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Gibbs Quadski: The BMW Powered AllTerrain Vehicle By The Mag Man, Randy Gracy

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hy would anyone want an ATVJet Ski combo vehicle? Well, there’s lots of reasons that come to mind; save on garage space or rented space to park them, multi use when you go camping or hunting, etc. But some would want one because it’s just dang cool! GIBBS Sports Amphibians took a BMW K1300 engine and wrapped it with engineering marvels, four wheels, water jet powered thrusters and a good looking outside and BAM; the first Quadski to hit the mass market. The Quadski rides like a normal ATV on land with all the shocks and steering needed. Drive into the water, push a button and the wheels retract and power is transferred from the rear differential to the water jet propelled thrust in an instant. The 175 horsepower BMW K1300 engine from BMW Motrand allows the Quadski to get up to 45mph on land and water. It’s the second generation of BMW Motorrad’s inline water-cooled mo-

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torcycle engine and is considered the lightest power plant in its segment and features electronic fuel injection, a double-overhead camshaft and dry-sump lubrication. Previously, no commercially available sports amphibian on the USA market has been able to exceed 10 mph on water. The difference is the breakthrough GIBBS patented High Speed Amphibian (HSA) Technology provides unique on-water performance. GIBBS Chairman, Neil Jenkins said GIBBS has spent more than 18 months and over 75,000 engineering man hours to pair BMW Motorrad’s powertrain with the Quadski’s high-tech amphibian systems. “We consider this engine to be the most technologically advanced, lightweight engine available today and ideally suited to power a High Speed Amphibian,” said Jenkins. “We are especially pleased to be working with BMW, a premium vehicle manufacturer known throughout the world for product quality and engineering excellence.” Gibbs has been developing amphibious vehicle technology since 1996, spending $200 million and accumulating over 300 patents. This

form of new transportation will not come cheap. Gibbs has not finalized the price, but we can estimate that the Quadski will cost somewhere in the ballpark of $35,000 to $40,000. It’s very first rendention won’t be for the meek at heart, but obviously will represent the high end of expensive toys for the upper middleclass and beyond. When it goes on sale in the US, the Quadski could be the first amphibious vehicle to sell in significant quantities. Gibbs has dealers lined up in Florida, Texas, New York, and the Midwest. Alan Gibbs, the founder of GIBBS Technologies said, “Quadski is both exciting and practical with a multitude of uses. I know consumers will love the fun of driving a Quadski on land one minute and then head straight into the sea or river the next. But there is a very serious side to Quadski as well: emergency services and aid workers will be able to reach areas and people no two- or four-wheel drive vehicle could reach.” It could be a new niche the market has never seen and with that, it may just be the hit GIBBS has been looking for. For more information, go to www. gibbssports.com. January, 2013


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Honda Unveils New 2013 Street Motorcycles

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onda has unveiled their six new models for the upcoming 2013 year and several returning models. Excitement is hitting an all time high with the new models, especially with the new Goldwing F6B. “This most recent release of wide-ranging brand-new models along with returning favorites is really exciting news for all riding enthusiasts,” said Powersports Press Manager Bill Savino. “The six new models we’re introducing today in the U.S. include five all-new motorcycles that represent some very innovative thinking on the part of Honda’s engineers and product planners, and they all bring their own distinct appeal to separate portions of the market. We’ve got the Gold Wing F6B, an ultra-cool big-displacement bike with a powerful six-cylinder engine that’s ready for cruising around town or weekend trips; an affordable, nimble-handling middleweight CBR500R sport bike that’s just the right size for newer riders moving up in displacement categories as well as for more experienced riders; the CB500F naked bike for riders in search of a mid-sized entry-level sporty bike that’s also a convenient daily ride; the middleweight CB500X adventure-style bike for newer or experienced riders who want to add a little escapism to their lives; a fresh take on the timeless air-cooled four-cylinder Honda performance machine, the

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CB1100, which boasts a muscular 1140cc engine; and a substantially redesigned CBR600RR, the newest and hottest iteration of the bike that singlehandedly redefined the 600cc sportbike class. We’ll also see three more favorite big-displacement Hondas return for 2013: the VFR1200F, CBR1000RR, and CB1000R. The return of the CRF450X and CRF250X will please the off-road crowd, and the Silver Wing and Ruckus, which are long-time Honda favorites among scooter riders, also return.”

of gravity makes the ride an even greater enjoyment. The sophisticated suspension system allows even the most experienced rider the feel of a lighter more nimble motorcycle. Large-capacity saddlebags, a comfortable gunfighter-style seat, premium audio system are just a few things Honda added to this beast of the roadway. It will be available in Black or Red on both standard and deluxe models. Prices are expected to begin around the $19,900 range.

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The CBR500R puts to rest the fear of the bigger sport bikes when moving up from the CBR250R class of bikes. With a fuel-injected 500cc parallel-twin DOHC engine, this bike has all the power any level of rider is wanting. Honda has put the outer badges of bodywork matching their CBR1000RR bikes. The looks alone make this an awesome bike to pull up ...continued January, 2013


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with friends looking on. The aerodynamic bodywork, sophisticated chassis with ProLink(r) single-shock rear suspension, stout 41mm fork, sporting 17-inch wheels and a 320mm wave-style front disc brake and 240mm rear disc help only adds to this bikes handling and prowess on the street. It’s available in Black, Pearl White/Blue/ Red or Red and priced beginning around $5,900.

2013 Honda CB500F

The CB500F is a Honda 500cc engineered motorcycle that delivers as much enjoyment as it does performance. Versatile in styling and handling cues gives the openness of the design and leaves no imagination to the engineering that went into this motorcycle. Adapted with Honda Pro-Link rear suspension and big 41mm fork add to the comfortable ride and agile handling. It’s available in Black or Pearl White and prices starting around $5,400.

bar allows for easy steering inputs. It’s only available in a Matte Black Metallic the price is not yet been determined by Honda. The CBR600RR is more noticeable this year with all-new MotoGP-inspired bodywork which is a race-tested aerodynamic design and comes with a stronger engine output than previous years along with a brand-new front suspension featuring Honda’s 41mm Big Piston Fork for exceptional handling. It seems to be nearly track ready and is definitely road ready. This should be a great ride on the Dragon. It comes available in Red, Repsol Edition or White/Blue/Red with pricing expected to be startling lower than last year’s CBR600RR.

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2013 Honda CBR1000RR

The CBR1000RR Superbike design comes with racing inputs and research. The race-proven 999cc engine, the lightweight aluminum frame, Honda’s Unit Pro-Link(r) rear suspension system and the aerodynamic bodywork makes this bike competition ready. It comes in Red, Repsol Edition or White/Blue/Red and C-ABS model available in Black with pricing starting at $13, 800.

2013 Honda CB1100

The CB1100 brings back the looks of yester year and the engineering and reliability that are Honda. The timeless look retains its own following and with its1140cc aircooled DOHC engine, the rider has both nostalgia look and high performance. The twin-shock rear suspension and 18-inch wheels add to the classic bike look but give it a more reliable and comfortable ride than its older predecessors. There’s the dual-overhead cam layout and four valves per cylinder that gives this bike its powerhouse on the throttle. This bike has yester-year’s look but is just right for the times. It comes in Candy Red and priced around $9,900.

2013 Honda CBR500X

The CBR500X is geared toward those with a little more adrenaline and a little more adventure. Equipped with a more aggressive rider in mind, this motorcycle has what it takes for an everyday rider or that weekend enthusiast. The compact windscreen can be adjusted to varying heights, the open riding accommodations are extra roomy and the larger-capacity fuel tank has been carefully shaped to give the rider an unrestricted riding position. The long-stroke 41mm front fork yields a full 4.9 inches of travel and a wide handle-

its desire to take you on the ride of your life, comfort and handling allows for its torque and horsepower to come into its own. It comes in Metallic Black and prices beginning around $15,900.

2013 Honda CB1000R

The CB1000R is designed around the fuel-injected four-cylinder 998cc powerplant. Its single-sided swingarm and naked front engine leads to the belief that is truly a street fighter sport bike. It is versatile and ready for the street and the curves when needed. It’s available in Cool Pearl White and priced around $11,700.

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2013 Honda VFR1200F

The VFR1200F continues Honda’s V4 Moto-GP embodiment. With tons of advanced technology and its eye appealing futuristic curves, this sport bike raises the bar for any others in its class. Innovations such as Traction Control and an optional Dual Clutch Transmission make this bike the standard-bearer for forward-thinking technology in motorcycles. Unmatched in

The Silverwing and the Ruckus are two scooters that demand attention. The Silverwing is packed with a liquid-cooled fuel-injected four-stroke 582cc twin-cylinder engine and a fully automatic transmission, Its easy operation makes it a must have among daily commuters and riders on long distances. It’s available in Black. The Ruckus is designed for the economical rider in mind....with an attitude. It’s available in Black and White/Red. Both prices have yet to be published. January, 2013


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My Great Cross Country Ride

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he morning of October 12, 2012 was the beginning of an adventure that I have waited a lifetime to undertake. I awoke that morning feeling an anxiety and a tightening of my stomach as I rose from the bed at about 6:00 am. It had been several weeks earlier that Morris had mentioned that he would be attending a reunion of his military unit in Las Vegas and that he and his wife, Pam, would be leaving sometime in mid to late October. I asked if he would like a motorcycle escort. Of course there was no chance that I might be making that trip with him, but it was a nice fantasy. Morris and I met while serving for the US Army in Germany in the late 1950s on the West German/Czechoslovakian border. We became good friends and remain so to this day. Moe, as his military comrades called him, has shown his devotion to our friendship time and time again. The most memorable was the time when he returned home from a full year in a Tokyo hospital after being wounded during an action in which he was involved in Viet Nam. Morris was presented the DSC, and is now a retired Command Sergeant Major. Upon returning to his home in Louisville, KY, with his right arm held upwards in a cast and brace, he got into his 1964 Ford Falcon and drove to my home in Fountain Valley, CA to spend some recovery time with me. It was on August 6, 1967 that my Father, who was living in Cherry Hill, NJ, called to inform me that my brother, Fred had been killed! He flew an F-100 Super Sabre. I told my Father that I would be on the next flight out of LAX to Philadelphia. As my wife at the time, and I drove out of the driveway, Morris followed. We were on our way to the airport and Morris was on his way back to Louisville, KY., driving with one arm. Fred’s funeral was to be the following Thursday. Wednesday afternoon, Morris showed up. He had driven home to Louisville, changed his underwear, grabbed his uniform and headed for NJ. We stood together as my brother was laid to rest. After some weeks of tossing it around, tongue in cheek, I thought she was just kidding around when Mignonne said, “If you really want to go, go ahead.” I asked, “You

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mean its ok with you if I ride my motorcycle to Las Vegas”? She said, “Yes”. Wow! I had parental permission. One more item on my bucket list could be crossed off. The starting date was based on his requirement of being at the Orleans Hotel in Las Vegas by the 18th. The morning of the 12th, I was packed up and on the way. My luggage pack fit nicely on the passenger seat and the side boxes were filled with various necessities such as additional sweater vests, and road safety items. I had flares, red light blinkers, bungee cords, a couple of granola bars, extra gloves, a ski mask, goggles, and some extra cold weather protection. Also various medical supplies should I have a medical problem in the middle of nowhere. My other concern was what if I had a flat tire or other mechanical problem somewhere on the prairie. Oh well, here goes! SKU and I were off. It was chilly, but not too cold. I did not feel it was so cold that I had to put on my chaps. It was about 50+ degrees and my adventure had begun. Aside from the stops for fuel about every 160 or 180 miles it was clear road ahead. I headed down I-40, past Nashville and on towards Memphis. My first stop for the night was West Memphis. I believe it was a Motel 6. I felt guilty enough about spending all this money for a joy ride, and that I was going to try to keep the cost down as much as possible. I did not sleep well that night and I even thought about turning around. I called Mignonne, My wife, and told her of my anxiety and she said, “Don’t you dare”! The next morning, I was up at 6 and on the way by 7:30. About 8:00 I saw a Waffle House and decided to get some breakfast. This is pretty much the way most of the trip went. I called Mignonne at many stops, also every evening and every morning. After about another 500 miles, my next stop for the night was Oklahoma City, Ok. That afternoon, I rode into downtown Oklahoma City as I wanted to pay my respects to the memorial there for the 167 folks that lost their lives in the Oklahoma City bombing of the Federal Building. That night was spent in another cheap motel, then again, about 8:00 am, on the road. My next stop was Albuquerque, NM. The weather was holding, still chilly, and now I was wearing my chaps. I could see the storms ahead and as I headed into Albuquerque. The streets were slightly flooded

and I was riding through up to 2 inches of water. The storm had hit ahead of me but I missed it. My next stop was Williams, AZ. All the while so far, I had been in touch with Morris as he stayed about 100 to 150 miles behind me. He and Pam would pull into the rest stops, and stop at Wal-Mart to pick up groceries, and for Morris to make his coffee and pee stops. Each night I would call them to tell there where I was and ask where they were. It was comforting to know that they were behind me so if I had a problem, they would be coming along. Along the way, somewhere out there on the road, I noticed a large bus motor home coming up on me. I was going 75 or 80 so it was moving about 85 or so. As it approached me as if to pass, it just stayed right beside me. I didn’t even look at it as I was a bit nervous watching the road and fighting the wind turbulence. He or who ever was driving just stayed beside me for quite a while. I finally got a bit pissed, so I backed off and just let him go. Later, I stopped for fuel and a pee break when I noticed that my left side box was open and the caps, gloves, face shield, and other assorted things were gone. It became evident to me that the person/s in that bus were trying to tell me that I had littered the highway with my belongings. I’m sure they were trying to do a good thing. Just east of Flagstaff, I saw the turnoff towards the Meteor Crater, so I made my second side trip. About 6 miles south of I-40 is the crater. I got a military discount so the cost to go up to the rim was $13.00. I had seen it from the air before but this was my first time to get a look up close. Then it was on to Williams, AZ. Williams, an old cowboy town was fascinating. Each evening, they hold a “shoot out” in the center of town. Every day, at 9:30, the train would pull out for a 2 hour trip to the Grand Canyon. I spent the money for ...continued

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the luxury seat in the dome car. Now, I had a hankering for a good dinner of prime rib and a baked potato, so I rode into town to see if I could find a steak house. But then, to what would my wondering eyes should appear, but a Jack in the Box. Wow! 4 tacos and onion rings later, I was full. I didn’t feel too good that evening, but I was a happy camper. The next morning, at 9:00 am, I was at the fake façade of an old western town to watch the shoot out put on by 4 “cowboys”. At 9:15, we boarded the train and at 9:30 am sharp we pulled out. It was a beautiful 2 hour trip through the mountains to the Grand Canyon. Then later that afternoon, back at the train, and we were on our way back to Williams. About 15 minutes before we reached town, I saw out the left side of the train, 4 cowboys, wearing masks, riding horses along the side of the train. The train slowed to a stop and the “bandits” boarded the train and proceeded to rob the passengers. It was really fun. I had a light dinner. The next morning as I approached Hoover Dam the road split. As I crossed over the bridge, I pulled off into a parking area and walked back along the bridge, testing my fear of heights. I had noticed people walking along the bridge as I rode by and decided to take a look. The sight was amazing. Several hundred feet below you could see the dam

and Lake Mead. The cross winds were pretty rough, but it was well worth the stop. Later, I rode through Henderson, on to 515 North, and then off on Summerlin Parkway and I was at Bob and Andi’s house. I stayed with them for the next 4 days. The movie Argo was just being released and since Bob had played such an integral part in the actual rescue operation, he was getting all sorts of accolades from the media. Morris showed up that evening on the 24th. The next evening, was the banquet. This was a Special Forces reunion and I was honored to be among them. The next morning I was on my way home. I decided to take the southern route as I was concerned about the weather to the north. Left Vegas, to Kingman, then Hwy 93 to Phoenix where I picked up I-10 heading towards Tucson. Texas speed limit is 80 mph, so I set the cruise control, sat back against my luggage and enjoyed the view. Just west of Midland, TX, I picked up I-20 which would take me to Birmingham. That was my last night on the road as the next morning I picked up I-59 north to Chattanooga, the I-24 around Chattanooga, the I-75 north to Knoxville and home. Before I close this I wanted to mention that the ride across the prairie was wonderful. In a car it would be boring as hell, but on the bike it was truly amazing. I passed through New Mexico early one morning to see the most fantastic sun-up you can imagine. Bright red sky as the sun began to peek

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2012 Biker Build Off, American Chopper “The The Revenge”

By The Mag Man, Randy Gracy

T

he Discovery Channel wanted to boost their ratings and do their version of the biker build off #2 in front of the Discovery Channel’s fans who watch American Chopper and the Fast N’ Loud shows. The new build off also drew in several thousand other motorcycle and gear head watchers from around the world. The competition in Las Vegas this year included Discovery Channel’s show stars Paul Teutul, Sr. of Orange County Choppers, Paul Teutul, Jr. of Paul Jr. Designs, Jesse James of Outlaw Garage and the Fast N’ Loud dudes, Richard Rawlings and Aaron Kaufmann. Now to start off, everyone knows the building capacity of the first three in the group, but the Fast N’ Loud guys, they buy old cars, fix them up and flip them or if it’s too much work, call some buddies to come buy what they found, so they were an unknown for the event. Let’s understand something first, a “Bike Build Off”, that would seem to state, you build the bike, not restore one or tear one apart and rebuild it to something else. A bike build competition is just what it says, build your best bike and bring it to the competition. That being said, the Fast N’ Loud guys should have been disqualified from the get go. They didn’t make their bike, they took an old Harley Davidson touring bike, tore it down and made some semblance of a Sportster out of it. In this writer’s opinion, they destroyed a really nice antique Harley and as Paul Sr. stated, “They should have just did a restoration on the old guy.” There’s more to this and we’ll get back to that at the end of this article. Jesse James went out of his comfort zone and built a HOG inside of the body

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of a sport bike. With all the extras that he added and hand built parts that were on the bike, he truly built his bike and brought his best to the show. But he was late getting it completed, weeks late. That played in part to the voting of the fans. Paul Sr. and his crew brought their creation to the floor and it was a heck of a lot more impressive this year. Bringing that bike and with the new tech that was put into it, they definitely built a bike that was in the running for the top spot. Lastly, Paul Jr. and his crew brought their A-Game to the table this year. I thought they lost the competition last year and Jesse won it. But this year, they went out of their way to build a bike to not only pleased the voting motorcycle fans, but the hot rod fans that would be watching from the Outlaw Garage and Fast N’ Loud fans. The voting went as follows: Jr. 58%, Fast N’ Loud 20%, Jesse 13% and Sr. 9%. (One poll source)

Several reasons went into the voting or not getting the votes; Jesse being late, Sr. being a little late himself, the majority of the people voting were American Chopper show fans, many new voters were Fast N’ Loud show fans, popularity of the builders and many more. During the final show where the votes were counted, several altercations between Jesse James and Richard Rawlings nearly rolled over into a brawl (if not for the security folks) and even prior at their Hard Rock Hotel. The show had to be bleeped during several verbal exchanges between the two which made from some great prefight trash talk. But I had my money on Jesse if it ever broke out. The show ended with Paul Jr. Designs defending their title and staying true to my word, the winner would make the cover of the January edition. I give big ups to Paul Jr. and his crew. You guys brought out a great build. And now, the rest of the story: Here’s

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the unknown story involving the Fast N’ Loud dudes. They were looking for something to restore/rebuild and could not find the one they wanted without the help of the owner of the Wheels Through Time curator in North Carolina, Dale Walksler. He turned the show dudes onto Pam & Jeff Huggins of Biker Rags in Knoxville, Tennessee who happened to have quite a collection of antique and vintage motorcycles themselves. The couple rarely if ever sold the bikes in their collection, but seeing that their business might benefit from on air mentioning and guest appearances (as the show usually does), they made an exception and agreed to sell the 1967 Harley-Davidson FLH (Pan-shovel or Generator-shovel) known as FRED to them in September of 2012. The show needed the bike as soon as possible and Pam & Jeff soon found out the promise of being on TV and mentioning their business on air was not going to happen. Even worse, they found out that the show was going to say that the bike was bought from a local Texas individual so they could film it for the show being bought and purchased. Being the good

stewards that they are, Pam & Jeff began an email campaign about the truth. Somehow, some way, Richard Rawlings got the email in hand and called the couple. He explained (as he back peddled) that he would mention Biker Rags and the couple as the former owners of FRED. Well, if you saw the show, they didn’t mention the couple or their business. Not only that, Kaufmann announced that they would keep the name FRED for the bike but it would now stand for, “(expletive) Ride Every Day”. Oh well, most TV reality shows like Fast N’ Loud are staged and this was just another example of sensationalism for a buck.

After hearing this story, I just wanted everyone to know the truth about where the bike came from and the story of Pam and Jeff Huggins, who having hindsight now, would have never, sold them the antique touring Harley bike to destroy like they did. And thus, they would not have had that bike, at a “Bike Building” contest.

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2012 North Georgia Toy Run

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hat a great day it was to enjoy over 1,000 motorcycle riders as we rode in the 32nd Annual North Georgia Toy Run. The ride began from the Kroger parking lot on GA Hwy 21 in Macedonia to a stop at Cherokee County Moose Lodge and ending at the Georgia Mountains Hospice. Every rider and passenger donated toys that benefitted the Jasper Lions Club, “Fill A Stocking.” The police escort was outstanding and the ride went off without a hitch. Many children will benefit from the toys collected and an extra smile will occur on their faces from the generosity of these riders.

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Run To The Keys Begins January 19th

by The Mag Man Randy Gracy

The time is here. We are headed down to The Keys for six full days in The Keys and we’re lucky enough to get some special hotel rates, BUT those rate specials expire January 7th, so call them now. This is a non-sponsored ride; we just want a few of our riding buddies and readers to come along for a great time as we do the Duvall Drawl Crawl, scuba diving, pirate ship sailing, pilaging and plundering! We’ll have an extra truck and trailer for everyone’s scuba equipment and luggage, thanks to Iron Horse Trailers and Tellico Biker Rally. Everyone that signs up will get a limited edition t-shirt and a Key West Bar Card good at the local Key West bars in town! If you want to trailer down to Daytona, ROAR Motorcycles will watch after your truck and trailer while you ride to The Keys. Make your reservations in Daytona and Key West and gas up! It only costs as much as you want to spend. You can meet us along the way or in Daytona. Here’s the route.

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Daytona Beach Shirts For All Riders Route: (All times are departing times) 6:00am I-Hop - 313 Lovell Rd. Knoxville, TN 8:00am McDonalds 6401 Ringgold Rd. Chattanooga, TN 10:30am Exxon - 2058 Mount Zion Rd. Morrow, GA 1:00pm (short lunch) Pilot Travel Center, 2201 East 16th Ave E, Cordele, GA 3:00pm BP Station, 6723 US129, Jasper, FL 5:00pm Exxon, 2450 Florida 16, St Augustine, FL 6:00pm Daytona Beach Florida The Lexington Hotel is on the Beach ROAR Motorcycles is located at 420 N. Beach St. Dinner & special VIP concert at 128 Beach Street at 8pm

We depart at 7am sharp the next morning. Be ready to RIDE!! See the Southern Drawl Band January Schedule Jan 3 7pm QS&L BIKE NIGHT (Knoxville, TN) Jan 4 9pm Naterz (Maryville, TN) Jan 10 7pm QS&L BIKE NIGHT (Knoxville, TN) Jan 18 7pm Nav-A-Gator (Arcadia, FL) Jan 19 Daytona Beach FL Bike Ride Kickoff Jan 20 8pm Smokin Tuna Saloon (Key West, FL) Jan 21 8pm Smokin Tuna Saloon (Key West, FL) Jan 22-27 8pm Margaritaville (Key West, FL) Jan 31-Feb 3 7pm Schooner Wharf (Key West, FL)

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Comfort Inn Key West 305.294.5511 or arios@suncollectionkeywest.com DIRECTIONS Days Inn Key West 1. Make your reservations. 305.294.3742 305.294. 3742 or pzottola@suncollectionkeywest.com 2. Email Randy Gracy you Lexington Hotel Key West are going, and shirt size, 305.294.6681 or amompoint@suncollectionkeywest.com themagman@ Quality Inn Key West southernbiker.com Stay tuned for route 305.294.3773 or arios@suncollectionkeywest.com to meet up or meet in Daytona Lexington Inn & Suites Daytona. 386.255.0476

GROUP NAME: RUN TO THE KEYS (SOUTHERN BIKER MAGAZINE)

The Kick-Off Party in Key West is January 21st at The Smokin’ Tuna! Email Randy Gracy to let us know where you are planning to meet us and get ready for the sun and fun!!!

themagman@southernbiker.us

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TENNESSEE

WEST AND MIDDLE TN 2012 EVENTS DECEMBER Dec 31: HUGE NEW YEARS EVE BASH at Dillengers The Hide Out Bikes & Bar, 10067 Hwy 46, Bon Aqua. 931-670-0988 www.dillengersthehideout. com 2013 EVENTS JANUARY Jan 4: WET T-SHIRT CONTEST at Dillengers The Hide Out Bikes & Bar, 10067 Hwy 46, Bon Aqua. 931-670-0988 www.dillengersthehideout.com Jan 5-6: 2ND ANNUAL TENNESSEE MOTORAMA. Admission $10, children under 12 free. Huge swap meet, car & motorcycle show, memorabilia & parts auction. Mid-TN Expo Center, 1209 Park Ave, Murfreesboro. FMI call Scooter at 615-3641828 or visit www.bothbarrelspromotions.com Jan 11: JANUARY BIRTHDAYS COME CELEBRATE WITH US! FREE DRINK at Dillengers The Hide Out Bikes & Bar, 10067 Hwy 46, Bon Aqua. 931670-0988 www.dillengersthehideout.com Jan 18: KARAOKE at Dillengers The Hide Out Bikes & Bar, 10067 Hwy 46, Bon Aqua. 931-6700988 www.dillengersthehideout.com Jan 25: LEATHER N LACE NIGHT at Dillengers The Hide Out Bikes & Bar, 10067 Hwy 46, Bon Aqua. 931-670-0988 www.dillengersthehideout. com Jan 26: CMT/ABATE NEW YEAR KICK OFF PARTY & MEMBERSHIP DRIVE. Days Inn Nashville (1st and Spring Sts). Room rate $55 plus tax. Reserve by Jan 20. New features. Crossroads Band will again be our musical entertainment. FMI call 615-254-1551. FEBRUARY Feb 9-10: 16TH ANNUAL MID SOUTH MOTORCYCLE & CAR SHOW, Agri-Center International, Memphis. Free parking, admission $7 adults, $3 for age 11-15, Free for age 10 and under. Dealers displaying all new year models, vendors, people's choice and more! For vendor info call Jim Lovell at 901-652-1727, email JLLJ56@yahoo.com or visit www.cycleshows.com APRIL Apr 13: CANEY FORK CMT/ABATE BIKE/CAR SHOW & SWAP MEET, 9am-6pm. Vendors, food, music, Trophies for winners and best in class. Ride in only and $10 per bike. TN National Guard Armory, 100 Transport Dr, Gordonsville. FMI email caneyfork@CMTABATE.COM Apr 20: CMT/ABATE Swap Meet at Lane Motor Museum, Murfreesboro Pike, Nashville. Bigger and better than ever! We would like for every charter in the state to join us! Each charter is invited to get a "booth space" at a special rate. We have some great ideas for your charter to make extra money and join the fun! Call Carol FMI at (615) 944-9797. EAST TN 2012 EVENTS DECEMBER Dec 31: NEW YEARS EVE PARTY at Quaker Steak & Lube, 5616 Merchants Center Blvd, Knoxville. www.thelube.com Live Music! Steak & Rib Special & Champagne Toast! Midnight Balloon Release! Dec 31: NEW YEARS EVE PARTY at Creekside Tavern, 7428 Clinton Hwy, Knoxville. 865-3625654. Dec 31: NEW YEARS EVE PARTY at Oskies, toasting to the New Year, Prime Rib dinner with party favors & champagne toast at midnight. Karaoke w/ Jack and Barb 7p-12a. $40/couple, $50 at the door. 155 West End, Knoxville. 865-675-0900. Facebook. Dec 31: NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTY at the Log Cabin, cold beer, fun & friendly folks. Highway 411, 3 miles north of Benton. 423-299-9186 Dec 31: NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTY at Coyote Joes. No cover, Free Champagne toast and party favors. Dancing all night long! 5640 Clinton Hwy, Knoxville. 865-689-9722. Dec 31: NEW YEARS EVE PARTY at Skyway Sports Bar & Grill, $20 cover includes Toasting & Partying with all your friends, Live music with C.A.B., and evening meal! 455 Hwy 68, Sweetwater. 423-8369277 and on Facebook. 2013 EVENTS JANUARY Jan 1: FROSTY TOES RIDE at Knoxville H-D 5800 Clinton Hwy, Knoxville 865-689-2454 or 865-6712454. KSU at 1pm.

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Jan 1: CMA NEW YEARS DAY RIDE, meet at Sportsman's Warehouse, Chattanooga. KSU at 11:00 am. Jan 12: ABSOLUTE AUCTION of the personal Harley collection of Mike Wheeler old school custom choppers & parts at 10am. 300 Woodland Dr, Shelbyville. Visit www.larrysims.com or call 615893-5252 FMI. See ad this issue.

Fly (ZZ Top tribute band) and Vikki McGee Band. Bikink and biker bull riding on live bulls! Ms Spring River Rally contest, jello wrestling, vendor midway, concessions, bike games, poker runs, ride-in bike show, poker float on the river, great Ozark rides, Burnout Pit, Zip line tours, ATV trail, Horseback trail rides. Free tent camping on the river, RV Hookups $25/day. FMI visit www.springriverrally. com or call 870-955-8107. See ad this issue.

Jan 14-15: CABIN FEVER CAR & MOTORCYCLE SHOW at Knoxville Expo Center, 5441 Clinton Hwy, Knoxville.

SEPTEMBER Sep 5-7: HOT SPRINGS RALLY in Hot Springs, AR. Visit www.thehotspringsrally.com FMI.

Jan 19-27: RUN TO KEY WEST, finding the musical treasure chest motorcycle ride. Leaving from Knoxville, TN for a 2 day ride to Key West (Sat night stay in Daytona Beach, FL), 5 days in Key West, 2 day ride back to TN. Enjoy a treasure hunt, Drawl Duval Crawl, scuba diving, pirate sailing, pillage & plunder! Free custom t-shirt for all riders, free Key West Bar Card, Free entry to Southern Drawl Band concerts. For Hotels, see ad this issue. Key West hotels book up quickly for January as it is their busy month. FMI email Randy Gracy at themagman@southernbiker.us or Facebook. FEBRUARY Feb 2: GROUND HOGS GONE WILD at Knoxville H-D with Free Valentines Glamour portraits. Hair and makeup services available. Call ahead to schedule your free 6"x4" portrait. Photo studio quality shoots. Packages available for purchase. Clinton Hwy 10a-1p, Lovell Rd 2p-5p. Everyone getting a valentines portrait is automatically entered to win a $100 gift card. www.harleyofknoxville.com Feb 3: SUPERBOWL PARTY at Creekside Tavern, 7428 Clinton Hwy, Knoxville. 865-362-5654. Prime Rib Buffet and raffle! Feb 23: ROLLING THUNDER CHAPTER TN3 2ND Annual Chili Cook-off "Chili Chili Bang Bang at 11am, Auction starts at 2pm. Moose Lodge #1560, 6903 Mundal Rd, Knoxville. Games, door prizes, 50/50. FMI email CCBB2013@comcast.net. See ad this issue. APRIL Apr 12-13: 2 Wheel'n the Smokies Custom Bike Show, Drive & Rally in Townsend. Join us in the Great Smoky Mountains for the premier custom bike show, drive and rally featuring the finest professional and amateur bikes. One-Off Customs, Cruisers, Touring, Cafe Racers, Antique and Sport Bikes battle it out for cool trophies and other valuable prizes. Designed to be more than just a show, family-friendly events, both at the grounds and in the area. Vendors, raffles, contests, seminars, activities for the kids, organized sightseeing rides and more! Pre-registration and info visit www.2wheelnthesmokies.com MAY May 16-19: TELLICO BIKER RALLY, Spring event, benefiting Combat Casualty Relief Fund. Free camping & firewood at bike camping area only. Karaoke during day. Biker games, prizes, showers, RV & Trailer Camping area free with ticket. Burnout competition, huge bike show and awards ceremony. Vendors galore! Jasmine Cain, Southbound, C.A.B. and John Gilmore performing (more bands TBA!) Catch and release tournament. Advance tickets $25, At gate $40, one day ticket at gate. No weapons. Rally sponsors welcome! No one under 21 allowed. No ATVs. Call 423-337-8390 FMI or visit www.tellicobikerrally.com and Facebook. 801 Steer Creek Rd, Tellico Plains. May 24-26: THUNDER ON THE ROCK, on Monteagle Mountain. May 28-Jun 2: TN STATE H.O.G. RALLY hosted by Smoky Mountain Harley-Davidson, Maryville. Preregistration begins in October but if you want to reserve your hotel, this is your chance. Call 800753-3823 or visit https://www.signup4.net/Public/ ap.aspx?EID=201316E

ALABAMA

2013 EVENTS MARCH Mar 2: MOB TOWN RIDERS ANNUAL WHEELS FOR WILMER HALL DICE RUN. KSU at 11:00 AM at Touchdown Tavern, 5460 Inn Rd in Mobile. Cash prizes, auctions, live music and more. All proceeds benefit Wilmer Hall Children's Home. FMI go to www.facebook.com/MobTownRiders Mar 21-24: BAMA BIKEFEST in Forkland. Visit www.bamabikefest.com FMI.

ARKANSAS

2013 EVENTS JUNE Jun 21-22: SPRING RIVERY RALLY at Griffin Park, Hardy. Featuring the Kentucky Headhunters,Velcro

FLORIDA

2013 EVENTS JANUARY Jan 13: 3RD ANNUAL BIKER DAY at Church at the Cross, 50 S. Wimbrow Dr, Sebastian. Morning Beachside Ride $5/person includes breakfast, event ticket & 1 raffle ticket. 8:00 am reg/breakfast @ Legion Riders Post 81, US 1 Melbourne, 9am KSU sharp! Live music, DJ, vendors, 50/50, raffles, pie throwing, bike games, minute to win it, lunch and more! $3 entry donation includes lunch. Proceeds from 50/50, raffle, minute to win it & pie in the eye to benefit The Richard Phillips Downed Biker Fund-serving all Brevard & Indian River County Bikers involved in an accident resulting in hospitalization. FMI call Scott at 772-913-5548. Jan 19-27: RUN TO KEY WEST, finding the musical treasure chest motorcycle ride. Leaves from Knoxville, TN for a 2 day ride to Key West (Sat night stay in Daytona Beach, FL), 5 days in Key West, 2 day ride back to TN. Enjoy a treasure hunt, Drawl Duval Crawl, scuba diving, pirate sailing, pillage & plunder! Free custom t-shirt for all riders, free Key West Bar Card, Free entry to Southern Drawl Band concerts. For Hotels, see add this issue. Key West hotels book up quickly for January as it is their busy month. FMI email Randy Gracy at themagman@southernbiker.us or Facebook. Jan 20: 10TH ANNUAL PINK RIBBONS FOR LIFE starting at noon. Pre-register on-line: $20 at www.chromeangelscentralflorida.com At the door $15. Live music, 50/50, food available for purchase, prizes. Guys design your own pink bra, model it at the event and win prizes. FMI call 407-719-0745. All vehicles welcome. Rain or shine. Jan 26: 1ST ANNUAL RIDERS ON THE RIVER BIKEFEST from 11am-4pm. Held at Woody's River Roo on the river, 5717 18th St East Ellenton. Vendors, live music, prize raffles and more! Jan 26: DANIA BEACH VINTAGE MOTORCYCLE SHOW at Frost Park, 300 NE 2nd St in Dania Beach. http://www.daniabeachvintagebikeshow. com/ View over 250 Vintage Motorcycles, Independent Motorcycle Skill Team, vendors, field games, swap meet, antique bicycle display, skateboard demos, live music by the Whipping Post, roller derby girls, kids play area, food and more! FREE to the public with fee to enter bikes. Proceeds go to Stray Aid & Rescue. This year's theme is "competition", race bikes will be entered Free! FMI call Clare Frost at (305) 924-4682. MARCH Mar 8-17: DAYTONA BIKE WEEK in Daytona Beach.Visit www.daytonabikeweek.com FMI. Mar 9-10: AHDRA Florida Nitro Nationals Auto Plus Raceway, Gainesville.

GEORGIA

2013 EVENTS JANUARY Jan 25-27: GREAT AMERICAN MOTORCYCLE SHOW in Atlanta. Visit www.northatlantatradecenter.com FMI. MARCH Mar 8-10: DUKES OF HAZZARD GEORGIA REUNION, CLASSIC CAR SHOW & MUSIC FESTIVAL. Old Middle Georgia Raceway, 4015 US Hwy 41 N in Byron. Original cast members will be signing autographs and visiting fans. Opening concerts by David Allan Coe with a Classic Car Show including 500+ cars, 200+ vendors, jump houses, family activities, and Humvee, Army Tank, Monster Truck and Helicopter rides. Music continues with Ben Jones & Cooter's Garage Band, Confederate Railroad and The LACS and local musical acts. Proceeds from the event go to the Bradley Baptist Church Road to Hope Program and the Jones County Cruisers Annual Charity Drive to benefit local children and families.FMI visit www.dukesofhazzardgareunion.com. Mar 23: CHRISTIAN MOTORCYCLISTS ASSOCIATION SERVANT RIDERS #921 BLESSING OF THE BIKES. 10am-2pm, Southern Pines Recreation Park, Dublin. Meet and greet for all bikers which includes each motorcycle rider to be provided lunch and a 2013 "Blessing" decal with a prayer for safety.

We look forward to meeting and serving you as we "Change the World, One Heart at a Time." FMI call Kevin at 478-609-1522.

KENTUCKY

2013 EVENTS APRIL Apr 6-7: VETTE CITY MOTORCYCLE EXPO located at Sloan Convention Center, 1021 Wilkinson Trace, Bowling Green. Bike Show! Vendors! Swap Meet! 2 Big Days! One Low Price! For vendor information call Jimmy at 812-618-6425, email jarp@owensborobikernews.com, or visit http:// www.vettecitymotorcycleexpo.com/. Apr 27-28: AMRA Beech Bend Raceway, NO TF or Nitro Funnybike, Bowling Green.

LOUISIANA

2013 EVENTS MARCH Mar 22-23: 10th Annual Ride for Autism. Ride starts at Cajun H-D, 724 I-10 So. Frontage Rd. in Scott. Registration begins at Cajun H-D on 22nd from 6:00 pm-8:00 pm and motorcycles leave at 8:00 pm. Registration fee is $45/hand includes a t-shirt, event pin, ride token, complimentary meal and more. The overnight motorcycle poker run is from Scott to Orange Beach. $750 awarded to best hand, $500 for second, and $250 for third. FMI call (985) 237-0429 or go to www.projectindependence.org. Mar 23-24: AMRA State Capitol Raceway, Baton Rouge.

MISSISSIPPI

2013 EVENTS MAY May 17-19: THUNDER RIDGE BIKE RALLY, 15893 Hwy 19, North Philadelphia. $25 weekend pass, $15 day pass. Live entertainment, biker games, bike show, vendors, free camping, RV hookups and more! FMI call 601-416-9175 or melody1079@bellsouth.net May 24-27: 30TH ANNUAL GULFPORT MEMORIAL DAY BLOWOUT at Gulfport Dragway, 17085 Race Track Rd, Gulfport. The event includes a bike show, bikini & wet T-shirt contest, burn out, live music and more. FMI call 228-392-8281 or visit www.gulfportmemorialdayblowout.com

NORTH CAROLINA

2012 EVENTS DECEMBER Dec 31: NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTY at Barry's Walnut Island Restaurant & Lodge, 169 Walnut Island Blvd. Outer Banks. Live music! Party favors! Make your room and table reservations with us now! 252-453-2261 or www.walnutisland.com 2013 Events April Apr 20-21: AHDRA Carolina Spring Nitro Nationals Rockingham Dragway.

SOUTH CAROLINA

2013 EVENTS MAY May 10-19: MYRTLE BEACH BIKE WEEK, Myrtle Beach, SC. Visit www.myrtlebeachbikeweek.com FMI.

TEXAS

2013 EVENTS MARCH Mar 1-3: NHRA Royal Purple Raceway, Houston. Mar 10: Little River Dragway Motorcycle SundayTexas Scooter Times, Little River Dragway, Temple. APRIL Apr 26-27: Vintage Motorcycle Racing in conjunction with the 2nd Annual Texas Hot Rod Reunion - Little River Dragway, Temple.

VIRGINIA EVENTS

2013 EVENTS MARCH Mar 23-24: BATTLEFIELD BASH. Rally will be held at Rockahock Campgrounds, 1428 Outpost Road in Lanexa. Gates open at 10:00 am. Event includes a poker run through National Battlefields in the area and People's Choice Bike Show with awards, bands, vendors and more! All proceeds from this event go directly to the Sitter & Barfoot Veterans Care Center. FMI call (804) 704-3462. APRIL Apr 12-13: NHRA Virginia Motorsports Park, Petersburg.

NATIONAL EVENTS

2013 Events June Jun 6-8: ILLINIOS STATE H.O.G. RALLY in Quincy, IL.Visit www.ilstatehogrally.com FMI. Jun 13-16: HOG ROCK RALLY in Cave In Rock, IL. Visit www.hogrock.com FMI.

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SUNDAY THE LOG CABIN, Hwy 411 (3 miles north of Benton, TN). Pool tournaments begin Nov 4. 423299-9186. NEON MOON 900 Riverside Drive, Columbia, TN. Bike Wash! VIP Parking for Bikes. SKYWAY SPORTS BAR & GRILL Drink specials. 455 Hwy 68, Sweetwater, TN 423-836-9277 OSKIE'S SPORTS BAR & GRILL, 155 West End Ave, Knoxville TN. 865-675-0900. Karaoke 7-12am. CREEKSIDE TAVERN, 7428 Clinton Hwy, Powell, TN. Bike Night/Day Sat & Sun, beer & food specials. Free Food Sundays! Karaoke 9pm-1am. 865362-5654. DILLENGERS THE HIDE OUT,10067 Hwy 46, Bon Aqua, TN. www.dillengersthehideout.com 931670-0988. Sunday Free wings & happy hour prices. QUAKER STEAK and LUBE, 5616 Merchants Center Blvd, Knoxville,TN. 865-687-0399 or www.thelube.com NFL Ticket beer specials. COYOTE JOES, 5640 Clinton Hwy, Knoxville, TN. 865-689-9722-$2 Bloody Mary's till 4pm. ASIA CAFÉ Central Ave. Pike and Callahan in Knoxville, TN. 865-688-8888. Bike Night Sundays 3pm to 9:30pm. Drink & Food Specials, Live Music/Karaoke NATER'Z SPORTS GRILL, 510 N Foothills Plaza Dr, Maryville, TN, 865-980-0505, 1/2 lb burger & fries $5.99. Every NFL Sunday game, food & Drink specials. Third Sunday: Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2007, 1126 Claire Ave, West Palm Beach, FL. 561-8330687. 9:30am -12pm, Nam Knights MC and VFW Post 2007 has a "Sunday Brunch". FMI call VFW Post 2007. MONDAY COYOTE JOES, 5640 Clinton Hwy, Knoxville, TN. 865-689-9722. $2 Dom. Bottles, .35 cent wings. CREEKSIDE TAVERN, 7428 Clinton Hwy, Powell, TN. Monday Night Football $1 drafts, $2 bottle during game time. 865-362-5654. WINGS XPRESS, 5227 Clinton Hwy, Knoxville,TN, 865-357-9464. Serving wings, burgers, subs, pizza, salads. Lunch special M-F 11am-2pm, NASCAR specials, $2 long necks all races. QUAKER STEAK and LUBE, 5616 Merchants Center Blvd, Knoxville,TN. 865-687-0399 or www.thelube.com $5 burger special. NATER'Z SPORTS GRILL, 510 N Foothills Plaza Dr, Maryville, TN. 865-980-0505 or www.naterzsportsgrill.com. Facebook & MySpace. Free pool Mon-Fri 11am-5pm. OSKIE'S SPORTS BAR & GRILL, 155 West End Ave, Knoxville, TN. 865-675-0900. Karaoke 7p-12a. BEEF O' BRADY'S, 5958 Snow Hill Road, #100, Ooltewah, TN (423) 910-0261. Bike Night every Monday! Ride in to the Beef O' Brady's in the Ooltewah Publix shopping center. DILLENGERS THE HIDE OUT, 10067 Hwy 46, Bon Aqua, TN. www.dillengersthehideout.com 931-670-0988. Free pool all day Monday!

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Fourth Monday: CMT/ABATE, INC. KNOXVILLE CHARTER MEETING. 7pm at Famous Dave's BBQ, 378 Cedar Bluff Rd, Knoxville, TN. FMI Dean at 931-761-8038 or visit www.cmtabate.com Weekdays 5-7 pm EST Tune in to the Rockin Roadshow Live Visual Radio Broadcast for bikers by bikers. Broadcast from Radio Bar and Grill, 2806 E. Busch Blvd, Tampa, FL. www.Rockinroadshow.com or 813-915-1555. TUESDAY BELLEVUE PUB BIKE NIGHT starting Jan 1. 142 Belle Forest Circle, Nashville, TN 615-891-2529. Happy hour 3p-8p: Food & Drink Specials. BILOXI BIKE NIGHTS AT OLE BILOXI FILLIN STATION BAR & GRILL, 692 Howard Ave, Biloxi, MS. Live music, beer, food. Owned by a biker for bikers. Band starts at 7pm. 2 blocks north of Hard Rock. NEON MOON, 900 Riverside Drive, Columbia, TN. VIP Parking for Bikes. Twisted Tuesdays (open Mic night with Angel Angela). COYOTE JOES, 5640 Clinton Hwy, Knoxville, TN. 865-689-9722-$2 Dom. Bottles, .35 cent wings. CREEKSIDE TAVERN, 7428 Clinton Hwy, Powell, TN. Tuesday Ladies Night, wear bikini top & get 25c drafts all night. 865-362-5654. NATER'Z SPORTS GRILL, 510 N Foothills Plaza Dr, Maryville, TN. 865-980-0505 or www.naterzsportsgrill.com. Facebook & MySpace. Free pool Mon-Fri 11am-5pm. QUAKER STEAK and LUBE, 5616 Merchants Center Blvd, Knoxville, TN. 865-687-0399 or www.thelube.com All you can eat wings $12.99 on Tuesdays. OSKIE'S SPORTS BAR & GRILL, 155 West End Ave, Knoxville, TN. 865-675-0900. Karaoke 7pm12am. ABIFF PUB, 3299 Hwy 46, Dickson, TN. 615-4124224.Tues Ladies Night, @1 beer (ladies only) Live Music. DILLENGERS THE HIDE OUT: 10067 Hwy 46, Bon Aqua,TN. www.dillengersthehideout.com 931670-0988. MENS NITE $5 per pitch draft for men. $1 long necks for ladies! 8pm-10pm Tuesdays. TUESDAY NIGHT CRUZ INS @ Andretti Indoor Karting & Games, 11000 Alpharetta Hwy, Roswell, GA. FMI 770-992-5688 or info@andrettikarting. com starting Apr 6 AMERICAN LEGION POST 47 BIKE NIGHT, 171 Legion Dr, Waynesville, NC. (828) 456-8691. Starts at 6:30pm. vboombatz2000@yahoo.com First Tuesday: CMT/ABATE OF ROBERTSON COUNTY MEETING at the Pit, Springfield, TN. 615-476-0935, 7pm. First Tuesday: ANDERSON COUNTY, TN TOY RUN COMMITTEE MEETING. 7 pm. 865-8050527 info@andersoncountytoyrun.org First Tuesday: LADIES OF HARLEY DRAGON CHAPTER MEETING, The Shed at SMH-D, Maryville, TN, 6 pm. First Tuesday: CHRISTIAN MOTORCYCLIST ASSOCIATION MEETING Outriders for Christ, Tullahoma Chapter meet at Western Sizzlin in Tullahoma, TN. Fellowship and dining begins at 5:30 pm and meeting begins at 6:30 pm.

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First and Third Tuesdays: HOT WINTER NIGHTS sponsored by Yamaha @ Water's Edge, 13188 Marina Way, Woodbridge, VA. 7:30pm-1am. Poison at poison1@ymail.com. Second Tuesday: H.O.G. DRAGON CHAPTER ACTIVITIES MEETING (6 pm), ROAD CAPTAIN'S MEETING (7 pm) At the Shed. Smoky Mountain Harley-Davidson, Maryville, TN 865-977-1669 www.dragonhog.com Second Tuesday: CHRISTIAN MOTORCYCLIST ASSOC Nashville Chapter meeting. Eat at 6pm, meet at 7pm. Shoney's across from Opryland Hotel, 2645 McGavock Pike, Nashville, TN. www. cmausa.org or www.smaser6.org/tnlionsofjudah Third Tuesday: VOLUNTEER THUNDER CHAPTER MEETING in the Hog room, 7pm. Knoxville Harley Davidson, 5800 Clinton Highway, Knoxville, TN. 865-689-2454. www.volunteerthunder.com. WEDNESDAY NEON MOON 900 Riverside Drive, Columbia, TN. VIP Parking for Bikes. Wild & Wacky Ladies Night. DILLENGERS HIDEOUT, 10067 Hwy 46, Bon Aqua, TN. 931-670-0988. www.dillengersthehide-

out.com Pool tournament Wednesdays at 8pm.DJ Grif & Karaoke. Kitchen. BUFFALO WILD WINGS, 1242 Vann Dr, Jackson, TN. Bike Night starts at 5pm. Bike parking, covered patio, flat screen TVs, drink specials. NATER'Z SPORTS GRILL BIKE NIGHT, 510 N Foothills Plaza Dr, Maryville, TN. 865-980-0505 or www.naterzsportsgrill.com. Facebook & MySpace. Free pool Mon-Fri 11am-5pm. CREEKSIDE TAVERN, 7428 Clinton Hwy, Powell, TN. Wed Hump Night, 8p-10p $1 drafts. 865-3625654. QUAKER STEAK and LUBE, 5616 Merchants Center Blvd, Knoxville,TN. 865-687-0399 or www.thelube.com All you can eat breaded boneless wings $10.99 Wednesdays. COYOTE JOES, 5640 Clinton Hwy, Knoxville, TN. 865-689-9722. Blues Jam w/LeBron Lazenby & LA3. OSKIE'S SPORTS BAR & GRILL, 155 West End Ave, Knoxville, TN. 865-675-0900. Free pool & jukebox all night.

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Food for Thought

by Barry Duncan Farmhouse Family Restaurant If you want to know the best kept secret in Etowah, TN then read closely. The Farmhouse Family Restaurant has the best home cooked food around. It is located off Hwy 411 right behind Scotties. They offer a menu but order off the chalk board for the specials. They offer a meat and three sides at $6.95. Sunday fare is chicken & dumplins or roast beef, meat loaf, ham, fried chicken. Veggies are pintos, creamed corn, green beans, mashed potatoes, pickled beets, mac & cheese, slaw and more. Saturday is the famous chicken & dressing as the staple. Meats and veggies change daily and if they sell out, it’s marked off the board. No canned fakes here, just great home cooking. They also offer over a dozen cakes and pies for your sweet tooth. Try the 75 Hole cake; almost like a pineapple upside down cake only better! The Farmhouse is open Tues-Thurs 11am-7pm, Fri-Sat 11am8pm and Sun 11am-3pm. Give ‘em a call at 423-263-3276 and tell DJ I said “hey”.

Cast Iron Skillet Buttermilk Cornbread 2 tablespoons butter 1.5 cups fine-ground Shelton Farms cornmeal 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 cups Cruz Farms buttermilk 2 eggs Directions 1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Place 2 tablespoons butter in a 10-inch cast iron skillet; place in oven until butter is melted and starts to sizzle, about 2 to 4 minutes. Meanwhile in a large bowl combine 1-1/2 cups fine-ground cornmeal or corn flour*, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1 teaspoon baking soda. In a medium bowl whisk together 2 cups buttermilk and 2 eggs. Add to cornmeal mixture. Whisk until a smooth batter forms and batter has a sheen, adding additional buttermilk if necessary (batter will be slightly thin.) Pour hot butter into batter and whisk to combine. Transfer batter to hot skillet. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until golden. Cool in pan a few minutes; remove from pan. Serve warm.

I would double the recipe and make sure you get the cast iron skillet real hot before you put the batter in it, that helps get that nice crust on it.

UNTIL WE EAT AGAIN, BIKER BARRY THE OZONE BIKE NIGHT. 8380 U.S. Hwy. 64, Oakland, TN. 901-465-9900 Live music, dance floor, beer, paved parking.

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OSKIE'S SPORTS BAR & GRILL, 155 West End Ave, Knoxville, TN. 865-675-0900. Live Team Trivia w/the Trivia Guys @ 8pm.

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First Thursday: CMT/ABATE MEETINGS at Pancho's Mexican Restaurant (Summer & White station Intersection), Memphis, TN. www.cmtabatewheelsofthunder.com

CREEKSIDE TAVERN, 7428 Clinton Hwy, Powell, TN. Thurs Open Bike Night w/Beer Specials. 865362-5654.

First Thursday: EAST TENNESSEE L.O.H. MEETING. 6:30pm. Knoxville H-D, 605 Lovell Rd, Knoxville, TN. Ladies welcome. 865-671-2454. www. east-tnhog.com

TIKI HOUSE SEAFOOD & OYSTER BAR, 2723 Soco Rd, Maggie Valley, NC, 828-944-0445. Live Music and all you can eat crab legs for $24.95. Every day $5 pitchers or Yeager Bombs. CHEROHALA CROSSING BIKE NIGHT. 1829 Cherohala Skyway, Tellico Plains, TN 423-253-2712 www.cherohalacrossing.com, 6-11 pm. BONESHAKERS bike night, 91 Vandiver Dr Madison TN. 615-891-1734 SUGAR'S ROADHOUSE bike night, Mt. Pleasant, TN, 7pm.

NEON MOON, 900 Riverside Drive, Columbia, TN.VIP Parking for Bikes. KARAOKE NIGHT with Buck & Darnell. SAM HILLS bike night in Columbia, TN, 6pm.

TIKI TAVERN SPORTS GRILL, 511 N.E. 4th Street, Boynton Beach, FL. (561) 798-0238 Bike Night 7pm until ?,

DILLENGERS THE HIDE OUT, 10067 Hwy 46, Bon Aqua, TN. www.dillengersthehideout.com 931-670-0988. DJ Grif and Karaoke. Kitchen open Mon-Wed 11am-8pm and Thur-Sat 11am-10pm.

SILVERADO'S RIVERGATE, 709A Rivergate Pkwy, Goodlettsville TN 6pm- till? Wednesday nights all summer!

ABIFF PUB, 3299 Hwy 46 S, Dickson, TN. FMI 615412-4224. Frog Leg Night starting at 5pm & Live Acoustic Music.

ROADSIDE BAR & GRILL, 4617 Old Hickory Blvd, Old Hickory, TN, (615) 953-3880. Wednesday bike night.

TIKI HOUSE SEAFOOD & OYSTER BAR, 2723 Soco Rd, Maggie Valley, NC, 828-944-0445. Live Music, Thursday BIKE NIGHTS-$0.50 oysters. Every day $5 pitchers or Yeager Bombs.

First and Third Wednesday. VOLUNTEER ROAD RIDERS CLUB MEETING. Visit www.volrr.com for meeting info or email Ed at edoneal@comcast. net. Third Wednesday: VICTORY MOTORCYCLE CLUB. Blues City Chapter meets at Brother's Grill and Seafood, 2204 Whitten Rd, Memphis, TN. See website for schedule and/or location changes at www.bluescityvr.com or bluescityvr@gmail. com FMI. THURSDAY QUAKER STEAK & LUBE BIKE NIGHT, 5616 Merchants Center Blvd, Knoxville, TN. www.thelube.com Check us out on Facebook.

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GWRRA THURSDAY NIGHT SUPPER RIDES. Leaving Sloan's Honda at 6 pm. 2233 NW Broad St., Murfreesboro, TN. www.sloansmotorcycle. com 615-893-0150 BIKE NIGHT at Bruce Rossmeyer's Daytona H-D & Saints & Sinners Pub, Daytona Beach, FL, 7pm. Free food, live music, free WHOG giveaways, free bikini bike wash & more! www.brucerossmeyer. com American Legion at Post 127, Bike Nights, Buford, GA. outside patio for riders to sit back and relax and chill out around the newly added fire-pit! Drink specials and Ladies Night!

First Thursday: EAST TENNESSEE H.O.G MEETING at 7 pm. Knoxville H-D, 605 Lovell Rd, Knoxville, TN. 865-671-2454. www.east-tnhog.com Second Thursday: LADIES OF HARLEY, VOLUNTEER THUNDER H.O.G. MEETING. 6 pm. Time Warp Tea Room, Knoxville, TN. Second Thursday: HINESVILLE GA BIKE NIGHT 7pm at Sonic Restaurant, 725 West Oglethorpe Hwy, Hinesville, GA. 368-1889 or www.shiftedsega.com. Second Thursday: Wildcat H-D H.O.G. Chapter meetings at 7 PM, 575 E. Hal Rogers Parkway London, KY. (606) 862-5656. www.wildcatharley.com 50/50 raffles held each meeting. Second Thursday: VFW Post 2007, 1126 Clare Ave, West Palm Beach, FL-Monthly Membership Meeting at 7pm. 561-833-0687 Third Thursday: CHRISTIAN MOTORCYCLISTS ASSOCIATION DINNER & MEETING. Shoney's 219 NW Broad Street, Murfreesboro, TN, Dinner at 6:00, meeting at 7:00. Third Thursday: H.O.G. DRAGON CHAPTER MEETING. 7 pm. The Shed, Smoky Mountain H-D, Maryville, TN 865-977-1669 www.dragonhog.com Third Thursday: BIKE NIGHT with Star Touring & Riding, Music City Chapter 419. Begins at 6:30pm in the Franklin, TN area. Location changes each

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Second Saturday: COOL LADY CRUISERS based in Chattanooga, TN (a local chapter of WOMEN ON WHEELS) meets at 11am at Magoo's Restaurant, 3658 Ringgold Rd, East Ridge, TN. Rides follow each meeting www.coolladycruisers.com

Jan 10: SOUTHERN DRAWL BAND at Quaker Steak & Lube, Knoxville, TN, 7pm.

Jan 25: TBA at Oskies Sports Bar & Grill, Knoxville, TN.

Jan 11: KIMBER CLEVELAND & ROXIE RANDLE at Oskies Sports Bar & Grill, Knoxville, TN.

Jan 26: NEON BLOOM at Quaker Steak & Lube, Knoxville, TN.

Third Saturday: DODGE CITY TRAVEL CENTER BIKE NIGHT. I-65, Exit 299, 426 Alabama Hwy, 69 South, Dodge City, AL. Contact Janice at 256-2871299.

Jan 11: CRAIG SELLERS at Coyote Joes, 5640 Clinton Hwy, Knoxville, TN.

Jan 28: NORTHSHORE at Oskies Sports Bar & Grill, Knoxville, TN.

Jan 12: JASON, RICH & MIKE at Quaker Steak & Lube, Knoxville, TN.

Jan 31: JASON, RICH & MIKE at Quaker Steak & Lube, Knoxville, TN.

Jan 17: ROYAL HOUNDS at Quaker Steak & Lube, Knoxville, TN.

Jan 31-Feb 3: SOUTHERN DRAWL BAND at Schooner Wharf, Key West, FL at 7pm.

Jan 18: GRITS FROM DUMPLIN VALLEY at Roger's Place, Knoxville TN, 8p-12a.

FEBRUARY Feb 1: GRITS FROM DUMPLIN VALLEY at TGIFF, Dandridge Pizza & More, Dandridge, TN, 8p-12a.

Third Saturday: CHRISTIAN MOTORCYCLIST ASSOC Nashville Chapter ride. Devotion at 7:30 am, Eat at 8am, KSU at 9am. Shoney's, 2645 McGavock Pk, Nashville, TN. www.cmausa.org or www. smaser6.org/tnlionsofjudah Last Saturday: Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2007, 1126 Claire Ave, West Palm Beach, FL. Drinks are priced at usual Happy Hour prices. FMI call 561833-0687.

MUSIC EVENTS

2012 EVENTS DECEMBER Dec 31: GRITS FROM DUMPLIN VALLEY at Dandridge Pizza & More, Dandridge TN. Early and late dinner seatings. Dec 31: SOUTHERN DRAWL BAND at The Grand Hotel in Pigeon Forge, TN. 2013 EVENTS JANUARY Jan 3: HANOVER FIST at Quaker Steak & Lube, Knoxville, TN. Jan 3: SOUTHERN DRAWL BAND at Quaker Steak & Lube, Knoxville, TN at 7pm. Jan 4: SOUTHERN DRAWL BAND at Nater'z, Maryville, TN at 9pm. Jan 4: TBA at Oskies Sports Bar & Grill, Knoxville, TN. Jan 5: TALL PAUL at Quaker Steak & Lube, Knoxville, TN. Jan 6: FREEQUENCY at Quaker Steak & Lube, Knoxville, TN.

Jan 18: SOUTHERN DRAWL BAND at Nav-AGator, Arcadia, FL at 7pm. Jan 19: SOUTHERN DRAWL BAND at Daytona Beach FL Bike Ride Kickoff. Jan 19: HANOVER FIST at Quaker Steak & Lube, Knoxville, TN. Jan 19: FRED EAGLESMITH'S TRAVELING STEAM SHOW, inside The Shed at Smoky Mountain H-D, Maryville. $20 admission. Limited to 250 people. Jan 20: SOUTHERN DRAWL BAND at Smokin Tuna Saloon, Key West, FL at 8pm. Jan 20: FREEQUENCY at Quaker Steak & Lube, Knoxville, TN. Jan 21: SOUTHERN DRAWL BAND at Smokin Tuna Saloon, Key West, FL at 8pm.

Feb 2: GRITS FROM DUMPLIN VALLEY at Just One More Bar & Grille, Knoxville TN, 8p-12a. Feb 9: THE VESPERS with guest Caleb, $15. Show is inside The Shed, Smoky Mountain H-D, Maryville. Limited to 250 people. Feb 23: THE JOHN COWAN BAND at The Shed, Smoky Mountain H-D, Maryville. Inside show limited to 250 people, standing room only. Feb 23: GRITS FROM DUMPLIN VALLEY at VFW, Morristown TN, 8p-12a. MARCH Mar 16: ELIZABETH COOK with Special Guest The Barstool Romeos. This show is inside The Shed, Smoky Mountain H-D, Maryville. General admission, standing room only, limited to 250 people. $15 admission.

Jan 22-27: SOUTHERN DRAWL BAND at Margaritaville, Key West, FL at 8pm. Jan 24: HOMEADE WINE at Quaker Steak & Lube, Knoxville, TN. Jan 25: GRITS FROM DUMPLIN VALLEY at O'Mainnins Pub, Bristol, TN, 10p-2a. Jan 25: THE JOMPSON BROTHERS WITH GUEST CATHOUSE PROPHETS, $10. Show is inside The Shed, Smoky Mountain H-D, Maryville. Limited to 250 people.

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Jeff Huggins

Pam Huggins

Jim Hall

Janet Adams

Occupation: Owner of Biker Rags in Knoxville, TN with wife, Pam Huggins Bike Info: 2010 Harley-Davidson Fat Boy Low Hobbies/Interests: When not out riding, I like to customize motorcycles and collecting vintage motorcycles.

Bike Info: 2013 Harley-Davidson FLTRX Occupation: Owner, GRS Co. (Aggregate Driveway Sealing, Roof Cleaning, Gutter Guard Installation) Interests: Motorcycles, Music, Traveling across the U.S. on my Harley

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Occupation: Owner of Biker Rags in Knoxville, TN with husband Jeff Huggins Bike Info: 2012 Harley-Davidson 1200 Custom Sportster Hobbies/Interests: When not out riding, I like to create various art forms (cartoons, photos, writing) and share it on my website: Pamoart.com

Bike Info: 2006 Yamaha V-Star 650 (been riding for 4 years) Occupation:Volunteer at Horse Haven of Tennessee Interest: Trail riding and trail challenges on my TN Walker, Cherokee and of course riding the bike on country roads.

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