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Long Strange Trip for Indian

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Editor Scott Cochran –  It occurs to me what a long, strange trip its been. But, at least I’m still riding. Ok…I stole that first line from the Grateful Dead’s song, “Truckin.” Written by the band and released in 1970, that song defined a generation and the psychedelic culture of the 70’s. “Truckin” reached #37 […]

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When Doing Your Job Costs You Money

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Last month I made a long time friend and advertiser angry. I didn’t do it intentionally and while I wish it hadn’t happened the way it did, I’m not sure what I could have done differently. Many of you follow our Facebook page. As we go to press with this issue, we have over 81,000 […]

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Learn How to Travel Before You Waste Time and Money

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(originally published in the December 2013 issue of USRiderNews) When shall we decide to dance on the razor’s edge and pry off the lid of the bucket where our dreams are stored?  Scott Cochran, 2013 I can vividly remember the first time I heard someone mention they’d ridden a motorcycle across the country. I was […]

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Adios Muther F#*Ker! How to Fire an Employee

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Rick Fairless owns a Strokers of Dallas and Strokers Ice House.  He’s been featured on several reality television shows and for a couple of seasons, was the feature on his own Speed Television show.  He’s a superb custom bike builder and has an opinion on just about everything. Recently RF wrote an op-ed piece in […]

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No Colors Allowed

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by.  Editor Scott Cochran I didn’t see the notices taped on the front of the entrance doors to the Charlotte Convention Center when I arrived early Saturday morning to man our booth at the Easyriders Bike Show this past January. Sylvia was in Atlanta working a different show, and I was working Charlotte. It wasn’t until late that afternoon […]

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