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2016 Lone Star Rally

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32 Photos in This Gallery

The sound of roaring motorcycle engines on the Strand, mostly Harley V-Twins, is the sound of happiness.  After two rainy days the weather cleared up and all the bikers in Galveston (near Texas) were treated to a perfect day.  Lots of bikers and pretty girls here.   Thank goodness for pretty bartenders.

This is the first batch of photos, expect more over the next few days.  The girl in the pink top below is the daughter of the gal in the large photo above.

 


2015 Lone Star Rally

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40 Photos in This Gallery

The sound of roaring motorcycle engines on the Strand, mostly Harley V-Twins, is the sound of happiness.  After two rainy days the weather cleared up and all the bikers in Galveston (near Texas) were treated to a perfect day.  Lots of bikers and pretty girls here.   Thank goodness for pretty bartenders.

 

 


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Lone Star Rally 2014 II

 

Jimisu and Her Beauties

Jimisu and Her Beauties

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From Galveston Island pretty girls and thousands of roaring motorcycles across the street from the Gulf of Mexico.

 

 

 


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Lone Star Rally 2014

 

Slow Race

Slow Race

From Galveston Island, this is happening right now.  Pretty girl bartenders, promotional models and thousands of roaring motorcycles across the street from the Gulf of Mexico.  Stay tuned, I have more photos to publish.

 

 


2013 Lone Star Rally Part 2

Ron At Work

Ron At Work

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Here is the second set of photos from this past weekend’s Lone Star Rally where tens of thousands of motorcyclists and their howling machines swarmed Galveston Island.


2013 Lone Star Rally

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Heading Out

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This is one of the largest motorcycle gatherings in the world and it is held in Galveston, Texas.  Does anyone notice there is a social commentary here about the roles women choose for themselves, or are these roles chosen for them?


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Lone Star Rally, Galveston, Texas

Heading Out on the Strand

Heading Out on the Strand

Galveston has a population of under 50,000.  It seems like more than 50,000 Harley Davidson motorcycles are there rolling up and down the streets without mufflers.  On the historic Strand there is a constant drone of Harley V-twin motors as the sound reflects off the buildings on either side of the street.  The weather was perfect with lots of sun, pretty clouds, temperatures in the low 80’s and a nice sea breeze blowing in off the Gulf of Mexico.  It is possible that the Lone Star Rally is the largest motorcycling event, even bigger than Sturgis.

Bikers are a bit nuts, but the girl bartenders who wait on them in Galveston are even crazier.  Some are serving in outfits more suitable for a burlesque performance.  Their behavior is as outrageous as their outfits with the girls asking for tips to be tucked under the elastic on their hips.    I hope my viewers will understand why I did not take many pictures of the mostly middle aged male riders.  It’s just biker madness and Galveston craziness.  What can I say?