It ain’t Paso but Santa Maria keeps getting better.
Chilly central-coast weather didn’t slow down the fun at the West Coast Kustoms big “Cruisin’ Nationals” car show this Memorial-day weekend.
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Historic and original 50’s show car.
If you’re a hot-rodder on the East Coast you’ll undoubtedly have heard of the Ty-Rods – one of the original car clubs from the 1950’s and who are still running strong today. One of the original members, Fred Steele, built himself a 1928 Tudor show car back in 1958 and somehow it got preserved over many decades until being bought by northern-californian Marcus Edell in 2016.
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Cold Monterey weather couldn’t stop this display of two-wheeled treasures.
Some 3,000 spectators braved the cool weather and foreboding skies to enjoy the 9th annual ‘Quail’ in Carmel Valley on May 6th.
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Season opener in Scott Valley.
Deep in the hills above Santa Cruz rests Bruce Canepa’s magical castle, stuffed with exotic automotive treasures and the rarest of the rare motorsports machinery. Legendary unicorns like the last 427 Cobra, the last Porsche 935 produced, the Leon Duray Miller Special, Dale Earnhardt’s NASCAR, and on and on.
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Everyone’s favorite roadster show takes a detour to fancy-town.
For southern-californian hot-rodders the place to be in January has always been the Oakland Roadster Show, now know as the Grand National Roadster Show.
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A handful of America’s most beautiful motorcycles.
It ain’t all roadsters and low-riders in Pomona every January. Tucked back in Building 6 are some of the best bikes built in the last year.
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Big, Bad Bikerfest Hits Sac
One of the great things about living in California is the year-round riding and temperatures in the 40s didn’t stop me and a few thousand others from riding into downtown Sacramento last weekend for the kickoff of the Easyriders bike show tour.
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Christmas in SoCal is like nowhere else. There may not be blankets of fluffy white snow, ice-skating and hot-chocolate, but there is the Mooneyes Xmas Party Show and Drag!
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You gotta love southern California. Where else can you spend a sunny Saturday riding to one of the best bike shows around – in December!
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For today’s Motorvation Monday, check out Brian Blain’s very modified 1925 Ford Model-T Lakester. He’s running what looks like a 178ci 4-banger with Rajo BB-R heads (note the 2 spark plugs per head) with a homemade overhead cam conversion. These photos were taken at this year’s Race of Gentlemen at Pismo beach where this little bucket ran quick!
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