Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Our latest commercial for the next MHidwest Motorcycle Swap Meet

Hey readers this commercial was created by my wife Joy she did a tremendous job check it out at this link and we hope to see you this weekend at The Loading Dock in Grafton, IL. Also come join us and some of the vendors on a Ferry Fun Run after the swap meet ends. Don't just read The Biking Life, live it.

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Radio Interview

Here I hope is my radio interview from earlier today.

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Lots of stuff going on this weekend.

Here are just a few of the events you have to choose from:

on the 16th
At Smalls Silver Star i n Farmington, MO there is a bike wash featuring The Biking Life beauties.

There is a bike show at the Winfield County Fairgrounds sign up 10 to noon

The Vietnam Vets MC MO Chapter is having an Open House at the clubhouse on Osceola.

then on the 17th
17 Red Knights 1 Poker Run sign up at Teds from noon to 2

17 Vietnam Vets Poker Run sign up at Docs 10 till noon at Doc's

Thursday, July 14, 2011


Here is an excerpt from the Alton Telegraph concerning Grafton's noise ordinance. It says here that ABATE has no issue with the law. I have heard some say differently but my friends in Piasa Gateway have posted no negative comments towards Grafton so I am not sure where some are getting their information.

July 14, 2011 8:06 PM
The Telegraph
GRAFTON - After years of failed attempts to enact a noise ordinance, the City Council finally voted "yes" to such an ordinance.

Even though some people publicly opposed a noise abatement ordinance, many welcome the new mandate. The Grafton City Council voted "yes" for the ordinance, with newly appointed Alderman Pam Bick abstaining because she was appointed at the same meeting Tuesday night.

Alderman Joyce Harmon was absent. Bick filled former alderman Steve Hayes' 2nd Ward seat, which he abruptly vacated after the April municipal election. Some music establishment owners and managers opposed the ordinance, but an ABATE representative said its organization was not upset about it.

"They said they didn't see anything in the ordinance against people who ride motorcycles," Mayor Tom Thompson said.

Read more: http://www.thetelegraph.com/articles/ordinance-56616-noise-grafton.html#ixzz1S9AZxveu

Monday, July 4, 2011

Independence Day

Some 235 years ago a group of forward thinking men signed the Declaration of Independence. We are still a great Nation but we need to get back to the Dreams these men had for us. We need to each become more independent. We need to stand up for what is right and be responsible for our actions.