Tagged: Road Trips

Woman Motorcycle Cop Shatters Glass Ceiling in Santa Cruz 0

Woman Motorcycle Cop Shatters Glass Ceiling in Santa Cruz

In 145 years, the Santa Cruz Police Department has never had a female motorcycle officer…until now. Lt. Colleen McMahon has achieved the required mastery of her 800-pound Harley-Davidson, and that puts her first among equals. But according to McMahon, her new gig doesn’t come without some misgivings. McMahon makes no bones about the pressure she […]

Check Out The Bike That Made Racing Legend King Kenny Roberts Rethink His Career Choice 0

Check Out The Bike That Made Racing Legend King Kenny Roberts Rethink His Career Choice

This 1975 TZ750 dirt-tracker is the bike that made legendary motorcycle racer “King” Kenny Roberts turn cold and reconsider his choice of careers. “They don’t pay me enough to ride that thing,” Roberts said at the time. The bike featured a TZ750 two-stroke, four-cylinder mill that pumped out 125 horsepower – and that’s a whopping […]

Six Dead in Unprecedented String of Biketoberfest Motorcycle Accidents 0

Six Dead in Unprecedented String of Biketoberfest Motorcycle Accidents

Six people had died because of motorcycle-related accidents at Biketoberfest over the weekend, and that represents the highest number of fatalities for Biketoberfest in the last five years. Five of the six people killed since Biketoberfest 2011 began over the weekend were riding motorcycles and one man was riding a motorized bicycle that crashed into […]

Hells Angels Officer Shot at Pettigrew Funeral 0

Hells Angels Officer Shot at Pettigrew Funeral

A sergeant-at-arms for the Hells Angels was shot to death this weekend at a San Jose, Calif., funeral where thousands were witnessing the burial of another Hells Angels member, Jeffrey “Jethro” Pettigrew. Pettigrew was gunned down last month at a Nevada casino. Steve Tausan, 52, a bail bondsman and officers with the San Jose Angels, […]