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• The HER Project Build • Honoring Women in the Military • Country Rock Talk With the Exit 60 Band • Villopoto headed to 4th Supercross Championship • Chain of Hope & Carley’s Ride

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is going on everywhere. Make sure to get out and enjoy the beautiful scenery on your motorcycle. If it’s time for a new motorcycle, be sure to visit our amazing advertisers! It’s amazing how different I feel riding in the car and on the motorcycle. On the motorcycle, I can see so much more of our beautiful area with the mountains and blue skies. I enjoy seeing all the dogwoods blooming and spring

flowers bursting with color. On the motorcycle, you get to enjoy the smell of fresh cut grass or someone cooking dinner/grilling. Our little dog, Gracie will be getting some riding time in this year. She has a new helmet to go with her doggles now. She sits inside her tank bag on Randy’s bike and so enjoys the outdoors and just being with us. People will drive past us then slow down and get beside us to take pictures of Gracie. She is such a ham; she knows how darn cute she is! She is our little ambassador. She went to Daytona Bike Week with us and made friends everywhere she went. The guy pictured here came over while we were at the SBM Ladies Bike Show at Destination Daytona. I think she likes him.

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The HER Project Bike Build

Women in the Military; Honor, Encourage & Recognize

By The Mag Man, Randy Gracy

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uring Daytona Bike Week at Bruce Rossmeyer’s Harley-Davidson I met up with my long time friend Industry Relations Specialist John of WyoTech, the Gina Woods who was asked to form a group of builders industry’s leader in post-secondary education in collision, to build a bike honoring the women in the US Military. custom fabrication and motorcycle technologies, jumped She formed her team with some on board prior to the build and of the best women builders in provided the team with student the industry; bike builder Jamie Laurice Littlefield and graduate Shields, Milwaukee native & logo Kristina Kramer. WyoTech also artist Kayla Koeune & West Coast provided several expert instructors, chica- Kim Jordan for five days of Lee Florin, Doug Hough and wrist-wrenching, tool-torqueing, Aaron Kelso who were on hand for custom fabbing and bike painting. support. What was different than any other bike build you ask? The team dubbed the XX Chrome, all women bike builders did the entire build in front of a live audience during Bike Week; machine fabricating, building and custom painting in a carcoon inflatable and portable spray booth. “Our footprint was elaborate”, shares Gina “complete with onsite mig & tig, custom painting, exhaust creating, leatherworking, & carb fabrication! Definitely a hands-on mobile shop, complete with our own emcee & videographer Karel King”

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“We started the build with a Biker’s Choice frame, a Wide Glide cut and chopped front fender, a cut and chopped stock style Panhead rear fender, then added a new S&S Engine”, said Gina. The bike was built with custom parts like a grenade oil tank. World famous bike builder Dave Perewitz laid the flames on all the tins after the main camo paint was laid down. Many businesses from around the country and local ones around Daytona Beach, Florida donated parts and support May 2014


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The HER Project Bike Build

for the HER Project Bobber: Biker’s Choice, S&S Cycle, J&P, Creative Fabrication by Dan, Victor from Icengineworks, PPG, 3M, CSS Airflow Systems, Compressed Air Systems, Hupy & Abraham, National Cycle, The Paint Spot, Gruntstyle T’s, Advantage Trailer & Roar Motorcycles. Special Thanks to Charlie & Aaron, Pete & Bruce and Dan & Mundo!

“We want to give back to American Women Veterans...several of the builders are Women Veterans giving back to Veterans!” exclaims Gina. “Most all our BASE CAMP, as it were, was Military personnel at our Destination Daytona footprint.” To support the HER Project checkout: www.HERProjects.com and www.facebook.com/herproject2014.

Villopoto Races Toward Record 4th Consecutive Title By Jacob Saylor

To be at the top level of any sport for many consecutive years in a row is something that rarely happens. It takes years of dedication and sacrifice. Floyd Mayweather, Peyton Manning, and Lebron James all come to mind. In the world of Supercross in the 21st century, one name will be remembered among the greats. His name is Ryan Villopoto. The Washington native has weathered every storm in the 2014 season and once again has commanded a huge lead with only a handful of rounds to go. Every new season is often described as having the most depth of talent. One fact remains; Ryan Villopoto is only 2 points away from clinching his 4th consecutive title. Only 7 time cham-

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pion Jeremy McGrath has accomplished this feat. Even with the resurrection of James Stewart and Chad Reed, and rookies like Ken Roczen, Ryan Villopoto has immerged as the dominant force once again in 2014. “RV1” has overcome illness, crashes, and new tough competition, with a 48 point lead coming into round 15 at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. The hosting stadium of this year Superbowl will decide the fate of the 2014 Monster Energy Supercross Champion. All Villopoto has to do is make the main event and his destiny will be sealed. 3. Ryan Dungey (KTM) , 267 4. Ken Roczen (KTM) , 249 1. Ryan Villopoto (KAW) , 318 5. Justin Barcia (HON) , 21 2. James Stewart (SUZ) , 270 May 2014


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No Matter What Direction You Come From, Country/Rock Music off I-75 is at… EXIT 60 By The Mag Man, Randy Gracy

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s the 2012 Tellico Biker Rally spring event was winding down on a Saturday night, I sat at the camper at 2am fixing to head to bed after the entertainment ended (or so I thought). I began to hear an acoustic guitar and a voice that caught my attention. I was going to introduce myself, but it was one of my friend’s son’s, Wes Rowland, but I didn’t know he could sing and play. That wasn’t the only thing I didn’t know; the songs he was singing that night, he wrote. Next thing I know, it’s 6:30am and the sun is coming up. I asked him, “Why don’t you have a band?” His reply was very humble and shy, I never thought about it, really…but maybe”, he said with a grin. I told him, if he ever got a band together, practiced and was ready to play and tour, I’d sponsor the band. Little did I know, something was brewing in those hills of Tennessee. Starting out with a solo acoustic act, Wes met up with Robbie Griffin at the Skyway Bar & Grill, who was with another band at the time. The two clicked from the start, became best friends and well…Exit 60 band was born. Sweetwater, Tennessee is located off Interstate 75, you get off at Exit 60; that’s where the name of the band came from and where they call home. Move forward to today; after a few band member changes, EXIT 60 is now on their way up the ladder of music success. The great thing I can see in this band is that they are all family oriented. Their families come first and that is a refreshing view in today’s music world. When I’ve visited with them, they’ve had their wives and children with them and hugs abound all the time. A genuine love of family is seen in these guys. It really does warm the heart. And when they get on stage, it’s the love of music that fuels their shows.

Robbie & Wes in the beginning

Wes Rowland plays guitar and sings lead vocals, Robbie Griffin wears it out on lead guitar, Teddy Dockery keeps the base guitar thumpin’ and Steve Core hammers away on the drums. The band is getting a lot of attention, gaining hundreds of fans and continuing to boost their name, while remaining humble and easily accessible at every show. “We want to meet and talk with everyone that comes to see us at every show if possible”, said Wes Rowland. “If the people don’t like us and don’t spend their hard earned money to come see us then we don’t exist. We love our fans and hope to add more every day.” With their new CD almost complete (Bonfire Rockstars, yep, I leaked it!) the band is looking to bring their type of high energy country/rock sound to everyone. In just a year, their music has grown to include playing in several states including Tennessee, Georgia and North Carolina. The future looks good for these good ol’ boys from Sweetwater and they don’t mind sharing how to get to their house; it’s right off EXIT 60.

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4th Annual OAA Bike Blessing for Area Riders By The Mag Man, Randy Gracy

The rain came but a speedy prayer by Pastor Morgan Clough seemed to help as the downpour seesed and the riders began showing up for the 4th Annual OAA Bike Blessing. The traditional Easter Weekend is just for Sunday worship and festivities, but with the bike blessing scheduled for the Saturday before, motorcycle riders got to have a weekend celebration for the Lord. Preacher Morgan began the ride ceremonies with a “little” preaching from the heart.

the scenic East Tennessee countryside. On their return, the riders were treated to a pig roast, door prizes and new sense of riding with an Angel on their sholder. My bike is still in paint at Tail Tale Signs with Mike Snetsinger but Preacher Morgan has already committed to come to the Steelhorse Ranch and make a personal blessing on both my wife’s and my bike (as long as there is fried chicken).

The opening ceremonies were concluded, Preacher Morgan and his prayer warriors blessed each and every bike for the upcoming season and the riders went on a 90 mile ride featuring

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When the Rubber Meets the Road By Dan Hieronimus My wife Janet and I have toyed around with motorcycles since the 70’s. By ‘toyed around’, I mean we have never set out on a long-range, multi-state tour. We worked our way through a couple two-wheelers and now we enjoy the stability and convenience of our 2006 Honda Goldwing GL1800 Trike. But this story is about the time I had one of those “Thank You Lord” experiences many of us have from time to time. I was in Sevierville, Tennessee for a few days of solo yard-work, rest and relaxation at our “retirement hide-away”. I sprained my left wrist while cutting some heavy brush. I knew then, I would be uncomfortable on the 300 mile ride home to Ironton, Ohio. Gripping the handle bars at interstate speeds would not be as comfortable as usual. The next morning I found my front tire partially deflated. I checked for signs of punctures and found nothing then aired it up to specs. I decided to ride a local trike shop, Volunteer Motorcycles for a professional opinion. The owner found a leaky valve stem, which he replaced and a couple minor gravel cuts in the tread. I was relieved that it was only a valve stem rather than a new tire, but I was now keenly aware that with the non-threatening stone cuts and even if very rare, a front-tire blow out would be a possibility. However, with refreshed confidence and a prayer the next afternoon,

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I set out to Ironton. Cruising along I81, I found myself gaining on several 18-wheelers. As a former Ohio State Trooper, I spent thousands of hours on the highway. I am very familiar with where the tire treads along highway berms and sometimes in the middle of the road come from. As I continued getting closer, I focused my view between the rear wheels of the trailer in order to spot any road debris that might appear from under the big-rig. It’s not at all unusual to witness a blow out on the rear wheels of tractor-trailers. It happens hundreds of times each day considering all US highways and every vehicle following behind, will indeed find themselves in the midst of high-speed, flying debris with few if any, options of getting out of the way! To experience an event like this while driving a car is one thing, but to experience the event while riding a motorcycle? Well, that is a whole other scenario. One piece of high-speed, flying tire tread in the face, head, neck or arm could indeed, be catastrophic. As we started up a long gentle grade, the semi directly in front of me began slowing down. As we slowed to somewhere around 60MPH, I started looking for an opportunity to pass. As I was about to pass the tractor-trailer,

I sensed an urgent desire to whisper a little prayer. “Lord, All-Mighty God, protect me should anything go wrong.” That said, I hit the turn signal, advanced to the passing lane and went to full throttle. I did not want to spend unnecessary time alongside the spinning tires. As I came along side the rear tires, there was a notable explosion! Immediately I began praying. Tire tread was flying everywhere, coming at me from the front and from my right. Tire tread from six inches in length to considerably larger pieces passed between my face and my windscreen. Some passed under my tires causing a rough ride for a few seconds which felt much longer. Oh, did I mention I was still praying? Then it was over, the calm after the storm, I pulled alongside the tractor-trailer cab and signaled to the driver that he had experienced a blow-out. As he began to slow down, I continued on my way till I could get to the berm to inspect for any damage to the bike. And yes, to send up a sincere, genuine, heart-felt prayer, a prayer of “Thanks Giving”. A moisteyed prayer like I had not prayed for some time! After collecting myself, I forged ahead and after a couple of hours on the road, I stopped for fuel for a break and another genuinely, heart-felt prayer. The weather was turning from sunny to overcast and rainclouds were ahead of my path. I donned my rain-gear, gave thanks to God, and set out again as the sun was setting. As the miles rolled by, May 2014


darkness and rain rolled in as I continued along US-23 where coal trucks abound and many animals, including deer, are randomly crossing the highway just to get to the other side. What an adventure, what a time to pray and what a time to praise God. After anoth-

er couple of hours, I was delivered home safely. I had a very clear, profoundly refreshed sense of who is indeed in control, “When the Rubber Meets the Road�. Never ever go it alone. Always, and in All Ways, invite God into your everyday adventures.

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10 Years, and a Mother’s Vigil is Stronger Than Ever By The Mag Man, Randy Gracy A mother’s love for her children is undeniable. It goes without saying that the day of conception, the mother’s life is changed forever and there’s a new found appreciation for life and new love for the baby growing inside her. It’s an unbreakable love, forever. That was what Kathy Casey-Nale has for her daughter Jennifer and Jennifer had that same love for her two year-old daughter Adrianna, Kathy’s granddaughter. Ten years ago, Kathy had her life shattered, heart crippled and her life was changed forever. During the night of March 25th, 2004, her daughter Jennifer and Adrianna disappeared and was never to be heard from again. Law Enforcement officials have never closed the case and vow to never give up the search. With new information and the case being reclassified as a homicide, the Robertson County Sheriff ’s Office is making a renewed appeal to the Middle Tennessee community for information that will help provide answers in a case that has strong implications of foul play. The case: Jennifer, 21, and her daughter, Adrianna, 2, were reported missing by Kathy on March 27, 2004. The investigation led deputies to the Robertson County home of Jennifer’s boyfriend, Joey Benton, where Jennifer and Adrianna had been living with Benton in an out

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building on the property. He claimed that on the evening of March 25, 2004, Jennifer asked him to take her to a grocery store in Cross Plains to use the phone. Benton said he did so, and then dropped mother and daughter off at a local Exxon. Benton said he pulled across the street and watched as a white four-door car pulled up and Jennifer and Adrianna got inside. Benton also claimed that on March 26, 2004, Jennifer showed up back at his property, collected her belongings and said that she needed some time away.

anna to the grocery store, the Exxon and then seeing Jennifer on the following day were never independently corroborated. In the months that followed Jennifer and Adrianna’s disappearance, the Benton property in Robertson County has been searched on four separate occasions. A pond on the land was even drained and searched. No one, including Joey Benton, has been eliminated as having potential involvement in the disappearance of Jennifer and Adrianna.

To this day no one has heard from Jennifer. She was very close to her family and had no reason to leave. Jennifer and Adrianna’s social security numbers were flagged after they were reported missing and have not been used. Their clothes and personal belongings were not taken, Adrianna’s car seat was not taken and Jennifer had no money.

Robertson County Sheriff ’s Office is absolutely committed to not letting Jennifer and Adrianna Wix be forgotten,” Sheriff Bill Holt said. “I strongly believe that there are persons in this community who know what happened to Jennifer and Adrianna, but who have been reluctant to come forward for one reason or another. We today strongly encourage our citizens to help us provide answers and closure to the family, and, as circumstances warrant, justice to these two young persons who chose to live in our area.”

Despite countless hours of investigation and numerous interviews over the past nine years by Robertson County deputies and other law enforcement agencies, Benton’s assertions of taking Jennifer and Adri-

Kathy hasn’t given up hope or the drive to find both Jennifer and Adriana. She is very strong in her commetment and continues her own powerful drive to achieve the answers and leads to finally find them. Every May 2014


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Carley’s Ride

The Ride for the Fight to Live By the Mag Man, Randy Gracy Cancer is such a harsh disease in many forms and affecting many, many people of all ages and sizes. It is neither biased, racially motivated nor particular about whom it attacks. But rest assured, this devilish monster grabs its victims with a vengeance and does its best to subdue them until doctors can successfully fight it off or the Lord takes them home to relieve its side affects; pain and agony.

toll on her small frame and sickness has been an issue, up until the ride.

We have all been affected in some way, form or fashion, but when cancer takes on a child, motorcycle riders are the first to come out of the woodwork to raise funds needed to help fight it and help the parents cope with the financial burden associated with the fight. Carley is a seven year-old little girl diagnosed with T-Cell Lymphoblastic Lymphoma on November 25, 2013. Biopsy and port placement were done on November 26, 2013 to check the size & type of cancer mass. Her chemo treatments began on Thanksgiving Day, 2013. With Carley’s mom, Rita McIntosh by her

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side at Children’s Hospital, her dad, Bobby is in charge of raising and taking care of her two sisters, Harley and Abigail, and still working to pay the ever increasing bills. Chemo treatments are beginning to take its

Marie Munsey, a friend of the family and a local riding club member, organized a ride to help with Carley’s care, medical trips for the parents, bills that are mounting and still pouring in. The call for help was sent out and it was loudly received. Approximately 408 motorcycles with over 500 riders showed up in support of a child fighting, just to live. Over $16,735 was raised in that single day but more will be needed. If you would like to help, donations can be made to Trish Perry, 211 Dry Hollow Road, Sharps Chapel, TN 37866. May 2014


CMA Bike Blessing By Frank Pate

There were around 500 motorcycles and riders who came to get blessed for the 2014 riding season at the Tennessee Riverpark in Chattanooga, Tennessee for the Choo Choo Wheels of Worship bike Blessing. Lots of fellowship and lots of food followed the blessing of the riders and their bikes. It was a great turn out and a great event.

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David Fankhauser 423-295-4440 ALABAMA May 10: Ride Like A Pro Alabama at Gander Mountain, Huntsville at 1pm. Offering advanced motorcycle skills course based on police motor officer training. Retake the class as much as you like, free for 1 year. $150, $50 deposit required. www.ridelikeaproal.com May 17: WEUP’s Bike Fest at 2609 Jordan Ln NW, Huntsville. A family affair. Free to the public, free food, music, moon bounces, performances, vendors, midway and more. FMI 256-837-9387. May 17: Wingstock XIV Charity Dice Run & Party featuring Jasmine Cain. Registration 10am, LBO 11am, LBI 2:30. Alabama Leg starts at CD’s in Madison, AL. Tennessee Leg starts at Diamond Gusset, Lynchburg, TN. Last stop at Wingstock, 27 Berryhill Ln, Fayetteville, TN. See facebook FMI. BBQ, bike games, auction, raffles, chicken drop and more. Over 21 only. 100% of proceeds to charity. 931.625.8788 or WinstockCharities@Earthlink.net May 25: Ride Like A Pro Alabama at Riders H-D, Trussville at 9am. Offering advanced motorcycle skills course based on police motor officer training. Retake the class as much as you like, free for 1 year. $150, $50 deposit required. www.ridelikeaproal.com May 31: Ride Like A Pro Alabama at

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Gander Mountain, Huntsville at 8am. Offering advanced motorcycle skills course based on police motor officer training. Retake the class as much as you like, free for 1 year. $150, $50 deposit required. www.ridelikeaproal.com

ARKANSAS Jun 19-21: Spring River Rally, Griffin Park, Hardy. Vendors, bikini contests, concerts, camping, concessions, poker runs, poker float, bike games, bikini bull riding and more. Weekend pass $30/$15 day. www.springriverrally.com

FLORIDA Apr 30-May 4: Thunder Beach Motorcycle Rally-16th Annual Spring event. Within the city limits of Panama City Beach. The most biker friendly FREE rally in the U.S.A! A 4-Day Motorcycle Rally on the World’s Most Beautiful Beaches. 250+ Vendors Exhibitors, Live Entertainment, Bike Parade, Contests and more. www. thunderbeachproductions.com

GEORGIA May 1: Bike & Boat Night Kick Off at Sunset Grille, 1001 Victoria Landing Dr, Woodstock. 7pm-10pm. 770-8740379

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May 3: Ride Like A Pro Atlanta at Cartersville at 9am. Offering advanced motorcycle skills course based on police motor officer training. Retake the class as much as you like, free for 1 year. $150, $50 deposit required. www. ridelikeaproatlanta.com May 15: Women’s Garage Party from 6-8pm at Chattahoochee H-D, 3230 Williams Rd, Columbus. Demonstrations, treats, socialize and network with other ladies. RSVP via Facebook or cbayer@chattahoocheehd.com May 24: UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) PPV event at Hooters of Cartersville.

KENTUCKY May 14-18: Hawg Valley Bike Rally, Corley Chapel RD Graham, KY. Home of the world famous boogie barn! Motorcycle Rally with live music, adult contests, field events, vendors and camping. Reserved electric and water campsites available. $30/person. (812) 660-0584 or frank.parsley@gmail.com or www.hawgvalleybikerally.com

MISSISSIPPI May 3: Benefit Ride for Jimmy Watkins at Carthage Coliseum, Carthage at 9am. $20 per bike. FMI 601-201-0019

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May 16-18: MS Abate-Vicksburg Chapter Fundfest at 1147 Ross Rd, Utica at 8am. Poker run, bike games, bike show and music. Proceeds to Rainbow Farms and Warren County Children’s Shelter. FMI 601-529-8077. May 23-26: 9th Annual Memorial Biker Party, 611 Hurricane Creek Rd, Sandy Hook. bands, vendors, bike show, bike games, wet and wild slip and slide, thong contest, wet T contest, lingerie contest, organized bike ride. Private property, BYOB, Camping available. Cost $35 weekend pass. FMI: www. memorialdaybikerparty.com May 23-26: Mississippi Gulf Coast Memorial Day Blowout, 17085 Racetrack Rd, Gulfport. Drag racing, field events, bands, stage events, vendors. FMI 228-392-8281 or www.mississippigulfcoastmemorialdayblowout.com

NORTH CAROLINA May 2-4: Thunder in the Smokies Spring Rally. Come ride the Great Smoky Mountains and the Blue Ridge Parkway in Maggie Valley. Weekend passes available for $17 when purchased online in advance for a limited time only. Presented by Handlebar Corral. May 4: Ride For Kids at White Oak Recreation Area, Apex. Registration

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www.bikercustompatches.com 8-9:30am. www.Rideforkids.org May 23-25: Maggie Valley Spring Rally, Maggie Valley Festival Grounds, 3374 Soco Rd, Maggie Valley. Admission $10/day. Bike games, bike & trike shows, live music - You Guns of Country Spring Concert, vendors, door prizes, LED light shows, M/C tours, The Loop Tour, event merchandise, DJ, special guest & more. Sunday-Salutes Our Troops Day. FMI 336-5801638, sonny@maggievalleyrallys.com, www.MaggieValleyRallys.com May 30-31: Boone Bike Rally with bike games, wet t-shirt, bike show, burnout winner with new tire, vendors and new things. FMI visit 828-733-8060. The best riding in the country.

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TENNESSEE - EAST May 2: Bike Night at Knoxville H-D, Clinton Hwy. Featured band is Fifth Street. Sign up to win 2 tickets to Monday Night Raw and an iPad mini! Cold beer, hot food, good times! May 2: Derby Day-Big Hat Contest at Pavilion 117, Merchants Center Blvd, Knoxville. Wear a big hat and receive a free appetizer, Makers Mark shots $5, Mint Juleps $5, Summer Shandy pints $3. May 2-4: Boogie On The River, 5th Annual. 3846 Wildwood Rd, Maryville. Food, music, games, camping, raffles, t-shirts, live bands, bike events, cornhole tourney, balloon release and more. In memory of Brently Mancini. $10/day, $20 Fri & Sat. Facebook

May 3: Momma Lou’s Leather & Jesus-N-Friends 2nd annual Spring St. Jude Ride for the Children at Traders May 9-18: Myrtle Beach Bike Week at Village. Rain date: May 17. KSU at Murrells Inlet. Bike week treasure hunt, 1pm and is about 100 miles long. coastal motorcycle tours, commemora- Prizes following ride. Food and drinks tive coin, wine festival, AMA racing, late provided after. All fees and donation model stock car racing, truck & vintage will be donated to St. Jude. Registracar racing, wheels of destruction, bike tion fee $15/rider and $10/passenger. nights, bike shows, stunt shows, venFMI 423-292-0944 dors, entertainment, attractions, shows, merchandise & more. 336-580-1638, May 3: Preston’s Ride on THEWIRE,

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starts at Smoky Mountain H-D, Pigeon Forge at 11am. $20 per bike, $5/extra rider. KSU 2pm. Police escorts on 2 hour ride to Smoky Mountain H-D Maryville. Door prizes, silent auction items. Concert at 8pm free to all riders. www.thewiremrg.com/events

5pm. pin up girl contest. $300 1st, $200 2nd, $100 3rd. $10 early reg. $20 day of show. FMI: 865-223-9679 stormerjeff@ gmail.com www.hillbilly66.com

May 10: Grainger County Humane Society 9th Annual Paws & Claws Motorcycle Ride & Roller Derby. Starts: Classic Leathers, Morristown. KSU at May 3: Ocoee Polk’er Run 2014, starts noon for 95 mile ride ending at Twi-Lite at Cherokee Rafting, 869 Hwy 64, Skate Rink Morristown. Derby bout Ocoee. Registration at 10:30 am. LBO starts at 4:30. Single rider $20, 2 riders at 11:30. $15 per hand. Entertainment, $30 includes T-shirt, snack & drink, food, and more. FMI 423-338-5040. derby ticket. Derby guests $5/person. Adopt-a-thon, silent auction, cash & May 3: Cinco de Mayo with Zack Dylan prizes. 865-567-0050 or www.graingerat The Log Cabin, Hwy 411, 3 miles humanesociety.webs.com north of Benton, TN. May 15-18: Tellico Biker Rally benefiting Combat Casualty Relief Fund, 801 Steer Creek Rd, Tellico Plains. www. tellicobikerrally.com Awesome music and vendors! Advance tickets $25, At Gate $40, one day ticket available. Burn-out competition, biker games, May 4: Ride Like A Pro Atlanta at huge bike show & awards, free camping Collegedale at 9am. Offering advanced & firewood at bike camping area only, motorcycle skills course based on karaoke during day, live bands Friday & police motor officer training. Retake the Saturday nights, free prizes, showers, class as much as you like, free for 1 RV & Trailer camping area free with year. $150, $50 deposit required. www. ticket. Fishing Tournament. No weapridelikeaproatlanta.com ons, no one under 21 allowed. May 3-4: Birmingham Overnight Ride with East TN H.O.G. Chapter. Travel down to Birmingham to visit Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum. Meet at Knoxville H-D Lovell Rd, KSU 8:15.

May 10: Hillbilly66 Kar & Bike Cruise In at Knoxville H-D, 5800 Clinton Hwy, Knoxville. open to all 1989 and earlier cars/trucks. open to all bikes and trikes. Registration 2-6pm. music starts at

May 16-18: American Legends Motorcycle Rally at Smoky Mountain H-D, Maryville, 8am. The beauty about the Legends Rally is that the rider can choose their route. They can choose if

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they want a team or navigate on their own, choose to ride alone or if they would like to take a passenger. So bring along whomever you would like and score your points for a taste on pure endurance! May 17: National Armed Forces Freedom Ride, Meeting at 3012 Cummings Hwy, Chattanooga at 8am. KSU @ 9am and we will ride to the Veterans Home in Murfreesboro. We will meet & eat with some of the Veterans! FMI visit http://TennesseeFreedomride.webs. com Donations accepted. May 17: Atria Weston Place 1st Annual Alzheimer’s Poker Run 2900 Lake Brook Blvd Knoxville. Door prizes, auctions and 50/50 draw. Free meal and entertainment provided with registration fee. RSVP to 865-584-9857. Cost: $20 single/$25 pair. KSU: 10:30. michael.meadows@atriaseniorliving. com

1420 Tusculum Blvd Greensville. Registration 8:30 am. KSU at 9:30. 423-218-0044. May 23-25: Thunder on the Rock Music Festival & Bike Rally Memorial Day weekend at Monteagle. Bands include Davey Smith & The Pearl Snap Preachers, JD & The Empty Bottle Band, Stoneline, Afficshun, Marlow Drive, Jack Russell’s-Great White, Big Gun, Geneva, Padlock Grin, Hillbilly Sins, Groove Holler, Contagious, Legacy, Circus Una, and Bike Show. Tickets on sale at www.thunderontherock.net or call 931-607-6031. May 23-25: Memorial Mayhem Weekend at Smoky Mountain H-D, Maryville. Vendors, Test & Tune (Drag Race Practice Runs), Drag Races, Menu specials, Live Music.

May 17: Bikes & Bar-B-Que at Cherokee Park Veterans Pavilion, Morristown. North Hamblen Volunteer Fire Dept Benefit Motorcycle Ride includes full pulled pork dinner with 3 sides after the ride with registration. $15/bike, $5/ passenger. KSU 12:00. FMI 423-5869435.

May 25: Smoky Mountain Thunder Memorial Ride XIV at Sevier County Courthouse, Sevierville. Opening ceremony starts at 10 am, KSU at 11 am, closing ceremony starts at 12:30 pm. Help us pay tribute to veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice. 65 mile police escorted ride. No ride fee. FMI 865-453-6532 or www.smokymountainthunder.net

May 17: Bikers for Babies Ride for the March of Dimes, Laughlin Mem Hosp,

May 27-31: TN State H.O.G. Rally, Cookeville. Registration open now. Lots of fun and great riding. www.

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tnstatehogrally.com May 31: 13th Annual Friends of Missions Motorcycle Fun Run. To benefit Clear Springs Baptist Church’s Missionary efforts. Starts at Cedar Springs Baptist Church, Corryton. Registration at 10 AM. KSU at 11 AM. Approx 3 hour ride. Contributions only. Cookout after the ride. FMI 865-689-8118 or csbcriders@gmail.com or Facebook.

Harley & Friend Crystal Birdwell the ventriloquist. Entry fee only $40 for weekend. Adults only. Paid admission gives you a chance to win a Bigdog Motorcycle. www.boogiehollar.com

May 31: Summer Kickoff Luau with Exit 60 at The Log Cabin, Hwy 411, 3 miles north of Benton. 423-299-9186

May 9-11: Chopper Hill Spring Bike Rally, 1152 Gap Rd, Altamont. Must be 21 with valid ID. Bike games, bike show, adult contests, loud pipes contest, live music, vendors, beer & ice sales. $30. Call 931-308-5500 chopperhillbikerally@yahoo.com www.chopperhillbikerally.com

Jun 7: Southern Biker Magazine’s 2nd Annual Ladies Ride-In Bike Show at Pavilion 117, 5616 Merchants Ctr Blvd, Knoxville. Entry fee $10 per class. People’s Choice plaque and $50 cash. Live music, chair massages, vendors, and more. FMI Kristin@southernbiker.us.

TENNESSEE - WEST & MIDDLE May 1: HOG Chapter Mtg at Henpeck Market Village, 1258 Lewisburg Pk, Franklin. www.middletnhog.com/ May 1-4: Boogie Hollar Motorcycle Rally, 164 Clay Farm Lane, Atwood. 127 acres of private party property! Clue & the Honkytones, Phoenix Rising, Monkey Wrench Band, Stormgate, Kimberlee Helton, Skipper Grace,

May 3: Cinco de Mayo Celebration at Ring of Fire H-D, Madison. Poker Run at 11am, music, tacos, cold beverages. Party kicks off at 3pm.

May 10: 4th Annual Journey Church Bike Run. Ride starts at Bob’s House of Honda, 603 Vann Drive in Jackson. Registration at 9am and KSU at 10am. Ride fee $20/per bike. Ride ends with give-a-ways and raffles. The ride will support the Students of Journey Church. (910) 728-2944 or / www.facebook.com/JourneyChurchBikeRun. May 14: Rolling Thunder Flame of Freedom Welcome Home Party at H-D Cool Springs, Franklin, 4pm-7pm. Don’t miss this memorable event as the Flame of Freedom arrives in Tennessee on its way to the wall in Washington, D.C. Live music, food. www.

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County Fairgrounds. Ride benefits families of emergency service workers that have lost their lives in the line of duty or a designated charity. $15 per person. KSU at 10am. FMI 615-972-2296 May 17: Wingstock XIV Charity Dice Run & Party featuring Jasmine Cain. Registration 10am, LBO 11am, LBI 2:30. Alabama Leg starts at CD’s in Madison, AL. Tennessee Leg starts at Diamond Gusset, Lynchburg, TN. Last stop at Wingstock, 27 Berryhill Ln, Fayetteville, TN. See facebook FMI. BBQ, bike games, auction, raffles, chicken drop and more. Over 21 only. 100% of proceeds to charity. 931.625.8788 or WinstockCharities@Earthlink.net

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May 17: National Armed Forces Freedom Ride, Meeting at 3012 Cummings $ @95 Hwy, Chattanooga at 8am. KSU 9am and#we will ride to the Veterans Home in Murfreesboro. We will meet & eat with some of the Veterans! FMI visit http://TennesseeFreedomride.webs. com Donations accepted.

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May 17: Smith/Wilson/Stones River CMT/ABATE Swap Meet at Lebanon Square, Lebanon. Swap Meet & Bike show. $5 adults/12 and under free. Bike Show $5..plaques awarded. Vendor fee $20 with 2 free admissions. Parts, new, used, take-offs, scratch & dent, leather, jewelry, t-shirts and more. FMI 615-310-3436

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May 17: Army Special Forces Memorial Bike Ride Remembering our Lost at Appleton H-D, Hwy 41A Bypass, Clarksville. 12:00 PM Pre-ride concert “Kansas” former lead singer and producer John Elefante. Registration 12:00-12:50 PM. $10 per person. Start time after concert 1:00 PM. End point: Special Forces Association Chapter 38 Safehouse. Music & Picnic to follow the memorial ceremony.

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May 17: The Brittany Project Poker Run & Silent Auction at Bumpus H-D, 2250 NW Broad St, Murfreesboro. Benefits At-Risk Youth in Athletic and The Arts Sponsorship Program. Riders $30/Passengers $20 for one hand, lunch and t-shirt. KSU 10am. 615-6698682, info@thebrittanyproject.org, www.thebrittanyproject.org

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May 18: Ride For Kids at Jim Warren Park, Franklin. Registration 8-9:30am. www.rideforkids.org May 18: Rich is Riding! 7128 S. Springs Dr, Franklin. Leaving dealership at 8am. www.hdcoolsprings.com or 615-771-7775. May 22: Midget Wrestling at Shooters Bar, Hermitage, TN. May 24: 2014 Blue Knights TN V COPS Ride at Highway 12 Motorsports, Nashville. Rain date: May 31. $20 per bike, $5 per passenger. Registration at 9am. KSU at 10:30 am. Ends at Tri-County Farmers Restaurant, 4451 Hwy 49 West In Vanleer. May 27-31: Tennessee State HOG Rally, Cookeville. www.TNStateHOGRally. com May 29: Men’s Boot Camp, 7128 S. Springs Dr, Franklin. 6pm-9pm. No pressure introduction to the basics of owning and riding a Harley. Music/food/ door prizes. www.hdcoolsprings.com or 615-771-7775 May 31: Pet Adoption Day at H-D Cool Springs, 7128 S Springs Dr, Franklin. 11am-9pm with last chance pet rescue. www.hdcoolsprings.com

TEXAS Jun 12-15: Republic of Texas Biker Rally at Travis County Expo Center, Austin. Must be 18+. Sammy Hagar performing June 14! Friday night headliner Reverend Horton Heat. 20 blocks of downtown Austin are closed off for a huge party on Congress Ave Friday night. Ride-In Bike Shows, custom bike builders, stunt shows, comedians, national named brands, The Paradise Bar, tattoo expo, ladies contests and more! FMI www.rotrally.com

VIRGINIA & WV Jun 1: Ride For Kids at Richmond Times-Dispatch, Mechanicsville. Registration 8-9:30 am. www.rideforkids.org Jun 13-15: Back of the Dragon Days “The Dragon Roars” at Tazewell High School, 167 Cosby Blvd, Tazewell. Live music, vendors, parade, bike show, displays and more. $3 per day. www. backofthedragon.com

NATIONAL EVENTS May 15-18: 5th Annual Blessing of the Bike Baldwin Camp 37, 12223 N Woodbridge (M-37), Bitely, MI 49309. F/K/A Camp Ally. A Cystic Fibrosis Fund-

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Twice Baked Potato Casserole with Bacon Featured Recipe by Chef John Morris

Still Mountain Restaurant & Pub Located in downtown Hot Springs, NC is the Still Mountain Restaurant & Pub. They off up some good grub for the hearty biker and cold spirits to quench the thirst. The red, white, and blue nacho chips are a good start. They are piled high with cheese, chili, and jalapenos for $7.50. Dapper Dile loved the 1/2 lb cheese burger with fresh cut fries @ $8.00. The Mailman and Carol shared a catfish sandwich that was so big it came on a hoagie roll. I like the fried chicken platter @ $11 with two breasts, pinto beans and collard greens. You can check them out at www.stillmountainrestaurant.com or call 828-622-9400

Poker Run, Tattoo Contest, Vendors. Day passes $10, advance $30/person $35 door. FMI: 231-343-2549 or 231773-7202 May 17: Masonic Youth Run at Bentley’s Saloon, 1601 Portland Road, Arundel, ME May 25: Bentley’s Ride In Bike Show with trophies & cash prizes at Bentley’s Saloon, 1601 Portland Rd, Arundel, ME. Registration 8:30-11:30am, Winner announced by 1pm. Registration forms at www.bentleyssaloon.com Antiques, Modifieds, Customs, Sports, Bags, Rats, Sidecars, Trikes

MUSIC EVENTS May 1: Fairview Union at Pavilion 117, Knoxville, TN. May 2: Grits from Dumplin Valley at Dandridge Pizza & More, Dandridge, TN 6:30-10:30. May 2: Anthony Donald Band at Shooters Bar, Hermitage, TN May 2: The Reigns Band at Oskies Sports Bar & Grill, Knoxville, TN. May 2-3: David Kennedy at Pavilion 117, Knoxville, TN May 3: The Bottle Rockets w/Mike Stinson & The Repeat Offenders, 8pm, The Shed, Smoky Mountain H-D,

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2 large baking potatoes 1/2 pound lean Benton’s bacon 3/4 cup shredded mild Cheddar cheese 1/2 cup sour cream 1/4 cup milk 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted 1 teaspoon dried chives 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 3/4 cup shredded mild Cheddar

Directions 1.Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease a 9x13-inch casserole dish. 2.Poke a few holes into each potato using a toothpick. 3.Bake potatoes in the preheated oven until fully cooked, about 1 hour. Cool for about 15 minutes. 4.Place the bacon in a large skillet and cook over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until evenly browned, about 10 minutes. Drain the bacon slices on paper towels and crumble. 5.Cut a thin slice from one side of each potato; carefully scoop out the flesh and transfer to a bowl. Discard skins. Mix 3/4 cup Cheddar cheese, sour cream, milk, butter, chives, salt, black pepper, and garlic powder with potatoes. Spread potato mixture into the prepared casserole dish; top with 3/4 cup Cheddar cheese and crumbled bacon. 6.Bake in the preheated oven until just bubbling, 10 to 15 minutes. Cool for at least 5 minutes before serving

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May 26: Grits from Dumplin Valley at The Point, Dandridge, TN 7-11

May 3: Cinco de Mayo with Zack Dylan at The Log Cabin, Hwy 411, 3 miles north of Benton, TN.

May 16: Rocking Hillbilly Show at Shooters Bar, Hermitage, TN

May 29: Grits from Dumplin Valley at Old Town Grill Bike Night, Tazewell, TN 7-11

May 4: Jason Ellis at Pavilion 117, Knoxville, TN

May 17: Jay Mac at Pavilion 117, Knoxville, TN

May 8: Grits from Dumplin Valley at The Well, Knoxville, TN, 9-12

May 18: Melagrass at Pavilion 117, Knoxville, TN

May 8: Hardwired at Pavilion 117, Knoxville, TN.

May 22: Kelsey’s Woods at Pavilion 117, Knoxville, TN.

May 9: Live Music at Oskies Sports Bar & Grill, Knoxville, TN

May 23: Leon Russell with Ed Snodderly, 8pm at The Shed, Smoky Mountain H-D, Maryville.

May 9: Bar Room Braw Band at Shooters Bar & Grill, Hermitage, TN May 10: Kold Leaf at The Log Cabin, Hwy 411, 3 miles north of Benton, TN. May 10: Phoenix Rising at Mainstreet Live, Murfreesboro, TN, 8pm. May 11: Tall Paul at Pavilion 117, Knoxville, TN. May 11: Phoenix Rising at Bikini Beach, Antioch, TN, 2pm. May 15: Mike Snodgrass Band at Pavilion 117, Knoxville, TN. May 16: JD Cable & The Empty Bottle

May 23: It’s Wayne’s World at Oskies Sports Bar & Grill, Knoxville, TN May 23: Dustin Martin Band at Shooters Bar, Hermitage, TN May 24: The Kentucky Headhunters w/ Cathouse Prophets, 8pm at The Shed, Smoky Mountain H-D, Maryville. May 24: Grits from Dumplin Valley at Spicy’s, Knoxville, TN, 9-1 May 24: HoweJEllis at Pavilion 117, Knoxville, TN May 25: Tall Paul at Pavilion 117, Knoxville, TN

May 29: HoweJellis Band at Pavilion 117, Knoxville, TN. May 30: Freequency at Oskies Sports Bar & Grill, Knoxville, TN. May 30: Lost Dogs Band at Shooters Bar, Hermitage, TN May 30: David Kennedy at Pavilion 117, Knoxville, TN. May 31: Dale Watson & His Lone Stars w/JP Harris & The Tough Choices, 8pm at The Shed, Smoky Mountain H-D, Maryville. May 31: Mike Snodgrass at Pavilion 117, Knoxville, TN May 31: Grits from Dumplin Valley at Greenville HS Annual Niswonger GHS Band Fund raiser-Noon – 7pm. May 31: Exit 60 at The Log Cabin, Hwy 411, 3 miles north of Benton, TN. May 31: Phoenix Rising at Double E, Old Hickory, TN, 9:30pm.

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Highway 411 3 Miles North Of Benton, TN

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Karla Kelly Bike Info: 2005 Yamaha Road Star Silverado with pearl pink & white paint Occupation: Knoxville Law Enforcement Officer Hobbies: Riding, traveling, hanging out with friends & family Been riding since Sept. 2012

Chris Cooper Bike Info: 2014 Harley Dyna Street Bob 103ci Black Denim Customized “Back in Black” Vance & Hines Shortshots, ThunderMax Tuner, Perfomance Machine Max HP A/C, 2” Tank lift, Bad&G battery box bag, ‘60 Panhead badges, forwards, black spokes, side mount plate, lots of black p/c & more. Occupation: TV Host, Actor, Southern Biker Magazine Public Relations Hobbies: NASCAR, Ridin’ th’ Bobber, mountain biking & hiking

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hen you sign up with a new insurance company, the advertising and catch words are always about shopping rates and figuring out the best way to save money. When insurance salesmen are quoting you prices and showing you how they can save you money, most of the time you ask two questions….. 1) do I have “full coverage” and 2) “if I hit someone do I have enough coverage so I don’t get sued?” What I have learned from speaking at dozens of seminars and meetings is that the general public’s perception of full coverage doesn’t really mean what most people think. The term “full coverage” usually means your policy has collision coverage on it to cover property damage in the event you cause an accident. Yet, when only focusing on these two questions, you might leave out the most important issue. What happens if the accident is not your fault? The majority of motorcycle accidents are just that, caused by someone else. Whether it is a truck taking a left turn in front of you, or a minivan not paying attention and striking you in the rear, you could all of the sudden be relying on the hope that the individual who just altered your life was responsible enough to have adequate insurance. Yet, there are ways to protect yourself before an accident ever happens. The way to do this is make sure you have adequate uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage.

George Stein

Brian Caron

In most southern states, the term “uninsured motorist” coverage does not simply mean it only applies when an individual is “uninsured”. In Marcos Garza most situations, your coverage could be applied when an individual is “underinsured”. So take this scenario: You get hit on your bike and have to have surgery on your leg. You find out your medical bills are $50,000 and you are out of work for a month. You then find out the person that hit you only carries $25,000 in insurance. You could have a problem. If you have adequate uninsured motorist insurance, in most situations you would be allowed to use your own insurance after you have exhausted the at fault parties insurance policy. This could become crucial if you are laying in bed unable to provide for your family. Now depending on where you live and how your policy is written, different states have laws which will dictate whether you can use your uninsured motorist policies from just your bike or the policies from all of the vehicles you own. This is very important when looking into whether or not you can “stack” all of your policies. If you have questions about your own policies or even just want an attorney to take a look at what you carry to make sure you and your family are protected, give us a call over at Steelhorse Law. We would be happy to go into more detail about how these policies can protect you in the event someone forces you to lay your bike down.

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George Stein • Marcos Garza

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Southern Biker Magazine May 2014  

Motorcycle magazine covering events and news in the South Eastern United States.

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