August 2021

Thunder Press - August 2021

ON THE COVER:

Night moves on the latest Street Bob, a timeless beauty now with a bigger punch. Photo by James Martinec. 

FEATURES:

MAKING THEIR MARQUE 
Indian Motocycle’s Charles B. Franklin advances the state of the art in American motorcycling 

RUMBLE 
The 25-year story creating a one-of-a-kind sidecar rig 

2021 HARLEY-DAVIDSON STREET BOB 114 REVIEW 
Elemental cool with motor to spare 

KING OF THE BAGGERS FINALE 
Harley-Davidson pulls off another win and the Baggers championship 

HARLEY RENDEZVOUS 
Getting the gang back together for a biker party in upstate New York 

OBSCURITY FILES 
A Harley-Davidson scooter? 

RESTORATION TO RESTOMOD 
The levels of restorations of old motorcycles 

TP TESTED – VIKING LUGGAGE BAG 
Packing gear for two in an accessible package 

LAST PAGE
Seat time on a new era of Sportsters 

COLUMNS:

RUBBER-SIDE DOWN

UNREPENTANT CURMUDGEON

DEPARTMENTS:

RUMBLINGS
News, notes, and natterings from the American V-Twin world

PARTZ
Cruisin’ gear you just gotta have

CALENDAR
Can’t-miss events

MARKETPLACE 
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