With all the recent activity in my life, it becomes unusually difficult for me to enjoy just hanging out or being my usual rotten self. I have been constantly reminded of my degenerate lifestyle and lack of reasonable income, plus the fact that no matter what I do, some kind of crap comes up that prevents my happiness and success. Well, not really. I mean, it could be worse - much worse.
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LIFE IS A RIDE. LIVE IT!
Hello again, everybody. Welcome to another edition of Nefarious James. No politics this month, no government talk, just plain old reflection. Had a really good time at the Thunder by the Bay event and its inclusion of Choppertown Live. Choppertown Live brought back a lot of personal memories for me. Seeing the old bikes and cars really sent me back to when I was growing up.
THE ICONIC AMAZING ARTIST
THUNDER BY THE BAY’S CHOPPEREOWN LIVE - CREATIVITY CENTRAL
SPYKE AND MIKE
SPYKE & MIKE GO TO THE PET STORE
CHOPPERTOWN LIVE AT THUNDER BY THE BAY
WHAT DO YOU GET WHEN YOU COMBINE A GOOD HEALTHY MIX, OF OUTRAGEOUS CHOPPERS, VANS, HOTRODS, SKATEBOARDS, GREAT BUILDERS, BEAUTIFUL WOMEN AND PERFECT FLORIDA WEATHER?
THUNDER BY THE BAY MUSIC & MOTORCYCLE FESTIVAL
ONE OF THE BEST EVENTS TO ATTEND AT THE BEGINNING OF THE YEAR IS WITHOUT A DOUBT THUNDER BY THE BAY IN SARASOTA, FLORIDA.
THE SQUEAKY WHEEL
Welcome to February, 2021. It’s already one month into the new year, and I gotta wonder how many people made those resolutions on New Year’s and have already quit the attempt to make the changes they wanted to see in their lives. Very unfortunate.
THE ICONIC AMAZING ARTIST
Wow! What a blast going on here in central Florida! If you didn’t see the interview on Born to Ride TV on the Boss Hogg Radio Show last month, just visit the Born to Ride Archives and watch.
SPYKE AND MIKE
The past holiday season has been tough for Mike my BTR friends. Between covid and some unusual circumstances regarding his healing, his addiction has reappeared it’s ugly head.
MONDO PORRAS THE GODFATHER OF CHOPPERS
Revered as the “Godfather of Choppers” by many of his peers, Mondo can look back at an illustrious career in custom bikes as very few can.
INDIAN LARRY'S BLOCK PARTY - REVISITED
Born To Ride continues to look back at our relationship with Indian Larry. Here is a reprint of an article BTR published in August 2004
A sequel squeaks by with just enough gags and a lot of nostalgia.
REPORT HIGHLIGHTS CYBER RISKS TO US ELECTION SYSTEMS
Election systems in the U.S. are vulnerable to cyber intrusions similar to the one that hit federal agencies and numerous businesses last year and remain a potential target for foreign hacking, according to a report released Wednesday.
HOT ON THE HEELS OF HIS AMAZING NEW BOOK, JIMMY PAGE DISCUSSES HIS EVOLUTION AS A GUITARIST, HIS LEGENDARY GEAR, THE CREATIVE PROCESS THAT WENT INTO THE HOLY TRINITY OF LED ZEPPELIN SONGS — “WHOLE LOTTA LOVE,” “KASHMIR” AND “STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN” — AND THE TIME HE PLAYED AT “FULL ACCELERATION” WITH THE ROLLING STONES
Phantom Movie Review: Hell Ride
Confusion and chaos pretty much sums up this movie. It is the modern day version of all the biker exploitation “B” movies ever made.
Britney's BRAWL IN THE FAMILY!
Hasn’t spoken to dad in months .‘Toxic’ finance feud
TOP 10 Team executives
Achieving the highest level of success at every stop of his football lifetime, John Lynch climbed the ladder from collegiate star to nine-time NFL ProBowler to respected television analyst before he joined the 49ers as a first-time general manager in 2017. Since then, he’s become one of the men most responsible for building the franchise back into a champion with his shrewd moves and organizational acumen. Named the NFL’s 2019 Executive of the Year by the Pro Football Writers of America, Lynch has quickly earned his place on this list of the greatest team executives in 49ers history.
EDDIE VAN HALEN - IN HIS OWN WORDS
IN THIS COLLECTION OF QUOTES — STARTING IN 1981 AND ENDING WITH A 2016 INTERVIEW MAKING ITS FIRST-EVER APPEARANCE IN GUITAR WORLD — EDDIE VAN HALEN DISCUSSES EVERYTHING FROM DEBUSSY TO DAVID LEE ROTH’S FIRST SOLO OUTING, FROM “ERUPTION” TO “SPANKED,” FROM COLLEGE TO CLAPTON, FROM HIS “BLACK SABBATH FUNK” TO HIS BELOVED EVH GUITARS AND AMPS
TALKIN' 'BOUT LOVE
AN AWESOME ASSEMBLAGE OF EDDIE VAN HALEN’S FRIENDS, CONTEMPORARIES AND ADMIRERS PEN THEIR OWN HEARTFELT TRIBUTES AND PICK THEIR FAVORITE “EDDIE MOMENTS”
BLACK and WHITE and ED ALL OVER
EDDIE VAN HALEN WAS DOWN-TO-EARTH AND AS COOL AS F*@K — BUT HE WAS ALSO A GENIUS. THIS IS WHY.
Eddie Van Halen – A Farewell To The King
Chris Gill, who interviewed - Eddie Van Halen 15 times between 1995 and 2016, offers a heartfelt tribute to one of the greatest guitarists the world has ever known