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Linda Carruth is a freelance illustrator and designer who enjoys riding her motorcycle. Her professional work can be seen at lwwallace.com, but her motorcycle, humorous, and motivational designs are available at MadDashRiot.com, LinesByDesignBoutique.com, and at MadDashRocket.com.

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The History Of The Bike

The History Of The Bike

The Harley Davidson Company officially began with the completion of its first bike in 1903. Unofficially it all began in 1901 when 21-year-old William S. Harley drew up plans for a small engine that displaced 7.07 cubic inches and had 4-inch flywheels. He designed this engine for use on a regular pedal-bicycle frame. By 1903 […]

August 14, 2015 | By More
The Evolution of the Chopper

The Evolution of the Chopper

Choppers came into being in the 1960’s and 1970’s. They were the next step in motorcycle evolution after the “bobber”. The bobber came about after American soldiers returned home from World War II. While they remained loyal to the Harley Davidson company, riders that had served oversees just weren’t quite satisfied with the machines the […]

August 7, 2015 | By More
The History of Buell Motorcycles

The History of Buell Motorcycles

It has been said that Erik Buell, founder of Buell Motorcycles, was born on a motorcycle. While that story is a bit enhanced, Erik Buell did begin riding motorcycles at the tender age of 12. His intense passion of the machine led him create a line of extreme and supreme motorcycles. In the late 70s, […]

July 31, 2015 | By More
How to Become a Harley Davidson Motorcycle Service Technician

How to Become a Harley Davidson Motorcycle Service Technician

If you love Harley Davidson motorcycles and enjoy working with your hands, you can earn a good living as a motorcycle service technician. There are several trade schools across the U.S. that specialize in motorcycle service and repair. Programs take between 12 and 18 months to complete and classes can be attended at the institutes […]

July 24, 2015 | By More
Finding The Right Harley Accessory

Finding The Right Harley Accessory

Finding just the right accessory to give to your favorite Harley Davidson rider is fun and easy. Even if that favorite rider is you! There are three basic categories to know when you are searching. Items that can be added to your wardrobe, or that can be worn. Any accessory in this category would include […]

July 17, 2015 | By More
Famous Harley Davidson Riders

Famous Harley Davidson Riders

Though it’s not documented the very first woman to ride a Harley Davidson motorcycle was probably Janet Davidson. Janet was an aunt of Arthur, Walter and William Davidson. She helped her nephews out by using her artistic talents to paint pinstriping and lettering on their motorcycles. Several other women are notable in the just over […]

July 10, 2015 | By More
The History of Harley Davidson Motorcycles

The History of Harley Davidson Motorcycles

Today, Harley Davidson motorcycles are a household name, but it hasn’t always been that way. It began way back in 1901, when a young man named William S. Harley had a vision for attaching an engine to a bicycle. William had a friend named Arthur Davidson who embraced his concept. Together, they began working endless […]

July 3, 2015 | By More
Ladies! Learn to Ride

Ladies! Learn to Ride

I ran across this article today about why women should learn to ride. I don’t disagree with anything in the article, but some of the suggestions are pretty cut and dried. Sometimes things are more complicated than this. Among other things, the article discusses fear of riding. No one really likes to talk about this, […]

June 25, 2015 | By More
Triker Chick Trike

Triker Chick Trike

Triker Chick Trike Women’s Raglan Hoodie Triker chicks unite. This is a clean trick chick design with a stylized trike illustration. The raglan hoodie features the design on the left pocket area. Additional features include: Women’s Raglan Hoodie Preshrunk and laundered 100% combed ring-spun cotton 7.5 ounce mid-weight fleece with full-front zipper Contrasted sleeves, hood […]

February 18, 2015 | By More
Triker Hottie

Triker Hottie

Triker Hottie T-Shirt This Triker Hottie design features the caption Triker Hottie above hot pink scroll work. Pretty AND sexy. This baseball style capped sleeve, almost sleeveless, shirt comes in 3 possible color combinations and boasts these additional features: Women’s Cap Sleeve T-Shirt 6.1 oz 100% combed ring-spun cotton 1×1 rib Junior’s sizing; Size up […]

February 11, 2015 | By More
Lady Triker Rose, Watercolor Design

Lady Triker Rose, Watercolor Design

Lady Triker Rose Watercolor Lady Triker Watercolor Rose Pajamas This is an update to one of the earlier Lady Triker designs. This one feature updated typography and a watercolor effect on the rosebud and type. The pajamas have a bunch of choices for bottoms, if you prefer. About the pajamas: Women’s Pajama Set Unisex bottom […]

February 4, 2015 | By More
Time to Ride

Time to Ride

Time to Ride Time to Ride Tote Bags Nifty tote bags with this cool design featuring a v-twin engine, wings, and some grungy-cool type. Bags include an Impulse Tote, Grocery Tote, Budget Tote, Jumbo Tote and Tiny Tote. It might be hard to decide which one you want. More Info See More Items With This […]

January 28, 2015 | By More
Yeah, Chicks Ride Too!

Yeah, Chicks Ride Too!

Yeah, Chicks Ride Too! Yeah, Chicks Ride Too Baseball Jersey Just as you should never override your headlight at night, you should never ride faster than your guardian angel can fly. That is the message of this design, under a motorcycle silhouette and an ever watchful eye. All in chrome. I love this baseball shirt. […]

January 21, 2015 | By More
Lean Into the Curves, Watercolor Design

Lean Into the Curves, Watercolor Design

Lean Into the Curves Watercolor Design Lean Into the Curves Watercolor Women’s Long Sleeve Shirt Nothing but nothing beats taking a long ride out on some twisty roads, just you and the bike, leaning into one curve after another. As you track your outside-inside-outside path, you might realize how much riding a motorcycle is like […]

January 14, 2015 | By More
Feel the Wind, Watercolor Design

Feel the Wind, Watercolor Design

Feel the Wind Watercolor Feel the Wind Watercolor Long Sleeve T-Shirt You ride. You know what it’s like. The warm sun on your arms, with a cool breeze passing over them at the same time. Wind in your face, with all the fragrances of the season, and your knees in the breeze. There is nothing […]

January 7, 2015 | By More
Flames

Flames

Flames Flames iPhone Case Flames. It’s the symbol of speed for hot rods and motorcycles. It’s the image that conjures up the word hot. Hot cars, hot motorcycle, hot girls, hot guys. Add some flame flair to your everyday life with an iPhone (or Galaxy) phone case. More Info See More Items With This Design […]

December 31, 2014 | By More
Why We Ride: A Must-See

Why We Ride: A Must-See

Why We Ride is a new film released this year, but you won’t find it in theaters. While the film was made to appeal to both riders and non-riders, if you ride, it is a must-see film. It delves into the lives of those who have made riding their life, in one form or another. […]

December 24, 2014 | By More
Motorcycle Racers Are Athletes?

Motorcycle Racers Are Athletes?

Of course they are. This subject came up as a result of a Bike Bandit article that asks the question Are Motorcycle Racers Really Professional Athletes? It points out that the stick-and-ball athletes don’t think so, but do they really understand what all is involved with going out week after week and getting beat up […]

December 17, 2014 | By More
Motorman’s Training Tip on Intersections

Motorman’s Training Tip on Intersections

Excellent video explaining Motorman’s (Jerry Palladino) intersection exercise. He details distances for the cones, as well as technique, following up with a video demonstration. This is not intuitive ability, nor is it likely to be something you learn from a riding buddy. Sorry, but it’s true. It takes practice, too. Honestly, every time I make […]

January 28, 2014 | By More
Think About It. Why Do You Ride?

Think About It. Why Do You Ride?

This is a great article from LeatherUp.com. It not only reminds us of why we ride, but it really puts things in perspective while comparing riding a motorcycle to riding in a car. Sure, it’s stuff we all know, but how often do we really think about it. I think sometimes we forget why we […]

January 24, 2014 | By More
Daytona Bike Week 2014

Daytona Bike Week 2014

Daytona Bike week is coming up. If you haven’t booked your stay or planned your trip by now, you’d better get on that. The official site has a calendar of events, information on accommodations, restaurants, vendors and the like. And, you can enter to win the “Official” Bike Week 2014 Motorcycle. What are you waiting […]

January 20, 2014 | By More
Progressive International Motorcycle Shows

Progressive International Motorcycle Shows

It’s that time again. The Progressive International Motorcycle Show season is in full swing. Here in Cleveland, this is one of many shows coming to the IX Center during the winter, keeping us occupied and spending, as if there isn’t enough to do here. For us, this is the highpoint of the winter. The holidays […]

January 16, 2014 | By More
6 Things To Do After a Motorcycle Accident

6 Things To Do After a Motorcycle Accident

Motorcycle accidents are often some of the deadliest accidents that occur. Motorcycles offer little protection to riders in the event of an accident and the resulting injuries are often severe, requiring long recovery periods. If the rider is not wearing a helmet, injuries can include massive head injuries and even brain death. Often, motorcycle accidents […]

October 26, 2012 | By More
It’s Almost Time to Winterize Your Bike

It’s Almost Time to Winterize Your Bike

Yes, it’s that time again. Time to get ready to winterize your bike. We ride as long as we can into the late fall, as weather permits of course. But eventually it has to be done. Here in Northeast Ohio, we add stabilizer to the tanks, put the bikes on a trickle chargermake sure they’re […]

October 26, 2012 | By More
Tsunami Sends Harley Across the Sea

Tsunami Sends Harley Across the Sea

Everyone remembers the tsunami that washed over Japan back in March of 2011. But now much of what it washed away is turning up on shores across the Pacific, nearly 18 million tons of it. One Canadian island beach was the recipient of a container housing a Harley-Davidson motorcycle belonging to a man in Yokoyama. […]

October 26, 2012 | By More
Look Ma, No Hands

Look Ma, No Hands

A man from Adrian, Michigan has trained himself to ride without using his hands. Yes, you read that right. He boasts a world record for no-hands riding and will attempt to beat it for charity, specifically the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research. Phil Comar, the No Hand Man, steers with his body, and […]

October 26, 2012 | By More
Law Tigers Mobile App for Motorcyclists

Law Tigers Mobile App for Motorcyclists

We all enjoy our bikes and riding, and although we don’t like to think about it, accidents do happen. It’s a good idea to have a cell phone with you to call for help in the event of an accident or even if you break down. Riding a motorcycle presents a unique set of problems […]

October 26, 2012 | By More
Motorcycle Drag Racer Loses Her Brakes

Motorcycle Drag Racer Loses Her Brakes

Angie Smith lost her brakes during a qualifying run at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio over the weekend. She kept going, over the sandtrap, and laid the bike down just before hitting a cornfield. When interviewed for television, she said she didn’t know what could be in the cornfield (stopped tractor?) so she made […]

July 9, 2012 | By More
Ditch the Bitch Seat

Ditch the Bitch Seat

I guess we upgrade everything now. The article link below is about a gal that was tired of being a passenger and decided to “upgrade the pavement”. Hey, it’s a lot of fun riding on the back of a motorcycle. You see ALL the scenery, smell all the smells, feel some wind (yeah, just some), […]

July 5, 2012 | By More
BAM: FREE Breakdown and Legal Assistance for Motorcyclists NATIONWIDE

BAM: FREE Breakdown and Legal Assistance for Motorcyclists NATIONWIDE

BAM, a network organized by Motorcycle Attorney Russ Brown over 30 years ago, is a nationwide network of bikers helping bikers. It boasts 1.5 million volunteer motorcyclists that can help you if you break down, anywhere in the country. It’s free to join, but they do ask that you volunteer to help another if called […]

June 20, 2012 | By More
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