October 22, 2014

Saturday Open Thread: Bikers For Obama

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  This group was started in 2008 to support President Obama. Since its inception, they've grown to a full foundation supporting many initiatives in urban communities across the country, and yes, they will be riding again for the re-election … [Read more...]

Friday Open Thread: The Iron Elite – African Americans in Motorcycling History

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Good Morning Obots! Harley Davidson's Iron Elite celebrates the camaraderie and the influence of African American riders on Harley culture. This is where we showcase the bikes, the brotherhood and all the reasons to ride. … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: The Iron Elite – African Americans in Motorcycling History

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  Good Morning Obots! I've known 2 "Pee Wee's" in my life, and BOTH rode HARD.  Maybe its something in the name. LOL, I don't know, but here's another. An influential leader of the Los Angeles biker community for more than 50 years, John … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread: The Iron Elite – African Americans in Motorcycling History

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Happy Hump Day Obots! We're still on our ride to learn more about these fascinating riders in biker history! Today we learn about William B. Johnson. With grace and determination, William Johnson broke down barriers as both the first African … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: The Iron Elite – African Americans in Motorcycling History

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Good Morning Obots! Have you heard of Bessie Stringfield? In 1930s America, a woman riding a motorcycle was an unusual site. A woman riding alone, cross-country on the dirt roads that laced together rural America was almost scandalous. And if … [Read more...]

Monday Open Thread: The Iron Elite – African Americans in Motorcycling History

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Good Morning Obots! This week's theme is all about those bikers. Do we have any riders here? I have friends that ride HARD. I knew there were a lot of people into bikes and they "ride out" as soon as spring hits, but who knew about the rich history … [Read more...]