Stanimal was a Union Carpenter before retiring a few years ago. He has owned three different Shovelheads over the years but tells us that this 1977 Harley has gone through many different looks since he bought it from the original owner back in 1983. “It was a bone stock FXE Super Glide when I bought it,” Stanimal says. Over the years he has had the bike down to the bare frame eight times. “It was an FL style for years,” he tells us. “And a paint has been stock black, then midnight blue, then candy apple red, then all white and now this silver/blue.”
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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
SPOTIFY CO-OWNER EK SAYS KROENKES REJECT BID TO BUY ARSENAL
Spotify co-owner Daniel Ek says a bid to buy Arsenal has been rejected by the Kroenke family which owns the London-based Premier League club.
‘Wandavision,' a Sitcom Sendup, Was a Pandemic Parable, Too
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‘SUPERNOVA' IS A QUIET BURNING STAR OF A LOVE STORY
The actors Stanley Tucci and Colin Firth have been friends for 20 years and that is plainly evident watching them play longtime lovers in the wrenchingly beautiful film “Supernova.”
STANLEY CLARKE SIGNATURE PREAMP INBOUND
EBS launches an acoustic pre in collaboration with the jazz icon.
BETWEEN Stimulus & Response
In this excerpt from an interview done in August 2016, DR. JAMES DOTY is interviewed by JOHN MALKIN about the science of meditation, the evolutionary advantage of compassion, aspects of human behavior that relate to compassion and collective social issues, and his cherished memories of the remarkable woman who gave him a helping hand up when he was a boy.
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Many people struggle with their confidence throughout their life. It can be challenging to find the courage to be yourself in today’s society.
Boosting Male Testosterone Levels Naturally
If you’re feeling like half the man you used to be, low T could be the problem.
WEAVING FOR THEIR ANCESTORS
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Practical solutions to common plane problems.
6 Tips on How to Manage Your Daily Stresses and Anxieties
Everybody deals with stress and anxiety, however, our anxieties can sometimes get the best of us. It’s important to know how to cope with your anxieties and fears if they get out of control.