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July 2009 • Issue 117 • $3.00

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Contributors: Allen West, Axman, Biker Bonnie, Bruce Arnold, Bruce Berman, Bumbles, Chef Joel, Dave Amchir, Dawn, Debaldone, Doug Scofield, Janet Contretas, Jerry King, Jimbo, KC, “Louie”, MacMan, Madd Matt, Michele Koscielniac, Motorman, Nasty, Nuke ‘n Pave Dave, Phantom, Ronnie C, Rosen-Switkes & Entin, Sharon, Sonny Michalowski, Stormy, Tito, Willie Woo & Miami Mike

“Queen Karen” is Phantom’s Biker Babe of the Month!

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Charlie... I HAVE to take publicity photos but I hate it...!!

In loving memory of Bernie, Chrissy, Clay, Big Ed, Bob Amchir, Animal, Ricky, Pervert, Roger 1%er & “Louie, the WOTR Maskot”

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In loving memory of Bernie, Chrissy, Clay, Big Ed, Bob Amchir, Animal, Ricky, Pervert, Roger 1%er & “Louie, the WOTR Maskot”

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“Mouse”

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Around SoFla Where it's at!
by Miami Mike
Publisher MiamiMike@wheelsontheroad.com You will notice that Nasty is on vacation this issue and has not written an article. Unfortunatily his vacation consisted of a little stay in the hospital after quadruple by-pass surgery and a little shave. Fortunatily, the ‘Emperor of Nastopia’ will still be ruling his dream planet from his earthly castle and hopefully it will be many years before he actually takes the throne on Nastopia prime. ‘Get Well’ cards can be sent to WOTR and I will see that he gets them all. Nasty can thank his #1 squeeze, Laurie, for taking good care of all his Earthly wants and needs. Nasty will be back next issue - and he’ll be “live” at the Tattoo Expo in August when he may let you see his scars if you ask him nice... and show your tits. The October issue of WOTR will be #120 and we’re throwing a huge party to celebrate WOTR’s 10th Year Anniversary on October 24th at Mickeys Bar in Pompano. Many of your favorite writers will be there to sign autographs and shoot the shit with you. We’re going to have lots of door prizes, free giveaways, a 50/50 (which could be in the $1,000’s) as well as official WOTR 10th Anniversary t-shirts, hats and other cool commorative items that you will want to own. Lisa and Chef Joel will be putting out a huge free buffet. There will be drink, jello shots and bucket’s at very special prices... too low to mention. Great live music by Dr. Strong plus a DJ for in-between sets, a few selected vendors will be invited to set up their booths at no cost. An Anniversary flyer will be in the September issue - so make plans for the week after Biketoberfest. Oxytane. Have you heard of this stuff yet? If not you will soon be singing it’s praises. Oxytane is a gas additive that I have been testing in my 1999 Dresser for about 4 months with fantastic results. I have a stock Twin Cam with a little over 54,000 miles on the engine. I always wanted to add some horsepower but never got around to doing anything about it. Mike Colburn (drfuelinstein@yahoo.com) developed this powerful additive and sent me a couple of cartons filled with little white bottles of Oxytane. (I also gave Phantom, Axman and Chef Joel some to try and they will be telling

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In loving memory of Bernie, Chrissy, Clay, Big Ed, Bob Amchir, Animal, Ricky, Pervert, Roger 1%er & “Louie, the WOTR Maskot”

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SFPC NOW!
by “Tattoo Dave” Amchir
Dave@wheelsontheroad.com Director, South Florida Presidents Council National President, Wings of Gold MC Director, SFPC Christmas Toys in the Sun Run

June had quite a bit of events happening around the tri-county areas. On June 7th I attended the AOA Treasure Coast Annual with my other chapters. It was a very cool event with great food, drinks and a great band. Hump and his crew made the day a very pleasurable one. On June 13th, the New Attitudes held their annual at the Fort Lauderdale AOA clubhouse. Many chapter members from many clubs came out to support them for a Saturday late afternoon party when the temperature cooled off a bit. The Wings of Gold WPB chapter held their annual on the 14th at Dreamgirls in Palm Beach. Great food, girls and a big turnout from clubs and independents alike. The drinks were very well priced and they are a bike friendly establishment. On the 21st the Alternative Epilepsy Run was held at their clubhouse. They had a great spread of food and ice cold soda and water to help benefit the charity. Phil Peterson’s Annual Fathers Day Party was held on the same day with a huge turnout at the north store. Palm Beach Abate held their Elections on Saturday the 20th with Strongbow being re-elected as President. Their annual party was very well attended. And June ended with the Miami Wings of Gold MC holding their annual in Florida City at Gusto’s. In July we have the USMV MC South Broward party on the 5th at Ballers starting at noon. On the 12th the States MC Lake Worth chapter will be holding their party at the Down Low Bar & Grill on East Blue Heron Blvd. in Riviera Beach. The Deerfield Beach Wheels of Man MC will be holding their yearly Chili-Cookoff event on the 18th. On the 19th AOA WPB will hold their party at their clubhouse and the Black Pistons MC Broward chapter will be holding their annual at the Coconut Creek Seminole Casino on the 26th. Their party starts at noon. Check out all the flyers in this issue for additional details. Don’t forget the South Florida Tattoo Expo coming on August 14th - 16th at the Deerfield Beach Hilton, right off I-95 and Hillsboro Blvd. Many bands, a car show, tattoo contests, wet t-shirt contest, tattooing and piercing all under one roof. For more info check out the web site at www.floridatattooexpo.com.
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Now on to Toy Run news. The Toy Run takes place on December 6. I’m working on getting Keith Urban, Kenny Chesney, Richie Sambora, Kyle Petty, Brett James, Big Kenny, Kid Rock, Richie Supa, Shelly Fairchild and Stephonie Smith to be our Superstar Headliners, all playing together on the main stage.

Mickey Rourke, Lorenzo Lamas and Sylvester Stallone are scheduled to be Co-Grand Marshalls in this years’ Toy Run Parade. I will keep you all informed as the event comes closer. Until next month, ride safe & be cool. Tattoo Dave

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In loving memory of Bernie, Chrissy, Clay, Big Ed, Bob Amchir, Animal, Ricky, Pervert, Roger 1%er & “Louie, the WOTR Maskot”

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Boy... I needed a Vacation... Be Back August Issue
by Nasty
nasty@wheelsontheroad.com

Since Nasty is on “vacation” I have his space availaible for this great letter written to President Obama and Congress
by Janet Contretas (from Arizona)
I’m a home grown American citizen, 53, registered Democrat all my life. Before the last presidential election I registered as a Republican because I no longer felt the Democratic Party represents my views or works to pursue issues important to me. Now I no longer feel the Republican Party represents my views or works to pursue issues important to me. The fact is I no longer feel any political party or representative in Washington represents my views or works to pursue the issues important to me. There must be someone. Please tell me who you are. Please stand up and tell me that you are there and that you’re willing to fight for our Constitution as it was written. Please stand up now. You might ask yourself what my views and issues are that I would horribly feel so disenfranchised by both major political parties. What kind of nut job am I? Will you please tell me? Well, these are briefly my views and issues for which I seek representation: One, illegal immigration. I want you to stop coddling illegal immigrants and secure our borders. Close the underground tunnels. Stop the violence and the trafficking in drugs and people. No amnesty, not again. Been there, done that, no resolution. P.S., I’m not a racist. This isn’t to be confused with legal immigration. Two, the TARP bill, I want it repealed and I want no further funding supplied to it. We told you no, but you did it anyway. I want the remaining unfunded 95% repealed. Freeze, repeal. Three: Czars, I want the circumvention of our checks and balances stopped immediateLUFQ

ly. Fire the czars. No more czars. Government officials answer to the process, not to the president. Stop trampling on our Constitution and honor it. Four, cap and trade. The debate on global warming is not over. There is more to say. Five, universal healthcare. I will not be rushed into another expensive decision. Don’t you dare try to pass this in the middle of the night and then go on break. Slow down! Six, growing government control. I want states rights and sovereignty fully restored. I want less government in my life, not more. Shrink it down. Mind your own business. You have enough to take care of with your real obligations. Why don’t you start there. Seven, ACORN. I do not want ACORN and its affiliates in charge of our 2010 census. I want them investigated. I also do not want mandatory escrow fees contributed to them every time on every real estate deal that closes. Stop the funding to ACORN and its affiliates pending impartial audits and investigations. I do not trust them with taking the census over with our taxpayer money. I don’t trust them with our taxpayer money. Face up to the allegations against them and get it resolved before taxpayers get any more involved with them. If it walks like a duck and talks like a duck, hello. Stop protecting your political buddies. You work for us, the people. Investigate. Eight, redistribution of wealth. No, no, no. I work for my money. It is mine. I have always worked for people with more money than I have because they gave me jobs. That is the only redistribution of wealth that I will support. I never got a job from a poor person. Why do you want me to hate my employers? What do you have against shareholders making a profit? Nine, charitable contributions. Although I never got a job from a poor person, I have helped many in need. Charity belongs in our local communities, where we know our needs best and can use our local talent and our local resources. Butt out, please. We want to do it ourselves. Ten, corporate bailouts. Knock it off. Sink or swim like the rest of us. If there are hard times ahead, we’ll be better off just getting into it and letting the strong survive. Quick and painful. Have you ever ripped off a Band Aid? We will pull together. Great things happen in America under great hardship. Give us the chance to innovate. We cannot disappoint you more than you have disappointed us. Eleven, transparency and accountability. How about it? No, really, how about it? Let’s have it. Let’s say we give the buzzwords a rest and have some straight honest talk. Please try, please stop manipulating and trying to appease me with clever wording. I am not the idiot you obviously take me for. Stop sneaking around and meeting in back rooms making deals with your friends. It will only be a prelude to your criminal investigation. Stop hiding things from me.

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Twelve, unprecedented quick spending. Stop it now. Take a breath. Listen to the people. Let’s just slow down and get some input from some nonpoliticians on the subject. Stop making everything an emergency. Stop speed reading our bills into law. I am not an activist. I am not a community organizer. Nor am I a terrorist, a militant or a violent person. I am a parent and a grandparent. I work. I’m busy. I’m busy. I am busy, and I am tired. I thought we elected competent people to take care of the business of government so that we could work, raise our families, pay our bills, have a little recreation, complain about taxes, endure our hardships, pursue our personal goals, cut our lawn, wash our cars on the weekends and be responsible contributing members of society and teach our children to be the same all while living in the home of the free and land of the brave. I entrusted you with upholding the Constitution. I believed in the checks and balances to keep from getting far off course. What happened? You are very far off course. Do you really think I find humor in the hiring of a speed reader to unintelligently ramble all through a bill that you signed into law without knowing what it contained? I do not. It is a mockery of the responsibility I have entrusted to you. It is a slap in the face. I am not laughing at your arrogance. Why is it that I feel as if you would not trust me to make a single decision about my own life and how I

would live it but you should expect that I should trust you with the debt that you have laid on all of us and our children. We did not want the TARP bill. We said no. We would repeal it if we could. I am sure that we still cannot. There is such urgency and recklessness in all of the recent spending. From my perspective, it seems that all of you have gone insane. I also know that I am far from alone in these feelings. Do you honestly feel that your current pursuits have merit to patriotic Americans? We want it to stop. We want to put the brakes on everything that is being rushed by us and forced upon us. We want our voice back. You have forced us to put our lives on hold to straighten out the mess that you are making. We will have to give up our vacations, our time spent with our children, any relaxation time we may have had and money we cannot afford to spend on you to bring our concerns to Washington. Our president often knows all the right buzzword is unsustainable. Well, no kidding. How many tens of thousands of dollars did the focus group cost to come up with that word? We don’t want your overpriced words. Stop treating us like we’re morons. We want all of you to stop focusing on your reelection and do the job we want done, not the job you want done or the job your party wants done. You work for us and at this rate I guarantee you not for long because we are coming. We will be heard and we will be represented. You think we’re so busy with our

lives that we will never come for you? We are the formerly silent majority, all of us who quietly work , pay taxes, obey the law, vote, save money, keep our noses to the grindstone and we are now looking up at you. You have awakened us, the patriotic spirit so strong and so powerful that it had been sleeping too long. You have pushed us too far. Our numbers are great. They may surprise you. For every one of us who will be there, there will be hundreds more that could not come. Unlike you, we have their trust. We will represent them honestly, rest assured. They will be at the polls on voting day to usher you out of office. We have cancelled vacations. We will use our last few dollars saved. We will find the representation among us and a grassroots campaign will flourish. We didn’t ask for this fight. But the gloves are coming off. We do not come in violence, but we are angry. You will represent us or you will be replaced with someone who will. There are candidates among us when he will rise like a Phoenix from the ashes that you have made of our constitution. Democrat, Republican, Independent, Libertarian. Understand this. We don’t care. Political parties are meaningless to us. Patriotic Americans are willing to do right by us and our Constitution and that is all that matters to us now. We are going to fire all of you who abuse power and seek more. It is not your
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In loving memory of Bernie, Chrissy, Clay, Big Ed, Bob Amchir, Animal, Ricky, Pervert, Roger 1%er & “Louie, the WOTR Maskot”

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Janet’s Letter continues here

power. It is ours and we want it back. We entrusted you with it and you abused it. You are dishonorable. You are dishonest. As Americans we are ashamed of you. You have brought shame to us. If you are not representing the wants and needs of your constituency loudly and consistently, in spite of the objections of your party, you will be fired. Did you hear? We no longer care about your political parties. You need to be loyal to us, not to them. Because we will get you fired and they will not save you. If you do or can represent me, my issues, my views, please stand up. Make your identity known. You need to make some noise about it. Speak up. I need to know who you are. If you do not speak up, you will be herded out with the rest of the sheep and we will replace the whole damn congress if need be one by one. We are coming. Are we coming for you? Who do you represent? What do you represent? Listen. Because we are coming. We the people are coming. Best regards, Janet Contretas (Is this a great letter or what. Don’t you wish you had written it? But will our elected officials heed Janet’s warnings? What are your thoughts? How do you feel about our elected officials - are they doing the right thing for US or for themselves? Did Janet’s letter hit the mark? Do you have something to add? Go ahead and email it to me at miamimike@wheelsontheroad.com and I just might print some of your thoughts in the next issues. Liberals need not bother. MM)

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“You Got What Kinda Bra?”
continued from last issue...
by Nuke ‘n Pave Dave Nuke@wheelsontheroad.com As that first day wore on, Angus slowly calmed from the incensed state he’d arrived in. Between an application of time, the whisky doing its job and the soporific country atmosphere, all the problems he’d been so frantic over at his arrival slowly receded into the approaching evening air. Once the dark, unsullied night air had surrounded us, we made dinner and shortly afterward sent the old codger off to the spare bedroom. The coming daylight had yet to find that infernal hole in the blinds which invariably directed one blinding beam of sunlight directly into my eye when I, still sleeping, dreamt of sitting for a command symphony of Lucifer’s own orchestra. The dissonant roar of clashing chords and urgently clanging demands was naught but a distant background music from which I was happily dreaming “I can sleep through this…” when my wife “ever so calmly suggested” from the other pillow: “Answer the damn phone! At this hour it’s for you-whether it is or not!” I frantically answered the phone while still lying in a horizontal position (now levitated perhaps a foot above the bed), wondering where the hell all these obnoxious noises were coming from when my neighbor down the road yelled through the receiver, asking if maybe it was elk season or we needed some sort of backup. I yawned and before hanging up, said “Gimme a minute here... I’ll call you back in a few.” I fought my way up and sat upon the bed, thinking that at least half of that infernal symphony seemed to have abated. The other half sounded to be an ever higher reaching series of bleats from a (very) ruptured sounding sheep-like animal. It’s at times like this, before I’m even awake, that those odd memories of things past bubble up to haunt. Thus did an eternal bit of wisdom from the actor Rip Torn come to mind: “Them sheep, they know they’re cute. They’ll flirt with ya…” I shook my head and continued trying to find a working state of

consciousness; all the while still wondering where the sheep came from. We don’t have sheep… About the only critters on this property are the neighbor’s cats and our resident armadillo. Well, except for the scorpions, that is… That was when, having resigned myself to getting up, I pulled the blinds on the window. Angus, his car’s here! That means he’s here.

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In loving memory of Bernie, Chrissy, Clay, Big Ed, Bob Amchir, Animal, Ricky, Pervert, Roger 1%er & “Louie, the WOTR Maskot”

Garbled Garbage for Wheels Onna Da Road, eh?
by Debaldone
Debaldone@wheelsontheroad.com
I happened to catch on TV, the One-Mile AMA races at Springfield. The Speed Channel covered it in glorious color, with the latest in camera equipment (zoom lenses and all). The announcers got as caught up in the excitement as I was. It was great! We watched it in a comfy room, with A/C, in real High Definition, seated on plush armchairs, and the frij was nearby. The difference was that it lacked the sounds, smells, noise, excitement and discomfort of actually being n the grandstands. For many years, we’d bike it to flat track races all over the Northeast, One-Mile events in Syracuse NY, or Langhorne, Pa. (Now a Levittown sprawl), for instance. Half-mile flat track events were more common, and we hit them all over PA, CT, NH & NJ as often as we could. I got that “bug” for flat track in ‘48, at a ‘outlaw’ (non AMA) track called the Lanham Speedway, somewhere in Maryland. I had been stationed in Maryland at the Naval Air Technical Training Center, Patuxent River, MD. At that track wandering in the pits, I made friends with a racer who would let me take his bike out for a few practice laps, so he could recover from hangovers before the heats and main events. It was about then that I learned some very important life lessons. I found out that I totally lacked the skills, nerve, strength and determination to be a fearless motorcycle racer. During the 4-lap practice runs tho, I was sure I was traveling at twice the speed of light, I’d get passed by the slowest guys out there. And they’d have time to reach over and push me towards the outside of the track while yelling evil things at me. Then, as I reentered the pits, the nervousness and excitement, helped me toss my guts with careless abandon. Needless to say, I was laughed at. Not an ounce of pity. But I tried, and tried a few more times... Then, fortunately for me and my overworked digestive system, my tutor had a serious get-off that made the local papers. That meant his folks found out about his budding race career, and they promptly pulled the plug. It not only probably saved his life, but, come to think of it, mine also. Years later, when I was dating my sweetie, and taking her to races, she admitted liking the pungent castor oil smell of the race bike’s
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exhaust. Go figger ? I’d put a few drops of castor oil in my ride’s gas tank. She liked it... and it was cheaper than buying her expensive gifts. Many a long moon later, I worked as an AMA timer at the ½ mile flat track races at the Orange County Fair Grounds, Middletown, NY. The old excitement and nervousness came right back to me. As the riders lined up, my hands started to sweat and shake, and I couldn’t hold the pen to write the times down. John Genise, the AMA honcho would slap me upside the head a few times to get my attention and to calm me down. That also explains my present hair style. John slapped hard! But‘, of all the events, I’d really prefer Class C Cinder Track. That’s another whole story-and a future column. Shift gears to another topic: Our Big Bro in DC has determined that our way of life is being undermined by a threat bigger that Islamic Fundamentalists, global warming or the shift of Jay Leno to an earlier hour. Namely, “CLUNKERS”. The Green Transportation Act of 2009 will authorize funds for an auto trade-in program desgned to boost consumer demand for cars and trucks. It offers “Cash For Clunkers”, up to $4,500 to encourage consumers to upgrade to more fuel-efficient vehicles. However, they omitted motorcycles from the provisions. Now Senator Robert Casey, Jr. (D-PA) has introduced S.1248 to include motorcycles. If you junk your rolling wreck in favor of a more fuel-efficient scoot, you can get $2,500 to ease the pain. I’m not too sure how that’ll work. No self-respecting owner of a real Rat Bike would CONSIDER PARTING WITH HIS PRIDE AND JOY FOR MERE MONEY. Then consider all the new-comers to motorcycling that couldn’t afford a nice shiny sanitary scoot just to learn on, or those of us fortunate to have an extra ride for spares, or just to noodle around on in dirt or crappy weather. Frankly, I learned on clunkers some 67 years ago. And, I owned and operated a number of them over the years. Of course, several of them didn’t start out as clunkers. I had a hand in their transformation. My (two) kids and my (one) wife learned to ride AND APPRECIATE motorcycles on motorcycles that surely were not showroom specimens.

I’ve had riding companions over the years that wouldn’t even uncover their bikes in sight of a cloud. Conversely, there were bros that didn’t dare wash their bikes, swearing that the accumulated grunge actually held it together. Then there are the proud owners of very pricey one-off beauties that can’t go anywhere where they have to park somewhere out of their eyesight, for fear that an errant bird would dare use it as a restroom, or a child might touch it. But, then I once parked an other-thanpristine scoot curbside in Manhattan, and observed some slob holding his large & mangy mutt by the leash as it posed on 3 legs by my ride, aiming his stream AT MY SADDLE. I tossed a soda bottle at the mutt, the beast yelped, stopped in midstream, the owner screamed for the cops. The officer that showed up chastised the dog lover, told him to get lost, and then murmured to me, as he eyed my rolling wreck, “Frankly, Son, It might have been an improvement !” DB1

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RIDING, DOWN SOUTH
By Axman
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This month was a better month for the majority of us. I finished off the month of May by taking a ride down on Thursday (05/28) to the Wings of Gold MC Miami Chapter’s Open Club House Night. The Thursday night at their club house is gaining more and more popularity. They have a strong showing of independent riders as well as patch holders. That

night they hired a live band for the first time called Barefoot Jones, and they really kicked ass. Besides this, I really liked the lead singer. She was quite a hottie. I hope to see them (her) more often. It was just too bad that the piss poor weather kept a lot of bikers at home that night. Nevertheless, they still had a great turnout. The following night (05/29) I took a ride over to the Mystic Seven MC club house. This was the first time I was at there and I really had a good time. They have done a real good job to make this place a very cool spot to hang out. Good company and cheap drinks are always welcome. I will definitely put them on my list of places to go on a Friday night. The grand Opening and Billy the Kids Birthday is July 24th. See the flyer on

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page 11 for directions and the address. On Saturday (05/30) I followed Jimmy Les’ and Suzanne Keen’s invitation to their “Thank You Party” at their house. They have been throwing these parties for the last three years for all those people who worked so hard at the ABATE Memorial Day Event. There was plenty of great food and cold beverages. I had a lot of fun. Unfortunately, I could not stay that long, because I did not want to miss the memorial

party at the Keltics Club House that was held to celebrate Gene’s life. As usual the Keltics went all out in preparing a huge spread of very delicious food. I was glad that I held back with the food intake at Jimmy and Suzanne’s house. I was very happy to see that a lot of people had shown up in support for Michelle. Again, it was a great party. Keltics... you rock!following day (05/ 31) I found myself in a pickle. Two events were going on that day. If they had not been that far apart and if the weather conditions would have been more favorable, I would have attempted to cover the Enforcers Event in South Miami and the Soldiers for Jesus Annual in Boynton

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COSTA RICAN RETIREMENT
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I finally got my leaking tranny seal and primary gasket replaced. Every 2 years or so the 84 FXST starts marking its spot a little too heavy. Thank God, and C.R. mechanics at Calderon HD repair, only charged me $80.00 for the entire job. I wanted to have the bike ready for my son-in-law Dean, and my daughter Danielle, to use while they visited me here the second week of June. The first few days they stayed at Hotel Costaverde (www.costaverde.com) check out the fusalage home. It is a retired Boeing 727 hotel set up on the hillside overlooking Manuel Antonio Beach Pacific Ocean side. They really enjoyed the Canopy Tour. This is a cable zip line thru the heart of the Costa Rican rainforest. They put you in a harness and you soar 350ft high and 1500ft long, while howler monkeys, toucans, parrots, and iguanas watch you. When they returned to my place, we rode the bikes up to the Poas volcano, only to be stopped a few klicks short by a landslide on the narrow twisting mountain road. No problem, I said, we will ride to the Irazu volcano on another side of San Jose. About 20 miles away, and at 11,300 ft. it is very cold there even at this time of year. You definitely need jackets and full gloves for the long twisting ride above the clouds. Only steam coming up here and there from the crater walls made for good visibility. This time our ride up was fog free, and it only drizzled a little down thru the clouds at around 5,000 ft. then stopped all-together for the rest of the ride home. Dean said he liked my old Harley and will sell his Honda and buy a Harley when he gets home. Another convert... Pura Vida, Doob Me jamming with the Sooner or Later Band

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This month was going to be the big run at the track or so I thought. But the 18 days of rain changed that idea. The weatherman says 80% rain and it doesn’t rain then then it’s 30%, it rains. Go figure. Not an exact science. When we make it to the track I will let you know. The tranny shaft is ready for heat treat, many thanks to Bernie and Jose. I will be going to Los Angeles to visit my two daughters and granddaughter. I plan on visiting two of my sponsers out there, Barnett and Nology. When I get back, the new and improved tranny shaft will be going in the race bike. I am also working on getting a drum of Nitro with two sponsors in Marathon, Fl. That will go a long way to make a number of passes and dial those cams in. I was asked the other day what it would cost to run a ProStock gas bike at all the National NHRA races. A friend of mine did this and is still racing at all of those races. I cannot remember the exact amount he told me, I think he paid $170,000 for bike and spare motor. It was a 160 cu in Buell from G Square. The trailer and tow rig was $675,000 and it would probably cost $400,000 in expenses. At NHRA races, you are there from Wednesday through Sunday. It’s his second year and he has qualified at most of the races but has not gone past the first round of eliminations. That’s what I call dedication. I hope someday he gets to the finals and wins his first NHRA race. That’s what he wanted to do and now he’s doing it. More power to him. Until next time... see you at the races. Sonny

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Good News
by Doug Scofield
Doug@wheelsontheroad.com
“FREEDOM”... Wallace screamed with his last pain filled breath played by Mel Gibson in Brave Heart. FREEDOM... the men and women of our great country have shed blood and died for. FREEDOM... seems to be disappearing before our very eyes! I love this country and as we celebrate our freedom from tyranny this Fourth of July let us combat this new threat of tyranny with PRAYER. There are two things that I am absolutely sure of, and that is... God is in control and He honors prayer! Jeremiah 29:11-13 “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call upon Me and come and pray to Me, and I will listen to you. You will seek Me and find Me

when you seek Me with all your heart. This country was founded on Christian values and has experienced great blessings from our Creator. As our society falls more and more into morale decay God has been slowly removing His blessings and protective hands from our midst; it is only prayer that will keep Him from turning His back on us completely. This fourth as you hit the road and you’re all alone on your scooter take the time to pray for your country. Right now the future looks bleak, but remember how much He loves you and how much He wants to hear from you. As you pray; you will know that you are seeking Him with your whole heart because the tears will be flowing. There is also a personal freedom you gain. I sign my articles every month with ‘riding free in South Florida’. Because of what Jesus Christ did for me I am free from my struggles and addictions. I always hated that something controlled me. Galatians 5:1 It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery. The Apostle Paul put it this way in 1 Corinthians 10:23-24 “Everything is permissible” - but not everything is beneficial. “Everything is permissible” - but not everything is constructive. Nobody should

seek his own good, but the good of others.” It is really cool how the Lord has orchestrated this whole thing. As we fall more and more in love with Jesus Christ the things we give up, or we think we give up, are things we want to give up; not because we feel we have to but because of our deep and lasting relationship with our Creator. There is also something else that happens to one who gives his heart to Jesus and that is instead of self centered you become other centered and that my friend is a reward in itself. Besides His eternal promise, it is this FREEDOM that I am most thankful for; and it is available to all who ask. We have two new chapters starting up one in Stuart and one in Port St. Lucie. This gives us six chapters in Florida, one in New York and one in California. God is good! May God bless and keep us all safe as we ride the roads of South Florida together. If we at Calvary Chapel MM can be of any service e-mail me or give me a call at 954448-1235 or give Billy a call at 305-7909484. Riding free in South Florida, Doug.

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TAX TALK
by Michele Koscielniak michele@wheelsontheroad.com
Tax Planning Many people consider tax planning to be completed only at the beginning of the year for the prior tax year. In other words, tax planning only entails providing the required documentation to the CPA for the completion of the tax return. In reality, tax planning is an ongoing activity. This applies to both business and individuals. My firm is available year-round to provide tax advise not just during tax season. The key is to see me before you take that next step with irreversible tax consequences. Half the 2009 tax year will be over when the July WOTR issue is available. Now is a great time to review the financial position of the business and/or the year-to-date earnings of the individual. Is business booming or maybe it has been very slow, are taxes overpaid or underpaid? Without reviewing mid-year, the previous questions can not be answered. The risk is too great that there will be a significant tax payment due March 15/April 15 or monies are being loaned to the US Treasury at 0% interest. Under normal circumstances either scenario can be avoided with proper planning. Mileage Business use of a vehicle can be deducted for tax purposes via use of the standard mileage deduction or actual expenses. Either method requires maintaining good mileage records. Make sure all business mileage is recorded in a timely manner. A recent tax court decision denied mileage expense because records were constructed after the fact. The best policy is to record date, mileage, to/ from, business purpose and tolls at the end of each day or each week. The amount of business related driving will dictate daily or weekly recording. Do not forget business mileage is not just visiting clients but also typical errands such as to the office supply store or post office. The above is to provide general information but should not be solely relied upon in the completion of your tax return or for tax planning. As with most items related to tax, there are exceptions and limitations. Please see your tax professional for assistance or call me at (954)303-5451. Michele Koscielniak CPA, LLC. Please visit my website, www.MicheleKCPA.com and be sure to sign up for the free monthly newsletter.

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That’s got to mean he brought those accursed bagpipes with him! I didn’t even think to ask about them when he got here yesterday. If I’d had enough snap, I could’ve hidden them from him and escaped having to wake up to this entire rude, cacophonous aural obscenity! With this awareness came full situational command. I rose up and stormed out to the back porch, all the while yelling “Angus, quit torturing those infernal pipes... NOW!” The old fellow stopped and looked at me in utter amazement and asked. “Would breakfast perhaps be ready? Oh, and ye might consider putting some clothes on.” “In a bit” I muttered as I closed the door. I started the coffee and called the neighbor, explaining that we had a houseguest who had some rather eclectic musical tastes. Neighbor replied “Hunh, more like lack of taste if you ask me...” Over breakfast I hazarded to ask Angus how long he intended on staying and he assured me that he’d be back on his way home today; that he’d just come up to check on my new residence on a whim and hadn’t originally intended to stay even one night. He then said “You did hear where the Federal Reserve lost 9 trillion dollars in the last few months, didn’t you?” “Er, no, I didn’t” I replied. “Aye, they seem to have lost track of that much currency during the last quarter of ’08 and the first quarter of this year. Amazing how they can simply lose truck loads of money and not even consider it worth noting. But I guess when you can print it at will, you don’t have the same appreciation of it as us normal folks do” Angus observed. I chuckled and noted “Ah, if they’d just include me when they decide to lose the next nine trillion. It wouldn’t have to be a big cut, just enough to be comfortable for a while. You know, it’s a safe bet that half of Congress and most of the Federal Reserve officials know exactly whose pocket it’s in-as in theirs!” I then added as an afterthought “With them so blatantly ripping the Treasury off like this while the country’s armed to the teeth, can you imagine how much they’ll steal once they jam gun control through on us? The Treasury probably couldn’t print it fast enough for ‘em!” Angus paused, gave me a thorough look over with the ol’ hairy eyeball and asked “Ye really think they’ll manage to pass these gun control measures they’ve got queued up in Congress? They haven’t had all that much success with it over the years. Granted, there’s a dearth of common sense among ‘em, but do ye really believe they’re boneheaded enough to think they can actually confiscate all the guns and stupid enough to truly believe it’ll work without starting a fookin’ civil war?” “This answer is probably gonna take a while. Lesse here, it’s gotta be noon somewhere; let’s wet our throats while we work on it” was all I said in response... With drink in hand, I attempted to answer him, “Angus, we all know the liberals have had a comprehensive social agenda mapped out for years. This administration is the best chance they’re liable to have for many years to come to successfully pass it into law and thus reengineer the social compact we have with our government. Of course they’ll do their damndest to pass these gun control measures they’ve got in the pipe. But before they do that, they’re going to consolidate as much control as they can by passing all the measures that won’t piss us off too badly beforehand. It was Senator Dianne Feinstein who said on ‘60 Minutes’ recently that when it came to gun control, she’d pick the time and the place for the legislation. You see, once they hammer us with gun control, they know they won’t be getting much more of their wish list rammed through Congress.” I took a breath and continued: “Do they really think they can get all the guns? In a word, yes. They look at what was done in (and to) Australia and not only believe that it’s an improvement over how it used to be; they know they can also make it work here. They’re quite sure that all America’s citizens will bend to the new law rather than be branded an outlaw. It was the same story in Britain with the public climbing on board, albeit reluctantly, and allowing confiscation rather than have an unsightly confrontation marring the social order there. Hell, we might not even see it coming. In the end, these measures may well come at us through UN treaties or just as riders on other bills. The scary part is that, if the Obama crew does it all in the right order, they may well be right on this one. The bastards might just get away with it.” The old Scotsman just sat there shaking his head. After a moment he

looked at me and calmly said “I dinna ken for even a moment believe that America’s gun owners will bend over the way the Brits and Aussies did. If I’m right, that means there’s a gonna be some major fookin’ confrontations cropping up all across this land. Ah Davey, I wish I could believe that these hostilities could leave room for a wee bit of forgiveness from both sides once they’re over, but everything I’ve gleaned over the years tells me that many unforgivable things may well occur. That by pushing this gun control assault; the liberals are gonna divide the country even more than it is now. God help us all laddie, they’re preparing to tear the fabric of this nation to shreds. Well Hell, here’s hoping we all survive!” And with that he downed his drink and stood up. “Another one?” I asked. “No” he said, “I think I’m gonna head for home. I’ve got a few folks to talk to...” On that note, the old guy wandered rather unsteadily down the steps and opened the door to that decrepit old Morris Minor. He slid in and let out a blood curdling scream as soon as he slammed the door. I guess his nut bra slipped, but I never asked. I just watched him drive off instead... Nuke ‘n Pave Dave

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Kick Start
By KC - kc@wheelsontheroad.com
So shortly after my metallic red ’65 BSA Lightning and the four other Limey bikes passed us heading in the opposite direction, the lime spots on PA32 directed us into the parking lot of the most picturesque log cabin bar/ restaurant I’d ever seen. This was the second stop on the Poker Run. The Upper Black Eddy Inn sat right on the banks of the Delaware River, with a large slate deck overlooking the river. A waist high stone wall surrounded the deck, and on each side of the inn were picnic tables situated in the grass, again overlooking the river. Myriads of huge old oak trees, probably dating from the American Revolution provided shade for the tables. The parking lot was full of bikes, some members of Tri-County MC, Raritan Road Runners MC and a bunch of independents. The card basket was on a table in the middle of the slate deck, so after getting our cards we saw a guy swing open the double doors leading from the log cabin out to the deck. As he swung the doors open he shouted out “12 noon, bar’s open!” There was a mad rush into the little building, so I strolled out to one of the tables on the grass to watch the road just in case the Beezer came flying by again. As I was sitting at the table, a young couple approached. The guy was about my age with a long skinny face and a sharp pointy nose. The girl was a dark-skinned knock-out with long flowing black hair, and she was carrying a crumpled up brown paper bag. They came right up to me and the guy spoke with no hesitation. “Hi! I’m Ron and this is Becky. We’re from the city (meaning NYC) and this is our first Poker Run. We don’t know anyone here, so, do you mind if we join you?” I motioned for them to sit down and I explained that it was my first Poker Run too, but I did know a few people and I was riding with them. We sat and yakked about what a nice ride it had been so far, such beautiful weather, and the usual small talk. Becky reached into the crumpled brown paper bag and pulled out this red and yellow (and a little bit of green) thing that looked like a cross between a peach and a watermelon. She put it on the picnic table and asked Ron for his buck knife. It was definitely one of the weirdest looking things I’d ever seen in my life. As Becky opened up the buck knife, she looked at me and asked, “Would you like some mango?” “What the fuck is a mango?” I asked, somewhat bewildered. “You don’t know what a mango is?” Becky asked with a laugh and a big smile. She explained “I’m from Puerto Rico, and mango is a tropical fruit. It’s all over on the island but you can only get it here in certain sections of New York.” So I just met my very first, in the flesh, Puerto Rican. All I knew of Puerto Ricans was what I saw in “West Side Story”. (Which, by the way, was written by Leonard Bernstein, a Jewish guy, at the Casa Marina Hotel, in Key West, of all places!) Remember now, I grew up in a 100% white, middle class town, that was 90% Italian. The only exposure I’d had to Latinos at the time was Desi Arnaz. Ron explained that he and Becky were quite the odd couple since he was Lebanese. Ahah! Now I know where he got that Danny Thomas style hooked schnoz. We had a few laughs, and then Ron and Becky took off to finish the Run. We agreed to meet at the end of the Run at the party. Skip and Katie came over to the table and handed me an ice cold bottle of “Schmidt’s of Philadelphia”, just one of the many regional beers back in those days. As we were finishing our brew, Big George made the familiar round-up call, so we all headed to our bikes. The rumble of the big Twins and the staccato crisp bark from the British Vertical Twins was becoming music to my ears. We continued down PA32 then crossed over the Delaware River at
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Frenchtown, over an old steel trestle bridge onto NJ12. Cruising down 12 through Frenchtown, I took notice of a white building on the left with a large sign by the roadway and a bunch of motorcycles in the parking lot. The sign said, “Frenchtown Inn” but there were no lime spots directing us to turn left into the place, and Big George and the Dawn Patrol column were heading straight east on NJ12. Then I saw it! My metallic red ’65 BSA Lightning, in the parking lot, on our immediate left. But we were all going straight ahead. Were the spirits playing some king of cruel joke on me or what? Can you believe it? It’s July already!!! But you know what that means. It’s almost that mystical, magical time of year again. In just two months it will be Phil Peterson’s 37th Annual Key West Poker Run for Charity, September 18-20. Yeah, I know, times are tough now. The economy still sucks and gas is going through the roof again. But the Key West Poker Run is the most beautiful ride in the lower ’48 and the party is the best. There’s still time. Do what I did. Make some cuts somewhere else in the budget so you can still make it to Key West. Attendance was down last year due to the economy, so let’s try and make up for it this year. Remember, it’s for the Peterson family’s favorite charities. There’s still plenty of time to make reservations, plus, with the economic downturn, you can probably beat up the hotel owners for some really great rates. I did. I talked them down from $179 to $139 a night Tuesday-Thursday and from $219 to $179 a night Friday and Saturday. Ride Safe, K.C.

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Beach. Flash, of Soldiers for Jesus, had asked me two months ago if I would come up to cover their event. We met with a bunch of ABATE members at the American Legion in Cooper City. While a group rode down to the Enforcers, Old Hippie and I went north. This ended up to be good decision, because we only experienced a quick shower on the way up, while the guys who went down south got drenched. It was a nice event that Amigo and his fellow members had put together at Benny’s Icehouse. Even though the weather forecast did not look good for that afternoon a sizeable crowd showed up. They had vendors outside and Bones (Wheels of Man MC) displayed his jewelry inside. Check out his handmade necklaces at the next event. They are very cool. On Saturday (06/06) I attended my first sport bike event. Zero 2 Sixty MC held their first annual Trophy Party at Players Sports Bar &

Grill, 5280 N.SR7, N. Lauderdale. The weather was miserable. It was raining cats and dogs. I waited for dry moment to ride out. I arrived at Players without getting wet. Marjorie, from Rick Case Honda, had brought out a couple of bikes for display. I really felt bad for her since the sky opened up and it did not stop raining for the next couple of hours. Outside the bar, there were

about 30 bikes parked, of which there were only three cruisers. A lot of the bikers had shown up in cages. The place was packed. There must have been about 300 bikers there. I saw all kinds of different patches. Zero 2 Sixty had members from their Brooklyn, Connecticut and South Jersey Chapters, coming in for this event. ‘Parce’ told me that about 90 percent of people present were members of the Florida Sportbike Council. Good showing guys! ‘Coach’, from Street Soldiers, was the EMCEE for the night. A lot of raffle prizes and trophies were given out. I had a really good time even though I missed listening to my classic Rock n’ Roll. I want to take this opportunity to congratulate Babyface and Parce from Zero 2 Sixty for making their first Annual a huge success. On Saturday (06/13) I went over to the Outlaws club house for the uncancelled Annual of the New Attitudes MC. The weather was shitty all day long. As I was riding out it finally started clearing up and it ended up being a nice evening for a ride. They served some really good food but no beer. Unfortunately, I had company coming over to my house for dinner.

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Greetings fellow South Florida riders, South Floridians, Americans. This month’s title is appropriate because Rod Serling could not have written this a script any better. Every day we wake up and have to ask ourselves, “Are we in some kinda parallel universe”? Actually Serling had an episode which fits appropriately. Therefore I googled up what has to be my favorite Twilight Zone episode, “To Serve Man”. Here is the synopsis of the episode, which was available upon search. “A race of aliens known as the Kanamits, they were tall, land on earth and promise to be nothing but helpful to the cause of humanity. Initially wary of the intentions of such a highly advanced race even the most skeptical humans are convinced when their code-breakers begin to translate one of the Kanamit’s books with the seemingly innocuous title, “To Serve Man”. Sharing their advanced technology, the aliens quickly solve all of the Earth’s greatest woes, eradicating hunger, disease, and the need for welfare. Soon humans are volunteering for trips to the Kanamits’ home planet, which is supposedly a paradise. All is not well, however, when a code-breaker discovers the Kanamits’ true intentions: Their book, “To Serve Man”, is a cookbook, and all their gifts were simply to make humanity complacent, much like fattening pigs or cows before they are slaughtered.” Here we are today and the Kanamits are the far left liberals and their book is “Rules for Radicals” by Saul Alinsky. How many people mindlessly followed, ok, well, I will not call him an alien, Obama’s empty rhetoric of “change and hope”? How many were hypnotized by the promises of everything being taken care of and the seas rising. They just boarded that spaceship while others where telling them, beware. Now we are hearing people state, this is not what I voted for, too late, you have been served up on a plate. One of the groups which is now trying to jump from the Obama spaceship is the Jewish community who voted about 78% as a block. (re: read Willie Woo’s article) All the while the American Jewish community was being told about associations with Louis Farrakhan, Rev Jeremiah Wright, and Khalid Rashidi. There were those warning them to read his book, “Dreams of my Father” where Obama said he would, “stand with his muslim brothers”. What did we hear back from the mindless lemmings? Obama loves Israel. Obama will not betray Israel. My response... “To serve Israel”. Another group which wholeheartedly drank the kool aid to the tune of 97% was my own black community. I cannot tell you how many times I had deep discussions with family and friends about the 2008 Presidential elections. It would always end up with something like this, “Allen, you just hate him and I don’t care about those issues. I want a black president.” Well, they certainly indeed have a bi-racial muslim raised President of whom they can now attribute a burgeoning national unemployment rate of 9.4%, which is probably doubled in the inner city black community. And will Obama do anything about illegal immigration which denies the black community jobs, and depresses wages? My response... “To serve Blacks”. I remember election night when Obama was declared victor, kind of goes along with the whole imperial Caesar image. On that night people stood in awe, similar to watching the Kanamits. Obama made a statement which echoes in my mind, “Chicago is coming to Washington DC”. Well, it certainly has and all the corruption and coercive practices was in tow. We have seen a private sector CEO fired. Banks have been strong armed to not only take government funding but to also not repay TARP funds received. We have seen the greatest automobile manufacturer in the world brought to its knees, now owned by the government and unions. Our healthcare is now the new target and the remedy is not to have solutions driven by medical professionals, just more government intervention. It will cost over $1Trillion and we have no idea as to how this will be paid for... here is a bet, rationing and higher taxes. But, everyone will have healthcare, no woes. We have 16-19 “Czars” who are unconstitutionally placed in positions to dictate and influence National policy but only answer to our imperial fearful leader. There is no Congressional oversight and these Czars are above the appointed Cabinet positions. In essence, Chicago came to the White House and has created a shadow government. I watched this President deliver a speech before a university in Cairo (not Georgia where the syrup is made) Egypt loaded with historical inaccuracies. It was a speech which, again, made a point of apologizing for America and appeasing the vilest of enemies with whom we are embroiled in global combat operations. This President recently was “outraged” at the shooting death of an abortion doctor in Kansas,

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who had performed countless late term procedures. I do not condone this murder, but when contrasted against the death of Army PFC William Long, I am outraged. Private Long was killed by a converted jihadist from Memphis TN originally named Carlos Bledsoe. This fella had somehow secured a Somali passport, attended a Yemeni terrorist training camp, and returned to America where his goal was to kill American Soldiers. Furthermore, a laptop confiscated from this homegrown terrorist had a target list of churches and synagogues. Our President boarded a plane to Egypt, gave another worthless speech, and then some 72 hours after the shooting delivered a statement where he was, “saddened”. We have two American journalists sentenced to 12 years hard labor in a country which has been testing missiles and underground nuclear weapons. We are now implementing a policy of reading Miranda rights to captured terrorists. We now are giving released detainees taxpayer dollars to “start anew” and have great new lives in resort locations like, Bermuda. My response, “To serve America”. Now, I could go on and talk about a quadruped debt, and remember this has all occurred in 6 months... Katie bar the Door! What makes all this even more despicable is the complicity of a media that has become nothing more than cheerleaders. Once upon a time there was honor and integrity in the news, now it is nothing more than manipulated propaganda. Heck, ABC is about to broadcast a news segment, one hour, from the White House. The media is simply seasoning us for the modern day Kanamits, the liberal socialists. Who will make a stand for the American people? All I see are bloggers, talk radio hosts, Fox News, and concerned American citizens being alerted, they broke the code and found the cookbook. This is the closing narration from the episode, “The recollections of one Michael Chambers, with appropriate flashbacks and soliloquy. Or more simply stated, the evolution of man, the cycle of going from dust to dessert, the metamorphosis from being the ruler of a planet to an ingredient in someone’s soup. It’s tonight’s bill of fare from the Twilight Zone”.

Stop drinking the kool-aid, don’t look into the light, stop following the Kanamits, unless you wish to be “served”. Steadfast and Loyal, LTC(R) A B West

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Safety from the Saddlebag
by “Motorman” motorman@wheelsontheroad.com
Hello South Florida. Are you ready for another summer riding season? Are you and your friends preparing for that trip north, maybe heading to the Smokey Mountains or you’re heading west to Oklahoma City to attend the National HOG Rally. Before you go I want to give you some tips on riding in the rain. With summer comes the hurricane season and an increase in the rain. I’m sure you know exactly what I’m talking about if you reside in South Florida. Also, with the drastic increase in gas prices, I see more motorcycles on the roadway - rain or shine. Some riders think when the rain starts coming down, so should the garage door, and tucking the bike away until the sun shines again the following spring. Unfortunately, they’re missing one of the best motorcycling experiences. Riding in the rain can be fun as long as you know what to expect and how to change your riding accordingly. First of all, clothe yourself properly. A good rainsuit, gloves, boots, can keep even the most persistent storm from soaking you. Wearing a helmet can keep the rain off your head while traveling at highway speed. But most importantly, you must change the way you handle the motorcycle. Throttle adjustments need to be made smoothly and in small increments; use less lean angle; gradually apply your brakes and get your braking done early. Be wary of intersections when riding in wet conditions. We all know about the oils in the pavement that surface after a rain, but what about the oil that was already there? Any place in the road where cars come to a stop will have a higher concentration of the slick stuff. Rain makes it worse. You may not be able to spot this while riding so it’s best to decrease your speed when approaching intersections. Don’t run yellow lights because if you have to turn or brake quickly chances are you’ll encounter a traction problem. When stopped at a red light, check the rearview mirror for cars that could slide into you from behind. Also, double your following distance so as not to be surprised by cars stopping suddenly in front of you. Two things I’ve noticed that drastically reduce traction during wet weather are manhole covers and sealer pavement. Both of these are like black ice when it’s raining. When traveling in a straight line they pose less of a threat, but be sure to scan well ahead before you turn the bike to enter an intersection. Get off the brakes early and take a line that’s clear of traction-limiting obstructions. Sealer pavement is usually darker than the surrounding blacktop. It can be found in town or on rural roads, and it comes in large patches or smaller sections where it’s used for crack repair. If you encounter either of these traction inhibitors resist braking or accelerating hard. If you have to change your line or turn over a greasy section, keep your hands relaxed and don’t lean the bike any more than necessary. Although this may seem obvious, it is amazing how many people we see riding in an area of the lane that is wet even though an adjacent area is dry. Dry pavement offers superior traction and maneuverability, so make sure you continually place yourself in the driest section of the lane. If you can force yourself to slow down and be relaxed, you will find that rain riding (and even touring) can teach you how to be a better and more confident rider. City riding in stormy weather is by far the most nerveracking, but just because the clouds roll in doesn’t mean you can’t ride almost every day. I hope my tips will make you a more confident/safer rider when cloud rolls in. Until next month always have an escape route when you ride! Motorman
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Therefore, I did not get to enjoy any of the food and I also could not stay very long.

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The following day (06/14) I was off to a more lively party, which included lots of titties & beer. The Wings of Gold MC West Palm Beach Chapter held their Annual at Dream Girls. Apparently everybody loved the idea of having the party at a strip club. I showed up shortly after noon. The

parking lot was already filled. I felt bad for the vendors that had set up their tents outside. It was an extremely hot day and a lot of the riders enjoyed watching titties and drinking beer inside. I was one of them. On Thursday (06/18) I took a ride over to Betty’s Best Burger. Our friends Jerry & Gloria had flown in from St. Thomas, USVI. I was very happy to meet up with them, since the last time I saw them was for Daytona Bike Week. I took the night off and and I hardly took any pictures. It was more important to do some catching up with them. That night there must have been between five and six hundred bikes out there. All of the sudden the wind started to

pick up dramatically and it looked like a very heavy storm would come down on us. People started getting on their bikes and leaving the parking lot in a hurry. Since Jerry & Gloria had never been at the Wings of Gold MC Miami Club House I suggested to pay them a visit. Much to our surprise we did not get wet.The Club House was jam packed. We witnessed four people getting patched. We had a really good time. I found out that the Hermandad club house is almost right around the corner. It was about time that I finally made a showing there. I really liked their club house a lot. I am not just saying so because I found a lot of my pictures on the walls (however, there is still so much more room to fill...). As expected Bigote and his crew were very hospitable. We ended up having an incredible time and I stayed way past my regular bed time. I was home around 3:00 a.m. While Jerry & Gloria were on vacation, I had to report to work the following day. Later on that night I went over to Wings of Gold MC Ft. Lauderdale Chapter. It was the third Friday of the month and they had their Open

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Woo’s View
by Willie Woo
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Hi ALL! It’s now July and I love it. The Nations Birth. How glorious an event. Too bad the Demlibcom’s hate this country, the Country that has given us ALL so very much. The Country that was set up to give you as much as you were willing to work for. I know that in progressive thinking that’s “NOT FAIR”. Fair is a man-made concept that simply does NOT exist in nature. Nature is the way it really is, not the way the Demlibcoms would like it to be. God (sorry if that word offended you libs out there... NOT) told Noah after the Great flood that “There shall be NO HEAVEN ON EARTH” and he damm sure kept his word. Now this Marxist moron you lib morons elected to be President is systematically tearing our Country apart and you morons think he’s the greatest thing since toothpaste in a tube... God help us. I have a few things I don’t think are “fair”. I don’t smoke and really hate the smell of all those different types of tobacco. Yuckers! Ciggies, pipes, cigaros, all smell like dog shit to me. The difference between the d.l.c.’s and me is that I think those of us who like to smoke should be allowed to. I know you lib morons out there want us all to be the same, BUT WE AREN’T!! Speaking of Fair, I don’t think it’s “fair” that I have to work while people who are younger and stronger than me sit on their ass’s and collect welfare. I HAVE to take drug tests for the privilege of being able to work. I think it would be much “fairer” if the people on the public dole would have to do the same. If they showed clean, they get their (our) money. If they don’t, as we say in Brooklyn, “ Fuck ‘em!’, no money for you this month. No more public money till you show clean. I know libs, you’re going to ask me how will they live till next month with no money (our’s), to which I say again,”FUCK ‘EM! They should have thought about that before they spent our money on THEIR drugs and booze! My tax money should NOT be used for some asshole to be able to get high on my dime! Lib’s seem to think that they are doing us all a favor by worrying about everyone else. I don’t mind that at all. What I do mind however, is when they push their concerns off on me and I HAVE TO PAY FOR IT! I have an Idea!!! Why don’t just those registering as dem (libcom’s) ocrats be required to pay the extra money into their taxes to help those they want to “help” on welfare? That seems FAIR to me. Here’s another idea. Every year we spend more and more money on education and every year our kids come out on the short end of the education stick. Why don’t we just go to a country that doesn’t spend anywhere as much money on each student as we do, and yet gets higher scores and just DO WHAT THEY ARE DOING??? I know, now the Teachers Union is going to hate me too! I just have to tell them to get in the long line!!
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And last but NOT least, to my fellow Jews out there, the one’s who voted for the Marxist, (and you know who you are)... thank you for cutting Israel’s throat and leaving the knife in Her back. My only question to you all is WHAT WERE YOU THINKING??? You elect a guy who was raised Muslim, went to a Church for 20 years that preached hate and that the Jew’s are at fault for everything, and you thought WHAT??? He bows to the Saudi King, tells the world what no goods we are and you voted for him? Just like the Jew’s in Germany who were Germans first wondering why Hitler had them in camps. How could this be happening?? Stupid asses, HE WROTE a book telling you all what he was going to do! Hell, the Marxist in the Whitehouse wrote 2!!! I don’t know why, but liberal Jew’s love to cut their own throats. There, now that I’ve vented I feel much better. Anyway all (even you libcom’s) of you out there, have a great month and I’ll see you again next month. Be Safe (drive/ride sober) Enjoy and God Bless you all (even the lib’s). Uncle Willie

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Florida Rides
By Tito Jimenez tito@wheelsontheroad.com

Ocala National Forest Last month we stopped at Olustee Battlefield National Monument in Osceola National Forest. Leaving the Monument, we’ll turn west for a couple of miles and take CR-231 south to SR100 in Lake Butler, where we’ll turn left to follow SR-100 southeast into Starke. If the name of this town sounds familiar, it may be because that’s where Florida State Prison, home of “Old Sparky”, is located. In 1999, Allen Lee Davis was the last person put to death in “Old Sparky”, which is now only used if a death row inmate chooses to be electrocuted. Otherwise, Florida now executes by lethal injection. In Starke, we’ll turn right on US-301 and follow it south into Ocala, after it joins with US-441. There we’ll turn left on SR-40, which takes us into Ocala National Forest. Established in 1908, Ocala National Forest is the oldest national forest east of the Mississippi River, the southernmost national forest in the continental US, and at 607 square miles, the second largest national forest in Florida. There are at least 10 lakes in or around the forest. There are also 10 campsites in or around the forest, so if you want to stay near

Daytona without being near the crowds, this might be a cool option for you. There are a lot of things to do in the forest, including canoeing, boating, hunting, fishing, skiing, snorkeling, swimming, bicycling, horseback riding, and off-roading. There are over 140 miles of OHV trails for motorized vehicles, and over 100 miles of horse trails, which are old roads – 6 to 8 feet wide - converted for horse traffic. A little more than half way through the forest we’ll turn left on SR-19 and head north to Palatka, where we’ll turn right

on SR-207 and head east to US-17, then turn left on SR-40 to head back into the forest. This time when we get to SR-19 we’ll turn south toward Altoona. In Altoona we’ll turn left on SR-42 and head into Deland. At the end of SR-42 we’ll turn left onto US-92, which will take us back into Daytona. If you put my last 2 articles together with this one, you can do the ride in one day, but get your butt ready – it’ll be a long day in the saddle! Instead, I’d recommend making a 2 day ride of this, assuming you’re starting and ending in Daytona. That way you can better enjoy the ride and you don’t have to ride through the country at night. Remember, there are deer in central Florida! Ride safe!

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On Special Assignment
by Chef Joel - joel@wheelsontheroad.com

It’s Summer time & my column name says it all “On Special Assignment” & that it was. I made my yearly retreat to NY a few weeks ago for many special reasons. First of all, another nephew was getting married. Matthew (my nephew) & his new bride Elizabeth had a beautiful ceremony in the Arlington, Va. area. That was followed by an even more fantastic reception at River Farms Garden Park. It was actually an 1800

acre property along the Potomac River in Alexandria, Va. that dates back from the 1650 era. It was bought by George Washington in 1760. He eventually gave the property to his right hand man (& personal secretary) as a wedding gift for marrying his (George’s) widowed niece... long story-(Google Rocks!!) Now the property is home to the American Horticultural Society & is also used for receptions & other events. Although is has been combed down to a mere 27 acres it still is amazing to be there. The original home & its main rooms are used for the dance & dining areas. Along with a patio area completely tented. Crazy history is all I can say. My brothers Robbie, Paul & I took in all the sites & had a bunch of good laughs. Robbie & I actually hiked down the hill to the river’s edge & almost needed a cable car to get back up. First “walk” he & I had in probably 30 yrs - good time bro. The ride back home the next day included a stop to see my dad’s childhood friend in Md. They both reflected back on the good times they had as kids, like less than 10 yrs old era; and they are both in their 80’s now. I can say that I am also lucky enough to have plenty of those kinds of friends. As we made it back to the car, we received a call from my sister Lucy with great news. She & her family could not make it to the wedding because my niece Alyssa was
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competing in Rochester, NY in the 2009 Level 6- New York State Gymnastics Championships- this was the 10 yr old division. It turns out she won the whole thing. That’s right “NY’S - All Around Champion”, if you recall from a past column, my oldest

brother Johnny was a member of the 72 US Olympic Gymnastics team in Munich, plus many more competitions & some championships of his own in national & international competitions. It seems we might have another talented star in the making. She has a long way to go & seems very determined to stay with it. YOU GO ALYSSA! Making it back to Long Island to begin my list of those “special assignments” was complicated by a steady daily burst of English type weather: heavy mist, fog, rain, & cold, it sure wasn’t riding weather. This went on for days. I had plenty of outdoor things to do for my parents & this only held things up.

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MONTHLY EVENTS
To list your SE Coast motorcycle event for free, email: miamimike@wheelsontheroad.com, fax or mail your flyer before the 16th. I “CRS” so I can’t remind you you got to remind me. MM
• Everyday - Harvey’s on the Bay 5-4-$8 Domestic • Everyday - 84 Diner & Grille for great eating • Everyday - The BEST Subs at Angelo’s Deli, Tamarac • Everyday - Ballers Hallandale $10 Buckets & more! • Everyday - WETZ Pub Happy Hour & cheap drinks • Everyday - Joe’s Pizza has great lunch specials • Everyday - Mickey’s 5-4-$10 Domestic Buckets • Fri - Outlaws MC WPB Open House at 7PM • Fri - 5-4-10 Domestic Buckets at Mickeys • Fri - Live music at Ballers Hallandale • Thurs/Sat Hermandad MC Open House, 305-299-4731 • Fri & Sat - Keltics MC Open House, 954-232-4476 • 1st Sat - Wings of Gold MC West Palm clubhouse • 2nd Sat - Bike Night at Hobies • 3rd Sat - Appreciation Party at Treasure Coast Harley • 4th Sat - Mickey’s Old Skool Bike Nite • Sat - Noon to 8, $9 Dom Bucket at the Beer Barn • Sat - FREE hot dogs & sodas at H-D Palm Bch,10-2 • Sat - Ladies night at Daisy Dukes - drink free after 9 • Sun - BBQ at Cafe 27 noon to 7PM • Sun - Free Pool at Sharkey’s • Sun - Free pool at Beer Barn, 5 for $9 domestic buckets • Sun - 5 for $10, Free Food & live music at Mickey’s • Sun - Country Night at Crabby Jacks • Sun - Free Bike Wash at Ballers • Last Sun - Free Food, Live Music at Horsefeathers • Mon - Open Pool tables at Ballers • Mon - Union night at Cagneys Saloon • Mon - Jam Nite at Turn 3 with Stet & T3JB • Mon - Soldiers for Jesus Open House 7-10PM • 2nd Tues - Soldiers for Jesus Open House Night • Tues - Ladies nite at Mickey’s 5 til close • Tues - BBRA Bike Nite at Bru’s Room, Hillsboro/441 • Tues - Blues & Zydeco Jam at Cagney’s • Tues - Karaoke Contest cash prizes at Ballers • Wed - Ladies night at Hog Wild Saloon & Grill • Wed - Daisy Dukes bike nite 5-4-$9 buckets • Wed - Ladies night at Cagney’s Saloon • Wed - Guys nite at Mickey’s 5 to close, drink specials • Wed - Ladies Nite at Hobies & Horsefeathers • Wed - Crabby Jacks Deerfield Bike Nite at 7PM • 2nd Wed - Treasure Coast Harley Bike Nite • Thurs - Bike Night at Stuart Grill & Ale • Thurs - New Band Showcase at Cagneys Saloon • Thurs - Cafe’ 27 Bike Nite & Live Music • Thurs - H-D South at “OPEN” formerly Fuddruckers • Thurs - Lake Worth Bike Night • Thurs - G.W. Sharkey’s Raw Bar & Grill Bike Night • 1st & 3rd Thurs - Treasure Coast Harley Bike Night • 3rd Thurs - Stuart Grill & Ale Wet & Wild Bike Nite • 3rd Thurs - H-D Palm Bch Bike Nite JJ Muggs Jupiter JULY 2009 • 4 - July 4th Blowout at Wetz Pub... 28 • 4 - July 4th Party at Daisy Dukes... • 4 - July 4th Blowout at Mickey’s... 14 • 4 - Harvey’s by the Bay... 10 • 4 - Free Vodka Drinks at Ballers... 23 • 5 - US Military Vets MC Party at Ballers... 41 • 11 - Keltics MC Mary Ann Benefit... 38 • 11 - UFC Fights at Daisy Dukes... 30 • 11 - UFC Fights at Ballers... 23 • 11 - WOG MC Icemans Birthday... 39 • 12 - States Lake Worth Fun in the Sun Party... 38 • 12 - Jody’s Blues, Cruise, Tattoos at Mickeys... 14 • 18 - Wheels of Man MC 9th Annual Chili Cook-off... 39 • 19 - Christmas in July Annual Bike & Hot Rod Run... 54 • 24 - Billy the Kid BD & Mystic 7 Grand Opening... 10 • 25 - July Birthday Blowout at the Beer Barn... 3 • 26 - Black Pistons 6th Annual,Coconut Crk Casino... 37 • See page 63 for Treasure Coast Harley’s Special Events • See back cover for Rossmeyers Special Events AUGUST 2009 • 2 - Mark & Daves Birthday Party at Cagney’s... 13 • 8 - Larry (Hi Tech) Memorial Run... 13 & 39
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“Louie’s” Adopt Us
This is Louie’s monthly column featuring 3 nice dogs that need a good home. These dogs are all living at the Shih Tzu Rescue in West Broward. There are some fee’s involved to help with the cost of keeping and feeding all these dogs and their medical treatments. You can see all the adoptee’s or make tax deductible donations (in Louie’s or your own pets name) at this newly redesigned site: shihtzurescue.org. Durrell is a real stunning gentleman. He has a deep, husky bark that will make you laugh when you see the little body it comes out of. He loves other dogs and people!! He is about 2 years old and weighs about 12 lbs. Couldn't ask for a nicer guy.
Yikes!! I’m dead meat!

Very difficult to write description of Mia Rose except to say that she is perfectly adorable. Beautiful, sweet, intelligent, gentle... a perfect little girl. Approximately 10 months old and 10 lbs... loves other nice dogs, loves cats, loves to play, loves to cuddle... could not imagine a nicer little dog. Needs a very nice gentle dog companion no more than 6 years old, preferably a small gentle boy. Needs someone who knows dogs well and has a good sense of humor. • Farley is a sweet, gregarious fellow who loves other dogs and people. He has a wonderful. loving personality. He is 2 years old and weighs about 13 lbs. He is very smart and is anxious to show his new companions what a little love he can be.
(Adoption fees apply for all of my friends. Louie)

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Phantom Strikes by Phantom@wheelsontheroad.com
Remembering the time when I came home from military service, thats all I wanted to talk about... my time in Vietnam and the duty I had over there and that was to save lives. The intensity of the physical wounds and death became routine but I never got used to it. I was young but grew up real quick and had to deal with wounds that would never leave my mind for the rest of my life. At home, everyone around me didn’t want to hear it and I stayed silent for years thereafter. Slowly I would get back into civilian life that feeling I had such an important job meant nothing at home. For most of us that came back we would rather not talk about it. I felt that for a lot of us later in life it became a haunting rememberence. Purple Hearts are given for physical wounds, but none are given for emotional, mental wounds, that sometimes takes some of us to a place we can’t control. My friend Randy (whose son Robert who has served 3 tours in Iraq and is a recipient of the Silver Star) and I took the ride to the Leathernecks MC Agent Orange Poker Run in Lake Worth where we found a few hundred who showed up to remember. Agent Orange have taken and shortened many veterans lives. Let us not forget the sacrifices that were made. When I was employed by the School Board many teachers had asked me to give lectures about the Vietnam War, a war that most students today have no idea what took place at home and over there. I gave the lectures in full combat gear of that era to give them a feeling of what it was about. It gave me closure - I can now talk about it. More surprisingly, the students were stunned and many came to shed tears - and all said what most didn’t say at the time... “Welcome Home”. I have been renting rooms in my home for the past ten years. Presently, I have two roommates and both happen to be Vietnam Veterans Brothers. Ed just recently developed cellulitis of his left knee and was required to stay at the VA Hospital for 10 days. He is home now and has to continue IV therapy. I’m back taking care of a brother administering his IV antibiotics. My nursing background has come in

handy again. The New Attitudes MC Annual was a quiet event. No music - I think they overlooked this, still friends came and the food was excellent. The Wings of Gold MC West Palm Annual at Dream Girls Club was a hot one - too hot outside and way crowded inside (I wonder why?). Remembering the 60’s, when I used to hang around Greenwich Village in NYC, there were many head shops. Nowadays, there are not too many around, especially here in SoFla. But, there is a place in Margate that reminds me of those times. They have neat stuff AND they have a flag displayed. Tara minds the store and I have chosen Grateful J’s as my ‘Patriotic Business of the Month’. Dynasty Cycles has been around for 10 years and are experts in both foreign and domestic bikes. Karen is the owner and has always gone way out of her way to help with the many charities and events for the biker community. (It’s also where I got my skull headlight) I have chosen Karen for my ‘Biker Babe of the Month’. (BTW - I’m only doing Biker Babs from now on...) Dangerous Curves girls at Leathernecks MC event.

Me and Tara at Grateful J’s

I have been testing and trying to see if there is a difference in performance with Oxytane, a gas additive. Miami Mike gave me some bottles to try out and so far I have tried four tankfuls. I do believe that my bike is running with a spunk of energy. Further testing will be needed for a full evaluation - let’s see how it goes. Don’t forget the troops -

to display the flag is one way you can support the troops. They are paying the price of freedom. Ride free, PHANTOM

In loving memory of Bernie, Chrissy, Clay, Big Ed, Bob Amchir, Animal, Ricky, Pervert, Roger 1%er & “Louie, the WOTR Maskot”

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by MacMan@wheelsontheroad.com
Warm Greetings from Hobe Sound! Our Treasure Coast Leatherneck’s Agent Orange Event was a very big success. We received many donations, and sales of raffle tickets were brisk. We were able to raise a tidy sum of money which goes to the many victims of Agent Orange. Many thanks to all the vendors, Motorcycle Clubs and individual bikers who showed up at John Prince Park in Lake Worth, in support of our event. We are still receiving donations - so as they say, better late then never. Feel free to send a donation check today to: LMCI P.O. Box 1674 Jupiter, Florida 33468. Our event started with the presentation of our Colors by the Color Guard from the VFW #10132 of Hobe Sound. A Twenty One Gun Salute, the singing of our National Anthem, and then “Taps”, in memory of all our servicemen who have passed on during or after serving our country. We even had a wedding ceremony with a nice couple exchanging vows, with their family and friends in attendance! Lt. Colonel Alan West, who is a regular contributor to WOTR, was a guest speaker with a very positive message that gave everyone plenty to think about. Be sure to read his column each month in this magazine. Alan will be running for Congress and intends to help all of us take back our country! Go West! For the most part we had warm sunny weather with a few late afternoon sprinkles that cooled things off nicely. “Big Vince & the Phat Kat’s” provided great live music. When they took a break, “Dancer” from Papa Bears Den in WPB, provided some great DJ sounds. The Dangerous Curves girls were on hand and put on quite a show! Pastor Ida Joy, her church members and family, cooked all day - and the food was really heavenly! The Stuart Grill & Ale had a Lemonade Stand with girls serving Free Ice Cold Lemonade! And then there was plenty of ice cold Bud on tap...Yeah Boy! There was plenty of free door prizes and lots of Leatherneck’s T-shirts that were shot from a big
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potato cannon by Mark, Todd & Scott of Dangerous Curves / Crown Collision of Palm City. It was an exciting fun filled day with lots of activities for everyone. It was a wonderful and worthy event for a great cause. I think everyone involved was as proud to be a part of it as I was. And, as always, I had my camera along and took some photos. If you see me point my camera in your direction at an event you never know... you might wind up here on the pages of WOTR. I spent part of the day in a tent near the entrance helping out by just selling Leatherneck Agent Orange Event T-Shirts and Lil’Biker Helmet Floating Rubber Duckies. I also ate far too many chocolate chip cookies, made by Jane, a generous lady volunteer who used those cookies to close plenty of t-shirt sales! Good News... we still have some t-shirts and Lil’Rubber Ducks for sale. They might be the ideal

holiday stocking stuffer! Any takers?? Where else in creation will you ever find a lil’ rubber duck wearing a cycle helmet, that you can take in the tub with you? These cute ducks are just $3 dollars each 4 for a $10 donation! They are so Hot even your mother-in-law will want one! Interested, call Tail Pipe (561) 386-3813. The Big Raffle ticket - winner of the beautiful Brighton Bike Works Rolling Chassis was Paul Donnelly and family. His partner Stephanie, and eight year old son Stephen, are just as excited with the new custom cycle as he is. Good luck Paul - and keep the custom painted polished side up! On behalf of all the Treasure Coast Leatherneck’s M/C - we sincerely thank everyone for the support, the donations, time and effort put forth for our Agent Orange Event. The feedback that I have had so far is that this was a hit and that folks are in fact looking forward to our next event. We salute, appreciate , respect and support all the Veteran M/C organizations and riding clubs. We will attempt if possible to come out and support any event your organization may have. We invite you to participate and come to our events. Our colors may be a bit different

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I had my bike with me, which I brought up in the bed of my truck. Another one of those “special assignments” was pulling up my Long Island buddies (Joey & Laureen’s) new bike they bought in Orlando while here for Leesburg. I pulled that up in a U-Haul & delivered their new baby (a 09 Ultra Classic) out to Port Jefferson. Back in my hometown the next few days & nights were spent seeing old friends & making some new ones. My home town of Farmingdale was all a buzz with the upcoming (now past) 109th US Open Golf Championship at Bethpage Park. I actually caddied there as a kid-yes on the Black & all the other courses there. I also taught myself how to ski there & sleigh rode there many a winters. Plus some good partying in the secret parts of the course during HS years at night. So I was quite familiar with a lot of the holes & spots they showed on TV. I came back down here the week before the event & missed it. Back in town was a blast though. I spent a few nights with friends at Granny O’Sheas Irish Pub, the oldest bar in Farmingdale from the 40’s. I spent many a night there as a kid, playing pool & staying warm on those cold-ass winter nights. Thanks to Kathleen & John for your hospitality. Of course I had to stop over & see my friends at JD’s Place in

Farmingdale. Special shout & congrats to “the Lovely Miss Jo-Jo”, who is the 2nd year in row winner of the NY area Miss Full Throttle award. I spent a few nights with John (Mgr.) & Anthony & Michelle (owners) & their new fun bartender Michelle. Thank You all for your hospitality. I met up with 2 friends from middle & high school days, Bobby Mac & Gail. She knew of a place in Massapequa called Big Daddy’s, a Cajun Style Smoke House, Grill & Pub. Besides some fantastic cocktails & good times with the staff, I had the honor of meeting “Exec. Chef Craig”. He gave me the tour of his kitchen & I felt like a kid in a candy store. So many cool cooking toys. He sent out a few sampler plates of his specialties that made our mouths water. I have eaten quite a few wings in my time & have never had the pleasure of eating a “smoked mango chipotle” wing. Let’s just say FANTASTIC! A flavor I have never experienced & tender as it could possibly be. That besides the “24oz. Blackened Ribeye in mushroom sauce” was phenomenal. Crazzzzzzyyy good stuff. Check them out at www.bigdaddysny.com. A must visit if you’re up there. Tell “Chef Craig” “Chef Joel” sent you. Once again, the weather kept me from going upstate or anywhere else for that matter with my friend Ray for a good ride. But good times were had with him, Keith, Vinny, and Freddy. Feel better Bro - he went down on sand going home from hanging out one night with us. Some bumps, bruises & a broken collar bone-luckily. Special thanks to my other good friends Frankie, Donna & his family... good steak & rib nights & his new boxer pup “Harley”-yapp... another besides mine. She’s a blast. I miss all of you guys & you all make it very special each time I am home to visit. It’s back to reality here in So Fla & remember to watch out for those storms on the road, there have been some hairy ones lately. Also those other wonderful things that Africa blows our way are yet to come - keep our fingers crossed we don’t get many - or any on that note. And only 2 more issues until the Petersons Poker Run in Key West. Don’t wait too long to make your reservations - it is filling up again fast. Hope to see you there. Til next time, “Take Care & Ride Safe” Chef Joel

In loving memory of Bernie, Chrissy, Clay, Big Ed, Bob Amchir, Animal, Ricky, Pervert, Roger 1%er & “Louie, the WOTR Maskot”

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but we all enjoy the wind in our faces and share the love of the ride. Stay tuned... Semper-Fi MacMan

Fort Lauderdale H-D “Full Moon Ride”
by Bruce Berman / bberman@brucerossmeyer.com
Saturday, June 6th 2009 was like most other days in the past thirty. The day had plenty of sunshine, but come 6:00 PM the clouds rolled in and the thunder began. But not all of the thunder was the rainy storm kind. In spite of a brief, yet very wet thunder storm, 117 motorcycles roared out of Ft. Lauderdale Harley-

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Remember, we hope to see more participation from all members at the next meeting of the SFLCOC on Wed. July 8th at 8PM at VFW # 8182, located at 232 S Dixie Hwy, Pompano Beach. There are important issues that need to be discussed and voted on. Also, check us out on the web at SFLCOC.com. Ride safe, SEY

Davidson for a fun filled night. Engines cranked to life closer to 8:30 PM than the planned 8:00 PM to accommodate the weather. Mildly damp riders, under a twelve bike Sheriff’s escort, thundered up the thirty plus miles of historic A1A to the Quarterdeck Seafood Restaurant and Neighborhood Grill. Riccardo Boccanegra, riding his bike “Dracula”, led the wolf pack on the second annual “Full Moon Run”. The small Boynton Beach establishment sprang to life as all of the bikes roared in to the parking lot at 9:30. The food was great, the drinks flowed, the band rocked and all had a howling awesome time. Thanks to all those who participated and we hope you had a great time! To see the 10 minute video of the ride go to: brucerossmeyerh-d.com/event_calendar.asp) Bruce

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you about their experiences down the road) What I can tell you is the stuff worked for me. Acceleration was quicker than normal, both from a dead stop as well as when I was running at highway speeds, and I wasn’t filling up my tank as much as I normally did. Without doing Dyno testing on the bike I will go out on a limb and say the little 1 oz bottle, added to my 5 gal tank, gave me 5-8 more horses. I usually get 150 - 160 miles per tank but now I get about 180-190 miles per tank depending on riding conditions. Your results may vary but I’m happy with this little powerhouse in a bottle. If you want to try some I sometimes keep a extra few bottles on my bike and I may possibly distribute it through WOTR, and to a few local bike shops. In the meantime you can check out the website at oxytane.com for complete performance information and a load of scientific papers and diagrams for those who crave that sort of info. I wanted to tell you a little about my advertiser, Harvey’s by the Bay, located in the American Legion Hall at Legion Park off 64th Street & NE 7th Ave., right on the bay in Miami. Harvey’s is named after Harvey Seeds, the first Miamian killed in combat during WWI. Harvey’s is laid back and comfortable - like an old pair of slippers. Harvey's has a kitchen cooking up classic bar chow, a free pool table in the main bar area and an outdoor tiki hut - not to mention typical American Legion (re: cheap) drink prices. Before 1999, this was one of the hottest places for biker events and we even went to a few biker weddings. Dick Brett (GBNF) and Marisol’s wedding, in the early 90’s, had over 2,000 “guests” and we partied for most of the night. The parking lot and bar is enormous and can accommodate any size crowd... and the view of the bay makes Harvey’s one of the really great biker hangouts, worth a ride anytime. Bad News for Billy: Bike builder Billy Lane could be spending the next 9 years in prison for causing the death of another biker while driving under the influence. Lane plead no contest to a single felony count of vehicular homicide. His blood alcohol was twice the legal

limit when he ran over 56 year old Gerald Morelock, who was on his motorcycle, Labor Day 2006. The DUI manslaughter charge was dropped under the terms of his plea bargain. He will be sentenced on August 14th. Axman covered most events this month so check his column. I also rode to a few events with the Soldiers for Jesus MC 2nd Annual at Benny’s Ice House the last one in May. Amigo, Lou and their club members put on a very well attended party. If the weather wasn’t so freaken crappy there may have been a few hundred more. But Benny’s was packed so there would have been no place to put them all anyway. There were some vendors outside, most noteably, Hog Swipe, who sells a great line of bike cleaning products and has a nice selection of different t-shirts that are very comfortable to wear. (My size is XL...) The event was a big success and Amigo said to thank you all for showing up to support the club. Sharon and I rode over to the “Uncancelled” New Attitudes MC Annual, held at the Dania Beach clubhouse of AOA MC. Always a good time at the clubhouse, even if this is a “dry” event. There was a nice crowd enjoying the tiki hut and the food was excellent. Plenty of raffle prizes were awarded which kept the Sharon & Lisa crowd hanging in until nightfall. It’s always a pleasure to be at one of their events. We also went to Mickey’s Pimp & Ho Party which turned into a bar closer. Lot’s of fun with live music by the “Untamed Band”, and a free buffet with plenty of deserts to satisfy the one I was with. The winner of the Best Looking “Pimp and Ho” event was... Mojo and Kelly! (I heard they didn’t need to buy a thing - they have all the clothes in their

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A Word from Ronnie C
by Ronnie Catronio
RonnieC@wheelsontheroad.com Chairman / Executive Director of BBRCF

Teach Your Kids about Giving to Charity Part 2 of 2 Ideas on Where to Give Money From the time your child is in elementary school, they probably are already involved in charity work, even if she doesn’t know it. She may be selling candy bars for the school baseball team, or she may be selling cookies for Girl Scouts. At Halloween, your child may collect money for UNICEF. These are all charities that your child’s efforts are supporting. If your child decides they’d want to donate a portion of their allowance, earnings, or money they have received as a gift to charity, you’ll have to help them identify the one or two places where they’ll give their money. No matter how big their heart may be, it’s not practical for them to give to everyone. She’ll have to decide what’s important to them and find the charities that address their objective. 1. Discuss your child’s concerns about the world. Do they want to help cure disease (and which particular one)? Support the arts? Support education? Feed the hungry? House the homeless? Support your church or other religious organization? This type of discussion will help your child identify the area or areas that he’d like to help. 2. Find the charity that’s trying to fix the problems your child is concerned about. Maybe a well-known charity comes to mind. For example, a child whose grandfather died of heart disease may want to give to the American Heart Association. Or, maybe your child wants to help kids with terminal or lifethreatening illnesses have a special experience. He can give to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of America or The Wishing Star Foundation. Or, maybe they just want to help children in local hospitals like Chris Evert Children’s Hospital. Whatever they decide I’m sure it’ll be great. If you’re not sure which organization is best, the two of you can do a little digging. Your community may have various programs that might fit your child’s charitable goals. Just by looking around, you may see local organizations asking for help.
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this purpose. Label the jar “My contribution We at B.B.R.A. are like a conduit and money” or something else to reinforce the funnel our proceeds to worthy causes and idea that the money in the jar is for a special children’s charities. For a listing of more purpose. When the money reaches a certain than 600,000 organizations nationwide, amount (say, $10 or $25 dollars) or when you click on www.guidestar.org or check out reach a set time interval (such as the end of resources available at your local library on each school year), the money can be sent to charitable organizations. the charity your child has selected. You will How your child actually makes a probably have to change her money into the contribution depends a little on age. Older form of a check to send the contribution kids can save up their contribution dollars through the mail. for some time (maybe even year by year). If Ronnie C they have their own checking accounts, they then can write out a check and send it off to their favorite charity. With your okay, your child can make a charitable contribution or pledge of a contribution online to his favorite charity— he’ll need the use of a credit card to do so. Younger kids don’t necessarily see that same direct connection of their money going to charity, unless they actually place their cash in the church collection plate each week or in the Salvation Army kettle at Christmas time. Instead, they can save up their money in a Grownups donating at our recent BBRA Smiles Event special jar dedicated for

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Club House Night. By the time I arrived, the place was absolutely crowded. I guess the word is finally out that they serve very delicious Italian food provided by “Pizzaman” of Joe’s Pizza & Pasta. (That’s him on the cover). That night six or seven different sportbike clubs with about 30 bikers rode in. It was nice to see that the interactions going on between the different types of bikers. Later on that evening I had the pleasure to lead a group of about fifteen sportbikes riders over to the Keltics MC club house. Unfortunately, they must have been still out partying somewhere because their club house was closed. Better luck next time. On Sunday (06/21) I attended the monthly SE ABATE Chapter Meeting. This was another full house, since we had the elections of the new board members for next year. I am very sad to see Jimmy Les stepping down from the position as President. I think he did an outstanding job the last three years, building up the SE Chapter and it’s reputation to what is right now. Jimmy Les, you rock! The good thing is that our new board of directors is filled with very capable people such as Jim “Jimbo” Sherrow (President), Bob “Old Hippie” Leavitt (V.P.), “Bars” Calabrese (Sergeant at Arms), Alice Calabrese (Treasurer) and Paul Melcer (Secretary). I am very confident that they will all do their best to keep the Chapter on growing. I have pledged my continuous support to the new board members and the Chapter. Right after the meeting I went to Peterson’s Harley-Davidson North Store for their Father’s Day Hot Rods and Harley Event. They had a car and bike show going on. There were a lot of beautiful cars and bikes on display. I am glad that I was not one of the judges, because I would have had problems on picking a winner. Doc Reno and Toast were broadcasting live from 11:00 -

3:00 p.m. Unfortunately, I did not have a lot of time, because we had friends and family coming to our house that afternoon. On a personal note, I want to draw your attention to the up-coming 2nd Annual Christmas in July Bike Run which will take place on Sunday July 19, 2009. Registration for this police escorted ride which will benefit the Kids & Families Foundation will begin at 7:30 AM at Peterson’s North Store, 19400 NW 2nd Avenue, Miami. The ride will depart at 10:30 AM and end at Tropical Park for a day filled with music, food, drink, vendors and lots of fun for the whole family. Registration is $10 per person, plus one

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ABATE UPDATE
by Jimbo, SE President Jimbo@wheelsontheroad.com

I want to say thank you to ABATE SE Chapter members for electing me as your president. I am honored to serve as your President and humbled by your trust. I will I RAN ACROSS THIS BRIEF AND WANT TO INCLUDE IT HERE work hard to uphold that trust and FOR OUR NEW MEMBERS AND POTENTIAL MEMBERS TO LET serve you well during my 1st term. THEM KNOW WHAT WE ARE ABOUT SO THEY WILL MAKE UP I have my own style and it is very THEIR MINDS AND JOIN ABATE SE CHAPTER. different than what you may be used to. Different times require different styles, different American Bikers Aiming Toward Education perspectives and different input from our many different members. WHO WE ARE: Many of you know that I am not a We are a non-profit organization of motorcycle enthusiasts from all man of many words, but as your walks of life. We have approximately 7,500 members Statewide. The President, you can be certain of SE Chapter membership is currently at approximately 650 members many things to come. I want to take strong. More than 75% of our members are registered voters. We lobby a minute here to let you know what and educate the government and the general public to promote my vision is for ABATE SE Chapter and our membership in the motorcycling in a safe and positive image. We endeavor to enlist the coming year. cooperation and participation of all organizations and individuals that First of all I want to get more active input from our members, more share a similar interest in preserving our American tradition of ideas, more participation, more accomplishment than ever before and FREEDOM. We promote motorcycle safety, training, & political more growth and success than ever before for the betterment of our awareness. We ARE NOT A CLUB OR A GANG. We fund our work organization. I strongly believe that none of us is as good as all of us. through toy runs, poker runs, campouts, and other motorcycle Let’s get back to some basic concepts for a minute. Who is ABATE activities worked by our membership of volunteers. We are your SE Chapter? – YOU ARE! neighbors & friends who work, pay taxes, and get involved with our The elected Board of Trustees is elected by you to serve you the community. We serve and support our country and believe in freedom. members. All of your Board Members will work hard for our We use all legal means to protect our rights without infringing on the membership and to complete OUR agenda with success. The members rights of others. Abate members are all volunteers working toward a have been providing input in the form of some ideas and I’ve wrapped common goal contributing their time, effort, experience and them up into an agenda. Now let’s get busy on that agenda: knowledge for the safety and freedom of the general motorcycling WE will have more rides promoting motorcycle safety, freedom of public. Abate has been established for 28 years with a strong record of choice and have fun riding positive achievement and solid reputation we are all very proud of. WE aim to unify and strengthen the brotherhood and camaraderie within our chapter members. OUR GOALS: WE aim to grow our membership to be larger and stronger than ever • To become a powerful and viable political force in legislative matters before. concerning the motorcyclist. WE aim to reach out to all freedom and rights fighters in Broward • To promote the safe riding habits without infringing on individual and Miami Dade Counties. freedoms. WE will bring all motorcycle enthusiasts from all • To motivate the bikers to write letters to their walks of life to join and help support the protection legislators before, during, and after the legislative of our rights and freedom of choice for there is session. strength in numbers and we shall not leave our • To furnish our members with a newsletter to keep brothers and sisters stranded alone to accept the woes all bikers informed in regards to upcoming of unfair or discriminatory legislation. legislation. WE will continue to have kick ass events with the continued help of our stronger and more unified PURPOSE: membership. • Promote motorcycle safety through education. WE will work hard to save lives by educating the • Proactive participation and collaboration with general public, members talking to people to make legislative bodies in prevention of discriminatory, them aware of sharing the road with motorcycles. unjust language in proposed legislation and WE will do all of this without complaint because elimination of unfair motorcycle-related or targeted we are tired of going to our brother’s and sister’s and overzealous legislation. funerals because they were cut down by some • Protection of personal rights of all motorcyclists. careless @#% who didn’t even get a ticket or a fine, • Improve and maintain the positive image of not to mention jail time or something more than a motorcyclists to the general public. To provide for slap on the wrist. a Lobbyist to represent ABATE OF FLORIDA, WE strive to strengthen our partnership and INC., and to work with Legislators in the interest brotherhood with the Motorcycle Clubs of South and protection of all motorcyclist rights on the Florida. (Many in the MC’s ARE Abate SE members, State and National levels. they support us, we need to support them!) To our Jimbo - SE ABATE President South Florida Motorcycle Clubs - We seek to This sexy blond welcomes Jimbo as the Mobile Tel: 954-305-1599 embrace and strengthen our long standing partnership new SE ABATE Chapter president
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based on mutual respect and collaboration to further enhance the success of both our interests. WE will hold Fundraising events – to make money to pay for the things ABATE SE needs to run for the benefit of our organization and the work we accomplish for the good of the general motorcycling population. WE will do good - and have a good time doing it! “Gotta enjoy the ride.” Till Next Time, Ride Safe and Free, Jimbo JIMBO

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Biking with Bonnie
by BikerBonnie@wheelsontheroad.com
Biker Chicks Do Rule! Katmandu, Treasure Coast HarleyDavidson of Stuart, and other behind the scene teams did it again, an OUTSTANDING Ladies Day Out with at least 60 participants/women riders. I always thought the “sisterhood” a good thing, is not always easy, but with this group we’re all on the same page & the “sisterhood” comes easy. A biker chick thing? We certainly all have something in common, the love of our machines between our legs, carrying us on an ecstatic ride. We all met at Dogs & Cats Forever shelter and thrift shop, great facilities & people, whom this gathering of women benefited. Besides getting to see their new buildings in Pt. St. Lucie, I also got to see my old friend, Lady Fish, well known in the biker community but doesn’t ride her own, yet. She set up a table to introduce the newcomers to her “Always Perfect” business, show her support & to say “Hey” to everyone. One of the newcomers this 10th year was “The Vagabond Chickie”, Athena Ransom, a legend among bikers, male & female, as a motorcycle builder. Her accom-

plishments and schedule can be viewed at: www.vagabondchoppers.com. I was impressed - not because I was in the presence of a “celeb” but impressed because her heart & soul is in the right place. She was one of us, for the day anyway. No cameras (well, mine, yea), no TV stations, just a woman that has done what she loves for many years, and whose talents have been acknowledged. Easy to talk to and helpful. There were some issues with some bikes at the start and she addressed them. Even I picked her brain some. Athena went to see if she could help one gal and I had to laugh out loud when she approach the “Kawasaki” and exclaimed, “I don’t know what to do with that!” Athena herself was impressed by the fact, that this group, having no police escort, as in previous years, rode in such great unison. We put on bunches of miles that day, out to Indiantown, back to Stuart, with the ride culminating at the “former”, Hog Wild Saloon & Grill (who went out of business after writing a bad check to Miami Mike). During the ride, I dropped back a few rows to get some pics of Athena riding. When I got alongside her with camera she yelled out “you motojournalists are crazy!” Whatever it takes! The guys met us at Hog Wild, boyfriends, guy friends, husbands, etc., but the most popular were the guys from Treasure Coast Harley. Their men folk gave us a fashion show and I don’t know who enjoyed themselves more, the men or the women. Thanks T.C. H-D for the entertainment, and the goodies in my rider gift bag. All together a great day with giving weather. It gave us sunshine all day, and poured at Hog Wild. I got soaked heading home, when some girls came by on the highway. One being a friend Pat, from Pt. St. Lucie. She invited me to lay over at her place til the rain stopped - even drying my

clothes & feeding me. Much appreciated, my friend. The ride back to Vero a couple hours later was great. My bike had been running like crap for a couple weeks, even Pat was concerned, seeing how it was bucking going to her house. As embarrassing as it was to go down the street that way, I wouldn’t stop riding. Some said it was water in the carb, water in the gas, vapor lock, carb, electronic, etc. After replacing the spark plugs with no help, the jets were checked, they were clear. Then one day, I wanted to see what kind of battery I carried, it had been so long since I looked at it. Was it gel, was it sealed, etc. Well, it was a sealed battery, but there was a cable hanging loose. Duh! After that was tightened up, my bike has had that ole purr back! The drone that lulls me into a state of euphoria. I told a friend I was going to have a check off list stamped to my forehead! I only embarrass myself further by telling you loyal WOTR readers this, because it is hard to kick yourself in the ass. My jumping to the conclusion of every worse scenario that could be wrong with my bike, I believe came about, because I know the age and miles on it. Sounds good anyway, next time I will know better. My friends from Lakeland, Mary & Dale, finally made it to the my place on the East coast, after all the years of having me as their guest on the West. Being the rain was pretty reliable last month, they trailered over with both bikes on a Fri. after work. The good thing, it was a worthwhile riding weekend, the bad thing, the bikes were locked and loaded, but the keys were in Lakeland! Talk about “duh’s!”. Another reason they were here, their nephew was playing in the Florida State High School Baseball championship playoffs at the Mets Stadium. They (Alonzo High School) beat last years champs Fri. nite, I wasn’t there, and Mary & Dale hadn’t arrived yet, but their nephews parents came here Friday nite from the game and told us. We all went Sat. nite to the final game. It was great! They won of course, I got hoarse yelling & cheering and saw the Mets stadium. Sunday, I watched the trailer go back into the sunset. Come again ya’ll and bring yer keys! God Bless America, BB

In loving memory of Bernie, Chrissy, Clay, Big Ed, Bob Amchir, Animal, Ricky, Pervert, Roger 1%er & “Louie, the WOTR Maskot”

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Umm... Good Cookin’with Dee
Dee@wheelsontheroad.com

Roasted Red Peppers
8 Large Red Peppers 1/1/2 Cups Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 Tablespoons Balsamic Vinegar 3 Tablespoons Roasted minced Garlic Roast peppers on high broil or on the BBQ till skin is black, put in brown bag, close and leave in till cool about 1 hour. Meanwhile in a deep dish add rest of the ingredients - mix well. Take peppers out of the bag and cut tops off and pour juice into the deep dish. Peel the peppers and cut into strips. Place into oil mixture. Let sit at room temp for an hour to flavor. Serve with sliced Italian bread with some olive oil. Rub on each slice and rub a garlic clove on each slice with some fresh mozzarella cheese. Add some good wine. Certs is a must after eating this fine garlic appetizer. May gods hands be wrapped around you all as you ride. Dee (Dee is cooking at Cagneys, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday deom 7PM til midnight. She always has something special for dinner. See pg 13 for Cagneys ad.)

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Dawn’s - Sex in South Florida
Dawn@wheelsontheroad.com

I Want A Bad Boy!
That’s right guys... I want a bad boy! Now, I know a few of you thought I have changed my ways; that I no longer desire bad boys. Well, I guess some things never really change. So with that said... I want a bad boy! Wait scratch that. I don’t want just one bad boy... I want a big bunch of bad boys. I want as many bad boys as I can find. And, I am not talking about those mamby pamby bad boy want-a-be’s. I want the real stuff. I am looking for the best examples of bad examples. Some of you may be wondering what happened? Has she changed her ways? Well... On July 16th, I am filming a musical parody for my book. The book is about being attracted to... you guessed it... the bad boy types. The music video will be entitled Broken Picker, set to the music of Pretty Women by Roy Orbison. The video will show a women (me) who is hopelessly attracted to bad boys. (This is that thin line between art and reality) No matter how much she resists she just can’t break the pull of a good bad boy. So this is where you come in. I need a few guys to be one of the bad boys that will sweep me off my feet and abscond with me on the back of a bike. If this sounds like fun to you or if you would just like to have your pearly whites on YouTube, meet me at: Thursday, July 16th at 6:00pm, Luke’s Place, University Park Plaza 3558 S. University Dr., Davie, Fl 33328, between Nova Dr. and Griffin Rd. Come out for fun or just to say “Hi” and wish me a Happy Birthday. Rain date is Tuesday July 21st at 6:00pm. See you there, Dawn.

Bumbles Rumbles
bumbles@wheelsontheroad.com

Happy Independence Day !
Hope everyone stays safe and has a good holiday. Well last month I was in the keys and I went fishing and diving. I finally got certified for diving. It’s a blast being able to breath underwater. Fishing, I caught some Yellowtail Snapper, Tarpon, Shark, Grunts and Dolphin (Mahi Mahi). My dad cooked the dolphin and it was good. I hope to get some more dives in this summer but I’ll have to fit that between a trip to Michigan I’m going to take with my friend Emily, and my trip to Tampa for my cousin Hannah’s Bat Mitzvah. Also, I would like to wish a family friend, George a quick and speedy recovery from his motorcycle accident. Next month is my birthday so hopefully I will get many presents such as money *hint hint.* Hope to see you soon, Ride Safe. Bumbles.
In loving memory of Bernie, Chrissy, Clay, Big Ed, Bob Amchir, Animal, Ricky, Pervert, Roger 1%er & “Louie, the WOTR Maskot”

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Biking & Byting with Bruce
by Bruce Arnold • bruce@wheelsontheroad.com
WEST TEXAS: MOUNTAINS, MESAS & MILES
Friday, 29 February 2008, marked the end of seven days and 4,448 miles in the saddle for me. My trip began with my 31st Iron Butt Ride, a Bun Burner 1500 run from Miami Beach FL to Del Rio TX, covering a total of 1,568 miles in 34 hours 26 minutes. It ended with my 32nd Iron Butt Ride, a SaddleSore 2000 run from Carlsbad NM to Miami Beach FL, covering a total of 2,126 miles in 43 hours 51 minutes. Most of the remaining miles were spent riding through some of the most historically rich locations and incredibly scenic landscapes the Lone Star State has to offer. Part 3 of 4: Beware of the Dog From the northern terminus of Texas 118 in Kent TX, it was a short 36-mile hop down I-10 west to Van Horn, where I stopped for an early lunch of green chicken enchiladas at the Sands Motel & Restaurant, which was made famous a couple of years ago by a Tommy Lee Jones film that accurately depicted the relationship between many Native Texans and their Mexican counterparts, “The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada.” Then I gassed up in what author Larry McMurtry has called “... one of the grittiest towns on the whole length of the 10” and continued riding westward to Sierra Blanca - a town which Mr. McMurtry must surely have missed. There, I once again exited the safety of the interstate and headed north on Texas farm-to-market road FM-1111. Except for a couple of boundary jags, FM-1111 runs almost straight north from Sierra Blanca for 40-plus miles, where it then terminates as a “T” into US-62/180. And there is nothing - and I mean nothing - on that lonely stretch of road except roadrunners, jack rabbits (or were they jackalopes?) and scenery. At the “T”, though, civilization again manifested itself in the form of what looked like an old Route 66 pump-n-puke with a rusty trailer and scattered junkyard behind it. I didn’t need food or gas, which proved to be fortunate, because when I pulled in to check the place out, it was obvious it had been closed for some time. The “Open: Come On In!” sign was meaningless, so I assumed the “Beware of the Dog” sign was as well. BIG MISTAKE… As a long distance rider, I have learned to never miss an opportunity to pump or piss. I saw no reason to make an exception here, so I walked around to the side of this abandoned oasis and commenced to drain my lizard. I was just about to shake the sprinkles when from behind I heard a sound like what a wolf might make if you tried to take his meat. So I turned around slowly still holding my meat - and there not three feet away was a snarling black beast that looked to be half Rottweiler and half horse. I am six feet tall, but this devil dog’s snout was almost even with my chest! Scenes from The Omen came to mind... Fortunately though, my wits returned and I decided to speak calmly and gently as I would to any friendly mutt, and that did the trick. The Hound from Hell stopped growling, and soon his tongue was sticking out instead of his fangs. As I slowly looked away, he slowly walked away, eventually folding his
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lengthy legs and lying down in the shade about thirty feet behind my bike. Not knowing whether the roar of my drag pipes might re-awaken the demon in the dog, I quickly put my pecker back in my pants and my butt back in the saddle, and prayed the bike would start on the first try. It did. I hit first fast, popped the clutch, hauled ass and never looked back. Shortly thereafter, I stopped for a brief meeting with a couple of turkeys in Dell City. And while there, I decided to make nearby Carlsbad NM my destination for the evening. Continuing my ride east on US-62/180, with the Guadalupe Mountains looming ever larger on the left, I soon came to the Texas Salt Flats, where the extensive graywhite surface salt deposits left by intermittent lakes offered a Kodak moment I might be able to pass off as Bonneville. From there, I followed the highway right to the base of Guadalupe Peak, whose 8,749-foot elevation is the highest point in Texas, then through a small set of twisties over the pass and on towards the TexasNew Mexico border. Forty miles more took me past the entrance to Carlsbad Caverns, back down to the Chihuahuan Desert basin, and right into the friendly little Pecos River valley town of Carlsbad. There, the Ocotillo Inn offered spacious rooms with king-size beds at bargain rates, plus a bar and grill with stiff drinks and steak plates priced to fill your belly without blowing your budget. I had all the makings for an unexpectedly great evening. But my 2,000-mile ride back home would start before sunrise the next day, so I was forced to call it an early night. Oh well, there’s always tomorrow... and that’s where we’ll pick up next month. Until Next Time... Ride Long, Ride Free! Bruce

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e’ H s J u M dM t ! st ad at
by M t @w at heel sont her oad. com
April and May were two of the hardest months that a lot of people will ever have to endure. We have suffered two incredible losses back to back. It just goes to show you that you never know how much time you have left to share with your Brothers, Sisters and all the loved ones you have in your life. So if you have a lot of petty issues with someone you’ve known for a long time or just a very short time, you may never know the effect that it has until it is too late, so don’t be hard headed, man. Things aren’t always as they appear. Appreciate each other. I know it is a little late to talk about Charlie and Candy, but it was a great benefit for Old Chicken Foot. We had a great time, raised lots of money and also snuck Charlie out of the hospital for a couple of hours. All of his local friends made the food and performed music. It was great to see the North Miami crowd out and about. Even Old Man Garry came down from Bunnel with his lovely wife Patty. Anyway, we love ya guys and if there is anything you need, do not hesitate to ask. All of my nights at work are changing around so much with all of the different events going on. If you are not sure about something, call me at Baller’s. I’m there Sunday night through Thursday night and sometimes on weekends. I’m sorry for the confusion on the pig roast but we had to move it to the last Friday of July. Do not forget to be there on July 5th for the US Military Vets MC Annual. I’ll be cooking all day. This summer is going to be a hot one so let’s all get together and cool down with an ice cold bucket of beer and hot barmaids every day of the week. If anyone knows how to get in touch with the band “Wide Open” please call me at 305-725-6288. I would appreciate it. Until next time, Madd Matt out!

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Kelly & Mojo closet (:)) Lisa, Dave and their daughter Chelsea, tended to everyone’s thirst non-stop. It was a very good night like all parties at Mickeys. Stop in and ask dave to show you his big thing... the 25 ft. outdoor screen that is.

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new, unwrapped toy. I participated in last years ride and I was very impressed with how well it was organized. About six hundred bikes showed up for the Inaugural ride. I will be taking tons of pictures. Of any pictures that we will be sold from that day’s event, I will donate 20 % of the income directly to Kids & Families Foundation. So come on all out to support his great cause. With all of you showing up, we will make this ride bigger and better than last year’s ride. I hope to see on July 19th at Peterson’s Harley-Davidson. (See flyer over there on page 54) Until next time, ride free & safe, Axman.

The last event I attended in June was Peterson’s North Fathers Day Event, Bike & Car Show. A few thousand of Phil’s closest friends stopped by to enjoy a great (but HOT) afternoon of music, food and chrome. There were lines of classic chromed cars and two rows of show bikes. Phil was on hand to help hand out the awards and take photos with his friends and customers. (By the way Charlie, Phil forced me to take the cover photo of himself with those 2 beautiful girls...) The Peterson’s know how to throw a great party! And if you haven’t made reservations yet for the Key West Poker Run... you ain’t got much time left. The biggest South Florida Poker Run & Party takes place on September 18th-20th. And unless you just woke up from a 38 year coma you know it starts at either Peterson location and ends up 8-12 hours (if you do it right) in Key West where you will have a “rrrreally great” time. Check the next issue for the Poker Run flyer.

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In loving memory of Bernie, Chrissy, Clay, Big Ed, Bob Amchir, Animal, Ricky, Pervert, Roger 1%er & “Louie, the WOTR Maskot”

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Stormy’s Rider Rhyme’s by Stormy
stormy@wheelsontheroad.com

Freedom
Freedom is something some folks take in stride, They feel it in the air when out there on their ride... Freedom is a gift, it’s one of our Countries finest traits. Our forefathers made it official, when they United all the States...

Free Listings for Local South Florida Bands
Email miamimike@wheelsontheroad.com for your band to be placed here. Email bands name, contact name, contact phone, email or website
August Cambell (I95 Asshole Song) Solo,Accoustic Guitar/Vocals 305-685-4482 Assassin, Al Rich, 954-213-5252, http://assassin33063.tripod Big Fin Blues Band, Don Lutton, 305-495-9213 www.bigfinblues.com BoneLeeTadpole.com - Bone Lee BURN, Ken 561-305-9214, www.BurnRocks.Net Clergy, Arlen 561-966-0646 (Christian Hard Rock) www.Salvationsaloon.com Close Enough Band, Fireman Mark, 305-333-0203 Cold Iron, (937) 728-2719, milowe74@yahoo.com Crossbone, call Keith 772-260-7345, www.crossbone.us Deepset, www.deepset.com - (Rick) 561-909-8334 Dr. Strong, Ted 954-240-4821, www.myspace.com/drstrongband Ernie Southern, 772-388-2597, aintgoinbald@aol.com FlashBack Rockers,407-322-3359, FlashBackRockers@aol.com Greywolf, John 954-966-6848, greywolfband@bellsouth.net Groove Factor, Dave Moadel, 561-317-7129, myspace.com/groovefactormusic Hawk’s Blues, Hurriciane Hawk, 772-201-2001 Heidi and the El cats, 561-243-8606, iacmusic.com/artist.aspx?ID=89577 Hep Cat Boo Daddies, www.hepcatboodaddies.net, 954-931-0118 Jason’s Vibe, Jason Persico, http://www.jasonsvibe.com JC Crossfire Band, 954-680-1600, lids1@bellsouth.net Joey Gilmore Band, Jim Nestor 954-588-5144, www.joeygilmore.net King Colton, 954-785-0850, kingcolton@webtv.net King muDDfish, Mike Edwards 407-238-2036 www.kingmuddfish.com Light M’ Up - Call Todd (the bass man formerly of Hat Trick), 954-471-5540 Limerock Band, 786-443-9948, www.limerockband.com Lisa Jean Leonard, 954-927-9282, lipps1@bellsouth.net Miss Dympsey’s Class Band, Ginamarie 561-699-8761, gluvsthedrummer@aol.com Papa Joe and his Band, 786-488-7177, papajoesband@bellsouth.net Phil & Friends, Phil Shepard, 954-609-3621 Powerhouse, Louie 954-452-4431, keybdude@bellsouth.net Randy Singer, 954-929-7733, www.randyandnatasha.com Richard Vega, 954-520-5940, www.myspace.com/miamigroove Riff Raff, Gorilla, 954-366-8854, www.myspace.com/riffraffrocknroll Ringerz Band, Tommy 954-439-6862 or 954-240-1194 Riverdown, Jimi 561-294-3236, www.riverdown.com Rob the Tourist, 954-253-2386, www.robthetourist.com Roscoe Petersen Band, 954-889-4397 Shakedown, Lou Dinafo, 561-997-3343 Slide Area, Mike (954) 549-9107, guitarwolf2006@yahoo.com Slip & the Spinouts, 954-647-7741, geocities.com/slipandthespinouts Smokin’ Lucky’s, Bob Sweet,954-971-7334 Sound Proof, Jason Hanley, 561-707-3946, soundproofproductions.net Southside Band, contact: Tony Chance 561-723-5956 Steel Pony, 561-718-2482, www.steelponyband.com Surfing Socrates 305-302-7417, www.myspace.com/surfingsocrates The Double Standard, myspace.com/thedoublestandard, Chuck 754-273-3689 The Grant Piper Band, 561-703-6617, www.grantpiper.net The Gypsyroad Band, Darrell, 305-607-6889, elvizp@aol.com The Helldorados, Greg, 954-559-3537, purevolume.com/thehelldorados The Love Brokers, Tom 561-644-4368, www.myspace.com/thereallovebrokers The Surfin’ Tones, Greg 954-288-9426, www,wurfintones.com The Sweathogs, Ryan, 954-649-9595 Trucker, 954-588-7151, Larry, myspace.com/truckerrockandroll TRUST, call Tony, 954-804-2392, Classic Rock Band Urban Blues Express, John 954-987-9731, urbanbluesexpress@earthlink.net. Vintage Lemmon, Dan 561-756-4752, www.vintagelemmon.net ZE Bond Rocks (Female Rockers) www.zebondrocks.com
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We are “One Nation Under God’ with liberty and justice for all. We will live our lives with freedom, until God has made his call... Other Countries can see what we’re made of, we are courageous and we are brave, They put us down in many ways, but our freedom is what they crave... Always remember - don’t ever forget, our freedom doesn’t come cheap, Soldiers give their lives each day and the result is what we reap... So on this Independence Day go through all the ranks, And to every United States Soldier give them your heartfelt thanks... Happy 4th all!!! Stormy09

Charlie... I swear that Mike forces me to take these terrible pictures.

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and unwed fathers, second wives, grandparents and other persons interested in changing the present laws against fathers. Meetings are the second Tuesday of each month from 7pm to 9pm@ St. David's Catholic Church, 2nd floor of the Parish Hall building room 204, 3900 S. University Drive Davie, FL 33328, Phone (954) 4939763. Website: www. dadsofflorida.org.
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ROSEN, SWITKES & ENTIN

LEGAL CORNER
FLORIDA’S STALKING LAW
One in 12 women and one in 45 men are stalked in their lifetime and 1.4 million people are stalked in the United States every year according to the National Center for Victims of Crime, a resource and advocacy organization for crime victims. The term “stalking” can encompass many forms of behavior but this article will focus on its application in Florida law. Florida’s “Stalking Law” is embodied in §784.048 of the Florida Statutes. Under the Stalking Law, it is a first degree misdemeanor for a person to willfully, maliciously, and repeatedly follow, harass, or cyberstalk another person. §784.048(2). The crime becomes aggravated stalking and is elevated to a third degree felony if the perpetrator, in addition to committing the above acts, also makes a credible threat with the intent to place that person in reasonable fear of death or bodily injury of the person, or the person’s child, sibling, spouse, parent, or dependent. §784.048(3) However, if the victim is under 16 years old, the misdemeanor violation automatically becomes aggravated stalking and a third degree felony. §784.048(5) The term “follow” is self-explanatory, however, the statute specifically defines “harass” as engaging in a course of conduct directed at a specific person that causes substantial emotional distress to that person and serves no legitimate purpose. §784.048(1)(a). Additionally, a “credible threat” means a threat made with the intent to cause the person who is the target of the threat to reasonably fear for his or her safety. The threat must be against the life of, or a threat to cause bodily injury to, a person. §784.048(1)(c). Florida’s legislature seemed to recognize the potential danger a stalker may pose and the Stalking Law permits a law enforcement officer to arrest, without a warrant, any person he or she has probable cause to believe has violated the law. §784.048(6). As noted above, “cyberstalking” is included in the Stalking Law. According to a January 2009 report prepared by the U.S. Department of Justice, approximately 1 in 4 stalking victims report some form of cyberstalking such as e-mail or instant messaging. But cyberstalking can take many forms including threatening, obscene or hateful e-mail, spreading vicious rumors about a person online, and electronic sabotage like flooding your email account with possibly thousands of e-mails. Florida amended its Stalking Law to include cyberstalking as far back as 2003. According to §784.048(1)(d), “cyberstalk” means to engage in a course of conduct to communicate by a form of electronic communication, words, images or language which (1) is directed at a specific person, (2) causes substantial emotional distress and (3) does not serve a legitimate purpose. Notably, although a single act may be upsetting to a person, the statute requires the act be performed collectively and repetitively; “course of conduct” means a pattern of conduct composed of a series of acts over a period of time, however short, evidencing a continuity of purpose. Florida is said to have one of the strongest cyberstalking laws in the country.
Bernie Shapiro Clay Deaner Bob Amchir Sportster John Big Ed Stricklin

Picky

Diver (USMVMC)

Saddletime Mike

Keith Gray
Wings of Gold MC

Ron Parker

Uncle & Pops (Der Krieger MC)

Brian-Keltics MC Tom “FLASH” Sellers
Alternative MC

Seleta Woo

Al t ernat ive W PB

Nick DeRosa

Jim Herrick
Der Krieger MC

George Hornick Der Krieger MC

Road Dawg

Jim “Cadillac” Savill

Jeff ‘Tank” Murphy

Howard “Pervert”

Father O’Doul

“Animal” Keltics

“Mixer” States MC

Tommy & Debbie Grimes

“First Blood” (Rambo)

Tracey Halfpenny

Adrian Santos

Big Art AOA 1%er

Roger 1%er AOA

Jerry 1%er AOA

Garry Harris

Larry “Hi Tech” USMV

Stalking is a crime and must be taken seriously.
Individuals who feel they are being stalked are encouraged to trust their instincts and seek help through law enforcement, family, friends, and outside resources such as crisis hotlines and victims services agencies. R, S & E (I wonder if I could get these girls to stalk me and Nasty... ok, and Axman too... MM)

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In Memory of Our Best Friends

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Sparky

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Sunshine

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If you want your loved one, human or man’s best friend, memorialized on this page, email a small photo and their name to miamimike@ wheelsontheroad.com. You must be related or have permission to send the photo. Photos will be in at least 3 issues.
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Finally, please attend Mary Ann’s benefit at the Keltics Clubhouse on July 11th. You are also invited to a couple of really big birthday parties: July 24th for Billy the Kid at the new Mystic Seven MC clubhouse and Everyone in July’s Birthday at the Beer Barn the next day. Check all the flyers in this issue and have a good time this July. Until next issue, when ‘Master Nasty’ returns... ...Keep Your Wheels on the Road.

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