Backroads With Betsy: Love Ride 30

The trials, tribulations and success of the Love Ride seem to have come full circle. The annual Southern California ride, that used to attract upwards of 20,000 riders donating more than $1 million in one day at its peak, may not have raised the kind of money this year, but organizers put on a successful event for its 30th year on October 24th.

Backroads With Betsy: Sturgis 2013—The Wild, Wild West

There is nowhere on earth that captures the feeling of the outlaw like the Wild West, and throughout the history of the United States, outlaws of one type or another have been drawn to the Black Hills of South Dakota. There is an energy in those dusty hills and plains that permeates all outer layers and seeps into the heart and soul of those who are drawn there.

Backroads With Betsy: Love Ride 2012

The 29th annual Love Ride, held in October in Glendale, Calif., went off without a hitch. Billed as the longest-running motorcycle fund-raising event in the world, the Love Ride has seen a mountain of success but has also suffered a few setbacks. This time it all seemed to go just about right, signaling that the Love Ride is definitely back on track.

Editor’s Blog: Whatever Happened to Leslie Prevish?

Many in the motorcycle industry know Leslie Prevish as the former director of women’s outreach at Harley-Davidson. Leslie is credited with developing the women’s outreach division of Harley-Davidson and making it what it is today. She’s often said that the job was a dream for her.

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