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February 2009

ISSUE #148

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LETTER FROM THE EDITORS Wayne’s world OL’ CHARLIE 3 FINGER FROM THE HEART sandy’s snapshots ON THE TOWN WITH ted On the road again Pab’s Place trippin with tripp hometown corner

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Classic Bike Ramblings January Recaps Rider Now Promotions OCC interview FT Speaks to riders Babes page last chance cycles the wall cover story Miss missy on the road with paulie abate of florida, inc.

Orange County Choppers Paul Tuttle Sr.


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GibTown Bike Fest Recap 46-47




Rick Banks Financial Advisor Edward Jones What’s in your future?


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Welcome to the shortest month of the year! February may be the shortest month of the year but it sure doesn’t lack for action! There are tons of things happening here in Florida during February and it all starts with the Super Bowl that takes place February 1st at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. Let’s hope the visitors pump “mucho-dollars” into our local economy! Two weeks later, Valentine’s Day takes center stage and you all better not forget the love of your life. Nothing says I love you like flowers, candy and a romantic dinner. Oh yeah, maybe a nice card says it better but you know what I mean! It’s also a nice time to tell your mom how much she means to you and that you love her! Don’t forget our weekly Bike Night that happens at the Green Iguana on Anderson Road every Thursday night. The Iguana is a fantastic place to party and after you make your first visit, there is no doubt you’ll return ... check out the cheesy-cheesy burger it rocks! The end of February gives us Bike Week 2009! The fun all starts on 2/27 and Full Throttle will be all over Daytona! See us at Boot Hill on Main Street, JP Cycles at Destination Daytona and the Iron Horse in Ormond Beach. We will also be at the Rats Hole Show, the Boardwalk Bike Show and we will once again host our annual “Let’s Get Crazy Party” at the Americano Hotel. Check the March issue for details! Our Florida Motorcycle Expo was a huge success as we had perfect weather and record breaking crowds. Thanks to all the vendors, sponsors and people who attended the event. We will have a complete recap in next month’s issue. I want to wish a Happy Valentine’s Day and a Happy Birthday to my wonderful wife Tracy ... I love you babyhead! B-Days wishes also go out to Erica Thomas, Val Swetay and Mary Cianci! Have a great month!

Well, I waited on my article for the last possible minute so I can announce and congratulate the winner of the 2009 GEICO Bike Builders Invitational who was Independent Cycles with Hammered! If you went to the Expo, and around 10,000 of you did, if was the white bike against the back wall. Congratulations to all the winners and everyone who had a bike entered in the Builders Invitational. There are pictures on our website now and there will be an entire recap of all the winners and the events that happened in the March (Bike Week) issue. There was a record turn out this year and we would also like to thank everyone who came out to enjoy the show and especially the vendors and sponsors who make this whole thing happen. I would like to take this time to welcome two new advertisers to the Full Throttle Family as well. Bill Church with Quaker Steak and Lube has been a great advertiser for many years and has decided to move his advertising to the centerfold of Full Throttle Magazine for the next couple of months to help get the word out about all the great events, charity rides and benefits he has on a regular basis. I would also like to welcome Al Estes Bailbonds back. They were advertisers with us a long time ago and decided to give us a shot again to help them bring business. And remember, like his shirts he hands out says….”Support Your Local Bail Bondsman, GET ARRESTED” That of course is a joke. We are still looking for a few sponsors at press time for our Bike Week Sponsorship. We will be all over the place with our three booth locations and at the Boardwalk Bike Show handing out your info and our magazines…. For only $1000 you can have us hand out your info to everyone who walks by out booths in all three locations (Boothill Saloon on Main Street, Iron Horse Saloon in Ormond and JP Cycle at Destination Daytona) This is the best way to get your product in the bikers hands. I am only accepting 10 sponsors and already have 4 at press time. Act now and call me at 813-814-1424 or e-mail me at Last but not least, I would like to wish my beautiful wife, Kandice, and my two young daughters, Krysie and Ashlynn, a Happy Valentine's Day. I would also like to wish my Mom and Tracy Happy Birthday's in the month of Feb! Be safe, don’t drink and ride and I will see you at BIKE WEEK!!!!!!!


TAMPA BAY AREA CRUISIN’ CALENDAR FEBRUARY 5 - THURSDAY THUNDER BIKE NIGHT AT GREEN IGUANA - Thursday Bike Night will now be held at the Green Iguana on Anderson Road! (SAME GREAT DESTINATION - NEW GREAT LOCATION) There is a huge inside Tiki bar with great food and $2 bud and bud lights from 7pm till 10pm! Besides the great food there will be vendors both inside and outside. To be a vendor call 813-8141424. There will be 3 trophies for the three bikes of the night, 50/50 raffles, prizes all night long and great food and music! Vendors are FREE so call today as spots will fill up fast! There is also space inside to display any custom built bikes, call Tony for info on bike placement inside the tiki bar or questions on the bike night 813-8141424. We are also selling tickets for a scooter to be given away on February 19th for $1 per ticket. For info call 813-814-1424 FEBRUARY 7 - HEROES ON WHEELS - A celebration for riding cancer survivors! Saturday, Feb 7, 2009, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, Sponsored by Jim’s Harley-Davidson, St. Pete, FL & Bikers4Boobs Breast Cancer Awareness Corp. Event site: Jim’s Harley Davidson, St. Pete. 2805 54th Ave. N. St. Pete, PH: 527-jims. 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Cost $10.00 per person or $15.00 per couple allows participation in all programs and the cook out. A day for awareness, riding, entertainment, food, vendors, bike wash, raffle, 50/50. Proceeds to cancer programs. Brought to you by Jim’s Harley-Davidson & Bikers4Boobs Organization. Pre Registration available on-line at: . All contributions are tax deductible. FEBRUARY 7 - LAMA 2ND ANNIVERSARY PARTY - L.A.M.A. Tampa Chapter 2nd Anniversary Party. Noon at Teamster Local Union # 79, 5818 East Dr MLK Jr Blvd. Come and join us! Everyone Welcome lots of fun, Good food, music, 50/50,Vendors, Bike Show. Sponsor by: Harley Davidson Tampa/Brandon, Washington Mutual Bank, info Johnny ,813 299-4482, Web Site: www. FEBRUARY 7 - SUNCOAST BROTHERHOOD APPRECIATION PARTY - Suncoast Brotherhood Appreciation Party. 7pm at Grass Flats, 12924 49th St North, info 727-561-9151. This is the Bar that donated the most money for our Christmas Tree Drive. All proceeds were applied to Pinellas County Foster Parents Assot. for the Foster Children, through Suncoast Brotherhood 28th annual Toys for Tots Procession. For more info visit FEBRUARY 8 - COBRAS MC 8TH ANNUAL SOME LIKE IT HOT CHILI COOK-OFF - From 1pm till 6pm at the Cobras MC Club House 3700 70th Ave. N. Unit A, Pinellas Park, FL 33781. Fopr more info call 727768-9826 or e-mail or visit the website at FEBRUARY 8 - BENEFIT FOR RICK SHAFER - At AM VETS, 512 S Lincoln Ave., Clearwater. All afternoon party and fund raiser. He has been a Suncoast Brother for many, many years and is currently our Products Officer and has done a dedicated job for us for years as well. He recently had major surgery and will be out of work for quite a stretch. FEBRUARY 8 - FLETCHERS OLD TIME SWAP MEET AT THE LUBE Fletcher's H-D Old Time Swap Meet at the "Lube".   9am Meet opens at Quaker Steak & Lube, 10400 49th St, ph 727-572-9464. Breakfast served at 9am. Never Seen A Motorcycle Swap Meet? Here's your chance to find out what it's all about. Looking for bargains on motorcycle parts and accessories? You'll find them here! Gather up all that motorcycle stuff you've been collecting and bring it to the Swap Meet. No charge for swap meet space. Move in starts at 8am, public welcomed at 9am. Vendors are invited for a $25 donation to S.P.C.A. Tampa Bay, info Dick Pritchard, 727-535-1844 or 727-5729464, e-mail For more info visit www. Post #67

TAMPA BAY AREA CRUISIN’ CALENDAR FEBRUARY 12 - OLD TOWN HARLEY BIKE NIGHT - From 6pm till 9pm the second Thursday of each month at 9841 Adamo Dr. There is live music, cold beer, great food, and a bike show. There is no registration fee with three trophies each month. emceed by Radical Randy. For more info call 813740-9898 or visit FEBRUARY 12 - THURSDAY THUNDER BIKE NIGHT AT GREEN IGUANA - Thursday Thunder has changed it's location for the new year! Every Thursday Bike Night will now be held at the Green Iguana on Anderson Road! (SAME GREAT DESTINATION - NEW GREAT LOCATION) There is a huge inside Tiki bar with great food and $2 bud and bud lights from 7pm till 10pm! Besides the great food there will be vendors both inside and outside. To be a vendor call 813-814-1424. There will be 3 trophies for the three bikes of the night, 50/50 raffles, prizes all night long and great food and music! Vendors are FREE so call today as spots will fill up fast! There is also space inside to display any custom built bikes, call Tony for info on bike placement inside the tiki bar or questions on the bike night 813-814-1424. We are also selling tickets for a scooter to be given away on February 19th for $1 per ticket. For info call 813-814-1424 FEBRUARY 14TH, SUNCOAST BROTHERHOOD FULL MOON POKER RUN 5-7PM - Registration at VFW Post 1 034, 724 Tuskawilla St. Clearwater, 50/50 drawing at 6:00PM. $5.00 a hand, 3 for $10.00, Wear your Hearton and receive an extra hand free. Jokers wild at 1st and last stops. Up to 2 extra cards at last stop for $1.00. 2nd, 3rd, 4th stops TBD, (always subject to change). Last bike in at Whiskey Depot, 8256 Ulmerton Rd. Largo at 10PM. Bob Serving free buffet. Prizes awarded at 10:30PM and an additional 50/50 at 11:00PM. Prizes, $100/$50/$25/Pot Luck $25. Don't forget your Heart. Remember, always benefits Pinellas County Foster Parents to gift Foster Children. Info call Louie 727-565-6753 FEBRUARY 14 - ZEPHYRHILLS MUSIC AND MOTORCYCLES - Downtown on 5th Ave. from 4pm till 9pm. There will be a 12 class bike show sponsored by Nick Athanason, Attorney at Law with trophies and cash prizes. Entry fee is $10 with registration from 4pm till 6pm. Professional judging by Rev. Jim. For more info call 813-780-1414 or FEBRUARY 15 - PARTY ON THE PATIO - at CHICKIE'S PUB, 6408 Rowan Rd, New Port Richey. From 2PM/6PM, Party on the Patio with Suncoast Members and friends, all bikers welcome. Free Chicken BBQ around 4:00PM, while it lasts. Featuring BLACK WATER JACK BAND. Also Suncoast Members. $10.00 Domestic Bucket (5 Long Necks) $1.25 Drafts. Always ride in on your Bikes and get Happy Hour prices. FEBRUARY 15 - CARI HESS MEMORIAL RUN - Feb 15th. Starts at Quaker Steak & Lube for Pinellas riders - kick stands up at 10 am. Meeting up with Tampa Riders at Jack Willies, kick stands up at 11 am. Join the Pink Posse and friends for a scenic ride north to Ariepka to the Upper Deck Restaurant. Ending at Jack Willies, Oldsmar.



TAMPA BAY AREA CRUISIN’ CALENDAR FEBRUARY 19 - THURSDAY THUNDER BIKE NIGHT AT GREEN IGUANA - SCOOTER GIVE-A-WAY!!!!! Thursday Thunder has changed it's location for the new year! Every Thursday Bike Night will now be held at the Green Iguana on Anderson Road! (SAME GREAT DESTINATION - NEW GREAT LOCATION) There is a huge inside Tiki bar with great food and $2 bud and bud lights from 7pm till 10pm! Besides the great food there will be vendors both inside and outside. To be a vendor call 813-814-1424. There will be 3 trophies for the three bikes of the night, 50/50 raffles, prizes all night long and great food and music! Vendors are FREE so call today as spots will fill up fast! There is also space inside to display any custom built bikes, call Tony for info on bike placement inside the tiki bar or questions on the bike night 813-8141424. We are also selling tickets for a scooter to be given away for $1 per ticket. For info call 813-814-1424 FEB 19 - 22 - CLEARWATER SEA BLUES FESTIVAL 09 - Seafood and Blues At Coachman Park in Downtown Clearwater with FREE ADMISSION, Reserved seating available through Ticketmaster. Friday Night Southside Johnny and the Asburry Jukes, Saturday Jonny Lang and Sunday Elvin Bishop! For more information call 727-564-4700 or visit FEBRUARY 20 - 22 - TAMPA HARLEY HUGE MOTORCYCLE TENT SALE - Harley's as low as $3,995! Bad credit or good credit, We've got you covered! Special allocation Repo's from HarleyDavidson Credit! On the spot financing and 3 stores worth of used inventory at one location! 6920 N. Dale Mabry Hwy 813886-7466, FEBRUARY 22 - CHARITY POKER RUN FOR THE MIRACLE LEAGUE - Sponsored by the Kiwanis of Gulf Beaches. For barrier Free baseball for children with special needs. Starts at Jim's H-D 2805 54th Ave. North, St. Pete, and Ends at Ricky T's 10601 Gulf. Blvd. Treasure Island. Last bike in by 5pm! For more info contact Leon Lee 727-365-4198 FEBRUARY26 - THURSDAY THUNDER BIKE NIGHT AT GREEN IGUANA - Thursday Thunder has changed it's location for the new year! Every Thursday Bike Night will now be held at the Green Iguana on Anderson Road! (SAME GREAT DESTINATION - NEW GREAT LOCATION) There is a huge inside Tiki bar with great food and $2 bud and bud lights from 7pm till 10pm! Besides the great food there will be vendors both inside and outside. To be a vendor call 813-814-1424. There will be 3 trophies for the three bikes of the night, 50/50 raffles, prizes all night long and great food and music! Vendors are FREE so call today as spots will fill up fast! FEBRUARY 28-POKER RUN BENEFITTING SHRINERS HOSPITALS FOR CHILDREN - 3RD Annual Poker Run for Shriners Hospitals. Registration opens at 10am, first bike out at 11am, beginning at Egypt Shriners, 4050 Dana Shores Drive., Tampa. Stops at Jack Willies, Molly Goodheads, Quaker Steak and Lube and ending at Kahunas in St. Pete. $450.00 best hand, $50.00 worst hand, raffles and food and drink specials. Sponsored by the Krewes of Agustina, Brigadoon, Shamrock and Thieves of San Lorenzo. For more information contact Shriner Rocky Stout at 813.925.1601 or .

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MONDAY: Beef O’ Brady’s 27315 W. Highway 54 Wesley Chapel, FL 813-994-1511

Wild Indian 1158 7th St. NW Largo, FL 727-588-7660

Wild Willy's 13355 S. Belcher Rd. Largo, Fl 33773 727-533-2203

THURSDAY: THURSDAY THUNDER GREEN IGUANA 9202 Anderson Road Tampa, FL 33634 813-288-9076

TUESDAY: HD Sports Grill 33286 US Hwy 19 Palm Harbor, Florida 727-789-9383

JM&D South Beach Tiki Bar & Grill 14705 Gulf Blvd. Maderia Beach 727-398-7907

Oldsmar Cop Shop 3780 Tampa Road Oldsmar, Florida 813-855-1052

Kahuna’s Bar & Grill 10515 Gandy Blvd. St.Petersburg, FL 727-576-7800

Pastino’s Restaurant 1750 Clw-Largo Road Largo, FL 727-559-0506

LA Hangout 16411 N. Florida Avenue Lutz, FL 813-964-5631

The Dirty Shame Pub 1929 7th Ave. Ybor City, Tampa 813-247-1166 WEDNESDAY: Biff Burger 3939 49th Street N. St.Pete, FL 727-527-5297 Gibtown Bike Fest 6915 Riverview, Rd. Riverview FL 813-677-3590 Quaker Steak & Lube 10400 49th Street N. Pinellas Park, FL 727-572-WING Raccoon’s Bar 3240 Lithia Pinecrest Valrico, FL 813-689-5079

FRIDAY: Grass Flats 12924 49th St. Clearwater, FL Hog Pen Saloon 8001 East Broadway Tampa, FL 813-621-6482 SATURDAY: Biff Burger 3939 49th Street N. St.Petersburg, FL 727-527-5297 Rockin Road Show TGI Friday's Clearwater, Florida 813-254-3332 SUNDAY: Real Life Church Veterans AMC Theater 813-784-9974

Atlantis Bike Bash (Last Sunday of Month) 11600 66th Street Largo FL 727-545-5515

Lakeland H-D Bike Night in the Daylight 2nd Sat. of The Month 12 noon till 5pm

BMW / Triumph Motorcycles Ride (1st Saturday of every month) Complimentary breakast and hot coffee before ride 8509 Gunn Highway Odessa, FL 813-926-9937

PJ'S Lounge (Last Sat. Of Month) 8603 N. Dale Mabry Tampa, FL 813-933-5414

Euro Cycles of Tampa Bay (3rd Saturday of every month) 8509 Gunn Highway Odessa, FL 813-926-9937 European Hair Designers (Open House 1st Saturday of the Month) 2412 Jim Redman Pkwy Plant CIty, FL 813-754-4141 Harley-Davidson of BranHarley-Davidson of don Bike Night Brandon Bike Night Thursday (2nd(2nd Thursday of every of every month) month) 9841 East East Adamo Adamo Drive Drive 9841 www Hog Pen Saloon (2nd Saturday of Each Month) 8001 East Broadway Ave Tampa, FL 813-621-6482 Jim's Harley-Davidson (2nd Friday of Every Other Month) Feb 13, April 10, June 12 2805 54th Ave N, 727-698-0078 Lakeside Community Church (Bike Night Every 2nd Sunday at 6pm) 475 East Lake Rd. N. Tarpon Springs 727-942-0229

Plant City Bike Fest (1st Saturday of every month) Plant City, FL 813-754-3707 Porpoise Pub Bike Night (1st Friday of every month) 8701 Seminole Blvd. Seminole, FL 727-3937616 Softail’s Bar Bike Night (2nd Sunday of every month) 6032 Seminole Blvd. Seminole, FL 727-395-9192 The Dirty Shame Pub First Tuesday of Month 1929 7th Ave. Ybor City, Tampa 813-468-7546 Webster Westside BikeFlea andMarket Car Show (First Sunday Sunday (First of Every Every Month) Month) of 1-800-832-34771-800-832-3477 352-628-4656 352-628-4656

If you have a Monthly Event and it is not listed here, please call us, fax us or e-mail your event to us.

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Full Throttle 14 TAMPA BAY AREA - Includes: Hillsborough, Clearwater, St. Petersburg, Lakeland, Plant City & Zephryhills SALES & SERVICE AREA 52 Fort King Rd. Zephyrhills, FL 33542 813-782-0980 Barney’s Motorcycle Sales 10411 Gandy Blvd. St. Pete, FL 33702 727- 576-1148 Barney’s Of Brandon 9820 E. Adamo Dr. Tampa, FL 33619 813-628-9418 Bayou Motorcycle Repair 539 Grand Blvd. Trpn Sprgs 34689 727-934-4029 Big Boys Power Toys P.O. Box 7830 St. Pete, FL 33734 727-490-2655 Big Dog Motorcycles Tampa 9528 N. Florida Ave. Tampa, FL 33612 813-933-6571 Biker’s Den 5100 95th St N. #18 St. Pete, 33708 727-395-0080 Black Dog Choppers 1811 S. Pinellas Ave Trpn Spgs, 34689 727-943-1080 BrandonOld Town Harley-Davidson 9841 Adamo Dr. Tampa, FL 33619 813-740-9898 Cahill’s 8920 N. Armenia Ave. Tampa, 33604 813-933-3528 County Cycles 3411 Cypress Terr N. Pinellas Pk,33781 727-522-4918 Creative Body Works 3888 Tampa Rd. Oldsmar, FL 34677 813-855-7066 CRUIZIN EAGLE Motorcycle Rentals/Full Service 12529 66th St. N. Largo, FL 33773 727-536-8900 Custom World 13100 N. Nebraska Ave. Tampa, 33612 813-971-3136 Cycle Masters 7601 N. Nebraska Ave. Tampa, 33604 813-231-3552 Cyclerama 7200 73rd St N. Pinellas Pk, 33781 727-546-0889 DAN'S AUTO SERVICE 2801 22nd Ave. N. St. Pete, 33713 727-821-4179 Dead Sleds 12006 US Hwy 41 S. Gibsonton, 33534 813-677-2031 Ellis Race Engineering 4655 73rd. Ave N. PinellasPk, 33781 727-546-5674 Euro Cycles of Tampa Bay 8509 Gunn Hwy Odessa, FL 33556 813-926-9937 Fletcher’s Harley-Davidson 17129 US Hwy 19 N. Clwtr, 33764 727-535-1844 Greg’s Custom Cycle WORKS 1141 Court Street, Clwtr, 33756 727-461-4840 Harley-Davidson of Tampa 6920 N. Dale Mabry Hwy Tampa, 33614 813-886-7433 Hawes Custom Cycles 1418 East 98th Ave. Tampa, FL 33612 813-915-0180 Hawgspital 6955 US Hwy 19 N. Pinellas Pk, 33781 727-527-2221

House Cycle World 7822 N. Dale Mabry Ave. Tampa 33604 813-884-0883 Iron Horse Motorsports 13805 W. Hillsborough Tampa, 33635 813-854-5611 Jim’s Harley-Davidson 2805 54th Ave N. St. Pete, 33714 866-228-6186 Jim’s On The Pass 194 John's Pass Boardwalk 727-363-1333 Biker Burnout's 11203 49th St Unit D3 Clwtr, 33762 727-515-9456 LAST CHANCE CYCLES 10341 E. Hwy 92 Tampa, FL 33610 813-664-6710 Lawless Customs 4240 49th St. N., St. Pete. 33709 727-329-9672 Manor Cycles 1665 S. Myrtle Ave. Clwtr, 33756 727-588-0786 Performance HONDA 28009 Wesley Chapel Blvd. Wesley Chapel Fl 33543 813-973-1888 Performance Specialists 12820 Daniels Dr Clwtr, 33762 727-572-5755 Performance Twin 2279 Tall Pines Dr Largo, FL 33771 727-539-8946 Power Sports 14996 US Hwy 19 N. Clwtr, 33764 717-536-4791 Profile Customs 27839 US Hwy. 19 N., Clearwater, FL 33761 727-726-3030 RTM Motorcycle 14540 N. Florida Ave. Tampa, 33613 813-265-2307 Savage Powersports 29747 US Hwy 19 N.Clwtr, 33761 727-771-1211 SOUTHSIDE CHOPPERS 2222 1st Ave. S. St. Petersburg, FL 727-328-1830 St. Pete Kawasaki 3450 34th St St. Pete , FL 33713 727-521-4626 Syd’s Cycle 6600 Haines Rd. St. Pete, FL 33702 727-522-3333 Tampa V-Twin 16336 N. Florida Ave. Lutz, FL 33549 813-962-3856 THE RIDE FACTORY 2101 N. 22nd St. Tampa,FL 33605 813-247-1166 Thunder Bay Cycles 124 W. Hillsborough Ave. Tpa, 33604 813-232-6661 TIM'S CUSTOM CYCLES 201 N. Pinellas Ave. Tarpon Springs, FL 34689 727-943-7210 Whiskey Enterprises 5201 66th Way St. Pete 33709 727-548-5451 XTREME POWERSPORTS 1019 U.S. 301 S. Tampa, FL 33619 813-626-6060


Anclote Boat Club 1761 CR 71 Trpn Sprgs 34689 727-938-9566 BAR 145 7717 Ulmerton Road Largo, FL 727-230-4933 Beef O’Brady’s 2418 James L. Redman Pkwy. Plant City 813-757-0300 Beef O’Brady’s 27315 W. Hwy 54 Wesley Chapel, 33544 813-994-1511 Biff Burger 3939 49th St N. St. Petersburg, FL 33710 727-527-5297 Big Dog’s Patio 103 N. Palmer Street Plant City, 33565 813-759-2704 Breaktime Billiard's 4200 62nd Ave. N. Pinellas Park FL 727-521-0858 BUFFALO CITY BAR Park St. N. & 54th Ave. N. (Publix Plaza) St. Pete., FL 727-549-9464 CAFE RACER 15045 Madeira , Madeira Bch, 33708 727-398-7656 Camden’s Yard 2827 16th St St. Pete, 33709 727-895-1129 Carlies 7020 49th St N. Pinellas Pk, 33781 727-527-5214 CHAMPION'S BBQ 12150 Seminole Blvd. Largo, FL 727-585-4900 Crabby Bill’s Seafood 37 Causeway. Blvd. Clwtr Bch, 33767 727-210-131 Cop Shop - Oldsmar 3780 Tampa Road, Oldsmar, FL 813-855-1052 Coyote Ugly Saloon 1722 East 7th Ave. Tampa, FL 33605 813-228-UGLY DC’s Downtown 110 Tarpon Ave Trpn Spgs 34689 727-938-5952 DOG WATER CAFE 18825 US Hwy. 19 N. Clwtr 33764 727-533-0177 Eagles Nest 1208 Alt. 19 N. Tpn Springs, 34689 727-938-3465 G-PEPPERS 8745 Gunn Hwy. Tampa, FL 33556 813-920-3439 Gulf Port On The Rocks 5413 Shore Blvd. S. Gulfport, 33707 727-321-8318 HenNessey’s Bar 127 Forest Lake Blvd. Oldsmar, 34677 813-854-2255 Idle Spur 1351 Cleveland St Clwtr 33766 727-442-7787 JJ’s Sport Lounge 1200 Clwtr -Largo Rd Largo, 33770 727-581-3371 JACK WILLIE'S 1013 St. Petersburg Drive West Oldsmar, FL 34677 813-854-1972 Kahuna’s 10515 Gandy Blvd. St. Pete, 33702 727-576-7800 LA Hang Out 16411 N. Florida Ave. Lutz, FL 33549 813-964-5631 LONG BAR PUB & GRILLE 5929 Memorial Hwy. Baycrest Center Tampa, FL 33615 813-890-9059 Lenoce’s Restaurant 13949 W. Hillsbrgh Oldsmar, 34677 813- 814-2764

Marsha’s Wayside 4021 54th Ave N. St. Pete, 33714 727-525-5910 Nap’s Bar & Grill 5206 S. Mac Dill Ave. Tampa, FL 33611 813-835-5086 Oasis saloon 4218 E 7th Ave. Tampa, FL 33605 813-247-2735 P.J.'S LOUNGE 8603 N. Dale Mabry, Tampa, FL33614 813-933-5414 Pastino’s Grill & Pizzeria 1750 Clwtr-Largo Rd Largo, 33756 727-559-0506 Playmakers Bar & Grill 10637 117th Dr. N. Largo, FL 33773 727-399-2707 Quaker Steak & Lube 10400 49th Street N. Clwtr, 33762 727-572-WING Raccoon’s Bar & Grill 3240 Lithia Pincrst Rd. Valrico, 33549 813-689-5079 SATURDAY'S PUB & GRILL 1148 US Hwy. 19 Holiday, FL 727-937-0400 Shadracks 114 8th Ave. St. Pete Bch, FL 33708 727-360-8279 Softails Bar 6032 Seminole Blvd. Seminole, 33772 727-395-9192 Sportster's Bar and Grill 10637 117th Ave N., Largo 727-392-6801 Sundown Saloon 12553 Ulmerton R. Largo, FL 33773 727-593-9291 TARPON SPRINGS PUB 955 S. Pinellas Ave. Tarpon Springs, FL 727-422-0950 TAMPA BAY SPORTS GRILLE 13910 W. Hillsbrgh Ave. Tampa, 33635 813-891-6839 TEDESCO'S FLAME BROILED 437 Central Ave. St. Pete , FL 33701 727-894-2802 THE BLOATED BULL SPORTS PUB 9539 E. Fowler Ave. Thonotosassa, FL 33592 813-986-9282 THE HOGPEN SALOON 8001 E. Broadway, Ampa, FL 33619 813-621-6482 TJ's main St. 1433 Main St. Dunedin, FL 727-738-6016 TWILIGHT TAVERN 4607 Mile Stretch Dr. Holiday, FL 727-942-2004 Uncle Fat’s Pub 8745 Temple Terr. Hwy Temple Terr. 813-988-2494 WHISKEY DEPOT 8220 Ulmerton Rd. Largo, FL 33771 727-531-5401 WHY NOT BAR 9906 N. Nebraska Ave. Tampa, FL 33612 813-935-7092 Wild wing cafe 9210 Anderson Road, Tampa, FL 813-890-9453 Wild Indian Saloon 1158 7th Street NW Largo, FL 727-588-7660

MISC Accepted Mortgage Brokers 2451 McMullen Bth. Rd Ste. 268 Clearwater, FL 33759 727-796-3121

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Well, the cool riding weather has definitely arrived. If you don’t own chaps, beanie caps, great gloves and an awesome jacket, then its time to head to the nearest biker store and invest in some. All kidding aside, most of the riding weather has been pretty great. Cool, dry, sun during most of the day, and just be ready to head home when that sun goes down. Gas prices are down which has added to this great time of the year for riding., The Diva Angels have been very busy working on our calendar of upcoming events. If you have not visited our website, I recommend that you so at to view some great photos and upcoming events. At present we are working on our yearly YARD SALE to be held on January 31st at Shipwreck, Grand Blvd. NPR, our 2ND ANNUAL DIVA COOKOUT – March 14 @ Reddy’s Retreat and of course our annual VIRGIN RIDE over the Skyway Bridge scheduled for February 22nd. Some of the charities that we have donated to in the past are the two Domestic Violence Shelters in Pasco, adopted a troop from Florida stationed in Iraq, adopted a local family at the holidays and gave to our local SPCA. These are some of the local charities that we support in addition to participating in many local poker runs. Recently all of the Diva Angels Florida chapters met

for a recap of 2008 and share ideas with each other. I have included several photos. The Pasco Chapter meets every 3rd Friday, 7pm at Shipwreck located on Grand Blvd, NPR. A map along with addition information can be found on our website. Our DIVA OF THE MONTH is Betty Carr aka Betty Boop. Betty has been a member with our chapter for several years. Betty Boop is one of those people that you can always count on when we need those helping hands at our events. Betty brings to us many years of riding experience and knowledge that comes with that experience. We are proud to have Betty Boop in our organization.


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So the cops have you pulled over for allegedly speeding. They come up to your window and ask for your driver’s license, registration and proof of insurance. You comply with their request. They come back and see that you’re clean and they try to be real nice to you. They then hit you with the “Would you mind if we searched your bike (or car)” or do you mind taking off your shirt so we can take some pictures or your tattoos?” Or maybe you are walking and they come up to you and start to ask you questions. You tell them your name and then they ask you “Would you mind if we search you”? Or perhaps you are sitting home and there is a knock on your door. You go to the door and it is the police. They then ask you “Do you mind if we come in?” Just what are your rights under these circumstances? As for the traffic stop on your bike or car, you are only obligated to provide them with your driver’s license, registration and if you are not wearing a helmet, then proof of insurance. Other than these items, you don’t have to say another word. You do not have to let them search your bike or car no matter what they say. JUST SAY “NO.” You do not have to take off your shirt for them to take pictures of scars or tattoos. You do not have to answer any other questions like where you are coming from or questions about an acquaintance. The law is there to protect you so don’t let them step on your Constitutional Throat. As for walking down the street and being confronted by the cops, just what do you do? This is called a citizens encounter in the legal world and you don’t have to do anything. You can keep walking as if the cops are not there. If you are being detained by the cops be-

cause they have reasonable suspicion that you have committed or are about to commit a crime, then you have to provide them your name (give them your driver’s license). Once again, other than that you do not have to provide them a single thing or answer a single question. When in doubt, ask them if you are free to leave. If they say no, then you are being detained or under arrest. Always ask to leave, if they say you are free, and then be on your merry way. You do not have to answer questions, show them tattoos, etc. Now we are at your home. Do you even have to open the door for the cops? The answer is no. They can’t kick the door down or make you open the door. If you decide to open the door, do you have to let them in? Once again, NO. You don’t have to answer questions or even let them know who you are as long as you are in your home. Florida law recognizes that a man’s home is his castle and he should be left alone. I have seen many cases where the cops show up and someone opens the door and the next thing you know the cops are walking inside the home without consent or permission. I have had cases where the cops pull someone out of the home to arrest them (without a warrant) and then later claim that the Defendant came out willingly. The bottom line is the right answer is always NO. If there is any doubt, be polite and then give them the NO. Be smart, educated and Trust No One (except me) when it comes to your rights, Jerry T.



FOKKER TRI-PLANES......F-16'S AND FATHER TIME I always like the ride over to the Plant City Bike fest the first Saturday of the month, great destination, good food and drink. Radical Randy always has a good show. With my stable of bikes, it's always a struggle as to which one gets the call to duty. It truly comes down to what part of history I want to be in for that ride. Which takes us to the flight over for this particular battle......I mean ride. I chose to take my Fokker Tri-plane which looks a lot like a 1975 BMW R90/6 sidecar motorbike. It's worth giving you a bit of history that gives me this mindset for this bike. This bike is named "Dutch" (all my bikes are named but that is for another article). During WW I BMW engines founded a tradition of excellence and reliability. It was Baron Von Richtofen, the Red Baron, who praised the BMW engines that powered the legendary Fokker Tri-plane of 1917 to 1919. In 1919 an airplane with a BMW engine set the world altitude record and later BMW powered Dornier flying boats travelled the world. In 1923 BMW built it's first motorbike and in 1928 it's first automobile. In the 1930's their cars dominated the European racing circuit. Then in WW II BMW produced the high performance Focke Wulf FW 190 fighter and it also produced the first operational jet turbine engine. Now back to the Richtofen/ Dutch/Black Falcon connection. It also produced the fastest sidecar racing motorbikes in the world between 1954 and 1967 winning an unprecedented 14 world championships in a row. So, with this in mind we will begin our journey. Dutch and I (the Black Falcon) left the Aerodrome....I mean St. Pete beach. Down the beach with some low level cruising (30 mph) looking for targets (frauleins). It's now time to gain speed and climb over the bridge an onto the battle in Plant City (the bike show). Which brings me to the petrol stop. I pulled into the fueling station on Rte. 60 and there are 6 to 8 bike of varying nationalities and sizes but all have 23 years plus on my veteran, Dutch. An O7 Rod, Zx11, a gsxr, you get the snapshot. Well, after taking on petrol and about 15 minutes of telling my new found squadron of the epic battles Dutch has won, we are off to Plant City. Which brings me to phase two of our fable. Whenever I ride Dutch or my other old classics, I have come to find out that these bike should be riddenalone or only with their own kind. I have spent many days and nights riding mile after entertaining mile by myself, congratulating myself on this incredible piece of machinery, speed, handling, power and amazing lines. Which brings me back to the squadron moving towards Plant City. It was an interesting lineup. If I am in front, it looks like my old Fokker is being chased by a group of F-16's trying to set a missile lock. If I am in the back it looks like father time himself chasing the future. Either way, I find in this mismatched squadron that the old technology that I love and admire is so very over matched by the here and now. Now I am having to give Dutch it's all just to stay in the hunt and driving the sidecar rig to it's top limits (those of you who have driven sidecars know what I mean, they become possessed). Speed shifting, gears burning and the smell of heat and clutch. Dutch and I put on a valiant attempt at holding some pattern in the jet squadron we are riding in, but i knew I had to break off from this squadron for the Black Falcon and Dutch were not of this future. It was with much respect and admiration from both me and my jet friends that I needed to regroup. With skies threatening I spotted anuetral aerodrome (a Mexican Cantina). There in the lot, in the corner I met many friends of Dutch's. A 1968 BSA Lightning, 1957 xlch Harley and a 1982 Yamaha xs 400 Special. Then I told them of my meeting with my former squadron, these super machines of the future. They told me it sounded like an episode out of the "Twilight Zone". But they too had seen such wondrous machines with no carburetors, 6 speeds, liquid cooling, incredible thrust, paint and chrome that blinds, and as it started to rain, in came a machine we had spoke of. As we sat on our old warbirds in the rain telling tales of battles fought and victory's won, the pilot of the super machine hastily parked. We walked over to it and noticed a flimsy paper tag on it's tail, 08 stood out. It had 6 speeds, EFI, it had a hyper-

charger! It was farb more advanced than even the earlier wolfpack I had rode with. It was now pouring and we talked of how this machine outclassed us and outgunned us and we toasted the marvel of the future as we sat there, the rain coming sown in buckets, puddles formed over the bottom of our rims. Our warbirds looked like boats heading for the shores of Dunkirk. A short half hour later the skies cleared and we, now named the "lost squadron of 1945", mounted up, water pouring off the bikes like a waterfall. As we sat there warming up our relics of history (This is long forgotten or I guess needed practice of warming dis-similar metals and moving oil around before going into action). We noticed the pilot of the "super machine" was sitting there, dead in the water, so to speak. We asked the good captain if we could be of service, but he just spoke of having to forget to put the bike cover on and it would dry out soon. We tried to cover our glee and not give high fives all the way around. As we pulled away watching that supreme piece of modern technology, sitting in a puddle, it was hard not to respect our simple technology that spotted this bike 30-40 years, a machine stopped by rain and dampness. (We did see the super machine later in Plant City). We rode like kind of birds of a feather to the Plant City Bike Fest. Once at the air space of my battle, my Brit and American comrades broke right for parking in the nuetral zone. As I moved forward to enemy lines, the battle was closed, I was too late tom enter the action, even far away battles have rules of engagement. As I landed in front of a small bar near where the battle raged, a busty fraulein serving ale said, "Hey, I always wanted to ride in a sidecar". Guess Dutch and I didn't miss the battle or the trophy.

TOMORROW'S COLLECTABLE CLASSICS Based on ride-ability-parts-service-maintenance and near state availability........ Mid-High Range CBX1000 (6 cylinder) 1978-1982 Price then - $4,200 (1979) Now $4,500 - $15,000 Entry-Low Range XS 650 Standard 1968-1979 Price then - $1,869 (1975) Now -$750 - $3,900

SUPERBIKE UPDATE 2009 SUPERBIKE RACING SCHEDULE Round Date Circuit Race 1 Mar. 1 Phillip Is. Australia 2. Mar. 14 Losail Qatar 3. Apr. 5 Valencia Spain 4. Apr. 26 Assen Netherlands 5. May 10 Monza Italy 6. May 24 Kyalami South Africa 7. May 31 Salt Lake City Utah 8. Jun 21 Nurburgring Germany 9. Jun 28 Misano San Marino - Italy 10. Jul 19 Brno Czech Republic

Mr. 300 All Classic Team Troy Musser-Troy and his father George put on a great bike night twice a week, great annual bike events and Troy always has a trophy for a deserving vintage or antique bike. And most of all year after year Troy remains # 1 in the nation for individual donations for Toys 4 Tots, this year $32,000 in cash and 10,000 toys! Here's to you troy for being the second member of Mr. 300"s All Classic team.

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Full Throttle Magazine has just joined forces with Flash Man and Billy Ray of the Rockin Road Show. They broadcast LIVE every Saturday from 3pm till 5pm at the TGI Fridays in Clearwater on US 19 and every Thursday at Thursday Thunder Bike Night from 7 till 8pm at The Green Iguana on Anderson Road in Tampa and numerous other nights. The show can be heard online for free or by tuning into WTAN 1340AM. For more info, to be interviewed or to advertise on the #1 Motorcycle Radio Show in the Bay Area visit

What do you get when you mix great people like bikers, awesome drink specials, a tiki bar with a outdoor atmosphere, motorcycles and vendors? Just the best Thursday Bike Night in Hillsborough County! That's right, Thursday Thunder is now rockin the house at Green Iguana on Anderson Road every Thursday night with vendors, drinks, food, fun and tons of give-a-ways each and every thursday. We are also raffeling off a scooter for only $1 a ticket on Feb. 19th. Come out and register as many times as you want for only $1 each every Thursday leading up to the 19th. Live Life Full Throttle and GO GREEN every Thursday Night at Green Iguana Anderson for Thursday Thunder Bike Night from 7 till 10pm! For more info call 813-814-1424.

Advertising space has just become available on our single axle, fully wrapped trailer/billboard. The size is approx 3 feet wide and 6 feet tall on the drivers side of the front v-haul of the trailer. We bring our trailer to almost every major event we attend and when it is attached to the truck it is an amazing sight. The price for this space is $1,500 and your ad will be there for the next three years. If you are interested in purchasing this space please contact Tony C at 813-814-1424 or e-mail


DEALING WITH LIFES CHALLENGES This is a story close to my heart. I lost my sister to Leukemia at the age of 16; I was 15 at the time. She fought a courageous battle for 3 years that I draw strength from every day of my life. My father died of brain cancer 9 years ago. My younger brother died of a brain embelisum 3 years ago while he and I were practicing for a spear-fishing tournament. My Mother passed away 2 months later from complications after having hip replacement surgery, she also suffered from 3rd stage Alzheimer’s. Being a cancer survivor myself, undergoing brain surgery this past July, being told in November I was in total remission, then one month later I was diagnosed with prostate cancer. People ask me how do I get up in the morning? How do I continue with school, work, doing benefits, charities and fundraisers. I tell them I draw my strength from the loss of my love ones, working with people and families who are going thru what I have gone thru and am going thru. Have you ever wondered where people get the COURAGE to deal with life’s adversities? Reflecting on your own life, perhaps you have questioned the source of your personal courage. Talking with people in the clinic each day, I am struck by the incredible courage of fellow patients and their families. In exploring the definition of courage, I was reminded that courage is NOT the absence of fear. It is a quality of mind, which meets danger or opposition with valor, firmness and bravery. This definition still seems inadequate to describe the reflection in the eyes of people who frequent this clinic. Upon further exploration, I learned that the French root word of courage is coeur, which means heart. The heart as the sustaining source of courage... Courage that is “rooted” in love. This definition brought clarity to the reflection seen in the eyes of those living with cancer and their loved ones.

WORDS OF WISDOM, INSPIRATION and Courage 1. If you wish to achieve more, then attempt more. Push yourself beyond what you already know you’re able to do. 2. Get out of the rut of going through the same motions and ending up with the same results. Put some additional time, energy, thought and creativity into your actions. 3. Take on challenges that make you a little bit uncomfortable. Stretch your abilities and watch them grow. 4. Decide to reach higher and you’ll find many new ways to move higher. Raise your expectations and you’ll improve your performance. 5. Keep on learning, keep on growing, and keep on venturing beyond what you already know. Give yourself the gift of increasingly ambitious goals. 6. Enjoy and appreciate how far you’ve already come. Then jump back in and make it even better.


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It get’s better all the time, Webster that is. Another record in attendance that broke about 10,000 for January. The Gibtown Bike Fest was shoulder to shoulder as well, even with the cold weather, the parking lot was overflowing. The economy is bad, but seems like the bike crowd keeps on coming. Hope our Build-off in Clearwater is the same. It will be over by the time you read this, hope I have seen you there. Nothing does this old man better

than a wave hello, hand shake, or a hug from the ladies. It all gives me pleasure. Hope it does the same for you. The last weekend in February will be the Antique Club of America Swap Meet in Eustis, Florida, then bike week in March getting back to Webster Bike and Car Show and Swap Meet. I said last year it was the best monthly event this side of the Mississippi River, now I’d like to say it’s the best in the U.S.A. If you can tell me different please do so!! See you soon Brandy


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The first time I met Bill Church I liked him. He always has time for me no matter how busy he is and he runs his company with a “hands on” approach. These are two of the many factors that make him and his restaurant, Quaker Steak & Lube so successful. He is also one of the nicest businessmen you will ever meet and he sincerely appreciates YOUR business! Full Throttle Magazine is proud to welcome Bill and his family and staff to their Full Throttle family of advertisers. The future of Bike Nights and Events at the “Lube” will be great! Radical Randy, the Master Emcee for QS&L and Bill have a lot planned for 2009. They have given away Ten Bikes in 5 years, what a record! Over the past 5 years Quaker Steak and Lube in Clearwater has held the largest bike night in the south and possibly the nation. Many bike nights have come and gone over that 5 year period and QS&L is still going strong. Every Wednesday night motorcyclists from north, south, east and west converge on the restaurant. Every type of bike rider and every type of motorcycle is seen in the huge parking lot. There have been as many as 4,300 bikes counted on a single night. It is a true mixture of Ole School, New School, Sport, Bagger, Chopper and Trike. Patch Holders, Christian Riders, Independent Riders and citizens all mingle. Every type of vendor wants to be at the Lube. The live entertainment is always excellent and varied. The Wingate Inn, located directly behind QS&L will even give you a rate discount if you are there for the bike night. And they really do serve the “Best Wings” in the USA. There are 3 full liquor bars and yet 65% of their sales come from food, even on a bike night . Service is Priority One with Bill and his staff even on the busiest nights. Bill has 85 staff members 7 of these have been with him since day one. Another 15 have been with him over 4 years. This confirms the kind of employer he is (the service industry has enormous turn over). Loyal employers retain loyal employees, no matter what the business. When I asked him what he was most proud of, his reply was surprising. Yes, he is proud of his wife of 20 years, Laura. She works in his business office. He is also proud of his two children. Robbie his son is 17 and works as a bar back. His daughter, Kathryn handles his email. This makes QS&L a family operation. The Credit Union Cruise for Kids raised over $50,000.00 for Children’s Charities 3 years in a row. The Quantum Leap Farm Event with Eric Warren Designs also raised over $25,000.00. The Leigh Nolan UPARC Event headed by Roger Reed raised over $30,000.00.These 3 events were all hosted by Quaker Steak and Lube. Bill is proud of these events being successful. Being able to give to the community and helping less fortunate people while running a successful business has been his goal. Not every event at QS&L has raised thousands, many have raised hundreds but we all know, when you are in need, everything helps. On March 29th The Cruise for Kids will be hosted at the Lube again. The Greg Billings Band will be the entertainment. All of the money from the outside sales of beer will go to the charity. You have got to admit, that’s pretty funny! Great food, friendly staff, fair prices, cold beer, pretty bartenders, Many of you are wearing the tee shirts excellent musical talent, a great location and an owner who apprewith this slogan printed on the back. Al Estes does ciates your business! The Lube is where the action is. And now you have a sense of humor and many years in the Bail know why QS&L has been and will continue to be the Best and BigBond industry. He gives away various promotional gest Wednesday Night Bike Night. Adding Full Throttle Magazine items and the shirts are one of the biker crowd as their multi favorites. Full Throttle welcomes him and his staff media source rounds out the to their advertising family. Look for me out there package. I will at events giving away his promo items. He also see you there, does a lot for local charities. If you ever need his come up and services you will be extremely impressed at how quickly they respond. He comes from many years say hello!

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in law enforcement. So he knows both sides of the street! So remember, when you get that “one phone call” make it to Al Estes Bailbonds. He’ll get you out even when your Momma won’t!

Valerie Smith

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They said; “No more than 20 minutes, Paul can get antsy”. No kidding! What happened? I got about an hour. By definition, the functions of a “Think-Tank” have to do with creating economic, scientific, technological solutions for political, industrial, business or military environments to achieve a set objective. More often than not the “Think-Tank” is an exclusive, solitary and isolated cell. I was privileged as an outsider to have limited access to Paul Teutul Sr., one of the Principal owners and “ThinkTank” of Orange County Choppers (OCC). Paul Teutul Sr.’s mind is constantly in a creative mode. That is, when he sleeps, eats, rides, fishes, or whatever, he is in 6th gear. Own a bike or not, chances are you know of Paul Teutul, Sr. Paul started building custom bikes as a hobby in 1990. In 1999, he and his son Paul Jr. founded OCC. In fact, their first bike “True Blue” debuted in the cradle of our beloved State of Florida during the Daytona Biketoberfest. It could be fair to say Paul got his 1st big break in Florida. Headquartered in Newburgh, NY, OCC is regarded as one of the world’s premier builders of custom motorcycles. OCC is featured on American Choppers, a reality television series that chronicles the lives of the OCC crew as they battle impossible deadlines creating outrageous custom choppers. The show can be viewed on TLC Thursday nights at 9pm EST / 8pm CST. It is not uncommon to witness the Teutuls arguing and yelling at each other. Paul is known for his desire to maintain neatness and order in the shop. His son Michael has described him as a “Martha Stewart on a motorcycle”. His other son Paul Jr. can also display an overflow of testosterone. In fact he sometimes doubles Paul as his sparring partner. The iconic OCC has its’ own line of clothes, apparel, shoes and even guitars. If you really want to get behind the scenes, OCC has been added to bus routes of Coach USA ( so you can enjoy a tour of their brand new 32,000 sq. ft. $13 million “green” building. The building has become a venue for rock bands to play. American Chopper is being broadcast to 160 countries worldwide. Paul has a new line of bikes coming out and is even throwing around the idea of launching a line of furniture. Paul is in the midst of writing a book entitled “The Ride of A Lifetime” catering to business entrepreneurs out there. The book is based on lessons Paul learned in the past 35 years. More on the book; www. . There actually is a dealership in Fort Lauderdale, Fl. which sells OCC choppers. Info:

( Paul’s first memory of riding was when his first business partner picked him up on a 350cc Honda. The bike had ape hangers and Paul felt like a monkey on it (I did not ask for a picture). They stopped on the highway and he test rode the bike and he was hooked. He remembers a funny experience riding at 120mph on the West Coast. He saw a grizzly bear. He went by the bear so fast it felt like the bear was taken by the wind right past him. When Paul is not working, besides riding, his hobbies consist of fishing at his cabin and working out. In a few episodes of American Chopper, Paul Sr. has made references to past abuse of drugs and alcohol. Paul admits the most difficult experience he had in life was substance abuse. He told me he overcame his addictions by being involved with Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) for 9 years. For more info on AA go to: www.step12. com . Paul was told for the longest time he would be a failure (sound familiar?). When I asked Paul if what we see on TV is what we get in real life I heard a double “Yeah”! Paul is a straight shooter so I took the same approach with him: NT: What legacy do you want to leave? OCC: Huh? What legacy? Hmm … Help me out here. “Steve”? … That’s like … You know what? Believe it or not that’s like the toughest question. Many people have asked me that question. Let’s try the next question. NT: Name of your role model and why? OCC: My role model … You’re asking tough questions … Let me think about this … Who would be my role model? (cursing) NT: You want to come back to it? OCC: I can but I am sure I will be in the same predicament when we get back to it … I’m sure there must be somebody out there … I just can’t … You know we better come back to it …(cursing) I’m usually good with this stuff. NT: The most important value in life and why? OCC: “Passion” because if you don’t have passion about what you do you will never succeed. NT: Do you have any fears? OCC: Hmm … Everybody has fears but I think that being in business for 35 years eliminates a lot of the fears because you’ve already been there and done that. I could lose everything tomorrow but it’s just that investing so much effort into so much of your life and then have it taken away - it would be difficult to lose. NT: Describe your “spirituality” in a few words. OCC: I believe in Jesus Christ. I am a Christian. That is

where my spirituality comes from. I mean I am not a real good “power of example” but that is my spirituality. NT: What does it mean then to “believe in Jesus Christ”? OCC: Well it’s just that huh … Basically a set of rules that are dictated by the bible and there are so many variations. Who you are, what you do, your principles, your ethics, how you treat others, how do you want to be treated, do you lie? I mean the whole nine yards. NT: What did fatherhood teach you so far? OCC: Not to be a father (chuckles). What did it teach me? You want to know what it taught me? NT: Yes. OCC: Let me think about this … I think that at this stage in life it taught me that you should let your kids be more dependent upon themselves. Is that good? NT: Only you know. NT: What has marriage taught you? OCC: Not to be married (chuckles) NT: You really want me to print that? OCC: Huh … (cursing) Yeah you probably should not put this down (chuckles). I don’t know. It is hard for me to say because I am an independent guy and in another way I like to be taken care of. I was married for probably 24 years at one point and now [again] for more than about a year and then 10 years unmarried. If you were to ask if I wanted to be married or not today I might not want to answer that question (chuckles). NT: Accomplishment you are most proud of and how did you achieve it? OCC: Not being a failure. Sheer determination is how I got here. NT: A word of advice to industry stakeholders? OCC: Stay true to yourself! You always find people that change colors like chameleons. I think people kind of sway to whatever the conditions are at the moment. I’ve been around a lot of people and they’ll be [cursing] and smoking and all of a sudden a couple of Christians will walk in the room and they will be lovey-dovey and no more [cursing] and if they are smoking then you know the cigarette goes out the window and as soon as the Christians leave they’ll be [cursing] and lighting a cigarette. I am just using that [as an example]. There are lots of other [examples] but if you are in business meetings around different types of people then people tend to act the part of that and that is certainly not me. NT: To use the example you used here, some people would call that behavior “hypocrisy” and some others would call it “respect”. What do you think it is? OCC: Oh! No doubt “hypocrisy”. That is even a silly question to ask.

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NT: So what legacy do you want to leave then? OCC: (long silence) … What do I want people to remember me as? Is that what you are basically asking? NT: Yes. What would you want to be written on your tombstone? OCC: (very long silence) …. It’s hard to say. I think I have a lot of good qualities to offer. I definitely think I want to get along well with people and I want to be a “power of example” to a lot of people. Does that make sense? I don’t know … That doesn’t really make sense right? (silence) Yeah! Being a “power of example” says a lot! I think that through all the years of my experiences even if you go back to AAs, I was a big influence on people that really had a hard time. (chuckles) They thought if this guy can do it than anybody can. I think that applies to business and every day life and that goes back to always remaining who you are. NT: If you could change something from the past what would that be? OCC: Nothing. I think that all the experiences, good or bad make you who you are so there is no going back. It’s just a part of looking back and remembering who you are and knowing what to do and what not to do. NT: So do you have a role model and why? OCC: It’s kind of difficult. When you grow up in a dysfunctional family the role models that you do have (chuckles) have a lot of defects. Basically when you grow up in that environment you know one thing and you don’t even know what “normal” is. When you are a self made person and you don’t have role models you always tend to depend on yourself and that is what I have done pretty much all of my life. Now if you ask me if there are people that I look up to I am sure that there is but I just can’t think of one right now. NT: Would it be fair to say you tapped into the good of people and circumstances that came into your life and you made the best out of it? OCC: I don’t know if I learned a lot from other people’s mistakes. Most of them were my own mistakes. I am sure there have been a couple situations that I looked up at. I think that for the most part, being who I am, looking outside the box, I learned from my own mistakes. They always say it is easy to learn from other people’s mistakes. I am not so sure that is a true statement. Experience is everything. In order to really learn something you need to experience it. NT: Sir (that is actually what Paul asked me to address him as right from the start), you can only do what you are doing well and keep doing it well if you are passionate about it. A lot of people try that and they lose their

appetite or their “passion”. How do you keep and maintain this passion going? OCC: You either have it [passion] or you don’t. I think it is who you are. I wanted to prove I wasn’t going to be a failure and it was a challenge to me. I have done a lot of jobs here and there that I never liked. I even worked on assembly lines. I realized I did not like working for people. They never appreciated my work. So I started with a welding truck doing rod iron railings, employed people and stuff like that. I think it was not so much that I wanted to prove myself, which it was, but it was the fact that I “enjoyed” what I was doing. For me that means starting with nothing and end-up with something and always have this feeling of accomplishment. NT: Going back to your statement “I believe in Jesus Christ” you said that it was based on a set of rules and guidelines coming from the bible correct? OCC: Well Christianity to me is … I was born catholic and there are all types of different religions but I think Christianity is not [denominational]. NT: Some say the person of Jesus Christ strictly stops at “rules” and “guidelines” from the bible. Others say He is beyond that and available to people. What do you say? OCC: You know what? It’s all what “you” believe. “Spirituality” is an inner thing and it’s all different ways. It’s something that you “feel”. NT: So it’s based on “feelings” then? OCC: I guess it’s an experience other than physical. As an example, when I got sober something happened to me that was not part of what somebody said. I felt [it] within myself that I was going to become sober. It did not have anything to do with AA or people around me. It just came over me. I don’t like to get into this. Religion is a real touchy thing and everybody has their own interpretation. NT: Always is. OCC: I can only speak for myself. NT: That is why I’m asking. OCC: I think spirituality does not mean that you depend on God or Jesus to do everything “for” you. That is a misconception. NT: Is there anything you would not want to be published from our discussion? OCC: No. I’m ok with everything I said. NT: If there are any comments or questions about what I will publish, do feel free to call. OCC: Let me put it this way; if there is anything you print in there that will make me look bad then … Where do you live again? (chuckles) I am kidding! In Paul’s mind, whatever he is doing it is never good enough. Make no mistake, at 60ish Paul has no intentions to hang his hat. He constantly feels the need to

challenge himself. All in all, Paul is indeed a “Think Tank”. I think Paul sometimes probably feels alone in a powerful fortress. That is, even with the multitudes around him. I think Paul’s fear of failure runs parallel to a true and genuine desire to create and that is where he finds peace. Like many of us, I believe Paul finds his identity in what he accomplishes. He is a creative machine that cannot rest. I believe he feels whole when he creates, accomplishing whatever his God given talents dictate to him. The question for all of us becomes; What happens to these foundations as individuals when we have accomplished so much (or little) and one day it is taken from us in one way or another and the fortress crumbles? Paul found his “calling”. That is something only a few are privileged to live by. Once you find that “calling” then I believe the next step is to find the “purpose” beyond the visible results of this “calling”. The words “I love you” from a father to a child or from a husband to his wife in a private setting will I assure you leave a legacy far more powerful than any conceivable accomplishment. Paul is a Vietnam War veteran of the United States Merchant Marines and that alone instills a great deal of respect. It was a privilege to speak with Paul. I was disappointed at first and dare I say, judgmental when he did not answer a few of the first questions. At least he did not make-up some fancy answer to look good like many of us would have. Paul was honest and transparent enough to defer the questions to later because he simply did not have the answers (yet). I am hoping he will remember our chat. Those questions are tough indeed and at the risk of being labeled “redundant”, I will keep asking them. The answers will always be most revealing and interesting. If we don’t take time to ask ourselves these questions then I believe we will only end-up “existing” instead of “living”. At one point, I asked Paul what he thought about when he was ridding. Paul starts thinking before his eyes even open. The process does not stop when he rides. His mind races continually. Paul admittedly said he was not the type to ride and stop to smell the roses (I would have a real tough time picturing him smelling the roses). I do know beyond the shadow of a doubt, Paul will read my column and so I will say to him and encourage him to learn to do just that; Stop to smell the roses Paul. We want you with us for a long time. Keep your rubber on the asphalt!

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Hello everyone, it is so hard to believe that February 11th has been 2 years since my dear friend Cari Hess has left us. Please join the Pink Posse and Friends, on February 15th, for the 3rd Annual Cari-On Memorial Ride. The first ride was about a month after Cari's unexpected passing, as many hearts were broken, spirits were heavy and tears were flowing. The turnout for her Memorial ride was absolutely beautiful! After the first year had passed, a 2nd ride was held, and they turn was not only incredible, it was so amazing, that it took our breaths away! In my From the Heart story, last March, I stated that the ride was so awesome, that I wouldn't be surprised if it became annual get together! Well let’s get together for this annual ride. The ride is free, and the memories will be everlasting!! The 3rd Annual Cari-On Memorial Run will meet at Quaker Steak & Lube, in Clearwater at 10, and Jack Willies, in Oldsmar at 11, then off for a scenic ride to Aripeka to The Upper Deck. These were three of Cari’s favorite local spots! Come out and enjoy this great time! Cari will always be close to my heart, and there has not been a day that goes by that she is not my thoughts. She had touched so many lives, and continues to live on in many of us, and we all miss her dearly! Another favorite time, is Bike Week, yes it’s around the corner. Be sure get your bikes serviced. FT will be set up at three locations!! Please stop by Boot Hill Saloon, Main Street; JP Cycles Destination Daytona; and Iron Horse, Ormond Beach, and say hello…be sure to read next month recaps, including LAMA Tampa’s Second Anniversary Party, held on Feb. 7th, . Until next time…


"We build it......You make it your own." Last Chance Cycles is a custom bike builder, H-D V Twin service and repair shop. We build custom bikes for each individual customer and we custom build the bike around the customer. We build it how he or she wants it, a vision the customer has for their bike, not a bike we've envisioned. It is a one of a kind that doesn't look like every other bike out there. A bike you'll be able to spot in a lot with 100's of other bikes. It is YOUR custom bike. That is one of the reasons why LCC doesn't carry a lot of inventory in their shop. We feel the customer, having many vendors to choose from, should have the choice of what part, brand, style they want, not a bunch of stuff we've chosen. That's what we have in stock. It's not exactly what you wanted or maybe it's almost what you wanted, but hey, it's hanging on the wall, so you buy it because it's there. We have many vendors parts and ac-

cessories catalogs to choose from to be able to find exactly what you want or need. Most custom parts are available to us by the next day. Some specialty items such as Thunderheader exhaust, are located in California so that takes about a week. All of our vendors and parts distributors stand behind their products as do we. Custom builds can be built in stages making it affordable to customize to your specifications and budget. We also do service and tires on metric bikes and have a mechanic who specializes in Honda, Suzuki, Yamaha and many others. Be sure to call us for info. Service and repairs are also available, motors rebuilt, bored and stroked. Mon. - Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-3 pm. We have ride in tire and oil changes, but call first to reserve a lift. Wiring, starting performance problems solved and expert wiring tech performance. Download available and an H-D Scanalizer in house. powder coating in house and glass etching. We specialize in most bikes other shop won't, can't or don't work on. H-D warranty work is honored here and H-D genuine parts and accesories also available here. We are not bike assembelers, we are bike builders!! You can reach us at or Fax 813-621-7448.

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FEBRUARY 1 - WEBSTER WESTSIDE CYCLE SHOW & CAR SWAP MEET - Starts at 8am at Webster Flea Market, 516 NW 3rd St (corner CR478 & NW 3rd St), Webster FL 33597, ph 352-628-4656. Bike & Car Swap Meet & Show open 8am - 3pm the 1st Sunday of every month rain or shine. Admission $4, children under 14 FREE. Show & Corral (for sale by owner) registration $7.50. Vendors welcome: outside 15' x 30' spaces $15; inside 10' x 10' spaces $10, info Jackie Smith 800-832-3477, reservations 352628-4656. Web Site: OR www. FEBRUARY 7 - GATOR HARLEY RED HOT HEART JAM - From 10:00am – 4:00pm with live music by The Ridge Runner Band, food court, beverages, many vendors on site with free testing, mobile screenings, motorcycle safety, exhibits and products.  Come and join us for all day fun and lots of in stock savings too. This event will be at Gator HarleyDavidson located at 1745 US Hwy 441 Leesburg, FL. FEBRUARY 7 - MUSTANG SALLY'S GRAND RE-OPENING - From 1pm till ??? There will be Bud Girls, lots of give-a-ways, The Marshall Law Band from 7pm till 11pm, Crackers Band from 2pm till 6pm and a Cowboy CookOut. For more info call 727-942-9411. 4402 Buena Vista Dr. Holiday. FEBRUARY 14 - 3RD ANNUAL BIKE BLESSING AND POKER RUN - 3rd Annual Bike Blessing and Poker Run. 9:30am at H-D Buell of Crystal River, 1785 S Suncoast Blvd, ph 352-302-5463. Bike Blessing by CMA River Riders @ 9:45 A.M, Call Dave @ 352-382-5764. Poker Run Registration begins at 10:30 AM. $10/hand, 3 for $20. Need not be present to play! or win! Best Hand - $250.00 2nd Best Hand - $100.00 Worst Hand - $50.00 .50 / 50 Raffle & Prizes. Please Help Us to Support Our Charities. Throughout the year Crystal River Harley Owners Group Supports Big Brothers - Big Sisters and the American Cancer Society, info Ralph, 352302-5463, Web Site: www.crystalriverhog. com.

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Mango Bay 1748 US Hwy 19 Hudson 727-868-3693 Ramble Inn 18139 US Hwy 19 Weeki Wachee, FL 352-597-0052 WEDNESDAY: Hardee’s Restaurant Spring Hill, FL 352-596-9068 Pit Stop Bar and Grill 14446 Ponce De Leon Blvd, Brooksville, FL 34601 352-796-7570 THURSDAY: Citrus Motorsports 7800 W. Gulf To Lake Crystal River, FL 34429 352-564-BIKE

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FEBRUARY 14 - ZEPHYRHILLS MUSIC AND MOTORCYCLES - Downtown on 5th Ave. from 4pm till 9pm. There will be a 12 class bike show sponsored by Nick Athanason, Attorney at Law with trophies and cash prizes. Entry fee is $10 with registration from 4pm till 6pm. Professional judging by Rev. Jim. For more info call 813-780-1414 or FEBRUARY 14 - STORMY HILL HARLEY RED HOT HEART JAM From10:00am – 4:00pm with live music by The Ridge Runner Band, food court, beverages, many vendors on site with free testing, mobile screenings, motorcycle safety, exhibits and products. Come and join us for all day fun and lots of in stock savings too. Stormy Hill HarleyDavidson 2480 S. Hwy 27 Clermont, FL 34711 877-874-3382 FEB 21- 1ST ANNUAL CHAPTER CHALLENGE - $500 to the HOG Chapter that signs in the most members. There will be fun, music, food, and dealer discounts with a 50/50 raffle by the Ocala HOG Chapter. Event is at Ocala H-D 5331 N. US Hwy 441 Ocala, FL 34475 352-732-2488 or visit FEBRUARY 22 - THE BIKER WORSHIP CENTER - The Biker Worship Center will meet Sunday, February 22nd at the Marine Corps League, Detachment 708 at 8405 Sunshine Grove Road in Brooksville, Fl. from Noon to 1:00 PM. The Marine Corps League is located approximately 1 mile north of SR 50. Come early for the breakfast and fellowship. Everyone is welcome. For more info, call Buzz at 352-799-1165. FEBRUARY 28 - KICK OFF BIKE WEEK PARTY & POKER RUN FOR JESSIE'S PLACE - FEB. 28TH REGISTER @ GULF COAST HARLEY-DAVIDSON (5817 STATE ROAD 54 NEW PORT RICHEY 727-842-4547) 9-12 LAST BIKE OUT @ 12:03 $10 A HAND, EXTRA CARD $1 EACH STOPS INCLUDE: THE HORSE & CROWN, RAMBLE INN, ENDING @ HARLEY-DAVIDSON OF CRYSTAL RIVER. LIVE MUSIC, FOOD & ICE COLD BEVERAGES!VENDORS, 50/50 & MORE..... NEED MORE INFO? 352-563-9900 OR VISIT: or

BB McGee’s Bike Night (3rd Friday of every month) 12499 Ramfis Rd. Spring Hill, FL 727-861-1769 Beef O’Brady’s (Last Monday of every month) Gulf-To-Lake Hwy Crystal River, FL Cotee River Saloon (1st and 3rd Sat of the Month) 7803 Grand Blvd. Port Richey727-815-9528 Dade City Moose Lodge (3rd Wed. of every month) 17017 N. Highway 301 Dade City, FL 352-303-5299 Happy Days Lounge (3rd Saturday of every month) 12401 US Highway 301 Dade City, FL 352-521-5003 Hooters Restaurant (1st Tues. of every month) Spring Hill, FL352-666-9225

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1112 East Jefferson St. Brooksville, FL 352-796-9141 25 W. Dr. M.L.K. Blvd. Brooksville 352-796-4200

15125 Classique Ln. Tavares 32778 352-343-8681

16475 S. Hwy 301 & CR 42 Summerfield, FL 34491 352-347-8226


2480 Hwy 27, Clermont, FL 352-243-7111

7803 Grand Blvd. Port Richey 727-8159528

GATOR Harley-Davidson

17512 Hwy. 441 Mount Dora 32757 352-735-2900

14328 Black Lake Rd. (Old 54) Odessa 813-920-3456

G’s Performance

16547 US Hwy 19 #101 Hudson, 34667 (South of Little Road)

16620 SR 40 Dunnellon, FL 34481 352-489-7020


8538 Bench Dr. Ste. 8 Port Richey, FL 727-514-3491

100 E. 4th Ave. Mt. Dora 32757 735-1711

gulf coast h-d

1147 Ponce DeLeon Brooksville 352-796-2684


2721 West Old Hwy 441 Mount Dora, FL 32757 735-2202


6229 Ridge Rd. Port Richey 727-843-8783

8127 US Hwy 19 N. Port Richey 727-817-0133

Dressers & Trikes By Val

New Port Richey 727-8485855

2420 NW Pine Ave. Ocala 34475 352-629-3166

1745 US Hwy 441 Leesburg FL 34748 352-787-8050 4131 Louis Ave. # 11 Holiday 727-939-0880

4885 N. Hwy. 441 Ocala 34475 352-620-8044 5817 SR. 54 New Port Richey 727-842-4547 GULF COAST POWDER COATING, INC. 15424 Aviation Loop Dr. Brooksville, FL 34604 1-888-499-6901

Gulf Coast Yamaha

8822 US 19 Port Richey 727-842-6624


5331 N. U.S. Hwy 441 Ocala 34475 352-732-2488




suncoast Bike and Trike

TAMPA POWDER cOATING, LLC tri-county cycle center

1007 S. 14th St. Leesburg 34745 365-6095 3238 S. Florida Ave. Inverness (866) 344-8637 TOPLINE MOTOR SPORTS 14737 US 19, Hudson, FL 34667 727-863-6909



4321 US 19 N. New Port Richey, FL 727-816-8700

hi-tech custom cycles

6641 Industrial Ave., Port Richey, FL 727-849-8401

Highway thunder customS

790 Providence Blvd. Brooksville, FL 34601 352-848-0088

3964 NW Gainesville Rd. Ocala 34475 352-351-5122 4601 Panorama Ave. Holiday 727-942-9353

15050 NE US Hwy 301 Waldo 352-468-1942






Fat Cats Billiards

fat charlie's


13228 US Hwy. 19 Hudson, FL 727-863-4400


6205 Ridge Road Port Richey, FL 34668 727-844-5100


10357 SR 52 Hudson, FL 34669 727-379-5566


12401 US Hwy 301 Dade City 352-521-5003

Hideaway Bar and Grill

11720 US Hwy 19 Port Richey 727-861-3521

Mike’s Friendly Pub

5465 S. Oakridge Dr. Homosassa 352-628-6896


48 US Hwy. 19 N. Inglis 34449 352-447-1920


4403 Buena Vista Ln. Holiday 727-942-6411


11850 US Hwy. 19 Hudson, FL Big Lots Shopping Center 727-868-3236


7061 Hwy. 21N. Keystone Hgts.32656 352-473-6892

pat’s Place

pRIME TIME BAR & GRIL L port hole pub ramble inn


r & b hawg pound pub

38704 E. Tucker Rd. Zephyrhills 813-788-4192


10123 Broad St. Brooksville, FL 352-799-6031


1350 West North Blvd., Leesburg 34748 323-9222

roos’ restaurant & pub

20182 Cortez Blvd. Brooksville 352-799-6207

Rumbling Pride

5238 Quiet Creek Ln. Lakeland 863-607-9888

scuttlebutts pub

5430 Threadway Dr. Port Richey,FL 727-845-3591

seaside inn lounge

5330 Treadway Dr. Port Richey 727-848-4628


1120 W. North Blvd. Leesburg 34748 352-787-4309


2201 W. Old Hwy 441 Mount Dora , FL 32757 383-7851


1308 North St. Leesburg 34748 727-787-1210 or 888-787-1210

Shorty’s Sports Pub

2109 Mariner Blvd. Spring Hill 352-683-9091

Sleepy Hollow

1033 E. Gobbler Dr. Floral City 352-726-3242

SINBADS OF LAKE COUNTY Someplace Else sunset lounge


The Frosty Mug

411 N Donnelly St. Mont Dora 32757 352-383-1696


14445 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Brooksville, FL 34601, 352-796-7570

upper deck sports cafe

5386 Darlene St. Spring Hill 352-597-7662

MISC A + TRAILERS 19245 S.R. 52 Land O’ Lakes 34637 813-995-0800 AIR SLINGER, INC. 7253 Belvedere Terrace New Port Richey 34655 ACE DIGITAL GRAPHICS 11780 Linden Dr., Spring Hill 352-200-7087 auto junction 1533 US Hwy. 19 N. Holiday 727-942-4777 BANAN TATTOO & SUPPLIES 13807 Old Dixie Hwy. Hudson, FL 727-868-4465 Black Galleon TaTTOOS 3025 US Hwy 41 N. Dunellon 727-207-0895 bogarts smoke shop 12139 S. Williams St. “B” 352-465-4334 cameo leather 12139 S. Williams St. D Dunnelleon (352)465-1754 CAR, TRUCK & SUV 5028 US Hwy. 19 N. NPR 727-847-1616 CHRIST AS LIFE MINISTRIES 35366 SR 54 West Zephyrhills, FL 813-240-4533 CUSTOM TOUCH 4740 Trouble Creek Rd. New Port Richey 727-848-5466 down under scuba 5323 Commercial Way Spring Hill 352-597-3361 DEUces Are Wild 304 W. Broadway St. Ocala 352-867-1643 Dungeon Master 15407 US Hwy. 301 N. Dade City 352-521-5910 EAGLES TRADING 9375 Lakefront Rd. Brooksville 352-596-4466 Edward Jones Investments Attn: Rick Banks 426 CR 25 Lady Lake, FL 352-750-9246 Freedom tattoo 5127 S.R. 54 (727) 841-9661

Leesburg, FL 34748 352-323-3332 HARDTAILZ DISCOUNT GEAR 9375 Lakefront Rd. Weki Wachee, FL 352-410-9040

henkel’s r.v. 8640 U.S. 19 Port Richey 727-847-9800 HOUSE OF FUN 2530 US Hwy. 19 Holiday 727-945-9808 Landi and Associates 8631 Regency Park Blvd. P. R. 727-842-7930 Liberty RV 7500 NW 42nd Ave. Ocala 34482 352-690-7666 mary b. archie realtor 5130 Tammy Lane, Holiday 34690 727-514-8650 nature coast sports 5138 US Hwy 19 N. Spring Hill 352-795-4832 Pixie Lynn Art 20 N.E. 1st Ave. High Springs 386-454-5690 preferred pawn 8201 US Hwy 19 NPR 727-849-5586 Prime Towing 5111 S. R. 54 N. P. R. 727-841-9164 promotional conceptS 4407 Buena Vista Lane 937-7167 S&D MOTORCYCLE SUPPLY 5026 Gall Blvd. Zephyrhills 33542 813-783-3013 Sharp Leather Wear 2417 Grand Blvd. Holiday 727-944-4522 SOUTHEAST PERSONEL LEASING 2739 US Hwy 19 N. Holiday, FL 34691 727-919-0419 Specialized Insurance 13313 U.S. 19, Hudson 727-697-3467 The blond barber 5426 Main Street New Port Richey, FL 727-264-8811

wallys’ upholstery 5241 Craft St. New Port Richey 727-848-7383

TATTOO & PIERCING BEYOND BODY GRAPHIX 918 N. Magnolia Ave. Ocala 34475 352-671-8287 CUSTOM CREATIONS TATTOO 1616 S. Pine Ave. (S. 441) Ocala 34474 622-8758 EMBELISHING TATTOO & PIERCING 8516 SR 52 Hudson, FL 34667 727-861-5380 FINE LINE TATTOO 10091 SE Hwy. 44 Belleview 34420 347-3616 TABOO TATTOO 1206-1 North Blvd Leesburg 34748 352-360-1113 TWO TO ONE PAWN SHOP 104 SW Broadway St. Ocala, FL 34474 690-7702 white buffalo TATTOO’S 9899 N. Citrus Ave. Crystal River 352-795-4907

If Your Business Is Not Listed Here Fax Your Information To 813-814-1256. Be Sure To Include Business Name, Full Address including zip code and phone number. Or Call Full Throttle At 813-814-1424


S a n d y ’s Snapshots


This foundation was created by Sherri Lang in loving memory of her son, Firefighter/EMT Benjamin Lang. He lost his life in the line of duty August 23, 2004. Her journey in trying to pick up the pieces has been long and painful. In the days and weeks that followed Ben’s death, Sherri was faced with the transition of living life without her precious son, and attending to the many things that needed to be done. Overwhelmed with grief, these daunting tasks were very difficult, along with the many unexpected expenses as well. She is grateful for the support and resources that she had during this most agonizing time in her life. The goal of the Fallen Firefighter Survivors Foundation is to offer immediate assistance, when necessary, to the families of those killed in the line of duty across the United States. From flying in a family member, helping with the bills or purchasing that black dress for a Mom, the Foundation’s purpose is to help out whatever the need may be. Benjamin and his fellow Firefighters have dedicated their lives to the protection and welfare of people that they will never know. We all realize that when we call for help, the alarm sounds and the firefighter will be there to help us. The courage and strength that these men and women possess is amazing. Sherri sees her son Ben in these individuals, as they keep his dream and purpose alive, and it is her wish to carry on his memory and honor him by assisting the loved ones of those that like him have made the ultimate sacrifice. A FIREFIGHTER DIES EVERY 3.5 DAYS IN THE LINE OF DUTY IN THIS COUNTRY. The Red Knights International Firefighters MC are a group who share the common interests of motorcycling, promoting motorcycle safety, and the Brotherhood of Firefighting, have officially endorsed this foundation and

will be participating in the upcoming FFSF 2009 WORLD’S LARGEST POKER RUN being held on Saturday, April 18, 2009. Currently, 10 states will join in this incredible event. Planned to simultaneously begin on the same day and the same time, the GUINNESS BOOK OF WORLD RECORDS will be here to authenticate this event. As we move closer to this event, the Red Knights MC, Chapter 14, will be reaching out to the community. They will be looking for businesses that would like to participate as a stop or donate door prizes. Anyone who would like to help out, can contact Rick Mansure, the President of Chapter 14 at (727) 688-0728. So all of you riders out there, mark your calendars for April 18, 2009, check Full Throttle Magazine for upcoming information and get ready to ROCK AND RIDE WITH THE RED KNIGHTS FOR A WONDERFUL CAUSE. Be Safe, Sandy

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Trikes by Design aka Trikes by Tony Powersports

You can watch us build our California Trike at the Sunshine Park Vendor Area. Come see how the Independent Suspension Technology will award you the ultimate ride! The build begins February 28 and will be completed by March 7…See you there!

Daytona Bike Week February 27 – March 8

Sunshine Park

2400 S Ridgewood Ave (US 1) South Daytona, Florida We have Trikes on our lot & Kits in Stock!


1 Location…Don’t be Fooled!

US 41 SOUTH, Inverness, FL Trike Conversions & Service at It’s Best

A Look Back at 2008 - Or what I can remember

First, I hope you had a safe and happy New Year. Now if I can recall the days gone by. Let’s see. To start with, January we had the “Full Throttle Bike Builders Expo.” in Clearwater. We had a great turn out last year. It was on American Thunder TV. I hope to see you there this year. The Cotee River Saloon, on Grand Blvd., had their grand opening in Port Richey. The Cotee River Saloon is a place to keep coming back to. You never know what Todd and Leigh may have going on. Whatever it may be, you can bet you will have fun. Then there was the Ramble Inn. Sal the new owner, had a great party. They still know how to make a biker feel welcome. There were some bike nights that started, and stopped way to soon. I think if you want to have a Bike Night. You need to have it every week. Some of us ride even when it’s cold outside. Some work, some don’t. All bike nights can’t be like Quaker Steak & Lube. Unless you spend a lot of money on ads (I can help you with that part, Call The Big “O” at 727389-0067) and give away a Harley every now and then. But you do need entertainment to keep people coming back. There where some benefits for people that needed help. The Angelus House, Postage for the Troops, The Road Dawgs MC Rendezvous, (which raised money to buy a bus for our Veterans to get them back and forth to the Vet Hospital,) DJ Patti has a message for Tom J and all the Dawgs, Thanks for including her again this year and she looks forward to next years Rendezvous. Then there was the “Help a Biker Breathe Benefit” for the Blonde Barbers husband whom needs a lung transplant. Wish more of you had been there. Thank you Gail and Sarah for your help. You can still help by going to the shop on Main Street in New Port Richey and getting a hair cut. I did, well just a trim. We helped a lot and lost a few. Miss you Michelle. And then there was Plywood. The “Miss Deadwood” contest was is what I remember the most. Ask me about that sometime. We can’t forget about “Main Street Zephyrhills Music and Motorcycles”. It keeps getting better each time. I always enjoy Leesburg and Cotee River Bike

Fest. Back close to home. I came across S & S Service Center on Grand Blvd, in Holiday, near were I live. That makes it convenient when I need service on my truck. Stop in and check out the prices. Home of the low cost oil change, they tow motorcycles and four wheels 24/7. I would like to thank Pres. Bush for the lower gas prices. Everybody said he was the reason for the higher cost of gas because he was a Texas oilman. If he can make the cost go up. I would like to thank him for the lower cost. Welcome back to Texas Mr. Pres. With 2008 over with. I wish for 2009 to be better. So far we have a new bike night on Saturday night. The “Big Shots” full liquor bar is right across from Biff Burger in St. Pete.. Butch and Debbie would like to invite everybody to stop by and check out the new look of the bar. Live Bands (not dead ones), Swap Meets, Bike Night, (sponsored by Lawless Custom Cycles) and who know what. Feb. 21st they are having a chili cook off. I’ll be there and hope to see you there. Now at the other end of my vas area to cover is BB MaGee’s at 12400 Ramfis Rd. in Spring Hill. They have live entertainment. Call 727-861-1769 for the line up. I may see you there too. I hope to make it to Daytona again, if only for the day. I love living in Florida. St. Augustine has a new biker friendly camp grounds. Circle C Ranch is just off I-95 on Light Sey Road. Call Joe at 904-566-1291 and ask for the Daytona Bike Week Discount. Till Next Time Ride Safe and look out for the bad drivers. The Big ”O”

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My Fellow Frozen Bros & Little Sisters, I do have to recap a few events from the past year, but before I tell you of them I want ya’all to read the article by Rick Banks on your future. I think all of us need to start seriously considering our futures and start investing in OURSELVES! One of the past events that meant a lot to me was the BACA Charity Event put on by Gypsy to raise money for a great cause. This was her 1st of “many to come” events to benefit the children of abuse and it was a success in all meanings of the word. She was able to raise over $1100 to support a charity that is near and dear to the hearts of all bikers. The Centerstate Chapter of BACA was well represented (Thanks Tugs!) as was the local biker community. Music, food, drinks, and good times were had by all that made it! Gypsy, you’re a wonder, Girl!

Another event was the “Little Dave Poker Run” that raised some serious coin for a biker that was down for heart surgery. Sponsors were plentiful thanks to the efforts of Judi, but a special “ATTA BOY” goes out to Dave at the Pit Stop in Brooksville for allowing us the use of his establishment, providing an after-run “Hog Roast”, and having his especially attractive “Pit Stop Crew” serve as hostesses! Bikers helping Bikers … it’s what we do best! Have to tell you about a shop that was able to help me out as well. Met with Al at Creative Cycles in Weeki Wachee to see if his crew could assist me with a custom sissy bar I fell in love with … but wouldn’t fit my scoot. Dom, Ron, and Sam were able … after scratching their collective noggins … to “modify” the bar and install it and it looks great! Thanks for all your help, Bros! If you’re in the area, a stop by would be to your benefit! Gotta close for this month … but I’ll see ya on the backroads! Ride it like ya stole it … unless it’s mine! Gary

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Pre Bike Week Tune-Up Special

Subs Suds & Service Saturday Feb 21, 10 am-3 pm

Protect Your Bike with LoJack & Tune-Up Services ®

Best Prices

in Central Florida

Live Music - Bravemen the Band Food, Beverages, Prizes & Vendors Tire Special ! 15% off

when purchased & installed







St Patty's Day



2480 Hwy 27, Clermont 352-243-7111

6 till 8:30

Gator & Stormy Hill Harley-Davidson

Fill it up and everything that fits inside the bag, you'll receive a 20% discount.

Come Demo Ride Our 2009 Models

Stormy Hill Harley-Davidson

Think Green & Save!


The First 200 Shoppers in the Store Receive a

Green Bag

• Entertainment • Vendors • Food • Beverages • Prizes

& Irish Lasses a plenty! Saturday 10 am -3 pm


Harley-Davidson March 7


Food • Beverages • Vendors & Prizes LOOK FOR OUR SPECIAL GUESTS*

Southlake Extreme Pro-Wrestling, Airbrush Artist Chris Cruz, Custom Paint by Wing Bling Special Thanks To Ramsey Smathers Attorney, Hampton Inn, & Instant Insurance * Event and guest appearances subject to change (see store for details)

Gator Harley-Davidson


1745 US Hwy 441, Leesburg 352-787-8050


Stormy Hill

Harley-Davidson March 14


1745 US Hwy 441, Leesburg 2480 Hwy 27, Clermont 352-787-8050 352-243-7111

Visit Both Stores And Take Advantage Of The Tremendous Selection, Savings & Fun! Register online Now for the Gator Harley-Davidson Women's Conference April 4 * Sale Includes Harley-Davidson® and Harley-Davidson® Licensed Products. Excludes Motorized Vehicles, Josten Rings, H.O.G.® Items, Rentals and Riding School. Further restrictions may apply, see store for details. NO OTHER DISCOUNTS APPLY

Check Our Web Sites For Event Details & Our Parts/Service Specials

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FEBRUARY 7 - RELAY FOR LIFE POKER RUN - Saturday February 7, 2009 Registration begins at 9am in the parking lot of Brenda's Restaurant on the corner of Airport Rd. and Taylor Rd. in Punta Gorda. $10 per hand. All proceeds go to Relay for Life (American Cancer Society). Stops include the Nav-a-Gator, White Elephant, Frosted Mug, Looney Bin and Florida Motorsports. Vendors, raffles, 50/50, food and live entertainment. Sponsored by the Defenders Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club and the Punta Gorda Police Dept. Contact:Â Tephlon at or visit www. FEBRUARY 8 - CRAZY HORSE MC POKER RUN - Crazy Horse MC Poker Run. 11am Registration at Wild Turkey in Palmetto, 922 8th Ave West, ph 941-729-4387/ 941-744-7254. Crazy Horse MC poker run in cooperation with Wild Turkey saloon and Manatee Operations of Troop Support $10.00 single, $15.00 Couple, kickstands up at noon, vendors, food, TV stations on site, winners will be best and worst hand, info Chinn, 941-744-7254 For more info visit FEBRUARY 14 - BLACK WIDOW HARLEY-DAVIDSON/BUELL 4TH ANNIVERSARY BASH - Vendors, food, live music, free mystery ride that leaves at 3pm with the party going from 11am till 3pm. 2224 El Jobean Road, Port Charlotte, FL 33948. For more info call 941883-8000 or visit FEBRUARY 22 - FULL THROTTLE BENEFIT POKER RUN - Stops include Gatorz, Tower Bar and Nav-a-gator. For more info call Ted from Full Throttle at 941-815-7218

Tuesday LOONY BIN Town Center Auto Mall Tamiami Trail Port Charlotte 941-255-5999 Mc Donalds Restaurant Hwy 70, Arcadia, FL PANDORAS BOX 3824 US 41 N Palmetto, FL Wednesday BEAVERS SPORTS BAR 4299 S. Access Rd. Englewood 941-475-1448 BREWSKI'S 12500 Tamiami Trail North Port, FL 941-423-2739 HARPOON HARRY'S Fisherman's Village Punta Gorda Will's Honky Tonk 232 McCall Road Englewood 941-474-8131 Will's Honky Tonk 5748 Swift Road Sarasota FL 941-923-7392 Thursday Hooters of Port CharLOtte 1360 Tamiami Trail Port Charlotte, FL

Wing House in Bradenton 3rd Wednesday Of Every Month (6pm till 10pm) 5105 14th St. W. Bradenton, FL 34207 941-932-8629

HOOTERS OF SARASOTA 6507 S. Tamiami Trail Sarasota 941-923-4666 THE LOONEY BIN Town Center Auto Mall Port Charlotte, FL 941-255-5999 Friday Hoosier Bar 748 S. Tanmiami Trail Osprey 941-966-1251 Peggy's Corral 4511 US Hwy 41 N. Palmetto FL 941-729-5442 Saturday Gatorz 3816 Tamiami Trail Port Charlotte 941-625-5000 STIX CIGAR LOUNGE 2603 So. Federal Hwy. Ft. Lauderdale 954-527-0881 Willie's 4095 Tamiami Trail Port Charlotte 941-624-2245 Sunday Boomers Sports Bar 2360 Tamiami Trail Port Charlotte 941-743-4140 SNOOK HAVEN 5000 E Venice Ave Venice, FL 941-485-7221

Tarzan's BAR AND GRILL (1st Sunday Every Month) Bring Chairs but no coolers 9071 S Tamiami Trl Venice Fl 941.429.9917

Full Throttle 73 SOUTHWEST FLORIDA COAST - Includes: Manatee, Hardee, Charlotte, Sarasota & Desoto Counties SALES & SERVICE BADD DOGG CYCLE WERKS



2224 El Jobean Rd. Port Charlotte, FL 33848 941-883-8000

Bobco Precision

1145 Inverness St. Port Charlotte, FL 33952 941-255-8665


226 Warfield Ave. Venice, FL 941-485-4295


158 Buckeye Ave. NW Pt. Charlotte, FL 33952 941-628-2447 941-628-2447


535 8th Street W. Bradenton, FL 941-708-3114


913 SE 13th Place Cape Coral, FL 239-574-7888

Lion Cycles & Tattoo Emporium

3470 Hwy 17 South Arcadia, FL 863-900-9848

Mark davern custom paint, mural and graphics

2270 Tamiami Trail Port Charlotte, FL 33952 941-764-7225

north port auto body

5183 Trott Cir. North Port 941-426-5910



18350 Paulson Pt. Charlotte 941-766-RIDE


1242 Market Circle Unit 4 Port Charlotte, FL 33953 941-661-8076

CLASSIC CYCLES Suzuki Sarasota

4583 Clark Rd. Sarasota , FL 34233 941-925-0376


Walt Richards North Port, FL


4062 N. Washington Blvd. Sarasota, FL 34234


411 Hwy. 301 Blvd. East Bradenton, FL 34208 941-747-4343


6051-N. Washington Blvd. Sarasota, FL 941-556-2700


6251- N. Washington Blvd. Sarasota, FL 34243

Florida Motorsports

1732 Steadly Punta Gorda, FL 941-639-2155


2001 University Pkwy . Sarasota , FL 34243 941-351-4330

Sarasota , FL 34236 941-955-1355


2012 Whitfield Park Dr. Unit B Sarasota , FL 34243 941- 756-8674


23415 Janice Ave. Charlotte Harbor, FL 33980 941-766-8550


330 Cattleman Rd. Sarasota, 34232 941-951-6103


624 67th Cir E. Brandenton, FL 34208 941-745-2429


411 7th St. W. Palmetto, FL 941-729-2800

SIMPLY CHOPPED 941-615-7039


3923 34th Ave. E. Bradenton , FL 34208 941-716-1201


1242 Market Circle Unit 9 Port Charlotte, FL 33953 941-875-8241



191 S. McCall Rd. Englewood 941-809-2161

grumpy cycle

4994 Trott Circle North Port, FL 941-423-1511

Suncoast V-Twin & Motorcycle repair

4332 Palama Sola Blvd. Bradenton, FL 941-761-3055 208 - G S. Tamiami Trail 941-488-9886


23415 Janice Ave. Unit 28 Charlotte Harbor, FL 33980 941-764-1244


T.J. Pt. Charlotte, FL 941-875-0152


Port Charlotte 941-662-7144

3816 Tamiami Trail Port Charlotte, FL 941-625-5000


411 7th St. W. Palmetto, FL 941-729-2800


5665 McCall Rd. Pt. Charlotte 941-697-4221


264 N. Indiana Ave. Englewood, FL 34223 941-460-0500

BEAVER'S SPORTS PUB & GRILL 4299 S. Access Rd. Englewood 941-475-1448

BeeF O' Brady's

•1951 S Mcall Rd. Englewood, FL 941-473-8776 •4145 Tamiami Trl. S. Venice, FL 941-408-1800 •1105 Taylor Rd. Punta Gorda, FL 941-505-2333 •1852 Tamiami Trl. Port Charlotte, FL 941-766-9886 •1037 N. Sumter Blvd. 941-426-3570 •1703 E. Oak St. Arcadia, FL 863-494-9333


2360 Tamiami Trail Port Charlotte, FL 941-743-4140


2440 S. McCall Rd. Englewood 941-475-2221


12500 Tamiami Trail North Port, FL 941-423-2739




Harpoon Harry’s

4043 Duncan Rd., Punta Gorda, FL 941-639-8222

2191 Tamiami Trail Port Charlotte, FL 941-629-9199


1730 Tamiami Trl. S Venice, FL 941-493-0677

4271 James St. Port Charolotte, FL 33980 941-743-7166

Fisherman’s Village Punta Gorda, 33950 941-637-1177

5121 SCR 663 Limestone 941-468-4829

Hide-a-way Bar

5771 Beneva Rd. Sarasota, FL 941-925-7383


1105 Washington Blvd. N. Sarasota , FL 34236 941-366-2678


748 S Tamiami Trail Osprey, FL 941-966-1251


US 41 @ SR 776, Port Charlotte 941-625-0200

Joe Cracker

1020 El Jobean Rd. Port Charlotte, FL 941-258-3444

Lemley’s Restaurant & BAr

2615 Mall Dr. Sarasota, FL 941-925-4500


2135 SW. Hwy. 17 Arcadia, Fl 34266 863-558-0713


Town Center Auto Mall Tamiami Trail Port Charlotte, FL 941-255-5999


9700 SW Riverview Circle 941-627-3474


967 S. Packinghouse Rd. Sarasota, FL 34232 941-371-9358


4511 Hwy 41 N. Palmetto, FL 34221 941-729-5442


CAFE 778

1601 Tamiami Trail Punta Gorda 941-639-7677


1950 Beach Rd. Englewood 941-475-8671

CHarlotte's Webb (Formerly Peggy's East) Chubbyz ii coyotes

4300 Kings Hwy. Unit 412 Pt. Charlotte 941-629-2114

FLASHBACK TAT-2 THE OLDE WORLD RESTAURANT Next to Coyote's Bar Port Charlotte, FL 941-255-9002

3149 Duncan Rd. Punta Gorda 941-5051717

138 N. Indiana Ave. Englewood, FL 34223 941-475-0819



5766 S. Tamiami Trail Sarasota , FL 34231 941-929-0551 FALLENANGELZ CLOTHING

Tamiami Trail North Port, FL 941-426-1155


4313 NW Hwy 70 Arcadia, FL 863-993-9989



5771 Beneva Road, Sarasota FL 941-925-7383

Port Charlotte,FL 941-740-0801

440 12th (Old Main St.) W. Bradenton, FL 34205 941-745-3100

FAT KATZ PUB Triple Bike & Boat Detailing 125 S. Indiana Ave., Englewood, FL

4109 Tamiami Trail Port Charlotte, FL 941-613-0002

18260 Paulson Dr. Pt. Charlotte, FL 941-766-0663

and Butts

501 N. Beneva Sarasota 941-365-9996

3315 SR 64 W. Wauchula, FL 863-735-8887

9071 S. Tamiami Trail. 941-429-9917


1341 Hwy. 17S. Wauchula, FL 863-781-4349



2530 17th St. Sarasota, FL 34234 941-365-3443


1019 Tamiami Trail Port Charlotte, FL 33953 941-627-0012


5000 E. Venice Ave. Venice, FL (941)485-7221


4533 Soloman Rd. Ona, FL 863-494-6077


299 Indiana Ave. S. Englewood, FL 941-474-5265


Wally's Pour House


5748 Swift Rd. Sarasota , FL 34221 941-923-7392

Will’s Honky Tonk Englewood

232 S.McCall Rd. Englewood, 34223 941-474-8131


4095 Tamiami Trail Pt. Charlotte 941-624-2245


1724 N. Honore Ave. Sarasota, 941-342-9955


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AP&P Handyman Service Inc. 2270 Tamiami Trail barry's lawns & more

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Well, here I am again with a bit about our last run and again we at Port Charlotte pulled off a great poker run for the good guys. Full Throttle, Taz, Kat & all our friends showed up for the Benefit Run we put on for the Animal Welfare League Poker Run, it was a blast. The weather was the best with just a little chill in the air and we raised $1000! If Thunder by the Bay didn't have their thing going on we know we would of had more people for our run. We did have 58 of us who turned out to party with us at all of the stops. We had a real nice group to party all day with, and that we did! We would like to start off with a big thank you to all of our good hearted Pub's. Boomers who gave a nice liquor basket, Loading Zone who also gave us a fully stocked liquor basket, Q's Sports for the gift of a nice billiards Q stick & case and for the hot coffee & donuts, and the help from Load-

ing Zone for the hot dogs, Tamiami & Bull Dogs Bars. We also had a 50/50 give away of $200 with the winner Frank Markovci who turned it all back in. I want to give Taz & Kat, Frank & Diane, Susan & Sam for all they did. So come on out and join us for our next month's run this one will be for breast cancer. Again thank you all for showing up we could not of done it with out the help of your friends Ted We are looking for a few good people to join the staff here just call 941.815,7218 or


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A burglar broke into a Christian family ‘s home one night. He shined his flashlight around, looking for valuables when he heard a strange voice echoing from the dark saying, “Jesus is watching you.” He nearly jumped out of his skin, clicked his flashlight off, and froze. After awhile when he heard nothing more, he shook his head and continued. Just as he pulled the stereo out so he could disconnect the wires, clear as a bell he heard, “Jesus is watching you.” Freaked out, he shined his light around frantically, looking for the source of the voice and finally, in the corner of the room, his flashlight beam came to rest on a parrot. “Did you say that?” he whispered to the parrot. “Yep,” the parrot squawked, “I’m just trying to warn you.” The burglar relaxed. “Warn me, huh? And what is your name?” “Moses,” replied the bird. “Moses?” the burglar laughed. “What kind of people would name a bird Moses?” The parrot answered, “The kind of people that would name a Rottweiler Jesus.” ************************************************ After a particularly poor game of golf, a popular club member skipped the clubhouse and started to go home. As he was walking to the parking lot to get his car, a policeman stopped him and asked, “Did you tee off on the sixteenth hole about twenty minutes ago?” “Yes,” the golfer responded. “Did you happen to hook your ball so that it went over the trees and off the course?” “Well,” said the policeman very seriously, “Your ball flew out onto the highway and crashed through a driver’s windshield. The car went out of control, crashing into five other cars and a fire truck. The fire truck couldn’t make it to the fire, and the building burned down. So, what are you going to do about it?” The golfer thought it over carefully and responded... “I think I’ll close my stance a little bit, tighten my grip and lower my right thumb.”

THINGS TO PONDER....... 1.How do the “Keep Off the Grass” signs get there? 2. Did Phillip really own that screwdriver? 3. If they have a funeral at night, do they drive with their lights off? 4. If love is blind, why is lingerie so popular?

An Italian grandmother is giving directions to her grown grandson who is coming to visit with his wife. “You comma to de front door of the apartmenta. I am inna apartmenta 301.” There issa bigga panel at the front door. With you elbow, pusha button 301. I will buzza you in. Come inside, the elevator is on the right. Get in, and with you elbow, pusha 3. When you get out, I’mma on the left. With you elbow, hit my doorbell.” “Grandma, that sounds easy, but, why am I hitting all these buttons with my elbow?” “What . . . . . .. .. You comma empty handed?

5. Why is it called eggplant, there’s no egg in it? If blind people wear sunglasses, why don’t deaf people wear earmuffs? 6. Does Bob really own all those barricades? how to fry a couple of eggs?’ ********************************************* “Two old men are sitting in one’s living room, when the first starts boasting of the delicious dinner he and his wife had recently at a new ********************************************* restaurant . “What’s the NAME of this new place?”, asked his A pissed-off wife was complaining about her buddy husband spending all his free time in a bar, First guy scratches his head pensively, and asks, so one night he took her along with him. “Whattaya call them pretty red flowers that smell “What’ll you have?” he asked. so nice?” “Oh, I don’t know. The same as you I sup“Roses?”, his buddy offers. pose,” she replied. So, the husband ordered Turning toward the kitchen, first guy shouts out, a couple of Jack Daniel’s and threw his “Rose, honey? What’s the name of that restaurant down in one shot. we ate at the other night?” His wife watched him, then took a sip from her glass and immediately spat it out. “Yuck, ************************************************ that’s TERRIBLE!” she spluttered. “I don’t Charley, a new retiree greeter at Walknow how you can drink this stuff!” Mart, just couldn’t seem to get to work on time. “Well, there you go,” cried the husband. “And Every day he was 5, 10, sometimes 15 minutes you think I’m out enjoying myself every late. But he was a good worker, really tidy, clean night!” shaven, sharp minded and a real credit to the company and obviously demonstrating their “Older Person Friendly” policies. One day the boss was in a real quandary about how to deal with it. Finally, he called him into the office for a talk. “Charley, I have to tell you, I like your work ethic, you do a bang on job, but your being late so often is quite bothersome.” “Yes, I know boss, and I am working on it.” “Well good, you are a team player. That’s what I like to hear. It’s odd though, your coming in late. I know you’re retired from the Armed Forces. What did they say if you came in late there?” “They said, “Good morning, General. Tea or coffee this morning, sir?”

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FEBRUARY 8 - 2009 SOUTH FLORIDA RIDE FOR KIDS - 89:45am Registration at Goodyear Blimp Base, 1500 NE 5th Avenue, Pompano Beach, FL, 33060. Cost: $35.00 donation per bike (minimum $50.00 includes event T-Shirt). Riders of all makes and models are welcome. Donuts, bagels, coffee and drinks will be served. The police-escorted ride starts at 10:00 a.m. sharp, rain or shine! It will return to the "Celebration of Life" tent where you receive a light lunch, drinks and meet the survivors and their families during award presentation ceremony, info Yuergen Boehmke, webmaster@AB4YB. com. For more info visit FEBRUARY 14 - IMMOKALEE MOTORCYCLE DRAG RACES - Motorcycle Drag Races, Sponsored by Harley-Davidson Fort Myers & Naples, West Coast Motorcycles, Immokalee Raceway, and Seminole Casino. Held at Immokalee Raceway in Immokalee. Gates open at 2:00 pm and racing begins at 6:00 pm. There will also be a burnout contest, and a bike show. entry fee for racing is $15.00. General admission is $10.00. For more information call Ralph at (239) 860-4424 or Jim at (239) 275-4647. FEBRUARY 15 - 1ST ANNUAL RONIN RC / MARCH OF DIMES BIKERS FOR BABIES RIDE IN - From 10am till 5pm to be held at Sun Sports and Watercraft 3441 Colonial Blvd. Ft. Myers Florida 33966. There will be food on site, vendors galore, games, 50/50 and raffles. Sponsored by Ciaza and Gallagher. FEBRUARY 21- 36TH ANNUAL WHEELS OF MAN M.C. POKER RUN - Starting at 4pm till ???a donation of $3 per person and $5 per couple. There will be live bands, door prizes, best hand, cash prizes, 50/50. Party is at the clubhouse 1252 SE 1st Way Deerfield Beach FL 33441. For more info call Tugger 954-601-6474 or the Clubhouse at 954-501-2932. FEBRUARY 21 - CUSTOMER APPRECIATION PARTY AT TREASURE COAST H-D - Customer Appreciation Day is the 3rd Sunday of the month with food drink and entertainment. 4967 SE Federal Hwy. US 1 Stuart FL 34997. 772-287-3871 or Toll Free 800-264-0201 FEBRUARY 22 - BIKE WEEK KICK OFF PARTY AT HOG WILD - Hog wild will be throwing a pre-Bike Week party with a big name national act tearing up the stage. For more information or for more details call 772-781-8233 FEBRUARY 28 - 6TH ANNUAL SILVER MAGIC CAR AND BIKE SHOW - 6th annual "Silver Magic" car and bike show. Date: Feb., 28th Time: 10:00am-3:00pm Location: Mariner High School Football stadium, 701 Chiquita Blvd. Cape Coral, FL 33993. Registration fee: $15 pre-register, $20 day of show. All proceeds benefit the Mariner High School "Silver Magic" marching band, over 100 trophies awarded for car and motorcycle classes (Judged show with peoples choice), many door prizes given out during the day, entertainment throughout the day, free dash plaque to all pre-registrants, food and fun, industry related vendors on hand. For show information call Robert @ 239-728-1874 or e-mail yohoincc@ FEBRUARY 28 - HANDLE BARS AND HOT CARS - At Treasure Coast Harley-Davidson 4967 SE Federal Hwy. US 1 Stuart, FL 34997 772-287-3871

Carlie Lynne's 2nd Saturday 9119 US 27 South, Seabring 863-381-7685

RJ BONES 3rd Saturday of the Month 19581 Palm Beach Blvd Alva, FL 239-690-BONE

Everglades Motorcycle 3rd Saturday of Month 3888 Mannix Drive Suite 316 (off of I-75 at Exit 101)

RJ Gator 3rd Sunday of the Month US Hwy 27 N. Sebring 863-382-0349

Handlebars In The Wind 1st Sunday, All day ride 3341 Colonial Blvd. Ft. Myers 239-277-7777 JJ Muggs Stadium Grill Abacoa Town Center Jupiter, FL 561-630-9669 Pier 2 Resort Bikers Pool Party (2nd Sun) 2200 US Hwy 441 SE Okeechobee, FL 863-763-8003 Pompano Harley-Davidson 1st Friday of the Month 2900 Center Court Circle Sunrise, FL (954)-545-3200

TUESDAY: Harbourside Grill and Tiki Bar 3442 Marinatown Lane N. Ft. Myers, FL 33903 Hurricane Grill and Wings 6345 Naples Blvd. Naples, FL 239-513-9900 Break Time Lounge 4630 Gulf Stream Drive Naples, FL 239-353-9300 Sundown's Sports Grill 3580 Evans Rd. 239-939-9936 Wing City 21331 S. Tamiami Trail Esterno 239-498-2416 WEDNESDAY: Brazilian Bike Night Boteco Bar 916 NE 79th Street Miami, FL 33138 Island Jacks 5425 W. Atlantic Blvd. Margate, FL 954-984-4422 Island Jacks 4449 Okeechobee Blvd. West Palm Beach, FL 561-687-2122 Iron Eagle Bar 9441 Hwy 78 W. Okeechobee 863-467-1360 Pembroke Pines Hooters 7990 Pines Blvd 954-962-6330 Sunrise Harley-Davidson 201 Int'l Pkwy Sunrise, FL 954-414-4135 Tiki Bar Cafe 4131 Bonita Beach Road. 239-947-0000 Victory Lane Cafe 4150 Hancock Bridge Pky. N. Ft.Myers 239-849-9065 THURSDAY: Amos Sports Grill & Petersons H-D South 7800 SW 104th Street & US1 Miami, FL 305-274-1228

Sunrise Harley-Davidson 2nd + 4th Fridays Bike Night 4th Sun. Ladies Garage Party 201 Int'l Pkwy Sunrise FL 954-414-4135 TJ's Leather Last Sunday of Month 1423 US 27 N. Seabring, FL 863-471-9453 Treasure Coast H-D 3rd Sat. of every month Customer Appreciation Day 4967 S.E. Federal Hwy. 772-287-3871 FL2-G Yellow Jackets Gold WIng Riders 1st Saturday of the Month Buddy Freddy's

Daisy Duke's Saloon 10060 Pines Blvd Pembroke Pines, FL 33024 (954) 430-9930 Good Times Sports Bar 700 Leeland Heightrs Blvd. W. Leigh Acres, FL 33936 239-369-7000 Kingshead Pub 500 East Dania Beach 954-927-1564 Legends Sports Bar 395 Spanish River Blvd. Boca Raton, 866-367-1788 North Fort Tavern 13101 N. Cleveland Ave. N. Ft. Myers, Fl 33931 239-652-0900 Roland Martins Tiki Bar 920 Del Monte Ave. 863-983-3151 Skully's Tavern 9809 Sunset Drive S. Miami, FL 305-271-7404 FRIDAY: Outlaws Charlotte County 914 LaVilla Rd Punta Gorda, FL 239-229-4139 Sunrise Harley-Davidson 201 Int'l Pkwy Sunrise FL 33325 954-414-4135 SATURDAY: Boar's Nest Salon 381 Prospect Rd. Oakland Park 954-938-5971 Mickey's Bar 350 SW 12 Ave. Pompano Beach 954-941-1611 SUNDAY: Flossies Bar and Grill 3985 Ravens Wood Road Dania Beach, FL 954-792-6519 J&S Fish Camp Every Sunday 1pm till ??? Food, live music and vendors

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540 W Sunrise Blvd. Ft. Ladrdl 33311 954-52-5446

Freedom Power Sports

941 Country Club Blvd. Cape Coral, FL 33990 239-458-1113



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12648 Overseas Hwy. Marathon , FL 305-743-4191


16641 San Carlos Blvd. Ft. Myers. FL 239-267-4132

Oakland Park, FL 33309 351-0277


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3769 Ravenswood Rd. Ft. Lauderdale, FL 954-584-9089


2211 N. Dixie Hwy. West Palm Beach 561651-7010

2600 N.W. 2nd Ave. Boca Raton 561-338-5755

American Cycles & AcsRs

614 US 27 S. Lake Placid, FL 863-699-2453

3671 N. Dixie Hwy. Pmpno Bch 33064 954785-4820


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125 Commerce Ave. Lake Placid, FL 33852 863-699-9222


2955 45th Street West Palm Beach, Fl 33407 561-659-4131

1031 5th Street, Miami Beach Fl 33139 305-532-4235

7254 SW 40th St. Miami, FL 305-261-5002

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4601 Fowler St Ft. Myers, FL 239-415-3271

17671 San Carlos Blvd. Ft. Myers Bch. FL 239-489-1333


9800 S.W. 168th St Miami 33157 305-233-1204

3441 Colonial Blvd. Ft. Myers 239-277-7777


6200 Arc Way #2 Ft. Myers, 33912 239-278-0484

234 S. Dixie Hwy. Pomp. Bch 33060 954-782-9840 214 N Dixie Hwy. Lakeworth 33460 954-781-8687

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2621 NE 9th Ave. #6 Cape Coral, FL 33909 239-573-7576

Big R Custom Motorcycles

434 NE 3rd. Ave. Cape Corral, FL 239-458-4584


4349 W. Sunrise Blvd, Plantation, FL 33313 954-327-7177 4100 N. Powerline Pomp. Bch 33073 954-974-5654 181 Nw 20th Ave. Boca Raton, FL 561-391-6737


2608 S. Federal Hwy. Ft. Lauderdale 954-467-9909


1622 NE 205th Terr. Miami Bch, 33179 305654-8114


Harley-Davidson Ft. Myers Harley-Davidson PALM BCH


Haus of Trikes & Bikes


Horney’s Custom Cycles



7990 Pines Blvd. Pembroke Pines 954-962-6330

Pier 2 Resorts


498 US Hwy. 27, P.O. Box 412 Moore Haven, FL 33471 863-946-3902


1901 Estero Blvd. Ft. Myers Beach 239-463-8844


9137 S. Tamiami Trail Ft. Myers, FL 33908 239-267-0500

3120 W. Hall Bch. Blvd. Pembroke Park ,FL

1687 Inlet Drive N. Ft. Myers 941-995-7001

East Broward Blvd. Ft Lauderdale, 954-467-8989

1708 Cape Coral Pkwy. Cape Coral , Fl 33914 239-541-0676

2419 Quantum Blvd. Boynton Beach, 33426 FL 561-367-1788 • 1-866-367-1788



PETERSON’S HARLEY-DAVIDSON /BUELL 19400 NW 2nd Ave. Miami , FL 33169 1-800-545-2561



MM 29.9 Big Pine Key Big Pine


570 S. Dixie Hwy. Lantana, 33462 561-586-7777

2624 NW Boca Raton Blvd. FL Boca Raton, FL 561-394-0205

11316 Wiles Rd. Coral Springs, 33076 954796-9692

242 S. Old Dixie Hwy Pompano Bch, FL 954942-9644

1100 Commerical Blvd Naples 34104 239649-4362

Treasure Coast Harley-Davidson

Nothin' Fancy

10491 Corkscrew Commons Dr. Estero, FL 33932 239-221-4653

507 E. Coast Dr. Ste 1 Lantana 561-586-0082

Everglades M/C Service

Sun Sports Cycles

3618 Lantana Rd. Lantana, FL 33462 561-947-0115

Custom Coatings


152 N.E. 6th Ave. Delray Bch, 33483 561-272-2812

Dynasty Cycles Inc.

1100 NE 5th Terrace Ft. Lauderdale 954-467-2468


1200 Congress Ave. Flea Market Mall West Palm Beach

1900 N. Federal Hwy. Delray Beach, FL 33432



13101 North Cleveland Ave. Fort Myers FL 239-652-0900

bruce l. scheiner

4800 Golden Gate Pkwy. Naples, FL 34116 941-455-7900

4212 Fowler St. Ft. Myers, FL 239-936-9500


4020 Evans Ave. Ft. Myers 941-939-2900


2531 Katherine St. Ft. Myers, FL 239-332-1477


1911 SR 7 Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33317 954-587-4392

Southwest Cycle

350 SW 12 Ave. Pompano, FL 33069 954-941-1611

bowland All Star

2513 N. Dixie Hwy. Lake Worth

900 28th St. West Palm Bch, 33407 561-863-5760


2818 N. Tamiami Trail N. Ft. Myers, 239995-2138

Nemos Sports Cafe

MAD Motorcycles

106 Pondella Rd. Ft. Myers, FL 239-656-0073

7885 Overseas Hwy. Marathon, FL 33050 305-289-1719

2818 N. Tamiami Trail , FL Ft. Myers, FL 33903 239-995-2138

Knives, Swords & Weapons 561-963-1102



South Beach motorcycles Rental




500 E. Dania Bch. Blvd. Dania Bch, FL 954-9271564

3388 Fowler St Ft. Myers FL 239-415-2453

4046 NE 6th Ave. Oakland Park, FL 954-651-1110

1201 East Sunrise Blvd. Ft Lauderdale, FL 33304 954-779-1193

4180 Jog Rd. Greenacers , FL 33467 561-433-4474



4536 S.E. 16th Place Cape Coral,F L 239-540-7912

102670 Overseas Hwy. Key Lrgo 33037 305451-3606

1201 E. Sunrise Blvd. Ft. Lauderdale. 33304 954-779-3669


Oakland Park, FL 33309


4006 Progress Ave. Naples, FL 239-434-8699


4519 SE Commerce Ave. Stuart, FL Toll Free: 888-868-4783

17240 S. Tamiami Trail Ft. Myers, FL 941-432-9611

Cape Motorsports

5202 NW 15th St. Margate 33063 954-972-4478

3040 Estero Blvd. Ft Myers Beach, FL 239-463-6139

Beads by Sundown

221 Martin Ave. Greenacres, FL 561-965-2664

2200 US Hwy 441 SE Okeechobee, Fl 34974 863-763-8003

3580 Overseas Hwy. Marathon, FL 33050 305-289-9600

4299 SW 75th Ave. Miami, FL 305-262-2289

junkanoo on the beach

4967 SE Federal Hwy 1& Brook St Stuart, FL 34997 1-800-264-0201

612 S. Federal Hwy. Stuart, FL 34994 772-286-8158

946 NE Pine Island Rd Cape Coral, FL 33909 239-573-2453

Jimmy’s Pink Cadillac Cafe

AMERICAN ROAD COLLECTION 1616 N Florida Mago Rd. Ste 1A W. Palm Beach, FL 56168 561-689-1991

Hurricane Cycles

Bruce Rossmeyer's FT. Lauderdale H-D

2871 N Federal Hwy. Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33303






Verdow M/C Repair





P.O. Box 3026 Delray Beach


San Carlos Country Club shucker’s & company Singers Coffee Bar SOFTAILS BAR


6663-C Boca Pines Boca Raton 561-852-9395

Hole In The Wall

J.C. western Supply Jamie's Bail Bonds


Leslie Kay's INSURANCE

7800 SW 104th St. & US1 Miami, FL 305-274-1228

6030 Seminole Blvd Seminole 737-375-9792

4223 Davie Rd. Davie, FL 954-584-4644


1661 Estero Blvd. Ft. Myers Beach 239-463-6262


1204 Estero Blvd. Ft. Myers Beach 239-463-9256


312 S. Congress W. Palm Bch 33409 561-471-9530

Motorcycle transport 239-877-6988

151 S. Cypress Rd. Pompano Bch, FL 33060 954-545-3337

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9 Del Prado Blvd. Cape Coral 239-770-0383

surf club

1400 Alabama Ave. 1 W Plm Bch, 561-659-1477



4120 Handcock Bridge Pkwy. N. Ft. Myers, FL 33903S 239-995-0304

WETZ pub

Iron Eagle Bar

8354- W. Oakland Pk. Blvd. Sunrise, FL 954-749-1829


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6901 Okeechobee Blvd. W. Palm Bch 561-684-0005

5425 W. Atlantic Blvd. Margate, FL 954-984-4422

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Marty Franks Pack & Ship Motorcycle Res Q

Naples Motorcycle Riding School North Fort Myers Florist Inc.

525 Pine Island Rd Unit U N. Ft. Myers, FL 33908 239-656-2919

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Well with the holidays over and all the food drives, toy runs and events held to help the less fortunate, I decided to attend a Poker Run put on by area local bikers who support the Animal Refuge Center in N. Ft. Myers. A little about A.R.C., they are a no kill facility, which in essence means they care for the animals until they find a home for them. They are always in need of blankets,sheets, dog and cat food and even baby food for their sick animals. . You can find out more about their needs on their web site ‘Animal Refuge Center”. I’m sure we have all had or have a pet in our

Well, its not only an other month, but it is soon to be the beginning of a new era in our world. We will be inaugurating a new president, and are emb arking on a misson to try and undo the economic disaster that has beset this fine nation we live in. We have had to watch friends and businesses that we have known for years succumb to this malaise we call a “downturn in the economy”. Even though so many are struggling to get by, our community is as generous as always, as evidenced by the hundreds of events that we either sponsor or support throughout the year. It is this aspect that really makes me proud to be a member of the small percentage of the population that calls themselves “bikers”. Once that word connoted an unruly class of outlaws, but now we are a large contributor to society. So be proud to wear your colors and recognize your brothers and sisters with the “wave.” The weather has been fantastic, and so were the events. We had a great bike nite in Downtown Ft. Myers, a huge turnout, saw lots of folks I know in the community I was just talking about, met some of the vendors that were there. The bike nite at RJ bones was COLD, as always the food was great, the people were wonderful. Check out the bike nite here in beautiful downtown Lehigh Acres at Goodtimes, they are located at the intersection of Lee and Leeland Heights Blvd. I want to tell you about a couple of new places here in SW Florida. First is JDaniels on Daneils Parkway just a bit past fiddlesticks rd. They are planning a bike nite this month, check out the web sites to see when it was going to be. Lastly is an exciting new place, set

lifetime and understand thier needs.. Now for the event, held on Jan18th, we started at Benchwarmers in S.Ft. Myers and was greeted with a warm welcome! Thank You!We met up with friends we knew and made a lot of new friends along the way. Now if the weather had been as warm it would have been damn near a perfect day! The route was one of the best and gave us the opportunity to put some miles on our scooters. Ridin with me were Chrome Diva’s Deb and Bonnie. who persuaded me to take the long route instead of the short cuts. The event ended at Sneaky Petes in Bonita, where they had dogs from the shelter for us to meet. As always the food was great and the raffles were the best as we all came away with something! Until next time, Ride Safe! Donta

to open late in Feb. It’s called “Bourbon St.”. The owner and his wife are both “bikers” and want to make the establishment biker friendly. He plans on having biker specials, bike nite, and to sponsor events. They will have a full service bar, a bull, live music and a kitchen, they are located on the corner of Hiway 41 and Estero parkway adjacent to CiCis pizza. Well, enough rambling for now… til next month keep the shiny side up and greasy side down. Ride safe and Ride often. Capnfred

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I had an interesting customer visit me at the dealership last month. Sitting at my desk a gentleman walks to me and asks if I can help him with a project. Oliver Stilson of Palm City is a wood carver and motorcycling enthusiast. He begins by showing me a photo of him on his “NEW” 1948 Pan Head, but it is him as a young man. You see Oliver is 85 years young, the typical grand father type you would see at every family gathering. We begin discussing this project of carving a softail style motorcycle and looking at his old pan head photo. With the conversation going deeper into his pan head he told me all the good stories of riding back in 1948. Oliver was out to impress his friends and ladies in Cass City, Michigan buying it new at the only Harley Dealer around in Caro, Michigan. One particular lady caught his eye and he is still with her today, GOD BLESS HER. Oliver told of his buddy Jim Tuckey who also rode with him and their big thing was rustling up the cows on the family farm using the motorcycles. Seems unlike today riding was more off and on the roads and dodging cow patties on the family farm, Oliver told me a great story how they would ride the gravel pits and around town just riding till they ran out of gas. As we looked at the newer motorcycle design and frames for his project he also mentioned to me how he would “IRON CROSS,” stand up on the seat with arms out to impress his new bride. I guess Oliver was doing it before Indian Larry, seems that the New Mrs. Stilson was not impressed. She had Oliver stop riding in 1950.

Handle Bars & Hot Cars …. Treasure Coast Harley-Davidson along with Dangerous Curves has put together a great event on the Treasure Coast. Every month they will be having a ride in Bike and Car show with judging and trophy classes. Last month there was over 300 attendees and cars from the 40’s to the current year’s models. PLUS the Dangerous Curves girls where taking photos with some of the winners and good looking bikes and cars. FOOD and entertainment was great, if you have a ride that you’re proud of come show it off this month (see attached ad in magazine) show starts at 1PM. get there early the lot fills quickly. Hog Wild is now open in Stuart, 100 yards north of TCHD great ride in spot for food and entertainment. Sundays will be the day to stop in for the Biker Breakfast Buffet. Purchase a wrist band in the AM with breakfast and go riding and return after for a HOG ROAST in the afternoon. Can’t beat the price and the atmosphere is great. Tell John Hard Drive Sent You! Just a quick thank you to My Princess for the support and love she has given me. Love you babe. Till next month have a great ride and always be smart and ride safe. Hard Drive Enforcers MC Mother Chapter www.enforcersmc. com

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Full Throttle 84 The Tommy Ruzzano Holiday Toy Run and Bike Rally held November 22 & 23, 2008 Sponsored by Harley Davidson Naples – Harley Davidson Sunrise – Jagermeister - Sams Club/Walmart – Playboy Energy Drink – Big Dawgs Sports Café – Hollywood Choppers – Miller Lite – Best Western (thanks Trent Seguin) Exit 107/ Naples – Big Dawgs Pembroke Pines Thank you to everyone for participating and coming out! The proceeds for this event went to benefit Big Momma’s House & Home Sweet Home Foundation. The event kicked off at 1pm on Florida’s wonderful East Coast. Everyone met at 10am at the Harley Davidson in Sunrise and at 11am departed to Naples, Florida via Florida Highway Patrol escorts. Check in was held at the Best Western Naples and Harley Davidson Naples hosted a Welcome Party! Complete with BBQ – live entertainment (thank you to the Trucker Band/they were awesome) and much more! The after party ventured to Wing City Grille in Estero, Florida (thank you Bill) and than back to the Best Western for a “wild” after party. Big Momma’s House (which was featured on Extreme MakeOver) for under privileged children and teenagers in Ft. Lauderdale and the second charity is the Home Sweet Home Foundation in Hollywood – founded by Alfredo Roberts (All American at the University of Miami and 2 time Superbowl Champion with the Dallas Cowboys). He is currently coaching the Cleveland Browns. Home Sweet Home has 4 facilities that care for the mentally and physically handicapped children and young adults and also provide them with educational and recreational activities as well as food, clothing and shelter. If you missed it in 2008, make sure you come out in 2009!!!

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Coming up at the end of the month is Daytona Bike Week. This year it begins on Feb 27th and runs through March 8th.To all who are making the journey, I wish you a great trip and a safe return. The States M/C held their 14th annual blessing of the Bikes event. at their clubhouse in Pompano. As usual there was a great turnout and the clubs were well represented. ABATE held their semi annual motorcyclists Rights Rally at Wetz Pub in Sunrise. There was live music, plenty of food and drink specials. ABATE rallies typically generate a great crowd and this was no exception. ABATE needs the support of all of us so they can continue the good work that benefits all of us. By the time this gets to print the first Old Skool Bike Nite will have taken place at Mickeys. I'm writing this before the event takes place but I'm anticipating a great time. This event will be held on the 4th Saturday of each month at Mickeys. There wil be free food, drink specials, contests with great prizes, and the Full Throttle SE Florida Babe of the Month Contest. I'm looking for additional sponsors and vendors to participate as I'm confident that this bike nite will get bigger and better in the upcoming months.If interested you can reach me @ 954-652-9244 or you can e-mail me @ A couple of thoughts for you to ponder. A large Airbus jetliner has both engines knocked out by geese moments after takeoff. The plane is now esentially a glider. the pilot has literally only seconds to decide what to do. He lands the plane on a busy Hudson river and manages to avoid all of the many boats and ferries and all 155 aboard are rescuded from the frgid water. EXPLAIN THAT !!! Although the economy is the worst it's been in decades, after prices rose to $4.37 a gallon, gas prices have now fallen to the lowest prices in quite a while. EXPLAIN THAT !!! During the last week of his administration President Bush actually admitted to mistakes. EXPLAIN THAT !!! Arizona Cardinals are going to the Super Bowl. EXPLAIN THAT!!! After Al Gore's Oscar winning documentary on global warming most scientific experts agreed that the earth is warming and could have catostrophic results. This winter there have been record breaking cold temperatures across the globe and even snow in Los Angeles and Las Vegas. EXPLAIN THAT!!! Joe the plummer who gained his 15 minutes of fame during the election has managed to extend his time in the spotlight by becoming a war correspondent covering the war in the Middle East. EXPLAIN THAT!!! I guess the explanation is that anything is possible. Who knows, perhaps some day we'll even have a black president. Til next month, Peace out Paulie

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What a month we have ahead with events and Bike Week 2009 join us for an inexpensive camping for one and all, we will also have our bike drawing for a brand new Harley all expenses paid with you tag and title out the door. Get your tickets today for just $5. Our drawing will be held the last Saturday at the campground in Volusia County; winner need not be present to win. It was great seeing so many people at the Full Throttle Bike and Builders Show in Clearwater the last week of January. Hope you got the chance to check out our booths and the famous Hearse, dedicated to our lost brothers and sisters. February 14th is our next State meeting in Pensacola Florida. We welcome you to come on out and join us. Our Gulf Coast Chapter will be hosting this meeting and Birthday bash starting off with a Bike and Car Show starting at 8:30 am until 10:30am located at the Pensacola Beach Tourist Information Parking Lot – There is a $10 entry fee and it must be driven or ridden into position. Peoples Choice Judging 10:30 – 11:00 am. Trophies awarded at 11:15 am. Music by Boogie, Inc. Starting at Noon will be the Delegates Meeting at 2:00pm at Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church Hunt Hall at 920 Via Deluna on Pensacola Beach. Contact Satch at 850-3247529 or Email at for more details. Sunday, February 15th our Brevard County Chapter will be hosting “The Amazing Flea Market Race” and Swap Meet / Flea Market at the end. Cost for the ride is $10 and to set up a space is $20. Please contact or 4803619 for more information or to schedule a spot. Event Starts at Uno’s Restaurant on Merritt Island Causeway and ends at North Brevard Shrine. Sunday, February 22nd is the 2nd Annual Knuckleheads and Panheads Event in the fabulous Keys from 12 pm to 6pm at The Caribbean Club on MM 104 in Key Largo, Florida 33037. There is a $20 entry fee for this event, and for more information or to pre-register for the contest, please contact Fred at By the way did you know that the 1948 Harley Davidson Panhead was the last year of the Springer front end and the first year of Aluminum heads. Just a bit of trivia there before you get to this great event. Then we invite one and all to Bike Week 2009 in beautiful Volusia County. If you are looking for affordable camping well then check this out. We have a campground at the Volusia County Fairgrounds opening Friday, February 27th at Noon and staying open until Sunday March 9th at Noon. We offer “FREE Hot Showers”, Great Food Cheap, vendors, firewood, 24 hour security (never had a bike stolen from our campground)., etc.. All for the price of $15 a night per person plus tax, for tent or RV camping without hook ups, bring your

generator. Any RV or trailer over 20 ft has a one time lane fee. Or you can have full hook ups for $50 a night plus tax for 2 people in our annex. You do not need to be a member of ABATE of Florida, Inc to stay at the campground. Contact for more information or call 386-943-9610 and leave a message and we will call you back. After all you can save money and spend your days in Daytona which is just 20 minutes away. With the legislative season just around the corner we want to let you know what we have going on for you the Florida Biker. When you join ABATE of Florida, Inc. we are a non profit corporation that works hard for you. Our lobbyist has been spending time this past month at the capitol in Tallahassee meeting with the Senate and House members discussing upcoming bills and covering areas to help make your life better. Check out some of the areas that we are working on: - Repeal / Ammend new motorcycle license tag law. - Stiffer Penalties for at-fault injury or death of a motorcyclist. - Stiffer Penalties for Right-of-Way Violations – the largest cause of property damage, injury and death. - Restriction of devices causing distractions while driving – cell phones, text messaging, GPS use, etc. - Re-instatement of Safety and Awareness funding – now considered available to spend in areas “other” then its lawful and intended use. - Mandatory Driver’s Education Requirements - Price protection on the required Motorcycle Rider’s Training Program to obtain the motorcycle endorsement. - Motorcycle Lemon-Law Have a great Valentines Day and enjoy the ride. Ride Safe Ride Free BG - PR and Communications ABATE of Florida, Inc. Fill in the form below now and make a difference today! Name_____________________________New____Renew____ Address__________________________City________________ State______Zip_________Contact #_____________________ Email Address________________________________________ Do you have a current chapter that you are a member of? Please enclose a check or money order for $20 to: ABATE of Florida, Inc. PO Box 2529 Deland, Fl 32721 FTFEB09

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FEBRUARY 1 - WEBSTER WESTSIDE CYCLE SHOW & CAR SWAP MEET - Starts at 8am at Webster Flea Market, 516 NW 3rd St (corner CR478 & NW 3rd St), Webster FL 33597, ph 352-628-4656. Bike & Car Swap Meet & Show open 8am - 3pm the 1st Sunday of every month rain or shine. Admission $4, children under 14 FREE. Show & Corral (for sale by owner) registration $7.50. Vendors welcome: outside 15' x 30' spaces $15; inside 10' x 10' spaces $10, info Jackie Smith 800-832-3477, reservations 352-628-4656. cyclemeet@aol. com. Web Site: OR FEBRUARY 7 - BENEFIT RODEO FOR MICHAEL PEEWEE CONNER - Saturday, Feb 7th – Benefit Rodeo for Michael “Pee Wee” Conner. Starting at 7pm at the Northeast Fl Fairgrounds, 1 mile north of Callahan on US Hwy 1. Chute Dogging, Team Roping, Bull Riding, Calf Roping, Barrel Racing and a Wild Horse Race. This benefit is to raise money to help with Michaels expenses for a stem cell procedure to repair his damaged spinal cord in hopes that he may walk again. Adults $10, Children $5. For more info, Flying “G” Rodeo Company (904) 845-7492 FEBRUARY 21 - BACA 2ND ANNUAL POKER RUN - B.A.C.A. Jacksonville Chapter is holding it's 2nd Annual Poker Run. Registration starts at 10:00 AM at Greybeards and you can leave whenever you want but try to be back at Greybeards by 5:00 PM. $15/bike $5 passenger. Stops are Triangle, Wacko's, Bayard Rooster, Fleet Reserve Assoc. Post 91, Steel Pony and back to Greybeards for your last card, food, drinks, raffles, 50/50 and live entertainment. Proceeds go to B.A.C.A. therapy fund. Please help us raise money for children and families that can't afford therapy, legal fees, court costs and other expenses they can't afford to help heal our wounded children in Jacksonville. 'No Child Deserves to Live in Fear' Thank you all and see you Feb. 21!! kEmail: Send E-mail Phone:904-476-2492 For more info visit APRIL 1 - 4 - 7TH ANNUAL ROCK N WHEELS BIKERS BASH Sponsored by Gainesville Harley and Furst Cycle and Auto. at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park: Live Oak, Florida. Featuring 12 bands, bike games, burnouts, bike show, 2 poker runs, tattoo contest and Xtreme stunt show! Event and daily passes available at Gainesville Harley. call 386-364-1683 or 386-792-1510 or visit

If you have a motorcycle event, charity ride, expo, rally, benefit or bike night happening in North Florida (for example - Jacksonville, Gainesville, St. Augustine, Starke, Tallahassee) and would like to get it listed in our Cruisin Calendar both Online and in the magazine please send a flyer or the text information to:

Beef O’ Brady’s Bike Night (1st Monday) 857 SW Main Street Lake City, FL 386-754-6860 Beef O’ Brady’s 3rd Thurs. of Month Back Beach Road Panama City Beach, FL Buffalo Wild Wings (Last Wed. Of the Month) 99 Eglin Parkway Ft. Walton Beach, FL 850-301-WING BT's Lounge Bike Show 3rd Sat. of the Month 5260 Gulf Breeze Pky. Midway, FL 850-934-9544 Calendars Pizzeria & Sports Bar Last Saturday of the Month US 90 & College Macclenny, FL 904-259-5040

MONDAY: Beef O Brady's 6500 SW Archer Rd. Gainesville, FL Hooters Restuarant 504 West Geoffrey Street St.Augustine, FL 904-819-9919 The Steel Pony 5312 Jammes Avenue Jacksonville, FL 904-777-5630 Wings Of Fire 397 E. James Lee Blvd. Crestview, FL TUESDAY: Dick's Wings 474313 St. Rd. 200 904-491-3469 HJ’s Miss B Haven 12905 N. Main Street Jacksonville, FL 904-757-3595 Hooters Restaurant 180 Cracker Barrell Dr. Crestview, FL 32563 850-423-1333

Ellie Ray's River Landing 3rd Wednesday of Month 3349 NW 110 Street Branford, Fl 32008 386-9351099 Floyd’s Diner Bike Night (2nd Thursday) 615 Santa Fe Blvd. High Springs, FL 386-4545775 Putnam County Swap Meet (3rd Sunday) 117 Yelvington Rd. East Palatka, Fl 32131 386-868-3727 352-5058287 Spindrifter Lounge Bike Night (3rd Saturday) US 441 & I-75 Alachua, FL 386-462-9081

Hooters Restaurant 1137 Beacon Point Drive Jacksonville, FL 904-723-5224 Rivers Edge Sports Bar 915 S. 14th St. Fernandia Beach, FL 904-491-3849 WEDNESDAY: Buffalo’s Cafe 6055 Youngeman Circle Orange Park 904-778-1101 Buffalo Wild Wings 99 Eglin Parkway Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32548 850-301-WING Moe's Southwest Grill 2941 W. Hwy 90 Lake City FL 386-754-9373 Roadhouse Grill 741 West 23rd Street Panama City, FL 850-522-1446 THURSDAY: Arnold’s 3912 US Highway 1 North St.Augustine 904-824-8738

Foot Long Woody's 4196 W. US Hwy 90 Lake City 386-755-3201 Hooters Restuarant 15015 Emerald Coast Destin, FL 850-654-1007 Timbuktu 1740 N. Highway 301 Starke, FL 904-966-2229 FRIDAY: Lake City Sports on Tap 4475 SW State Rd. 47 Lake City, Fl 386-758-3001 Hooters Restaurant 12709 Front Beach Road Panama City, FL 850-230-9464 SATURDAY: Bay Breeze Lounge 1889 Garcon Point Rd. Milton, 850-623-5859 Cross Creek Steakhouse 12123 Lem Turner Rd, Jacksonville, Fl 32218 (904)765-7420

Full Throttle 91 NORTH FLORIDA Extends from Cedar Key across the state to Palm Coast and includes: Pensacola, Tallahassee, Lake City, Gainesville, St. Augustine and Jacksonville JERRY’S CYCLES ANNIE'S FULL MOON SALOON Whitey’s Fish Camp hooter's OF TALLAHASSEE SALES & SERVICE Adamec HARLEY-DAVIDSON/BUELL At Regency, 10399 Atlantic Blvd. 904-641-3735 Adamec HARLEY-DAVIDSON/BUELL Of Orange Park 1520 Wells Road Orange Park, FL 904-215-1931 Adamec HARLEY-DAVIDSON/BUELL Of JACKSONVILLE 8909 Baymeadows Rd. 904-493-1931 Alachua County Choppers 12801 NW Hwy 441 Alachua 386-418-0111 AMERICAN CYCLE SERVICE 2815-B Bolton Rd. Orange Park, FL 904-272-4121 AMERICAN PERFORMANCE CYCLES OF nORTH fLORIDA Baya Ave. SE James Ave. Lake City, FL 32025 386-752-2371 Atlantic Motosports 1400 Mayport Rd, Atlantic Beach BDB CUSTOM MOTORCYCLES 93 John Sims Pkwy, Niceville, FL 850-897-1769 Big Bike 3842 Sunbeam Rd. 32257 262-2453 Blazin Steel Choppers 4549-14 St. Augustine Rd . 32207 904-260-0963 CAPITAL CITY hARLEY-DAVIDSON 1745 Capital Circle NW Tallahassee, FL 850-205-4294 Chopper city 120 College Dr. #A, Orange Park, 888-721-1969 Columbia Co. Cycle 961 SW Sisters Welcome Rd. Lake City, FL 32025 386-758-9811 COASTAL POWERSPORTS 12 Eglin Pkwy. Fort Walton Beach, FL 850-226-7960 Cycle Accessories WEST 6336 Blanding Blvd. 32244 904-778-0941 cycle & SKI CONCEPTS 4230 CR 218 Middleburg, FL 32068 904-291-6388 CYCLE WORLD 8500 N. Pensacola Blvd. Pensacola, FL 850-478-1775 D & C Motorcycle 1033 Blanding Blvd. #303 Orange Park, 904-272-0747 Dick’s Wing 789 Blanding Blvd. Orange Park 904-272-6010 DISTINCTIVE CYCLES 18291 Hwy. 331 S. Freeport, FL 850-835-5400 DOC’s SOUTHERN CYCLES 3975- Hwt. 90 Pace, FL 32571 850-994-8727 EAGLE CUSTOMS 96 Old Milligan Road Crestview, FL 32536 850-682-7987 Evil Twin Choppers 5860 Old Timuquana Rd. 32210 904-908-0086 First City Honda 210 State Rd 16 St. Augustine, FL 904-829-6416 furst automotive & cycle 109 W. Duval St. Live Oak, FL 32064 386-364-8310 GAINESVILLE H-D 4125 NW 97th Blvd. Gainesville 352-331-6363 Hawg Rider 861 Hwy.90 West Glen St. Mary 904-259-8600 HARLEY-DAVIDSON OF PENSACOLA 6385 Pensacola Blvd. Pensacola, FL 32505 850-494-1224 HARLEY-DAVIDSON OF ST. aUGUSTINE 2575 SR 16, St. Augustine, FL 32862 904-829-8782 HERITAGE CYCLE HARLEY-DAVIDSON OF FT. WALTON BEACH 788 N. Beal Pkwy. Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32547 850-862-4706 HERNDON BROTHERS 266 Hwy. 90 W. Baldwin, FL 32234 904-266-3341 THE HILLBILLY CHOP SHOP 3496 Gulf Breeze Pkwy, Gulf Breeze, FL 32563 850-932-1717 Honda of Jacksonville 8209 Atlantic Blvd. 32211 721-2453 HONDA-YAMAHA OF fT. wALTON bEACH 726 No. Beal Pkwy. Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32547 850-862-4622 JACKSONVILLE POWERSPORTS 10290 Atlantic 32225 641-5320 JAX CUSTOM CYCLES 14603 Beach Blvd. (Palm Cove Marina) 904-992-1340

114 Racetrack Rd., Ft. Walton Beach 32547 850-862-8383 Keystone Kruisers P.O. Box 1532 Keystone Hgts. FL 32656 352-745-1345 Knuckle Draggers 14908 US Hwy. 301 South 32091 904-964-9634 lake side choppers 1876 State Rd. 20 Hawthorne, FL 352-481-0050 Lee’s Cycle Center Middleburg, FL 32068 291-1577 MIKE'S MOTORCYCLE REPAIR 37635 SR 19 Umatilla 32784 352-589-0347 MOTORCITY CYCLES 501 S. 8th St. Fernandina Bch. FL 32034 904-261-9085 No LIMIT CycleS 5105 Phillips Hwy. Jacksonville, FL 904-737-5151 NORTHSIDE CYCLES 20 Oceanway Ave., Jax, FL 32218 904-751-1520 Open Road Leathers 10271 Beach Blvd Jacksonville 32246 904-646-1101 ORANGE CUSTOM CYCLES Hawthorne, FL 32640 352-468-3979 polaris of gainEsville 9420 N.W. 13th St. Gainesville 32653 352-373-5983 Purcell’s Motorcycle 6407 Blanding Blvd. 32244 778-4246 RC’S CUSTOM TRANSPORT Eustis 352-357-3102 REDLINE MOTORCYCLES 179 W. Airport Blvd. Pensacola, FL 850-478-3090 REGENCY H-D 10399 Atlantic Blvd. 32225 641-3735 River City Cycles 2264 Atlantic Blvd. 32207 346-4277 Ron Turner Cycles 1031 Beach Blvd. 32250 641-0066 RPM MOTORCYCLES 518 SE 2nd St. Gainesville 32601 352-377-6974 SEVEN BRIDGES CYCLES, INC. 8841 Atlantic Blvd. Jacksonville, FL 32211 904-721-6650 Speed Specialities 1404 East Port Rd. 32218 751-4082 STAN’S MOTO GUZZI / BMW 3009 NE 20TH Way Gainesville 32609 352-378-2811 stock mild to wild 2012 Blanding Blvd. 32210 389-1177 stoKES VICTORY-POLARUS CYCLES 4101 Mobile Hwy. Pensacola, FL 32506 877-457-8201 SUNRISE WHOLESALE 6763-N. Palafox St. Pensacola, FL32503 850-857-1550 Suzuki/SEADOO Orange CO. 1510 Wells Rd. Orange Park, FL 32073 269-2121 THE CYCLE SHOP 4003 W. Pensacola St. Tallahassee, FL 850-576-6329 THE PHOENIX MTRCL SHOP 4101 N.W. 6th St. Gainesville 32609 352-795-4832 traditional cycles 13301-B Rachel Blvd. Alachua 32615 386-462-2538 V-Twin Cycle and Leathery 6802 W.E. Hwy 301 Orange Heights 352-339-3275 V-TWIN STATION 350 Eldridge Ave. #10 Orange Park, FL 32073 904-269-9633 WOMEN RIDE TOO! 1939 Park Meadows Dr. #1 Fort Myers, FL 239-694-RIDE (7433)


AMVETS POST 178 4776 US Hwy. 90 W. DeFuniak Springs, FL 32433 850-892-4594 AMERICAN LEGION POST #75 898 E. James Lee Blvd. Crestview, FL32536 850-689-3195 ANCHOR INN 10135 SE Sunset Harbor Rd. Summerfield, FL 34491 352-288-8665

13214 SE Hwy 301 Belleview 352-347-5130 Alachua Sports Pub 14003 NW 150th Ave. Alachua 386-462-5322 Arnold's 3912 US1 North, St. Augustine, FL 904-824-8738 BAY BREEZE LOUNGE 1889 Garcon Point Rd. Milton FL 850-623-5859 BAYOU PUB 582 W. John C. Sims Pkwy. Niceville, FL 32578 850-729-2116 BEEF O’ BRADY’S 857 SW Main Blvd. #110, Lake City 386-754-6860 BEEF O’ BRADY’S 1310 US Hwy 331 So., De Funiack Springs, FL 850-951-9877 BEEF O’ BRADY’S 2509 So. Ferdon Blvd. Crestview, FL 32536 850-682-9588 BLUE HIGHWAY A PIZZERIA 204 NE Hwy. 441 Micanopy 32667 352-466-0062 Boot leg BAr B que 15801 LC Hilton Drive STE 105, Panama City Beach, FL 850-865-3279 box seats westside 4329 Blanding Blvd., Jax FL 904-908-7328 Brass Anchor Pub & GRILL 2292 Mayport Rd #35 Jax, FL 32233 904-247-5329 BROKEN SPOKE 1529 N. University Blvd. 32211 744-1898 BT’s LOUNGE 5260 Gulf Breeze Parkway Midway FL 850-934-9544 Buffalo’s Cafe 6055 Youngerman Cir. 32244 778-1101 BUFFALO WILD WINGS 99 Eglin Pkwy. (Uptown Station 3A) Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32548 850-301-9464 CECIL’s PUB 5863 Arlington Rd. 32211 744-5132 CHEYENNE SALOON 337 Hwy 17 S. East Palatka 386-328-9216 Chuck wagon Tavern 3737 Old Kings Rd. North 32254 356-0032 COCODRIE’S 8649 Gulf Blvd. Navarre Beach, FL 32566 850-939-8777 CRACKERS LOUNGE & PACKAGE 1282 Blanding Blvd., Orange Park, FL 32065 904-879-9464 CRoss Creek SteakHouse 12123 Lem Turner Rd, Jacksonville, Fl 32218 (904)765-7420 DAVE JONES LOCKER 6820 N. Palafox, Pensacola, FL 850-474-0566 emeralds lounge 2441 NW 43rd St. Suite 26B Gainesville, FL 32606 352-373-1141 EUPHORIA TAVERN 13312 Front Beach Rd. Panama City Bch. FL 850-233-9505 FAMOUS DAVE’S 1926 Capital Circle NE, Tallahassee, FL 850-222-RIBS floyd’s diner 615 N.W. Santa Fe Blvd. High Spring 32643 386-454-5775 FOOT LONG WOODY’S PIZZA & SUBS 4196 W. US Hwy. 90 Lake City, FL 32025 386-755-3201 Free Bird Cafe 200 N. 1st St. 32250 246-2473 FROG’S PUB W. US Hwy. 90 Lake City, FL 386-752-9915 HANGAR 7 E. US Hwy. 90 Lake City, FL 32025 386-755-9922 HELEN BACK 114 Amberjack Dr. Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32548 850-796-1451 HI LEVEL BAR & LIQUORS 3821 Reid St. Palatka, 386-328-7131 HJ’S MIS B HAVEN 12905 Main St. Jax, FL 32218 904-757-3595 HOG’S BREATH SALOON 541 E. Hwy. 98 Destin, FL 32541 HOOTERS OF CRESTVIEW 3698 S. Ferdon Blvd. Crestview, FL 32536 850-423-1333 HOOTERS OF DESTIN 15015 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Destin, FL 850-654-1007 hooter's St augustine 504 West Geoffery St.St. Augustine, FL 904-819-9919

2000 N. Monroe St. Tallahassee, FL 850-385-2004 HWY. 17 TAVERN 850532 US Hwy 17 SS., Yulee FL 32097 904-225-9211 jack's bar-b-que 691 A1A Beach Blvd.St. Augustine, FL 904-460-8100 JOHN t’S Hwy. 90 East, DeFuniak Springs, FL 850-892-0768 Kats-Hide-Away Bar 11137 Normandy Blvd. 786-9479 Kickers Lounge 5406 CR. 218 Middleburg LONG BRANCH 946 S. Marion St. Lake City, FL 32024 386-758-2226 Mango’s Beach Bar 602 N. First St. 32250 904-353-6891 MOE’S SOUTHWEST GRILL 2941 W. Hwy. 90, Lake City, FL 32055 OASIS LOUNGE 15917 State Hwy. 20 Villa Taso, FL 850-897-3264 OH SUZANNAH’S 686-Hwy. 90 West, D e Funiak Springs, FL 850-8922-4933 Paradise Alley 831 N. 1st St. Jacksonville Beach 246-2837 Pastime Bar 301 Lenox Ave. Jax 32205 904-781-9862 Red Lion Tavern & Cafe 2104 Talleyrand Ave. 32206 904-353-6891 RED DOG SALOON 12542 S. Hwy. 301 Starke, FL 32091 904-964-7798 RENI’S REDNECK YACHT CLUB 850019 US Hwy. 17 N. Yulee, FL 32097 904-225-0272 RENI’S ROOSTER 12661 Phillips Hwy. Bayard, FL 32256 904-880-1111 RIVER’S EDGE SPORTS BAR 915 S. 14th St. Fernandina Bch. FL 904-491-3849 RUMORS TAVERN 4444 SW 20th Ave. Gainesville FL 352-335-5972 SAM’S PLACE Hwy. 79 No., Bonifay, FL 850-547-3338 Santa fe Bar US 441 in High Springs 386-454-9461 SMITH LAKE BAR & PACKAGE 5030 CR 214, Keystone Hgts. FL 32656 352-473-4534 spindrifter 16130 NW US Hwy. 441 Alachua, FL 32615 386-462-9081 sPORTS PAGE WINGS & GRILLE 450061 SR 200 (A1A) Callahan, FL 32011 904-879-9464 steel pony 5312 Jammes Road, Jax 32210 904-777-5630 SUGAR TREE CAFE 127 East Call St. Starke, FL 904-964-3003 THE HONKY TONK 2254- Hwy. 83 N., De Funiak Springs, FL 850-892-4660 the howling wolf 1701 State Rd 100 Melrose, FL 32666 352-473-0773 The Junction 120 NE Sixth Ave. Williston 32696 352-528-0518 THE OUTPOST 4576 County Hwy. 3280, Freeport, FL 850-835-2779 THE PALACE SALOON 117 Centre St. Frenandina Bch. 32034 The rehab saloon 3297 Hwy 17 N Green Cove Springs, FL 904-531-9319 The Runaway 16212 E. Hwy. 98 Panama City, FL 850-874-0059 THUNDERBIRD 2175 N. Hwy 470 Lake Penasoffkee 352-793-5793 Timbuktu Lounge 17420 N. Hwy 30 Starke 904-966-2229 WALTON CAFE 854 Baldwin Ave. DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435 850-892-7360 West End Liquor 5350 NW 50th Ave. Chiefland FL 32626 352-472-4229

2032 CR. 220 Orange Park 32003 904-269-4198 white elephant 7900 St. Rd. 100 Keystone Hgts. 352-473-2194 WINGS OF FIRE 397- E. James Lee Blvd. Crestview, FL 32539 850-689-3473 world famous round bar 414 NE 39th Ave. Gainesville 32609 352-376-6644


ABICCA CONTRACTING, INC. 5668 State Hwy 20 E. Freeport, FL 32439 850-685-3868 AMERICAN LEGION POST 75 898 James Lee Blvd., Crestview, FL 850-689-3195 big city tattoo 1975 Wells Rd- 6854 Arlington Expwy. 904-276-9619 BUDDY’S BAIT & TACKLE 1771 Hwy. 83 N. DeFuniak Springs, 850-951-2433 Clippers Baber Shop 44972 Hwy. 301 Callahan, FL 904-876-0169 Dream Catcher Tattoo 1807 N. Main St. 32206 904-924-0730 ENCARDES CUSTOM HOMES 48 White Rd. DeFuniak Springs, FL 32433 850-951-2433 ENCARDES TRUCKING & SERVICES, INC. 74 Popcorn Ave. DeFuniak Springs, FL 32433 850-892-6989 Fast Boys Wings 12220 Atlantic Blvd . 32225 904-221-9464 FIRST NATIONAL BANK & TRUST 298 Hwy. 90 E. DeFuniak Springs, FL 32433 850-951-9900 HAIRBENDERS Westgate Plaza, SR 16 #114 St. Augustine, FL 32084 KINGS HWY. TOWING & RECOVERY 102 Auburn Road Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32547 850-863-1263 Law Office / Dale Workman 309 NE 1st Ave. Gainesville, FL 32601 352-333-7676 Live Wire Tattoo 815-1 Beach Blvd. 32250 246-3919 love 2 ride 32753 Hwy 17 N Green Cove Springs, FL 904-284-4321 METAL & VINYL PRODUCTS 14 Duval St. Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32547 850-864-3322 Nations Financial inc 10769 Beach Blvd #12, Jacksonville 904-482-1029 Open Road Leathers 10271 Beach Blvd. 32246 646-1101 OVER THE EDGE TATTOO & GRAPHICS 1504 US Hwy. 90 West, De Funiack Springs, FL 850-892-6677 Peter Laczko Insurance 1500 Corporate Center Way Wellington, FL 33414 561-333-5050 RENEGADE CLASSICS 4100 Gulf Breeze Pkwy. Gulf Breeze, FL 850-932-9216 SMITTY’S 4017 Bronko Rd. Middleburg, FL 282-5288 sound depot & perf. 405 NW 13th St. Gainesville, FL 32601 352-374-7700 The leather lady 11565-226 N. Main St. 32218 757-4151 THE TWISTED SISTER 108 NE Choloka Blvd. Micanopy 352-466-4040 TJ’s Painting 734 Luna St. Jacksonville, FL 32205 904-382-6871 UNIVERSITY PAWN & JEWELRY 320 SW 16 Ave. Gainesville 32601 VANGUARD BANK 2150 S. Ferdon Blvd. Crestview, FL 32539 850-682-2287 WRIGHT-CLENE CARPET CLEANING 212 Emma Lane DeFuniak Springs, FL 32433 850-892-1304


stand united, we will fall divided”. Join your local MRO, you know how to find one, just do it! BRRRRRR! I hope we all survived our ‘cold snap’. I also trust that you took advantage of the colder temps and took your bike in for any service and/or maintenance. Not a lot going on up here right now, a lot of folks are recovering from the holidays, and wondering what is going to happen with the transfer of political power in Washington DC. Plenty of rumors flying around, some good, some not so good, time will tell. You can bet that there will be plenty of ‘attacks’ on the few freedoms that we have left, so, if you are going to ‘sit back and see what happens’, instead of getting involved with an MRO, don’t come crying when the ‘you know what’ hits the fan. Motorcyclists Rights Organizations, MRO’s, don’t just deal with motorcycle issues exclusively, they work on all kinds of issues that affect our lifestyle. Yeah, the helmet laws are big issues, but that isn’t the only thing going on, our elected officials have, in the past, attempted to pass laws making it illegal for groups of people, wearing identical jackets, vests, etc. to gather. Ok, so I am reaching a little deep here, but it has happened. Thankfully, it didn’t happen, and we can thank our MRO’s for helping to make sure that it didn’t. As I said before, “if we don’t

Deadline for this issue arrived before the “Love @ Ride to Rehab” swap meet in Green Cove Springs, so look for coverage next month. As our weather starts warming up, things will get hopping again, of course, there’s Bike Week in Daytona coming up in early March, and make plans to attend the Bike Nite Kickoff at Cross Creek Steakhouse, at Lem Turner and I-295 on Saturday, March 21st. Paul and his staff have been busy making preparations for an attempt at the World’s Largest Beer Bong! You’ll just have to stop in and see if they can pull it off. As always, shoot me an e-mail if you hear about, or are having a run/ride/event, my e-mail is Check the Cruisin’ Calendar too, oh; did you know that you can now see the current issue of Full Throttle Magazine online for free? Yup, it’s true, go the website, www., click on the ‘Florida’ issue, you can sign up for a weekly e-mail of updated events, and all kinds of stuff! Okay, I am going for a ride, see you out there! RIDE LOUD & RIDE SAFE

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Hello everyone & Happy New Year. The old year has come & gone, hopefully the new year brings good fortune. I had the opportunity to make it out to final Bike Night of the season for the Cross Creek Steakhouse, located at the I-295 / Lem Turner interchange. It was a great evening all the way around. For one, it was on a Saturday night, warm DRY weather, just a great night to be on a Harley (or whatever your choice may be) cruising around with friends stopping in here & then there, meeting awesome people. The band playing at Cross Creek that night was a band from Atlanta, Georgia called Mile Train. Great trio of musicians. Thanks Paul & Ray for a great time & we'll see you guys at the start of next season (March 09). Chicago Pizza Bakery, located at 210 & Nature's Walk, has been having a bike night for the past few months. There's is on a Tuesday night from 6:30PM til 11-ish. The band Nasty Influenz has been named the Bike Night band for CPB. Hope to see any & all of you all there. I can say that you have not had pizza

like there's in this neck of the woods for a long time. Thanks to Blake, Grandma, & Gary - you guys have a good thing here. Well all, until next month, keep it vertical & in the wind. Lil' Bit

Happy New Year my friends!!! Hope everyone had a great holiday season and you’re ready for a new year of events. Unfortunately, I have not been to one event sense the mid of Dec. And February does not look any better. So I am going to post past event pics that didn’t make it for the year of “2008”. Of course Bike Week in Daytona starts Feb. 28 and runs till March 8th. I will be attending Jook this time again, but will be at the Iron Horse and White Eagle on the 7th of March for the BikerOrNot Meet & Greet. Hope to see ya’ll there!!! Have a great month, ride safe, and stay warm.


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FEBRUARY 1 - THE RIDE FOR LIFE - Come one come all, this year we will be celebrating the lives of: Glenn Niece, Roger Hodgen, & Mike Agosto ALL ARE WELCOME!!!! POKER RUN 1st hand $15.00 --- 2nd hand $10.00 Prizes for Poker Run: 1st $300, 2nd $200, 3rd $100, Last Place $50 RAFFLE Prizes: Come out or you'll never know!!! ALL PROCEEDS TO BE DONATED TO "THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY" If you're not taking part in the full "Poker Run" you are welcomed to go to the "Last Stop" (Pete Madison's Home) BBQ starts at 1PM. Sign in starts at 10 AM @ Betty's, last bike out at NOON SHARP!! 1st Stop: Betty's Laughing Horse Tavern, 2nd Stop: Black Hammock Adventures 3rd Stop: Bottle Caps, 4th: Stop: Lone Cabbage Patch Fish Camp, 5th Stop: Nice and Easy, Last Stop: Show of hands at Pete’s house, last bike in at 3:30 PM. Celebration of Life: Home of Pete Madison: 4908 Oak Island Rd. Orlando, Florida 32809 FEBRUARY 8 - 15TH ANNUAL VALENTINES POKER RUN - Seminole County HOG's 15th Annual Valentines Poker Run benefiting the Shriner's Children's Transportation Burn Unit. Ride begins at the Sanford Shrine Club, 104 Lee Ave., Sanford, FL 32771. Breakfast buffet by the Shriners will be available from 8:30-11:00. 1st bike out 9:00, last bike out 11:00. Ride ends at the Green Parrot, 280 Semoran Blvd.(SR 436), Casselberry, FL 32707. Lunch buffet available at 12:00. Last bike in 1:30. Poker hands $10.00. Live band, raffle, door prizes, live auction, 50/50, chapter challenge. For more info go to www. SUNDAY FEBRUARY 22 - GRAND EAGLE MOTOR RALLY 2009 - 150 mile endurance rally throughout beautiful pristine country of our great state of Florida. Ride through the Witchaloochee state forest. Along creeks, lakes and scenic hamlets. Starts and ends in Sanford. Turn around at Homosassa. 6-8 check points. Amenities includes: Breakfast (6 – 8 AM), lunch and post rally Bar-B-Q with live music. Each participant receives a commemorative canvas goodie tote and each finisher receives a commemorative embroidered patch. Trophies awarded in several categories and classes. Registration: $ 50 per bike ( 2 riders max.) each additional (side car or trike) passenger $ 30. until January 30. $ 60. per bike (2 riders max.) each additional passenger $ 35. until February 14. $65. per bike (2 riders max.) each additional passenger $ 40. until day of ride. Electronic registering and mail-in terminates on February 14. Registration and tote pick-up on day of rally opens 6:00 AM. Location: Starts and finish at Seminole Harley 620 Hickman Circle Sanford Fl. 32771 For more information check or call; 407-328-1212 FEBRUARY 27 - MARCH 8 - BIKE WEEK - SEE FULL THROTTLE MAGAZINE AT OUR THREE LOCATIONS AROUND DAYTONA AND ORMOND BEACH. BOOTHILL SALOON, IRONHORSE SALOON AND JP CYCLES AT DESTINATION DAYTONA. SPONSORS NEEDED, CONTACT FULL THROTTLE FOR MORE INFO 813-814-1424 or e-mail

Cruisin' Destination Daytona 3rd Sat. of Each Month I-95 and US Highway 1 Daytona, FL 386-671-7103 Destination Daytona Block Party! Bike Night 1st Satuday I-95 and US Highway 1 (exit 273) Daytona, FL 386-671-7103 Orlando Harley Harley's and Hot Rods 2nd Friday of every month 3770 37th St. 407-423-0346 Pompano Harley-Davidson 2900 Center Court Cir. Pompano Beach, FL 954-545-3200 Putnam County Swap Meet (3rd Sunday) 117 Yelvington Rd. East Palatka, Fl 32131 386-868-3727 352-505-8287

Sunrise Harley-Davidson 2nd and 4th Friday Bike Nights 201 Int'l Parkway Sunrise, FL 33325 954-414-4135 Sunrise Harley-Davidson Ladies Garage Party 201 Int'l Parkway Sunrise, FL 33325 954-414-4135 Trader Jacks 1st Tues. - Family Night 4425 N. Hwy 17 Deland, FL 32720 386-985-3456 Trader Jacks 1st Wed - Truck Night 4425 N. Hwy 17 Deland, FL 32720 386-985-3456

WEDNESDAY: Dale’s Ales 2400 N. Volusia Avenue Orange City, FL 386-775-2377


Trader Jacks 4425 N. Hwy 17 Deland, FL 32720 386-985-3456


Pirates Pub 25031 CR 42 Paisly, FL 352-669-3872

Full Throttle 97 EAST COAST AREA - Includes: Flagler Beach, Daytona, Daytona Beach, Melbourne, Orlando, Sanford & Vero Beach SALES & SERVICE alley cat cycle supply

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exotic custom CHOPPERS

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Boardwalk Merchants & Full Throttle Magazine presents...

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106 Man it’s great to be in Florida! If you're a football fan we’ve got the Super Bowl. If you're a race fan we’ve got the Daytona 500. PLUS, our favorite Bike Week! I hope every one is having a great New Year. This last couple months with the holidays and all the different things going on it’s been very hectic. But now it’s time for all of us to start concentrating on Bike Week. It’s right on top of us so if you didn’t get in the magazine this month you better do it now. With Full Throttle putting out 3040,000 copies it’s the best bang for your buck. Even if you just have events coming up or celebrities you have appearing you need to be in touch now. We will be distributing all over the state and have three major locations that will be staffed during the event. Boot Hill Saloon on Main Street, Iron Horse in Ormond, and J&P Cycle at Destination Daytona. We have our pre- Bike Week Bike Show at The Grand Seas poolside Saturday February 21st. Hosted by myself and Clint. Followed by a kickoff party starting at 8pm on Saturday February 28th also at The Grand Seas. On March 3rd we have a ride in Bike Show also at The Grand Seas starting at noon with live music and BBQ all poolside. Definately don’t want to miss our Let's Get Crazy Party at the Americano Beach Resort, it kicks off at 9pm on Friday March 6th. Leave the kids at home for this one. We’ll have more information on more events in our March issue. If any of you got any balls, I’m trying to put together a burn-out competition at the Iron Horse. There will be burn-outs everyday during Bike Week about 3pm! Please contact me right away with any ads or events. A.S.A.P. 386-299-9364 or e-mail Til Next time ride sober and safe!


2009 are you feeling fine? So much has happened… Obama is our president, I didn’t vote for him but I support him… WOW with all my heart. I know my God reigns, He isn’t sleeping, busy or on the “shitter”. He knows everything going on, even when an ant farts. If I am a little graphic for you, Wake up! God knows you and loves you as you are and He died to set you free not tie you up. As for the Middle East God’s word says Bless Israel and He will bless you… damn Israel and he will damn you. I’m telling you the truth. Choose who you will serve! By not choosing you have chosen!! I’m proud to be an American. Our country was built on our Lord Jesus Christ from the gate… Check it out. So when I pray for our troops and thank God for our veterans I do it in “Jesus name”. He co-signs my prayers… very powerful. Our God wants us to “run good” in our life! With Him in us “YEOW”, we can be “supercharged” with the power that comes from Him. Praise God!! So tell your Valentine you love them, your kids and your family too. Do it often! My niece, Michelle, won “The Biggest Loser” last month. Congratulations, you’ve always been beautiful! So… Keep your britches between the ditches… green lights and blue skies to you and yours. Keep this Gangster in your prayers. Call me if ya need me, I’ll answer your questions… Oh yeah I do weddings, you get the rope “I’ll tie the knot”. Thank God for Hellfighters, Freedom Fellowship and the ladies of Jackson. To ALL my kids……..I’m trying. Bro. Bert AKA “the Gangster of Love” (386)566-9931

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