The Monster Knows

The Motorcycle Monster is in touch with the Motorcycle Community. During his rigorous travels across the nation from Motorcycle Event to Motorcycle Event takes refuge in numerous hotels. He also cruises through the country find the best (and sometimes worst) restaurants, bars, pit-stops, tourist sites and anything a biker might fancy while on the Open Road. The Monster Knows what Bikers want. In these journeys he rates and reviews various establishments and events with the Monster Rating System:


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Motorcycle Event Reviews

Knoxville Biker Rally Nationals 2010

Motorcycle Event Rank: GoodMotorcycle Event Rank: Gooder

The annual Knoxville Biker Rally Nationals went off without a hitch this past week-end at beautiful Chilhowee Park in the eastern Tenn. Knoxville Mountains This first year event had many “big show” features that made it “something really special” according to Dan Derringer the “man behind” the www.MotorcycleMonster.com event web site. Derringer said, “This event has the best set-up for a mo…

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UFC Scores Smash Knock Out at UFC 100 2009

Motorcycle Event Rank: Monster!

The world of Mixed Martial Arts, better known as the (MMA), and the "big daddy" of cage fighting promoters, The UFC, lead by Dana White, exploded with it's major coming out party this weekend and scored a "Smash Knock Out". As the weekend opened on Friday with a huge UFC Fan Expo at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, there was never a doubt that the UFC had scored big.

Attending fans…

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J and P Cycles Hits a Grand Slam in Iowa 2009

Motorcycle Event Rank: Monster!

One thing for sure and that is the Monster visits lots of events. If he's not doing the Monster Yellow Guy detail at some event in Miami or Las Vegas, he's taking photos in some far off biker joint in London or most recently Germany and Russia.

Some biker events attendance are truly down a bit because of all of the doom and gloom on the television. By in large, riders are still do…

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Las Vegas Bike Fest 2008

Motorcycle Event Rank: Good

Las Vegas Bike Fest October 2,3,4,and 5 again had a stellar turn out as thousands toured the Cashman Center and surrounding grounds for the 4 day event featuring several up and coming builders along side some established top names like Jim Nasi, Cory Ness, and Roger Goldhammer. The Artristry in Iron competition gave attendees a great chance to see some world class custom bikes. Top names like “…

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Reno Street Vibrations 2008

Motorcycle Event Rank: GoodMotorcycle Event Rank: Gooder

The Street Vibrations in Reno on Sept. 24 thru 28 was a major surprise for the Monster Crew as this event was well planned and had a great attendance. Located on the Streets of Reno, many of the major parts suppliers and semi rigs and top names were on hand to give the rider faithful a full range of events, bands, riding locals, and ancillary events. Names like J and P Cycles, Big Dog, Renegade…

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USA Motorcycle Tattoo Classic 2008

Motorcycle Event Rank: Good

First I’d like to say the Monster gives this event the highest marks available for overall planning and promotion. An “extra special” effort was given by Ken McGill and Jim “The Hammer” Locke who both did a great job getting the word out for this 1st year event. For months, before this event, both Ken and Jim were at all major events around the country including Daytona, Myrtle Beach and Sturgis. …

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Sturgis Rally and Races 2008

Motorcycle Event Rank: GreatMotorcycle Event Rank: Gooder

When we travel around the country attending events, some venues naturally place themselves into different categories without our even thinking about it. The two big daddy events that all motorcycle events are compared to is and has been for 60 years or more, are Daytona and Sturgis. Whether other events are local, regional, state wide, or national events, they all seem to pale at the site of St…

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Leesburg Bikefest | Monster Favorites Award Winner 2008

Motorcycle Event Rank: Great

As motorcycle events around the country are established, evolve and grow, the city and county governments, the event promoters, and the citizens of these communities generally travel a learning curve as to what the wants and needs of the motorcycle community are. If these organizers are quick studies and build their events with the motorcycle enthusiast interests at the top of their priority li…

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