Out With the Old, In With the New

Dear Ma, I hope everything is good up there in Heaven. Things are kinda good down here in Dallas. I am so glad that 2016 is over and I am praying that 2017 will be a better year. To say that our industry faced some challenges in 2016 would be an understatement. It seems that

Let the Fourth Quarter Begin!

My life is split into three different sections [dropcap]D[/dropcap]ear Ma, I hope you are doing good up there in Heaven, we are fine here in Dallas. Now that fall is here, things are cranking up. The 100-degree temps are gone and we are in the 80s every afternoon, so that is great for business! My

What Would You Have Done?

[dropcap]H[/dropcap]ey ya’ll, after owning my own shop for 20 years I thought I had solved almost every problem there is to solve… Well, I was wrong. Every Saturday and Sunday we get around 1,000 bikes that pass through our doors. They come hang out at my 2.5-acre compound and they drink a little beer, eat

Custom Built Bikes, Writing & Words That Ain’t Really Words!

[dropcap]H[/dropcap]ey ya’ll, please allow me to introduce myself, my name is Rick Fairless, I am born and raised in Dallas and I am very proud to be a new columnist for MPN. I have been a reading MPN for many years and I have always enjoyed the magazine. I have been riding motorcycles for more