Archive for April, 2016

Top Five, Plus One-ish, Most Interesting Celebrity Motorcycle Collections

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If money were no object, what would you drive, and on what day? Sometimes decorum demands a Lexus, and then other times friends demand an F150. Still other times you need a thrifty Prius commuter, and on the weekend, you just need the wind-in-your-face thrill that only a Harley-Davidson can provide. Unfortunately, money is an object to most of us, and so we settle for the ordinary, and we live vicariously through the eyes and lives of those for whom money is no object. Celebrities motorcycle collections are just one of those…

Mike Wolfe

It is only fitting for the main persona of the History Channel’s show “American Pickers” to have “picked” an interesting assemblage of two-wheeled, historical, motor vehicles.… Read the rest

Evel Knievel – His Legacy Lives On

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Superhero comics and movies are at an all-time high, but they aren’t really anything new. The first superheroes appeared in the 1930s, then a slew of superhero movies in the 1950s, then again in the 1980s and today. While they are fantasy, superheroes strike a chord in the heart of boys and girls and men and women everywhere. They do things we can’t do, things we might never do, because it’s too expensive (Bruce Wayne / Batman) or too dangerous (Clark Kent / Superman or any superhero, really), and yet we still want to be like them.

Then there are real superheroes, like Evel Knievel, a motorcycle stuntman whose alter ego is none other than Evel Knievel, that is, he was an ordinary man, just like everyone who knew him.… Read the rest