Rick was raised on motorcycles and started riding when he was just seven years old. When he was 19 he went to work for his Great Uncle who owned a chain of paint stores called Roach Paint Company. These stores later became Glidden Paint Company. After 20 years in the paint business, and never missing a day of work, Rick was ready for a change. So he retired as the number one sales rep in the country for Glidden Paint and decided to live his dream.
Rick Fairless is truly a biker who lives to ride and he loves custom motorcycles. He has an abiding passion for all things with two wheels. For a long time, he had hoped that someone would come along and open a big-time custom motorcycle shop in Dallas where he could buy cool products and parts from guys like Arlen Ness and Pat Kennedy. “Then I thought, ‘Why can’t that guy be me?’ Why couldn’t I be the guy that opens a cool custom motorcycle shop in Dallas.”
RICK FAIRLESS WAS BORN IN DALLAS, TEXAS AND LIVES IN THE SUBURB OF IRVING.
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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.
Hi-Tech Lighting - Installing A LED Headlight!
All headlights are not created equal; they are available in four basic light sources: incandescent, quartz halogen, HID (high-intensity discharge) and LED (light-emitting diode). Some riders think that brighter headlights are better, when in fact it is the color temperature of the light source that gives a rider the ability to see objects at night. A whiter light gives a rider a greater depth of view at night. Incandescent and quartz halogen lights have a yellow cast and HID lights have a blue beam, while hi-output LEDs emit a true white light; their light color is the closest to sunlight’s color.
FOUR THINGS TO HELP YOUR FAMILY IF INVOLVED IN AN ACCIDENT
When a serious car or motorcycle accident occurs, it is often a family member or significant other who is contacting an attorney on behalf of the injured party.
CHRISTIAN MOTORCYCLISTS ASSOCIATION
One of the great benefits of riding with friends is the fact that when you ride in a group there is a lot of support.
YOUR GPS MAY BE SPYING ON YOU
Beware. Your GPS may be collecting evidence against you.
NEFARIOUS JAMES GET OFF YOUR ASS AMERICA
Here we are finally in the new year of 2021.
SPYKE AND MIKE
“Woohoo, it’s 2021! Mike and I are both looking forward to 2020 being over, my BTR friends.
THE ICONIC AMAZING ARTIST
It all started with the buffalo bike.
SHOWSTOPPER: SHANNON DAVIDSON'S METALSPORT MASTERPIECEI WITH SCARLET QUEEN
Shannon Davidson, owner of The Chopp Shop out of Taylorsville, North Carolina, has been building magnificent custom motorcycles for over 20 years.
I SPY…MIX AND MATCH ARPEGGIOS
Hey there, bass players! We’ve recently dedicated two columns to arpeggios, and for good reason. Whether you’re creating a groove or walking through changes, we do our jobs better by gracefully outlining the notes of the chord and clearly defining the harmony.
If You Can't Join ‘Em… Stream ‘Em
This fall, Ricky Gervais was living his best lockdown life. Hollywood was on pause, but the actor and comedian kept in full stride. Binging fans had made his Netflix series After Life the most watched British comedy for the second year in a row while he stayed home writing a third season.
DD's FREE AGENCY PLAN
Pro Football Focus had McCain rated higher than Rowe in terms of 2020 performance, though Rowe played the more difficult role of covering opposing tight ends (such as Travis Kelce and Darren Waller).
RAPTORAZOR IS LIGHT, SHARP AND AGILE
THE IDEAL SOLUTION FOR PROCESSING GAME AND FISH QUICKLY AND EASILY
WAX CONTINUE TO HEAT THINGS UP
BY MOST people’s reckoning, Wax (not be confused with the Andrew Gold/Graham Gouldman group of the same name) could be considered a decidedly obscure ensemble, having little to show for their three years of activity, from 1969 to 1971. Yet given the talent they nurtured early on, that claim could be considered overstated.
TEENS TUTOR PEERS ONLINE TO FILL NEED DURING PANDEMIC
When her suburban Dallas high school was forced to move online last spring because of the coronavirus pandemic, Charvi Goyal realized that the schoolmates she’d been informally tutoring between classes would still need extra help but wouldn’t necessarily be able to get it. So she took her tutoring online, as well.
GOOGLE MUSCLES UP WITH FITBIT DEAL AMID ANTITRUST CONCERNS
Google has completed its $2.1 billion acquisition of fitness-gadget maker Fitbit, a deal that could help the internet company grow even stronger while U.S. government regulators pursue an antitrust case aimed at undermining its power.
ASK OLD HOUSE JOURNAL
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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.
With Big Ronnie Coleman, Eight-Time Mr. Olympia