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This calendar is also being published in each issue of Wide Open.


Here's a Sampling of the
Summer Issue's Features:

Indian Motorcycle Kansas City Demos
Indians invaded Olathe. However, it was a non-violent invasion. The 2015 lineup of Indian Motorcycles came to Indian Motorcycle Kansas City as a stop on their nationwide demo tour. Friday May 15th and Saturday May 16th the enormous Indian Motorcycle Red trailer brought a couple dozen brand new Indian Motorcycles to Indian Motorcycle Kansas City at 800 N. Rogers Road in Olathe, Kansas for demo rides. . . . Page 10

My Fairing Lady:
Another Winner from Wide Open Plastics

Uber hot. Wicked slick. Coolest thing since semi-sliced bread (and the bike don’t look bad neither). These are only a few of the colorful colloquialisms used to describe Wide Open Plastic’s ass-thumping, heart-pumping fairing on the bad ass ride of one Missy Wilcox, the fair lady riding behind the fairing. With minimal assembly and an on/off ease that even this writing rider can manage, Wide Open Plastics has done it again with the graceful curves and contours that make men crazy and puts the ballistic beauty in a bitchin’ bike...Page 13

Paul Harper's Black Bruiser FXR
The beautiful thing about custom builders is that they build on the shoulders of giants, taking a fine product from a factory floor and, somehow, making it even better. Paul Harper of Turkey Creek Cycles does this for a living, and he’s done it again with his latest creation: Harper’s Black Bruiser FXR. . . .16

Austin’s Victory Demos Get a Jump on Riding Season
April showers bring May showers with overcast skies, warmer motorcycle riding weather, and Cinco de Mayo. At Austin Trailers and Motorsports, at 15900 East US 40 Highway, Kansas City, Missouri, May also brought the first Victory Motorcycle Demo Tour to the neighborhood. And a good time was had by all! But wait, there’s more! .. . .Page 22

Arizona Bike Week
March 20-29, 2015

When you’re in the Valley of the Sun, every week is bike week and of course every night a potential bike night. With close to 100,000 motorcycle enthusiasts expected to converge on the Phoenix area for the 19th annual rally, everyone was making plans for one huge party. . . Page 24

Every Day in May is a Mighty Day at Gail’s H-D
Well, maybe not every day, but just about!
Coming straight off the heels of April’s Gailapalooza, the month of May was full of fine, fine days at Gail’s Harley-Davidson. The mighty month for the First Lady of H-D/KC kicked off Saturday, May 2nd with a 32 hour extravaganza that highlighted not only the best buys on bikes in the KC metro but also showed the mettle that Gail’s non-stop staff is made of...Page 30

Jason Sturrock’s
Hell Bent for Leather Electra Glide 187

25 million years ago a meteor struck the Earth and killed the dinosaurs. The explosion was so loud it could be heard in the center of the planet. Jason Sturrock’s custom ’96 Electra Glide isn’t quite that loud, but it’s a near thing. . .Page 32

Doin’ It Right in Dahlonega: Hawg Halters, Inc.
Start with the Best, Build the Best!

To truly understand the value of something, simply imagine life without it. Now just try and imagine a custom cycle and bagger universe without Hawg Halters, Inc. It’s like having a car with no engine or a gun with no bullets. It’s inconceivable. Without Hawg Halters (HHI), there is no bagger universe. Their intrinsic place in the market can’t be understated and is untouchable by imitation or copycat Asian competitors. HHI stands alone and supreme. . .Page 36

One Hard Core ‘Ole Girl’
Hard Core Customs Makes Another Beauty Bike
Sometimes you just gotta power through it. Joe and Billie’s 2013 Road Glide, ‘Ole Girl’ has been through hell and back thanks to the magic of Kevin Burns and Hard Core Customs and is now a bagger with class that’s here to stay. . . . Page 38

Kim Suter’s BlackLayne
It takes greatness to beget greatness. It seems like everybody and their momma (myself included) rides around on a black bagger these days, with paint schemes such as “Midnight Oil”, “Inky Jet” and the controversial “Al Jolson”. So it requires the talent of a master craftsman such as Kim Suter to take a long-used palette and make something unique and undeniably awesome. . . . Page 44

Sporting Supply in Harrisonville
Fires Up New Range, Simulator

It’s wall-to-wall guns, ammo and archery supplies. It carries top of the line shooter’s equipment and CCW products. It has a brand new range that is as comfortable as it is advanced. It’s the newest full line gun shop in the KC metro area and it’s got everything you need and more to enjoy your day at the range. I give you…Sporting Supply in Harrisonville, MO!. . . Page 49

Handbuilt Motorcycle Show
The Handbuilt Motorcycle Show took place April 10th, 11th and 12th in Austin Texas. In one word, AMAZING!!!!!! This very hip and trendy show features handbuilt motorcycles in the artsy venue of downtown Austin. Held at Fair Market building on 5th Street this property with the old post and beam structure is a classic. . . . Page 54

St. Joe Harley-Davidson
6th Annual Classic Rock and Chrome Rally

They came, they saw, they drank cold beer!
If you missed St. Joe’s 6th annual Classic Rock and Chrome Rally then you missed the awesomeness of the KC northland’s premier Harley event of summer 2015! There were girls, there were bikes, hot rod cars and trikes! Everything a riding man could ask for and more was there for the taking at the best dealership in the upper Midwest. . . Page 57

Shawnee Cycle Plaza Victory Motorcycle Demos
Shawnee Cycle Plaza held their annual Victory Motorcycle Demo Days Tuesday, May 12 and Wednesday, May 13, with great deals, food, fun, prizes, and perfect weather for motorcycle riding all day long. There were plenty of new Victorys to choose from, and none of them were ever left behind for any of the demo rides offered on both days.. . . Page 62

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