September 2021

Thunder Press - September 2021

ON THE COVER:

Main Street in Sturgis is a never-ending parade of baggers, customs, and vintage machinery, a place like no other. Photo by Olivier Touron. 

FEATURES:

MAKING THEIR MARQUE 
Motorcycle pioneer Glenn Curtiss and his record-setting V-8 motorcycle 

OBSCURITY FILES 
When a V-Twin isn’t enough, make a W-3! 

GOLDEN MOMENT 
Ruminations riding into the setting sun 

SPORTSTER S REVIEW 
Ready or not, the Sportster is all new 

STURGIS 
Full coverage from the granddaddy of motorcycle rallies 

FXR 40TH ANNIVERSARY 
A retrospective on Harley’s versatile Big Twin platform 

TP TESTED 
Instant weather protection from engine-guard chaps 

LAST PAGE
The sun sets over the 2021 Sturgis Rally 

COLUMNS:

RUBBER-SIDE DOWN

UNREPENTANT CURMUDGEON

DEPARTMENTS:

PARTZ 
Cruisin’ gear you just gotta have 

CALENDAR
Can’t-miss events

MARKETPLACE 
Shopping made easy