When motorcycles descend upon the city of Hollister this weekend, the town will be ready – a contrast to the first gathering years ago when bikers caught the area by surprise and, according to folklore, left beer bottles and chaos in their wake.
Changes this year include expanding the rally from two days to three and cutting the event’s official Miss Hollister competition.
“This is a music festival – music and motorcycle stuff – so we're really emphasizing filling the stages full of bands, ” said Rally Director Mark Cresswell. READ ON
LAKE GEORGE >> To some people, motorcycles mean black leather and loud pipes.
However, there’s no end to the colorful artwork that adorns many bikes and their riders’ accoutrements and accessories.
Helmets especially come in all shapes and designs, from skull-and-crossbones to red, white and blue action hero motifs. Orange flames on a black backdrop are popular with quite a few men, while a female rider at Saturday’s Americade parade had a bright red metallic helmet with pigtails attached to the sides. READ ON