LOSERPALOOZA went down last weekend in Vancouver, BC - there were 35 vintage choppers in the Pipe Shop Venue that came to town from all over Canada and the West Coast. There were 20 artists that had their art hung on display, 2 tattooers, a fully functioning bar, a tin-type photographer, a chain-stitch embroiderer, a hammock gazebo and more. The 2 day event is an every-second-year event and is planned to happen again in 2020. Here’s some photos of the show by Willie Leak:
I’m home and rested after a week in Milwaukee for their city-wide party to celebrate the 115th Anniversary of Harley Davidson. I got to ride this big ol’ CVO Street Glide from Toronto to Milwaukee and then all over throughout that week. My photos and some words about the whole thing are up on the Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys blog, check it out HERE.
This Saturday I am co-hosting a ride from Vancouver to Pemberton for the Music Therapy Motorcycle Ride. In collaboration with Bikers For Autism, Music Heals is hosting this 1 night charity festival with bands Little Destroyer, The Boom Booms, Vicious Cycles MC and more. Carle B & I are joining the Vancouver Police Department and some other ride ambassadors this Saturday, August 25th and you can come toooo!! All proceeds go to a good place. Here's a link to the site: LINK
If you're a HOG Member or in a Harley Dealership this summer, be sure to get your hands on the new issue of HOG Magazine. I am featured on the cover as well as my 4 page story about International Female Ride Day - The ride I hosted in May which turned out to be the largest gathering of women on motorcycles in Canada. Thanks to Ashley Barker for the photos and to Harley Canada for making this happen!
I spent the past month on the road with Cody Kemmet. We rode from Vancouver, BC down to the Mexican Baja on our shitty choppers. We took the slow roads along the coast the whole way, toured the East Coast of the Baja and the California deserts on the way up and attended Born Free 10.
Cody shoots film and develops it himself, here's some of his stuff...
Carle Brenneman and I rode our motorcycles from Vancouver to Tofino, up island to Comox, across to Powell River and back to the city along the Sunshine Coast. It was perfect weather, perfect riding and a perfect trip. Here's some photos I took on my Cannon AE-1 film camera.
The Vancouver meet-up on International Female Ride Day went off without a hitch. 100 women showed up to the Trev Deeley Harley Davidson on Saturday morning to celebrate and ride for the yearly event.
We hung out, drank coffee, and won some prizes before taking off on a group ride to Deep Cove. Over 100 motorcycles took over the Dollarton Highway and then the cul-de-sec right down on the ocean side in Deep Cove. The turnout was so amazing and the sun was out and warm.
The first time I hosted the Vancouver meet-up of IFRD, 4 ladies showed up and each year since, the attendance has doubled.
It makes me so stoked to ride next to these local ladies every year on this day. HOG is covering the story for their magazine (keep an eye out!) and CBC did a write up on their website. See it HERE.
Here's some film photos taken by Wendy Dyk @wendall
Thanks to this years sponsors and affiliated brands: Trev Deeley Motorcycles, Brixton, Converse, Breaking Hearts & Burning Rubber, Stance Socks, Timebomb Trading, Tiger Distribution, Bikers for Autism, The Dream Roll, Rising Sun Motorcycles and International Motorsports
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