| Aug 23, 2009
Bruce Rossmeyer's enormous black Hummer H1 still sits in his parking space at Destination Daytona, with a bouquet of fading flowers taped to the signpost that bears his name. Rossmeyer, 66, died on July 30, when his Harley-Davidson crashed...
| Aug 29, 2009
Carol Tyndale wasn't surprised when her son Nicolas H.J. Gideon, then 19, joined the Army last summer. As a child growing up in Murrieta, he was always ready for an adventure, she said.
He began riding motorcycles in second grade, leaving older boys in...
| Sep 20, 2009
Shop Class as Soulcraft
An Inquiry Into the Value of Work
Matthew B. Crawford
The Penguin Press: 246 pp., $25.95
Matthew B. Crawford studied physics as an undergraduate and got a PhD in political philosophy from the University of Chicago. To...
| Mar 1, 2009
Eric Kraft is an oddball, an eccentric, a bit of a genius -- the writerly equivalent of a dreamer who puts together weird and wonderful contraptions in his garage. For almost 30 years, and through many books, he has been crafting "The Personal History,...
| Mar 10, 2009
Neil Strauss hardly seems like a guy who'd kill a goat and gut it with his own hands. A slim intellectual in silver jewelry and designer jeans, he doesn't appear to be the kind of person who would stash food in a forest or plot an escape from his Laurel...
| Nov 15, 2009
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| Jan 5, 2010
Eric Hamburg bought a house in this valley of wrinkled mountains and sugar-soft sand to escape life in Los Angeles and drink in the empty solitude only the desert can provide.
"I loved the peace and quiet. I loved the tremendous sky. I loved the heat...
| Aug 24, 2010
GLENDALE — About 200 motorcyclists on Sunday participated in the first of what organizers said would be an annual ride to benefit the restoration of Angeles Crest Highway.
Motorcyclists had to pay a $40 fee to join the ride, which began at Pro...
| Sep 15, 2010
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One of the best pre-teen motorcycle riders around comes from Middlesex County – Locust Hill, to be specific. Sam Gale, at age 12, won all six of his races in recent District 13 American Motorcyclist Association competition. He won the 85-cc class in...
| Aug 27, 2010
The need for speed has propelled Rachel Keown to leave the cool confines of Harley-Davidson of Glendale and head for a dry lakebed in Utah in an effort to break a motorcycle speed record.
Keown, 25, only learned to work a clutch and start riding in...
| Aug 28, 2010
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You can fly cross-country within hours, ride speeding trains between cities and race along interstates in your haste to get from place to place. But when you've got time to slow down and rediscover the romance of travel, cross the Susquehanna River on the...