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1 dead, multiple people shot near Azusa polling station; active shooter heavily armed, officials said

A cocaine-fueled "gun fanatic" armed himself with an assault rifle and launched a rampage Tuesday in his Azusa neighborhood, killing one man and critically wounding two women before he attempted to ambush responding police officers.<p>During a furious gun battle in the quiet San Gabriel Valley …

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Full Tilt Boogie 2013 - Part 10

Ironhead Sportsters were well-represented at Full Tilt Boogie too. This bike is cool and check out the blue metalflake in the underside of the tank.<p>I …

Full Tilt Boogie 2013 - Part 9

My favorite evo Sporty at Full Tilt (besides mine, of course) was Dustin's. It's a great-looking bike but I have no idea how the rear wheel has any …

Full Tilt Boogie 2013 - Part 8

I was happy to see so many Sportsters at Full Tilt. It'll take a few posts to share them all. I'll start with the evos. This bike was built for …

Full Tilt Boogie 2013 - Part 7

There were lots of awesome bikes at Full Tilt Boogie but this knucklehead was one of the best.<p>Speaking of knuckleheads... when the Donorcycles crew …

Full Tilt Boogie 2013 - Part 6

Shovelheads from Full Tilt Boogie 2013...<br>I've said it before but Crazy Frank fenders and Invader wheels are cool.<p>I miss following Speed Club Inc.'s …

Got lots of photos of stunting at The Joint's Hog Feed today. Bummer about the weather but everyone who showed up seemed to have a good time. #thejoint #hogfeed #wheelie

Weather kinda sucks. Staying warm and dry inside Cabooze. Glad I tied on my front fender. #thejoint #hogfeed #bandanafender #shouldhavewornajacket

Live music inside Cabooze and free food is being served. #thejoint #hogfeed

And more stunting... #thejoint #hogfeed #wheelie

More stunting #thejoint #hogfeed #stoppie

Stunting #thejoint #hogfeed #burnout

55 degrees and a light rain but the skies are getting lighter, not darker. No stunts and no live music yet. They're setting up food inside the Cabooze. #thejoint #hogfeed #shouldhavewornajacket

Cold and wet at The Joint's 21st annual Hog Feed. Hope the sun comes out. It is July right??? #thejoint #hogfeed

Full Tilt Boogie 2013 - Part 5

Panheads from Full Tilt Boogie 2013... I almost didn't recognize this bike with the new/old tank on it and the new bars. For me, the headlight gives …

Full Tilt Boogie 2013 - Part 4

More non-Harleys from Full Tilt Boogie 2013... Here's a trio of hardtailed Yamaha chops:<p>All the homemade pipes were cool. Nice use of a pipe bender. …

Full Tilt Boogie 2013 - Part 3

Full Tilt 2013 had a lot more than Harleys (and I'll be getting to those in a little while) including a nice array of British bikes.<p>By far, my …

Full Tilt Boogie 2013 - Part 2

I mentioned vendors at Full Tilt in the last post... Kevin "Teach" Baas of Baas Metalcraft, Kennedy Chopper Class, and Vintage Bike Addiction was …

Full Tilt Boogie 2013 - Part 1

I have attended the Full Tilt Boogie Chopper Show all 3 years but for one reason or another I couldn't stay very long the first two years. This year …

Rumble on the Deck 2013 - Part 5

There were at least 5 Sportsters entered into the Ma Rad's Rumble on the Deck Chopper Show and awards were only given out for 1st and 2nd. I didn't …

Rumble on the Deck 2013 - Part 4

As the day went on, the deck at Ma Rad's Rumble on the Deck got really full. The weather was beautiful.<p>Like I mentioned before, most bikes were …

Rumble on the Deck 2013 - Part 3

While most bikes at Ma Rad's Rumble on the Deck were Harleys, there was a lot of diversity in the non-Harley bikes that showed up. As you walked the …

Rumble on the Deck 2013 - Part 2

Ma Rad's Rumble on the Deck had lots of bikes on the deck, lots of bikes in the surrounding parking lots, and there was even an Elvis sighting. On …

Rumble on the Deck 2013 - Part 1

Ma Rad's Rumble on the Deck was last Thursday evening at the Freight House in Stillwater. It was my 4th year attending. I left work a little early …