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  • Myrtle Beach shootings tied to motorcycle rally? (+video)

    05/27/2014 7:24:00 AM PDT · by rktman · 48 replies ^ | 5/26/2014 | Mark Guarino
    Six shootings across Myrtle Beach, S.C. this weekend left three people dead, breaking the beachside resort city’s total homicide count for 2013.
  • Meet the Night Wolves – Putin's Hell's Angels

    03/02/2014 12:12:37 PM PST · by kronos77 · 19 replies
    <p>The Night Wolves formed during Perestroika in1980s Russia as a counter-Soviet group idolising rock music and motorbikes.</p> <p>Alexander Zaldostanov (C), nicknamed "the Surgeon", leader of a group of Russian bikers called the Night Wolves, attends a rally of pro-Russian activists waving the Russian flag, in front of the local parliament building in Simferopol, Crimea By Harry Alsop10:58AM GMT 02 Mar 201415 Comments The Night Wolves are Russia’s largest motorbike club, with over 5,000 members. Fiercely patriotic, they believe that “wherever the Night Wolves are, that should be considered Russia”. On Saturday, the Night Wolves organised a mass ride from the northeast of Ukraine through the Russian speaking eastern regions to the Crimea. They wanted to hand out supplies to pro-Russian militia forces there. A member of the club's local chapter said: “We don’t want what happened in Kiev to happen here. Nazis and bandits have seized power there. And if we have to fight, we’ll fight with everything we can get our hands on.”</p>
  • Pope Francis Selling His Harley To Raise Money For Homeless

    10/18/2013 2:58:15 PM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 48 replies
    CBSLocal ^ | October 18, 2013 | CBSLocal
    The pope is selling his hog. The National Catholic Register reports that Pope Francis is selling his Harley-Davidson motorcycle to raise money to help the homeless in Rome. “It is a precious gift that has once again made us happy in feeling the closeness of our bishop to the poor of the Church of Rome,” Monsignor Enrico Feroci, director of Caritas Rome, said. “We are deeply grateful to Pope Francis for this.” According to The Associated Press, Harley gave Francis two classic white Harleys for the Vatican police force in June when the manufacturer and tens of thousands of Harley...
  • EXCLUSIVE: First video 'of NYPD undercover cop at scene of brutal road rage attack'......

    10/10/2013 5:35:33 AM PDT · by Morgana · 12 replies
    mailonline ^ | Daniel Bates
    FULL TITLE: EXCLUSIVE: First video 'of NYPD undercover cop at scene of brutal road rage attack' as it's claimed he 'went rogue' and 'forgot what side of the law he was on' The first video that appears to show an undercover cop charged for taking part in the brutal gang bike attack on a family in their SUV, can be revealed today. It comes amid claims that he may have 'gone rogue' after spending too long undercover, according to a report. Detective Wojciech Braszczok may have become so immersed in his cover story that he forgot himself when he allegedly...
  • Video emerges of motorbike gang intimidating and terrorising other drivers

    10/08/2013 11:49:19 AM PDT · by edwinland · 45 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | Oct. 7, 2013 | Becky Evans
    The gang of bikers who were filmed beating up a SUV driver had allegedly intimidated and terrorized people on a previous rides. A new video has emerged of a dozens of motorcyclists attacking car drivers, riding through red lights and even speeding along the sidewalk. The latest footage was reportedly uploaded by the same motorcyclist who posted the shocking clip of driver Alexian Lien being beaten by an angry group of riders.
  • Biker thug caught prison break from soft judge

    10/07/2013 8:27:55 AM PDT · by neverdem · 53 replies
    NY Post ^ | October 6, 2013 | Kirstan Conley, Kevin Sheehan and Bruce Golding
    The motor psycho charged with starting the biker-mob attack that left a young Manhattan dad beaten to a pulp flipped off photographers in court Sunday — as it emerged that earlier this year, he caught a break from a judge. Career criminal Reginald Chance, 37, extended both middle fingers as he was hauled into Manhattan Criminal Court on gang-assault and other charges tied to the Sept. 29 beatdown of Alexian Lien. Chance’s lawyer said he wouldn’t challenge allegations his client was caught on video using his chrome helmet to smash a window of Lien’s Range Rover in front of the...
  • Good Samaritan Felt ‘Intense Danger’ When He Intervened In Biker Melee

    10/06/2013 7:48:24 PM PDT · by WilliamIII · 50 replies
    CBS New York ^ | Oct 6 2013 | CBS New York
    A man said he “felt intense danger” as he intervened in the beating of an sport-utility vehicle driver by a gang of bikers in Upper Manhattan. As WCBS's Jim Smith reported, Sergio Consuegra said he was walking to church Sept. 29 when he saw the Range Rover stop in Washington Heights and a bunch of motorcyclists approach. “That moment, I started thinking to myself I’ve got to do something,” Consuegra said. “I know I’m going to be in danger, but I’m going to have to take a chance.” He said he then stepped in and told the bikers: “That’s it,...
  • Reginald (Reggie) Chance flips bird before arraignment in biker-SUV attack

    10/06/2013 7:51:15 PM PDT · by WilliamIII · 38 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | Oct 6 2013 | Chelsia Marcus , Jamille Sutton and Tina Moore a
    A defiant motorcyclist caught on video smashing an SUV window with his helmet after a wild chase in upper Manhattan gave the middle finger to reporters in court Sunday. Reginald (Reggie) Chance, 37, was in Manhattan Criminal Court facing assault and gang assault charges in the brutal beating of Alexian Lien when he flipped off reporters with both middle fingers moments before he appeared in front of a judge.
  • Biker beatdown was 6-on-1 attack

    10/06/2013 7:53:58 PM PDT · by WilliamIII · 55 replies
    NY Post ^ | Oct 6 2013 | Georgett Roberts, Larry Celona and Laura Italiano
    One biker shattered the Range Rover’s window, then five or six more dragged the driver out, pummeling his head and body with fists, boots and helmets. A week after a rampaging motorcycle gang’s stunning caught-on-video attack on an Internet exec and his family, Manhattan prosecutors have released the first blow-by-blow account based on newly-surfaced cell phone camera footage and photos. As many as six bikers preyed on victim dad Alexian Lien, kicking him in the head even as he tried to crawl to safety, prosecutors said as the first of the accused fist-swingers, Robert Sims, 35, of Brooklyn, was arraigned...
  • “Escort And Honor Ride”: Bikers Rally Today For WWII Vets At Closed Memorial

    10/05/2013 8:20:54 AM PDT · by george76 · 49 replies
    Gateway ^ | October 5, 2013 | Rachel Pulaski
    Today, from 9am to 11am, bikers will be rallying at Washington D.C.’s WWII Memorial that has been closed to the public due to the federal government shutdown. The bikers plan to honor the WWII veterans and show their support. ... Riders!…Kick Stands Up and lets ride for these American Heroes!! America’s Greatest Generation defended our rights 70 years ago. Now it’s time that we defend THEIR rights and ensure they have access to THEIR Memorials. It’s time we show our government that we will no longer tolerate the political thugs that feel they can punish America into submission!! We are...
  • Barricades removed once again and all are coming through the front [at WWII Memorial in DC]

    10/05/2013 10:21:15 AM PDT · by Claud · 80 replies
    2 million Bikers to DC Facebook page ^ | 10/5/13 | 2 million Bikers to DC
  • FIVE off-duty NYPD officers were among the bikers involved in SUV attack ...

    10/05/2013 5:10:28 AM PDT · by Uncle Chip · 101 replies
    The Daily Mail Online ^ | October 5, 2013 | Daily Mail Reporter
    At least five off-duty New York Police Department officers have admitted being present at the savage revenge beating last weekend on the Henry Hudson Parkway, according to reports. Among the off duty cops were at least two detectives and three other officers, all who witnessed the attack and did little to stop it. One of the detectives, an undercover narcotics officer, watched as the violence broke out and chose not to break it up for fear of ruining his cover. The five officers were not the only ones present, WABC is reporting that the NYPD is investigating whether several off-duty...
  • BREAKING: Ride for WW II Veterans Memorial Set October 5th

    10/04/2013 8:51:48 PM PDT · by Errant · 126 replies
    Conservative Angle ^ | 4 October, 2013
    Less than a month ago, hundreds of thousands of bikers rolled into Washington DC to protest a Muslim march that was planned to be held on the 12th anniversary of 9/11. Even though they were denied a permit, one estimate put the number of bikers who participated in that event at 880,000. Eric Zern, one of two national coordinators of the “2 Million Bikers Ride to DC” is now coordinating the Ride for WWII Veterans Memorial ~ Escort & Honor Ride.
  • Even the Hells Angels are shocked by the NY biker gang who attacked SUV driver in front of his wife

    10/04/2013 7:42:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 98 replies
    The London Daily Mail ^ | October 4, 2013 | Staff
    The Hells Angels have expressed their shock at the New York biker gang who beat up an SUV driver after he ran one over as they swarmed around his car. Alexian Lien, 33, was scared for the safety of his wife and two-year-old child, who were both in the Range Rover, and knocked a few of them down so he could escape, leaving one with broken legs and a shattered spine. But today members of the infamous Hells Angels motorcycle gang - known the world over for their love of fast bikes and a penchant for violence - lashed out...
  • SEE IT: Pack of motorcyclists chase driver, his wife and child in SUV, attack him in upper Manhattan

    09/30/2013 7:47:03 AM PDT · by Nachum · 267 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | 9/30/13 | Joe Kemp
    The man’s Range Rover was surrounded by several bikers on the West Side Highway on Sunday. One biker apparently cut the driver off and slammed on the brakes just before the SUV bumped his rear tire. But when the driver stopped, several bikers began to damage his SUV. Cops are investigating. A pack of bikers pummeled a driver in upper Manhattan on Sunday, after a wild chase that began with a fender bender on the West Side Highway, cops said. The brawl erupted after the victim — who was driving his wife and their young child — became surrounded by...
  • NYC biker mob video makes the best argument yet for citizens to always be armed

    10/04/2013 9:38:25 AM PDT · by marktwain · 37 replies ^ | 3 October, 2013 | Bob Owens
    Mob violence. Domestic terrorism. Call it what you will, but the uncut footage of the biker gang that repeatedly surrounded and then attacked New York City Internet executive Alexian Lien and his family on the city’s highways and surface streets is an example of the sort of chilling violence that seems to be endemic to a growing violent subculture within our society. This amoral mob mentality glorifies in spitting in the face of civility. They act as if Grand Theft Auto isn’t just an ultra-violent video game, but is instead a lifestyle to be emulated. (snip) Days after the attack,...
  • More Anti Social Behavior From The NYC Bikers Gang (Video From 8/2011

    10/01/2013 4:34:04 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 25 replies
    Youtube ^ | 8/20/2011 | Youtube
    Video Linky Here We have to thank them...These kind of people donate organs.
  • Arrest in SUV driver attack by bikers

    10/01/2013 2:53:44 PM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 123 replies
    My Fox NY ^ | October 1, 2013 | KATHY CARVAJAL
    NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) - Police have arrested one of the bikers involved in the initial incident that lead to the vicious attack of a man driving his family in Manhattan, the NYPD said. Meantime, some people are saying the driver is not the victim because one of the bikers he ran over is in a coma. Video posted to YouTube from the helmet camera worn by a motorcyclist shows a pack of bikers attacking the driver of an SUV following a fender bender on the West Side Highway on Sunday afternoon. Christopher Cruz, 28, was charged with reckless endangerment, reckless...
  • New York man celebrating first anniversary with wife, child, brutally beaten by motorcycle gang

    10/01/2013 11:14:50 AM PDT · by LucianOfSamasota · 70 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 01, 2013
    A New York City man who was out driving Sunday celebrating his first wedding anniversary with his wife and 2-year-old daughter was brutally beaten by members of a motorcycle gang in front of his horrified family after a high-speed chase. Police said Tuesday morning it remains unclear what caused the confrontation that led to the assault on Alexian Lien. Lien, 33, was left bloodied and had to be hospitalized. But investigators are studying a 6-minute helmet-cam video that shows part of the chase and cuts off just before Lien is pulled out of his luxury SUV and beaten by the...

    09/13/2013 11:20:20 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 100 replies
    Even when it was reported in local media, downplay was the word of the day. Although they didn’t reach a goal of two million riders, thousands of bikers rolled through the Washington, D.C. area to mark the 12th anniversary of 9/11 on Wednesday. The bikers — riding with the group “Two Million Bikers to D.C.” — snarled traffic on the Beltway with a ride honoring the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks and the members of the military called to serve after the attacks. Many participating riders were veterans who said they rode to protect Americans’ freedom in...
  • Tribute to the 2 Million Bikers to DC (Video)

    09/12/2013 10:27:49 AM PDT · by smoothsailing · 50 replies
    Youtube ^ | 9-12-2013 | It's Not Wrong To Be Right
    Tribute to the 2 Million Bikers to DC Published on Sep 12, 2013 by It's Not Wrong To Be Right Tribute to the bikers who rode through DC on 9/11/13 to remember those who lost their lives on 9/11/01! CLICK HERE
  • Bikers Chime in (an invitation, not a statement)

    09/12/2013 8:18:26 AM PDT · by knarf · 9 replies
    self, various | September 12, 2013 | knarf
    Those of us that couldn't be with you yesterday followed, as best we could, your journey ...
  • Let's Roll: Motorcyclists Prove Patriotism over Muslim March

    09/12/2013 4:06:59 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 27 replies ^ | September 11, 2013 | Sarah Jean Seman
    #2MillionBikerstoDC should be trending. Despite being denied riding permits by D.C. city officials, motorcyclists from across the nation honored 9/11 victims and the U.S. Armed Forces Wednesday by rumbling more than 900,000 strong through the Capitol. The bikers reportedly wore name tags of the fallen. The military also showed their support in favor of the patriotic ride.  Marine salutes bikers in greeting! Got pic from #2MBikers Facebook page! So AWESOME! — singlemom411 (@singlemom411) September 11, 2013 The turnout easily trumped the “Million Muslim March,” which, as an afterthought, was renamed the “Million American March Against Fear on 9-11.” Only...
  • Photos From 2 Million Bikers in DC "Rally"

    09/11/2013 3:32:02 PM PDT · by tenger · 58 replies
    Self ^ | 9-11-2013 | David Miller (tenger)
    Here's my action report for the 9-11 events in DC. I live in Hagerstown and I took the day off and went to DC to support the Bikers, and to take photos of the event. The weather was sunny and in the 90s here with very little breeze. When I arrived I literally said out loud, "where is everybody?" I was surprised completely to find the Muslims were non-existent anywhere near the National Mall (later on that). I first met a few bikers who had parked their cycles near the Capitol building on Jefferson Street. Behind them in the slightly...
  • 911 Riders of 2013 Washington DC HERE WE COME!!

    09/10/2013 7:08:57 PM PDT · by South40 · 28 replies
    YouTube ^ | 9/10/2013
    Video here
  • FINEST Drudge Headline EVER!! II [a thread that can be posted upon]

    09/11/2013 10:29:09 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 41 replies
    Drudge (with apologies) ^ | 9/11/2013 | Matt Drudge
                                                                             BIKERS                                                                              VS.                                      MUSLIMS
  • FINEST Drudge Headline EVER!!

    09/11/2013 10:00:49 AM PDT · by MeshugeMikey ^ | September 11, 2013 | Matt Drudge
    A 7 minute short (but powerful) movie that ends with a question many of you may have asked yourself sometimes.
  • Two Million Bikers to DC

    09/11/2013 9:23:06 AM PDT · by Excellence · 33 replies
    Facebook ^ | 11September 2013 | 2 Millions Bikers to DC
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  • Why the '2 Million Bikers to DC' Ride is Honorable, Yet a Horrible Idea

    09/11/2013 9:20:04 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 70 replies
    In the Capital ^ | 09/11/2013 | Anthony Sodd
    Several thousand bikers are set to descend on the District today as part of a ride meant to honor those who died on September 11th, 2001, despite not being granted a request for a no-stop permit and police escorts. The group behind the ride, called 2 Million Bikers to D.C., requested police escorts and to have several streets around the District blocked so that they could ride through red lights and pedestrian crossings. They were, however, denied their requests by the National Park Service and the Metropolitan Police-- which has caused outrage on Twitter and some blogs.September 11th has...
  • '2 Million Bikers' to roll into D.C. on 9/11 in protest of Million Muslim March

    09/11/2013 9:13:59 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 42 replies
    The Examiner ^ | 09/11/2013 | Linsey Bald
    The “2 Million Bikers to D.C.” rally, which likely will be closer to two thousand, will bring a deputation of bikers into Washington today who plan to pay their respects to the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attack. Originally denied a permit, D.C. police have now granted permission for the biker’s ride, reports UPI on Sept. 11.Social media was abuzz with outrage that these patriotic riders were denied a permit. The 2 Million Bikers to D.C. requested permission to have a police escort, with no-stop authority granted at red lights and intersections.Police have now said the ride is...

    09/11/2013 9:02:50 AM PDT · by barmag25 · 51 replies
    Tea ^ | 9/11/13 | Posted by National Director, Dee
  • Traffic cams in the DC area

    09/11/2013 7:17:37 AM PDT · by knarf · 70 replies
    self ^ | September 11, 2013 .. never forget | knarf
    A terrific list of cams, but we whom know nothing need guidance for possible cams to watch
  • 2 Million Bikers to DC need funding

    09/10/2013 4:04:03 PM PDT · by Shannon · 41 replies
    Facebook ^ | 9-10-13 | facebook page
  • Vanity...Time frame for DC Biker Rally

    09/11/2013 6:00:32 AM PDT · by CGASMIA68 · 23 replies
    Been searching and cant find any times for this rally. I wanted to look at a few DOT Web Cams. Any input would be appreciated
  • Earthquake hits Washington, D.C. – News media ignores it. Patriots ride to counter Muslim protest.

    09/11/2013 4:28:05 AM PDT · by Whenifhow · 31 replies ^ | September 10, 2013 | Nelson Abdullah
    The air quality around our nation’s capitol smelled a lot like exhaust fumes today and the noise level was simply deafening. But the most dramatic effect was the earth shaking from the million or more motorcycles that slowly sped toward town, like an unstoppable army of patriots. Here are the first news reports, not from the left-wing mainstream news media but from the participants, themselves. The bikers’ Facebook page has exploded with over 100,000 likes, almost doubling the number in just two days. Biker clubs from all over America have signed on to participate in the ride and some clubs...
  • LIVE HERE THEY COME: Video of 2 Million Bikers group on their way to DC

    09/10/2013 2:44:12 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 1,085 replies
    September 10, 2013 HERE THEY COME: Video of 2 Million Bikers group on their way to DC Right Scoop I’m not sure exactly where this is at but clearly DC is in for some fun. And I love how the trooper salutes them with his horns and siren as they ride by. Watch: VIDEO(I'm pretty sure that's a Virginia State Trooper flashing his lights and siren so this is either I-95 or I-64, I guess)
  • 2 Million Bikers:Permit Application Not Received but…What About That Email- Permit Number?

    09/10/2013 11:13:56 AM PDT · by Whenifhow · 42 replies ^ | September 10, 2013 | Maggie
    One more lying Obama agency – The Parks Department. As you know, the permit for a no-stop ride through DC tomorrow September 11, 2103 was denied. A Park Department employee Sheila Gotha allegedly told media the Biker’s application for a permit was never received and that’s why it was denied. Odd since the organizer, Belinda Bee says: “From my understanding, [Gotha] has told two other media outlets that she had never heard of our permit, that we have never had a conference call. I shot them the email showing where she scheduled the conference call and on that conference call...
  • 2 Millions Bikers to DC Invited to Justice for Benghazi Rally

    09/10/2013 6:25:09 AM PDT · by lward99 · 46 replies
    “We welcome the ‘Bikers Benghazi Brigade’ with Open Arms to join our Justice for Benghazi Rally as we already have a permit.” -- Mitchell Mason, Rally Organizer Washington D.C. – Today the Justice for Benghazi Rally Organizers, Patriots4America and Special Operations Speaks invite the 2 Million Bikers to ride into the Capitol as ‘Bikers for the Benghazi 4’ and join their approved and permitted rally on the Capitol West Lawn at 12:30-6:00 pm on September 11, 2013. We welcome the Bikers to participate in the Justice for Benghazi Rally and will even offer some speaking slots.
  • Backfire!WashingtonDC denial of 2Million bikers no-stop drive-thru permit 9-11-13 means all day

    09/09/2013 9:00:22 AM PDT · by Nachum · 110 replies
    The same idiot politicians who thought creating “Gun Free Zones” would make our schools safe assumed they could stop a few million patriotic bikers from driving non-stop through Washington, D.C. by denying them a permit. As usual, the idea BACKFIRED. The bikers, from some far-away states are already on the road and they all still intend to be there but now, obeying every law, every stop light, every pedestrian, their two hour ride will last all day long. The real patriots in America are the one’s willing to put down their personal business to join in a mutual effort to...
  • Permit Denied to 2 Million Bikers to DC on 9.11.13

    09/08/2013 2:28:14 PM PDT · by JohnKinAK · 131 replies
    Sons Of Liberty RIders ^ | 9/6/2013 | Eilana Caswell
    Washington DC has DENIED our permit for a no-stop ride through Washington DC. We find this regretful for the residents and businesses of that great city, and humbly offer our apologies. What could have been a one or two hour ride through will now likely be an all day event. We will be obeying all laws. We will be stopping at all stoplights, stop signs, and yielding to all pedestrians. RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES OF WASHINGTON DC: On behalf of the National "2 Million Bikers to DC" Team, please accept our sincere apologies. We did the right thing and went through...
  • Motorcycles running red lights? It's the law... sometimes (Wisconsin)

    08/28/2013 3:05:14 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 57 replies
    Milwaukee J-S ^ | 28 aug 2013
    West Allis resident John Glass used to pull up to intersections on his motorcycle and sometimes find he was stuck. Traffic lights remained red because they didn't sense his bike, and the longtime motorcycle enthusiast would have to take a roundabout route or wait for a car to come and trigger the sensors. Today, Glass knows what to do: He simply runs the red lights. With thousands of Harley riders descending on Milwaukee this week for Harley-Davidson's 110th anniversary celebration, you might see quite a few motorcyclists running red lights — and they have the right to do so, under...
  • Bikers organize massive counter protest to Million Muslim March (2 Million Bikers to DC)

    08/23/2013 12:54:45 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 62 replies
    Biz Pac Review ^ | 08/23/2013 | Janeen Capizola
    Thousands of America’s patriotic bikers are organizing an enormous counter protest to the planned Million Muslim March on DC this Sept. 11.The Facebook Page, “2 Million Bikers to DC,” has over 18 thousand “likes,” as of Thursday morning and individual state chapters of riders have launched pages on Facebook, as well.The bikers are riding “To remember those who were killed on 911 and honor our armed forces who fought those who precipitated this attack,” the Facebook page said.The American Muslim Political Action Committee organized the Million Muslim March to DC on the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attack this country...
  • Pope Offers 'Biker Blessing' to Harley-Davidson Rally in Rome (on June 16)

    05/25/2013 2:41:26 PM PDT · by NYer · 17 replies
    ibtimes ^ | May 25, 2013
    Pope Francis will welcome thousands of Harley-Davidson bikers to the Vatican and give them a 'Blessing of the Motorbikes'.Around 100,000 Harley-Davidson owners will descend on Rome next month to celebrate the motorcycle's 110th anniversary.The highlight of the four-day meeting will be the blessing by Pope Francis in St Peter's Square on 16 June.Space for 1,400 bikes will be set aside in the pedestrian piazza. Other bikers are to attend on foot after parking elsewhere.The entire length of Via Della Conciliazione, leading from St Peter's Basilica to the River Tiber will be turned into a giant Harley-Davidson bike park.
  • (Behold, The Religion of Peace) Aceh Town to Ban Female Passengers from Straddling Motorcycles

    01/02/2013 7:09:09 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 22 replies
    Jakarta Globe ^ | January 02, 2013 | Nurdin Hasan
    Aceh Town to Ban Female Passengers from Straddling Motorcycles Banda Aceh. The administration of the Aceh town of Lhokseumawe is set to issue a regulation that will ban female passengers from straddling motor bikes. “We’ve seen that people’s behaviors and morals are getting far from Aceh’s Islamic cultural values. Therefore we will issue a regulation that will ban women from straddling while sitting on the passenger’s seat of motorcycles,” Lhokseumawe mayor Suaidi Yahya told the Jakarta Globe. “We want to save women from things that will cause them to violate Shariah law. We wish to honor women with this ban,...
  • Bikers show up to protect mourners from Westboro Baptist protest

    12/20/2012 11:44:18 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 58 replies
    Cochrane Times ^ | 12/19/12 | Cochrane Times
    Bikers seem to have thwarted attempts by the Westboro Baptist Church to protest the funeral of Newtown, Conn., shooting victim Principal Dawn Hochsprung. The vocal right-wing Christian group, whose website is, produced a video called "God Sent the Shooter," and has blamed the massacre on gay marriage. It put Hochsprung's funeral on its online "picket schedule." But there was no sign of the church group, as local newspaper the Newtown Patch live-blogged throughout the day with updates, and reported that people had arrived from as far away as Massachusetts to protect the mourners -- just in case. Bikers from...
  • Older bikers opt for third wheel

    09/15/2012 7:32:11 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 36 replies
    upi ^ | Sept. 14, 2012
    MOUNT AIRY, N.C., - Three-wheeled motorcycle riders at the National East Coast Trike-In in North Carolina said the extra wheel can be beneficial to aging bikers. Grady Howard, 74, who said he began riding motorcycles about 50 years ago with his wife, Barbara, said during the Labor Day weekend event in Mount Airy he was forced to switch to the three-wheeled design due to leg aches and other health issues, The New York Times reported Friday. "I told my wife it was either trike it or park it," Howard said. "And she said, 'Trike it.'" Industry experts told the Times...
  • Caption this: Biden and Biker Chick in a bar

    09/09/2012 3:28:31 PM PDT · by Jayster · 78 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 9/9/2012 | Jay Lensch
  • Pix of the Day - Biden with Biker Chick on his lap and Obama, hefted by pizza owner

    09/09/2012 1:54:01 PM PDT · by NYer · 82 replies
    Weasel Zippers ^ | September 9, 2012
    The look on her friends faces is priceless, they look like they want to throttle Biden.Via The Hill: Vice President Joe Biden got caught in a stunning photo with a female biker sitting on his lap.The Associated Press snapped the shot at Cruisers Diner in Seaman, Ohio on Sunday.A White House pool report says the bikers may be part of a group called the Shaddowmen.” No details were available on their real names or what discussion led to the lap incident.Some observers were quick to joke that Biden is starting to resemble the working-class parody Biden seen in The Onion.Earlier...
  • (Prius) Driver beaten after car veers into bikers

    05/21/2012 3:39:43 AM PDT · by csvset · 58 replies
    SFGATE ^ | May 21, 2012 | Demian Bulwa
    <p>A Prius driver who was using his cell phone to record footage of a pack of motorcyclists veered into them Sunday morning, prompting some of the bikers to beat him up on a San Mateo County freeway, the California Highway Patrol reported.</p>
  • Hundreds of Motorcycles Head to Ground Zero for 9/11 Anniversary

    09/07/2011 12:20:30 PM PDT · by La Enchiladita · 23 replies
    AllAboutBikesMag ^ | Sept. 7, 2011 | Staff
    One hundred and ninety motorcycles, driven mostly by Chicago firefighters, are on their way to New York for the 10th anniversary of 9/11. The motorcycles left on Tuesday morning from US Cellular Field and will make stops at Shanksville, Pennsylvania, where flight 93 went down, and at the Pentagon, before reaching Ground Zero on September 11th. Tom Maloney, a Lieutenant for the Chicago Fire Deparment, started the Chicago to New York motorcycle ride after the 9/11 attacks. Maloney and several other Chicago firefighters traveled to New York after the attacks to help the New York firefighters dig through the rubble....