Friday, December 30, 2011

Watch your anus at the next Gearhead Halloween Bash!!!!!

Yep! Kevin's a picker now!!

Kristen is working on a new bumper sticker for his truck.
"Paddle Faster!!! I play the BANJO!!!"

More Florida Pictures.

Evan checks in with his new ink.

One for the daughter.

One for the son.

Florida checks in.

Joe checks in with a photo of the Christmas present he made for his boys.

Right on Joe!! Have a helmet and an EMT ready when I visit.
And a camera, you'll want to watch this over and over while I'm in traction.

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Who is Eddie Aikau?

During my Florida days of surfing, the name Eddie Aikau meant "Hawaii and Big Waves".
I knew he was a Hawaiian legend, big wave rider, died at sea,
there is a Big Wave contest named after him and that was it.
I never knew the real story of Eddie Aikau.
That was until I read EDDIE WOULD GO by
Stewart Holms Coleman.
From a high school dropout, who lived in a graveyard with his family.
Eddie became the first life guard at Waimea Bay, a profession surfer,
musician, accomplished waterman, and Hawaiian legend.
Respected by all who knew them. The Aikau's had many hanai (adopted) sons and daughters.
As Bill Pierce (one of the first black surfers) said "They've helped a lot of people.
If you were giving of yourself and have a decent heart, they were going to take you in, and that's what happened to me and the others." Their 'ohana (family) was based on love not blood.
Coming from a family like this Eddie was always giving and looking out for others.
He saved many lives while a life guard and during surf contests (even when he was competing).
So it came as no surprise that he died trying to save his fellow sailors on the Hokule'a.
is a story about a humble man, his family, his friends, and of Hawaii.
A true hero.

Zombies now have something to Fear!!

Ed, White and Blue gone but not forgotten!

I deleted my "Ed, White and Blue" Blog this morning.
I have been thinking about this for a long time now.
When I first came up with EW&B, I wanted to express my thoughts
on politics, policies, the world, and AMERICA.

Unfortunately, I was not able to keep up with it.
At times I was overwhelmed with everything going on and
how fucked up things have gotten. I didn't have the time to research the
items I wanted to discuss. So, I posted pictures and videos instead.
Not what I really wanted to do with it.
I have decided to move on and focus on this blog and my new one.

I will always know and believe:
America is the best place to be.
If you want it, work for it.
Nobody owes you anything.
Just because they have it, does not mean you deserve it too.
The successful are not to be hated, they worked hard to get there, learn from them.
Government is NOT the answer, Government IS the problem.
everything else you must work for.
Taking from those who work for it, then giving it to those who don't is called theft.
You have the right to SAY what you want,
Do it in front of me and I will do harm to you!
Respect is earned, not given.
A hand up gets you back on your feet, A hand out keeps you on your ass.
Always support our troops!

America, Land of the Free because of the Brave.

Judge out.

Merry Christmas to all.

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Turkey Day!!

We here at Judgemental Cycles want to wish everyone a Happy and Safe Thanksgiving.

Friday, November 18, 2011

Bill Van Dyke. The Biker Poet.

I first heard Bill Van Dyke in the early 90's on an Easyrider Video.
Swap Meet Special was stuck in my head for a long time after that. 

In 1999 I saw him perform at the Buffalo Chip in Sturgis.
I caught up with him later that week on main street.

I was checking out a Panhead with a cool set of saddle bags.
It turned out to be his ride. The bags were made by a brother of his
on the inside. We shot the shit for awhile. He has some good stories to tell.

Two months later I made it back to Florida.
Biketoberfest was going on and I went to see Charlie Daniels at the Broken Spoke.
The next afternoon I went to The Last Resort Bar.
Bill was playing there. He remembered me and gave me a shout out as a fellow
road Gypsy, at that time I guess I was.

We shared road tales for a few hours.
 After Sturgis he want east and I had gone west to Montana
then south to Arizona.

I found these albums at Choppers on Main St. in Daytona years ago.
This year I dug them out of storage and played them for the last time.
As soon as I hung them at the Swap Meet, a father and son came by and purchased them.
They were stoked to find them. The last of my record collection found a home.
I still have a CD of his. See him if you get a chance. Country/biker/story teller/music definitely

"She's my swap meet special,
I build her on my own,
I rode her over from Texas,
Right through downtown San Antone,
She's the sweetest little Harley,
You will ever see,
She's my swap meet special"

Ride on Bill.

Old School (Oops Dead puppy) Cover Art

I really dig the art work on these old Clymer Books.
From the Late 60's to the 70's.

Since I haven't been able to sell them,
I may have to make a frame for them to hang on the wall.
Antique MC Art.

Thursday, November 17, 2011

1320 Feet on two wheels.

Check out the Rear tire at 4:11!

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

It's deer season!!!

Jason bagged his first one of the season.

He told me he killed it with
"A very large sub-sonic round doing 63mph."

Sunday, November 6, 2011

November brings 3 things with it.

One is a day that makes me feel like an old fuck!
Two is the Swap Meet!

Three starts about 100 miles south of San Diego, CA.

Anyone remember Pappy and VMF214 the Black Sheep?

One Second After.

I have read a few of these SHTF books.
This one sent a few chills down my spine.
Set in the mountains of North Carolina, One Second After
is the most realistic SHTF book I think I have read.
Death, starvation, a community coming together, no communication,
no power, and more.
This one made Patriots look like a fantasy check list for survivalists.

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Rusty checks in from Myrtle Beach

He's been busy in the paint booth.

Digging this set of tins.

Give away bike he painted.

If you need some tins painted give him a call.
Paint by Rusty as seen in Backstreet Havoc Magazine.

Halloween wisdom from Foamy!

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Traditional Hot Rod movie?

Not even close.
Women will like this movie a lot more then the guys will.
A few hot rods thrown in the middle of a love story.
This one gets painful to watch and seems to
drag out FOREVER at the end.

The director, actor, main character, promoter, leg shower,
and anything else with a title in this movie,
really missed what guys want in a Hot Rod movie with this one.
More cars, more racing, more fighting, even more fucking,
would have helped.
Women who rent this one won't see what is that bad about it.
Guys...You've been warned!!
I give it one fist up.
Faiths ass that is. For fucking up what could have been a concept,
and calling this a Hot Rod movie..

Movie Night with the Iron Lords C.C.

The Iron Lords CC had a private screening of "Deuce of Spades".
A tradition hor rod movie.

The weather was perfect, the rods were cool,
people friendly, and the idea was a good one.
The Movie on the other hand. Well?
That's another story.
A big THANKS goea out the the members of The Iron Lords CC
for the invite. A good time as always with you guys.

Thursday, September 29, 2011

What would I do with a 6 wheeled duece and a half?

Pull one of these to the range for a little afternoon shoot.
What else?

Spotted on I-77 going North.
It was cool as hell!

Still one or two of these!

Saw these two in Raleigh at a Antique Military Firearms Show.

Anyone know what those pie shaped things are on the tires?

How much fun would it be to drive one of these!!!

Working on two wheels again.

True wheels, lube cables, adjust shifters and derailleurs.

Not a bad way to pick up a few extra bucks.
Neighbor is happy with it.
Never get rid of your old speciality tools,
you never know when they will come in handy.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

A trend I like.

As a firm believer in our 2nd Amendment Rights,
I really dig seeing these posted.

I will be going out of my way to support businesses
that post this sign.

Posted at Computer Wizards in Nashville, TN.

Not sure where this one is at.
Send me any and all businesses that post this sign.
Don't for get the picture to go along with it.

Zombie Specific Ammo?

FUCK YEAH!!!! It's True!!
Hornady got this one right!
Sort of.
Available only in Canada right now.
No imports. Something about kids thinking it's a
toy or candy and getting hurt.
As soon as I can get a pallet of these I will!
The safety Nazis and their water head kids can

Monday, September 26, 2011

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

In the mood for some MOTORHEAD.

If you didn't know Lemmy IS God!

Monday, September 12, 2011

Recommended reading.

Lynn is always lending me good reading material.
They all are about War and Flying.
From B-17's in WWII to Huey's in Vietnam.

This time it's about Blackhawks and Solmalia.
Worth reading and remembering.
Thanks Lynn.

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

NY Agent Nichols checks in.

Last time I saw Roby he was riding a V-Strom.
After riding it from Knoxville, TN back to Troy, NY
he hated the V-Strom. Hurt to ride, no soul, and
all around lame in his opinion.

So as the Hudson river flooded over it's banks and
into his neighborhood from Hurrican Irene.

He hatched a plan to upgrade. Listed the V-Strom Friday, Sold it Saturday,
Found this Triumph on Sunday, and brought it home Monday.

1700 miles on this little Triumph, with a few upgrades.
The Hudson had risen within two streets of his house when
he came home.