislative work ahead of us. We have to declare that we are all in as one unit. We cannot fall to the many distractions that lead to Divided We Fall. We must stand united and continue to protect our rights as motorcyclists. Unite and stand up and protect yourself for a change. Become an ABATE member and help us help you.
The message of history is simple. If we do not work together, united, our mission will not be accomplished. While recently riding with a fellow motorcyclist, he made a statement that stuck in my mind - he believes motorcycle events are not as successful as they were years ago because we are so fragmented in our beliefs. I had to sit and think about what he said and finally came to the conclusion that he is absolutely right. Motorcyclists have divided into so many different directions that we just can’t seem to get anything done for ourselves. We are divided into groups that have different purposes. There are riding clubs, charity clubs, clubs against child abuse, HOG clubs, trike clubs, Goldwing clubs, military clubs, women’s clubs, 1% clubs and the list goes on. We are so divided that we have forgotten that we are all part of one group, motorcyclists. We are so busy trying to please someone else in order to prove to others that we are not the big bad ass bikers that we have been portrayed on TV and in the movies, that we have lost sight of ourselves. We have lost sight of the unity and brotherhood that we are always searching for. Motorcycle clubs began on those principles of unity and brotherhood by taking care of one another and always making sure that we support each other. But somehow over the years we have lost sight of taking care of ourselves. Thirty years ago every biker I knew was an ABATE member. They joined ABATE before anything else. Even when we became club members, part of that membership included being an ABATE member. We knew that by being an ABATE member we were taking care of 9
9/11 thru 9/15 • THE PARTY BLOCK in Ocean City - 9 am until closing. • Win one of these great FREE prizes from the following vendors. No purchase necessary, Just drop your name and you can WIN! BC CYCLES at Winter Place Park - FREE Custom Scooter HIGH SEAS RALLY at Perdue Stadium -FREE room on the 2014 High Seas Rally! RADIANT RIDES at Perdue Stadium - FREE $500 FULL light kit installed on your ride! Note: All drawings take place on Sunday, 9/15. Participants need not be present to win. Winners are responsible for delivery, pick up, installs, etc. • Stop by Winter Place Park & the Perdue Stadium and get your “Installs” done early, so you can spend the rest of the week PLAYING! 9 am - 7 pm • Come check out the American Motordrome performing every other hour beginning 9 am • Relax and enjoy Live Music and a cold one in the bigger and better beer garden - 9 am until closing. • Head down to Seacrets and GET LOST in Jamaica - 7 pm until closing. Wednesday, 9/11 - Winter Place Park 2 - 4 pm - LIVE Music by “CLEAN GETAWAY”. 5 - 7 pm - LIVE Music by “POVERTY RIDGE” and FREE Fender Guitar Giveaway. Thursday, 9/12 - Winter Place Park 11 am - 1:00 pm - Live music by “CLEAN GETAWAY”. 1 - 2:30 pm - LIVE music by “POVERTY RIDGE” and FREE “Fender” Guitar Giveaway. 5 - 7 pm - LIVE music by “MID LIFE CRISIS”. Friday, 9/13 - Winter Place Park 11 am - 12:30 pm - LIVE music by “SHADRACH”. 1 - 2:30 pm - LIVE music by “POVERTY RIDGE” and FREE “Fender” Guitar Giveaway. 3 - 4:30 pm - LIVE Music by “KASHMIR” - Led Zeppelin Tribute Band. 5 - 7 pm - LIVE music by “LIVE at THE FILLMORE” - Allman Brothers Tribute Band. Saturday, 9/14 - Purdue Stadium RIDE IN BIKE SHOW benefitting the “Alzheimer’s Association of the Eastern Shore” Sign-up: 9 - 11 am; Show time: 11 am -2 pm. “People’s Choice” Winner will be featured in FAST LANE BIKER magazine. Saturday, 9/14 - Winter Place Park 11 am - 12:30 pm - LIVE music by “THUNDERFOOT”. 1 - 2:30 pm - LIVE music by “POVERTY RIDGE” and FREE “Fender” Guitar Giveaway. 3 - 4:30 pm - LIVE music by “KASHMIR” - Led Zeppelin Tribute Band. 5 - 7 pm - LIVE music by “LIVE WIRE”. Sunday, 9/15 - Winter Place Park 10 - 11 am - Sunday Service by Christian Motorcyclists Association. 12 - 2 pm - LIVE music by “POVERTY RIDGE” and FREE “Fender” Guitar Giveaway. 2:30 pm - Drawing for FREE prizes from High Seas Rally (FREE room on the 2014 Western Caribbean Cruise), BC Cycles (FREE Custom Scooter), Radiant Rides ($500 Lighting kit Install Package)
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Kathy Micheal President/Owner â€˘ Katancha Event Management
How long have you been involved with your business/occupation? 18 years.
2) What exactly do you do in that capacity? Produce and manage motorcycle events/rallies.
Who do you consider your real life hero? My Grandmother.
What is the most awesome thing you own? My 2000 H-D FXR4.
10) What is the question you are most often asked (and what is the answer you give)? Question: Do you ride? Answer: Yes!
Where were you born? Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
What do you like/admire most about yourself? My integrity.
What is the one thing you would change about yourself? Work less and play more.
12) If you could switch places with one person for a day, who would that person be? Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.
Where would you most like to reside if you could? Saint Kitts.
13) What would you do if you were able to retire? Travel the world.
Who is your fictional hero? Iron Man.
For more information about Kathy or Katancha Corporation, visit www.katancha.com.
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If you could choose any other occupation, what would that be? Private Investigator.
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Apple Mountain Motorcycle Rally Celebrates 10th Anniversary, Successfully! By Bill Carpenter Despite Mother Nature’s best efforts, approximately 10,000 folks celebrated the 10th anniversary of a little get-together called Apple Mountain East Coast Bike Rally in Little Orleans, MD (off season population: 42). A scant decade ago, Apple Mountain campground owner Ken Appel decided he would bring the fun of Sturgis a little closer to those of us on the east coast and the rest, as they say, is history. Since Momma Nature decided to rain on our parade, err... rally, there wasn’t as much riding as we usually accomplish but between the vendors, the Saturday events (Slow Ride, Weenie Bite and Motorcycle Demolition Derby), daily 5 o’clock Boobie PaBill’s Place (R.I.P. Bill Schoenadel), boredom an issue. The only downside I can say about (besides the rain) was the crowding. It’s not an issue, but there seemed to be a greater of large RV’s compared to previous years. See y’all again next year!
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Ainsley Max roared onto the motorcycle scene in 2012 and hasnâ€™t slowed down since. Always a crowd favorite, this Maryland native is the total package - class, beauty, poise, personality and one smart cookie. Be sure to stop by and visit Ainsley at the FLBD booth at the Inlet and also at the 45th Street Tap House nightly18 during bike week!
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FEATURE BIKE: ‘Twisted’ OWNERS: Tony & Barbee Pannuty, Tony’s Auto Service, Martinsburg, WV YEAR/MAKE/MODEL: 1970 Olds Custom Trike BUILD TIME: 5½ months • ENGINE: 496 ci Stroker (Olds) RODS & PISTONS: Eagles • CYLINDERS: 8 •HEADS: W30 CAMS: Eskee •CARBURETOR: Tunnel Ram, 2.600, Hollys IGNITION: MSD Electronic •EXHAUST: Paul Bassett Boat Headers TRANSMISSION: Automatic •FRAME: Home Manufactured RAKE: 35 in. •FRONT END: D & A •FRONT WHEEL: Harley FRONT TIRE: Dunlop - bought, mounted and balanced by Duane at Evel Speed Motorcycle Shop, Inwood, WV FRONT BRAKES: Disc •REAL WHEEL: Customized Inky REAR TIRE: 245/45/r18 •REAR BRAKES: Disc Bosh PAINT: Bucky’s LTD, Martinsburg, WV •PAINTER: Travis Hess MOLDING AND PRIMING: Bucky’s LTD, Martinsburg, WV with Tail Lights molded by Jim Keedy’s Auto Body, Pasadena, MD ACCESSORIES FRONT FENDER: Compliments of Husky Dirt Bikes REAR FENDER: Rear End Designed by Tony Pannuty, Kevin Pannuty and John Blanchfield COWL, FRONT WRAP, FUEL TANK: Auto Fab, Elkridge MD (Special thanks to Rob Hamilton and Terry Sinky) FENDER STRUTS: Coil Overs •OIL TANK: Oil Pan HANDLEBARS: Designed by Tony Pannuty HANDLEBAR WELDING: Steve Flemmings, Flemmings Welding, Martinsburg, WV RISERS: Designed by Tony Pannuty RISERS WELDING: Steve Flemmings FOOTPEGS: Tony Pannuty
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HEADLIGHT: Center is High Wind with 4 Harley Lights on Wrap Arounds TAILLIGHT: 2001 Audi TT LICENSE MOUNT: Custom molded into rear by Kevin Pannuty SEAT: Jegs Racing Seats Tony Pannuty woke from a twisted dream and set out to make it come true. Since its creation, Twisted has been the winner of too many bike shows to mention. Tony rides Twisted daily and even took it out to Sturgis, SD. During a visit to Newburg, NY to visit Designs by Paul, Paul Jr. said the trike was “super wild.” Twisted was designed by Tony Pannuty and assembled with assistance from Kevin Pannuty, John Blanchfield, Steve Flemmings, Bucky’s LTD, and Keedy’s Auto Body. Stainless steel work was provided by Art, and machine work on engine by Denny’s Machine Shop (Williamsport, MD). Tony gives special thanks to Tim Wachter (motor assembly and wiring ), Ben Barry (wiring), and Doug Sprouse (shop foreman), all at Tony’s Auto Service in Martinsburg, WV (home of TWISTED!), to his son-in-law Shawn Schroeder and friend Adam Milligan for keeping Twisted polished and clean, and to Mike and Zoe Hasts of Rocky Gap, MD for keeping her clean on the west end.
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COMPACT 5 AMP BATTERY CHARGER IS WEATHER-RESISTANT Smart Charging Circuitry Prevents Over-Charging During Storage The new 5 Amp Weather Resistant Battery Charger from Harley-Davidson® Genuine Motor Accessories® delivers professional charging performance in a new, compact package exclusive to Harley-Davidson. With a typical recharge time of one to two hours, this charger features advanced circuitry that constantly monitors the battery’s charge and automatically switches to float mode, adjusting the charge rate up or down to keep the battery properly maintained for extended periods of time. The weather-resistant construction protects internal circuitry from moisture. The charger output leads are equipped with a two-pin quick-disconnect plug with the included 7.5 Amp fused alligator clip and ring-terminal charging harnesses. It is compatible with 2-pin or 3-pin charging harnesses and backed by a two-year manufacturer’s warranty. Other versions of this charger are available with a specific power cord to accommodate regional variations in worldwide AC power configurations. Also available is the 1.25 Amp Weather Resistant Battery Charger (P/N 66000033, $79.95) with similar features. BLACK PRIMARY GASKET KIT IS A DETAILED FINISHING TOUCH Eliminate the Thin Gasket Line Visible Behind a Black Inner Primary Cover The new Black Inner Primary Gasket Kit from Harley-Davidson® Genuine Motor Accessories® eliminates the silver shadow line visible between a black engine and a black inner primary cover when a standard gasket kit is used. For the detail-oriented rider it?s the perfect finishing touch for bikes customized in dark tones, and can be installed any time the primary has been removed for engine service or installation of other accessories. The black gasket is composed of the same material as the Original Equipment gasket and has the same sealing properties. This kit contains all gaskets and hardware required to reinstall the primary, and fits 2006-later Dyna® and 2007-later Softail®, Touring and Trike models.
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CLUTCH FERRULE AND BANJO BOLT COVERS TO FINISH HAND CONTROLS Chrome Covers are a Final Detail for Custom Hand Controls Add a finishing custom touch to hand controls with these Clutch Ferrule and Banjo Bolt Cover Kits from Harley-Davidson速 Genuine Motor Accessories速. These chrome-plated, die-cast tapered covers conceal the brake line banjo bolt and the clutch cable or clutch hydraulic line connections as they enter the hand controls. The two-piece design is easy to install and will fit with Original Equipment or accessory braided lines and cables. A separate kit is available for 1984-later models with a cable-operated clutch and 2008-later models with a hydraulic-operated clutch. See an authorized Harley-Davidson dealer for fitment details.
ROLLING wITHTHE BIG DOG'S Civil War Battlefields: Antietam & Gettysburg by Carlos ‘Big Dog’ Campos
For most Red Blooded Americans the Civil War was historically the most traumatizing war in our developing nation’s history. As a country we were divided on many issues. Because of this, more American lives were lost during this war than any other before it or since. Brothers and cousins, sometimes fathers and sons often found themselves looking down the barrels of their rifles at each other. The hope of a peaceful resolution was out of the question. Being so close to these 2 pivotal Battlefields, residents of Maryland, Pennsylvania & Virginia love to visit these places and reflect on what these wars meant to our great country. We recognize that the cost of war in human lives was not worth it. This is not an editorial though. I wish to tell you about a route that connects these 2 places and invite you to reflect on why wars continue to occur. As you ride, realize that the loss of even one human life is too great a price to pay for not being able to work out differences with other human beings. This run takes you through some very scenic by-ways. You’ll cross valleys and climb hills and at the half way mark, I’ve out lined a short jaunt to High Rock, a favorite destination for local riders. The road winds and twists along for just over 50 miles. It traverses forests, agricultural land and crosses several streams along the way. Both Battlefields have museums and offer guided tours that are well worth the price of admission. These guides are far better versed on these topics and their description of the timeline of events truly transports you back in time by painting an awesome picture in your mind’s eye. In fact, if you ever get the opportunity to see one of the re-enactments of these battles, seize it. The ultimate price that was paid by these soldiers really gets punctuated every time you hear the rifles and especially the cannons fire. This route begins at the Antietam Battlefield and ends at the Gettysburg Battlefield. Let me give you a little bit of historical background on these “turning point” battles. The Battle of Antietam, September 17, 1862, was the bloodiest day in American history. But it also had two strategic consequences. Although considered a tactical draw between the Army of the Potomac and the much smaller Army of Northern Virginia, it marked the end of Robert E. Lee’s invasion of the North. One of his goals was to entice the slave-holding state of Maryland to join the Confederacy, or at least recruit soldiers there. He failed in that objective; he also failed in marshaling Northern fears and opinions to pressure a settlement to the war.
Run Distance: 52 miles, if you stick to the BDMT route. Approximate Time: 1 hr. 35 min, during the weekend. During the week, there is very little local traffic. You may encounter a tractor rolling down the road going from crop to crop but other than that, the time is about the same. Type of roads: Mostly 1 lane coming and one lane going. The speed limit ranges from 35-55 mph. High Rock is your primary vista point, hills, valleys and historic landmarks. There are museums and guided tours to be had. Primary roads: State Road #34, #66, #64, #491, #16 & #116. Alternate scenic routes: PenMar / High Rock Rd. Key note: Be mindful of the fact that these are National Parks and worthy of our respect. Honor the fallen with your reflection and efforts for peaceful resolution to all human conflicts. We are who we are, thanks to their ultimate sacrifices.
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Barefoot Bride Brings Two Wheel Weddings to Ocean City Bike Week
Barefoot Bride owners, Allison Sappington and Jodie Noonan, have been offering their beach wedding expertise to happy couples for more than ten years. The dynamic duo pride themselves on finding the perfect location for the “I Do’s” and setting the stage to create a memorable, lasting experience. Now, for the first time, Barefoot Bride is extending that expertise to bikers who want to marry during the Ocean City Bike Week celebration. During bike week, couples can tie the knot, or renew their vows, at the Barefoot Bride/Fast Lane Biker Two Wheel Wedding Chapel at the Inlet. Attendees will also have the opportunity to speak to a representative of Barefoot Bride to plan your biker or beach wedding at a variety of locations throughout the Ocean City, MD area at a later date. “Speaking as a biker,” said Sappington, “I am excited to offer fellow bikers the opportunity to be married or to renew their vows in a setting that has always been about special bonds. To have the support of so many brothers and sisters on two wheels on your special day is emotional in itself.” Special affordable packages are being offered and begin at $250. Bookings are first come, first served so be sure to make your reservations early. “Marriage licenses can be applied for in Worcester County and licenses are granted in as little as 24 hours with no blood test,” says Noonan. “This is a great opportunity and your beloved bike can also be made part of the ceremony!” Barefoot Bride will display their talents at the Inlet when FLBD Two Wheel Wedding Contest winners, Cale and Brittney, take the stage at 4:45 p.m. on Saturday, September 14th, to tie the knot on the Main Stage with thousands of bikers in attendance. The couple will exchange vows and rings, provided by Park Place Jewelers, and will then be ushered to the Fast Lane Biker booth where they will be honored with a champagne toast (Rodie Joe’s), cake (Cake Art) and mini-reception area beautifully decorated by Barefoot Bride with amenities by Coastal Tented Events. Once the Inlet closes for the evening, the bridal party will be whisked away to 45th Street Pub to finish the celebration before retiring for their honeymoon night at Coconut Mallorie. Additional prizes include bridal hair and make up by Studio M, flowers by Barefoot Bride, photography by Next Wave Studio and stage time generously donated by OC JAMS. Whether you want to be married on the beach or at the Chapel at the Inlet, let Barefoot Bride help you make that dream a reality. Their goal is to go above and beyond, providing exquisite service for your destination wedding. Barefoot Bride is for those two people who fell in love – even those on two wheels! For more information or to book your wedding, contact Barefoot Bride at (443) 614-8542 (Jodie) or (443) 695-5044 (Allison) or via email at Barefootbrideoc@gmail.com. A Barefoot Bride representative will be available at the Chapel at the Inlet during bike week. Feel free to stop by and discuss your special day!
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By Jay Kuch , Mystery Fo od Critique
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steamed and brought to your table. Beer is served two ways - in a glass from the tap or out of a chilled can - you get to choose.
We’ve been having a few weeks of interesting weather that included some unseasonably mild days that were perfect for riding. I hope you were able to get out and enjoy them. I did and while I was out there blowing through several places of interest, I stumbled into a hole in the wall bar that I think most of you will like.
The menu is basic and simple: crab dishes, shrimp dishes, chicken wings, chicken fingers and other typical bar food. I ordered a miller lite can, a bowl of cream of crab soup, and a crab cake sandwich. My soup arrived steaming in a large bowl. It was rich and creamy and full of crab meat. It lasted about 2 minutes, especially after I added a few shakes of old bay seasoning. My crab cake was fried to perfection on a soft burger bun and was full of meat with very little filler. I opted to top mine with cocktail sauce and nothing else. I didn’t want to allow the flavor of the crab to escape. I was really surprised that a small bar like this could have such great food. This is exactly the type of place I love to discover while enjoying a ride.
One random Sunday, I headed down Route 9 and found myself in Port Penn, Delaware. More specifically, I rode into Kelly’s Tavern. This little bar is tucked on a corner directly across from the Delaware Bay. An old bar with basic tables and chairs lined the room. Kelly’s serves crabs every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday - freshly
Looking at Kelly’s Tavern from the outside one would never expect to find such culinary delights at reasonable prices. I enjoyed it so much that I plan to incorporate Kelly’s into one of my “normal” stops. I highly recommend you stop by the next time you find yourself riding down Rte. 9. Kelly’s Tavern is located at 101 W. Market Street, Port Penn, DE. If you’d like to suggest a biker-friendly eatery, feel free to contact me at Jay@flbdelmarva.com. Until next time, it’s just another day in paradise!
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1-888-CYCLE-LAW . LeeGaber@cycleattorney.com . www.cycleattorney.com This month I want to address an issue that I have not discussed in detail before, but it is one that comes up constantly when answering questions for clients and those of you who e-mail and call with your questions.
medical bills incurred as a result of an accident, depending on which company you select, it may be affordable to purchase minimal medical coverage that would cover at least your transportation to the hospital and the emergency room care, dependant upon the type of injury you incur. Believe me some health insurance is much better than none at all! Even though I realize that purchasing medical coverage may not be affordable to every rider, I would suggest spending a few minutes investigating on your own to find out if medical coverage is available from your company and if so, what it would cost to add it to your policy.
The issue is that of medical payment coverage or what is commonly referred to as PIP (personal injury protection) coverage. As most of you are aware, your auto policies, in contrast to your motorcycle policies, require $5,000.00 in medical payment coverage in Pennsylvania, and normally $250,000.00 in medical payment coverage in New Jersey. However, in New Jersey, most policies have a deductible and 20% co-pay up to the first $5,000.00, whereas in As always, if upon reading this material you have any questions regarding this topic or any others, please feel Pennsylvania there are no co-pays or deductibles. free to contact me at LeeGaber@cycleattorney.com or Motorcycle policies, on the other hand, rarely, if ever, contain 1-888-CYCLE-LAW (1-888-292-5352). any coverage for medical payments, because it is not required in Pennsylvania or New Jersey. As a result, most Sincerely, LEE D. GABER, Esquire people assume that it is unavailable and/or too expensive to The one and only â€œCycle Attorneyâ€? purchase, so I decided to do some investigation to determine if medical coverage is available on motorcycle policies and, if so, how much does it normally cost. The answers varied widely depending on which insurance company you choose. I was advised that my own insurance company (State Farm) does not offer medical coverage on my motorcycle policy, however, many insurance companies, both large and small, do offer the coverage. Most insurance companies vary in the amount they offer from a minimum/maximum of $1,000.00 to $10,000.00. The cost also varies from a low of $32.00 per year for $2,000.00 worth of coverage from an internet insurance company to $200.00-$400.00 per year for $5,000.00-$10,000.00 worth of coverage through more traditional insurance companies. Unfortunately, many of my clients no longer have private health insurance through their employers and therefore if they are involved in a motorcycle accident are often left with staggering medical bills and no insurance to pay them. This is the reason I suggest that if you have no private health insurance you get on the phone with your agent and purchase whatever amount of Medical insurance you can on your motorcycle, no matter what the costs. Although it is virtually impossible to purchase enough medical insurance on your motorcycle policy to cover all potential
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Celebrating Lighted Bikes
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Celeste has has an excellent work ethic and enjoys spending time outdoors, usually in her jeep (with the top off!). She loves meeting new people, learning new things, road trips, bartending and being creative - she makes jewelry from automotive paint. But her real passion is her friends, family and dogs, Guinness and Oakley. Celeste is 38 years old and is photographed on a 2005 Harley-Davidson FLHRI Road King “Ghost Rider,” owned by Tim Means. Hot Cougar shot on location at Charm City Choppers, Baltimore, MD.
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Celeste’s make up by Loveland, hair by Falisha Wagner, tanning by Michelle Waskey, all courtesy of Lavish Salon & Spa, Fallston, MD. 36