Sunday, September 24, 2023

C.C. and Company film introduction

The cult classic C.C. and Company is a 1970 American biker film directed by Seymour Robbie. It starred Joe Namath as Biker C.C. Ryder, Ann-Margret as fashion journalist Ann, and William Smith as Moon, the leader of the fictitious Outlaw Motorcycle Club called the "Heads".The film also features singer Wayne Cochran and his band The C.C. Riders.
C.C. Ryder falls in with a Outlaw Motorcycle Club in the desert, and then rescues Ann from trouble with the same club. There next occurs a motocross race tied in with a fashion shoot. The Heads disrupt the event, but C.C. Ryder enters the race to gain Ann's favor. This puts him in conflict with Moon. When Ryder wins the race and leaves with his award money the club kidnaps Ann, and Ryder must ride back to save her.

The film stars the following:

Joe Namath as C. C. Ryder
Ann-Margret as Ann McCalley
William Smith as Moon
Jennifer Billingsley as Pom Pom
Mike Battle as Rabbit
Greg Mullavey as Lizard
Teda Bracci as Pig
Don Chastain as Eddie Ellis
Sid Haig as Crow
Bruce Glover as Captain Midnight
Keva Kelly as Tandalaya
Jackie Rohr as Zit-Zit
Robert Keyworth as Charlie Hopkins
Alan Pappe as Photographer
Ned Wertimer as Motorcycle salesman

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Driver Found Not Guilty in Military MC Deaths

Concord, New Hampshire (August 10, 2022) - A jury on Tuesday acquitted a pickup truck driver of causing the deaths of seven members of the Jarheads Motorcycle Club in a head-on collision in northern New Hampshire back in 2019.

Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, 26, of West Springfield, Massachusetts, had pleaded not guilty to multiple counts of negligent homicide, manslaughter, driving under the influence, and reckless conduct, although some of the charges were dropped during the trial. He has been in jail since the crash on June 21, 2019, in Randolph. His trial began on July 26.

Read More: Driver Acquitted in Deaths of Jarheads MC Members 

Saturday, July 30, 2022

Multiple motorcyclist involved in crash

Allegheny Township, Pennsylvania (July 30, 2022) - At least eight people were hospitalized following a multi-vehicle motorcycle crash in Westmoreland County on Saturday afternoon. 

According to emergency dispatchers, the collision occurred near Lynch Road in Allegheny Township around 1:30 p.m.

Four of the injured people were taken to the hospital by air transport. The other four were taken by ground vehicles, dispatchers said.

A Facebook post from an account called Riding for the Cure said the crash happened during their annual ride for breast cancer patients.

We have been made aware of the accident that occurred on the ride,” the post reads. “Everyone involved has received medical attention. Please keep those involved in your thoughts and prayers, as well as those that are continuing on.

The post emphasized that reports saying 30 bikes were involved in the crash were incorrect.

Friday, July 29, 2022

Allen "Bobby" Hill dead at age 100

Columbus, Ohio, USA (July 29, 2022) - Bobby Hill passed away July 12, 2022 100 years old. He was born July 8, 1922 in Tridelphia, West Virginia to the late Laura Mae and George Hill. He was preceded in death by his wife Nancy Lee, and brothers William Hill Sr. (Janet) his son William Hill JR and Robert Eugene Hill. He began racing flat tracks in 1940 on a 1939 WLDR Harley.

In 1942, he won 6 of 7 feature races before entering the marines in World War 2 as a Hydraulic mechanic for planes. Never racing as an amateur, he returned to racing in the expert class. He won his first National Championship, in 1948 on the 10 mile track in Jacksonville, FL. In 1950, Bobby became part of the Infamous Indian “Wrecking Crew”, made up of himself, Bill Tuman and Ernie Beckman.

In 1951 and 1952 he won National Championships at Springfield, Illinois and the honor of using the #1 plate for two years. He was the Most Popular Rider in the US in 1952. In 1954, he won the Daytona 200 race on the beach-road course on a BSA.

Over the years, he was honored as the first inductee to the Charity Newsies Hall of Fame in Columbus, Ohio, the National Motorcycle Hall of Fame in Sturgis SD, the Springfield Indian Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass, and the AMA Hall of Fame in Pickerington, Ohio.

He was most honored by an engraved photo on the Monument commemorating the winners of the Daytona 200 erected on the old beach-road course. Bobby and Nancy lived in Grove City since 1954 and loved their friends like family.

He is survived by children: Barbara Ohly, James R Hill (Judy), Tami Steele (Steve Capocciama), grandchildren: Dane Ohly (Ainsley) son Dash, Josh Hill (Whitney) son Townes, Jordan Hill, Joe Hill daughter Haylynn, Erin Steele son Jax, Jamie Steele (Krista), Shana (Cory) Aycock daughter Marlee, cousins: Charlotte (Tim) Reichert, Mary Ruth Brennan, Niece Mona (Jon) Journey and son Austin (Brittany) Journey.

Friends and family may visit Tues 2-4 pm July 26 at Newcomer Southwest, 3393 Broadway, Grove City, Oh 43123. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Daytona 200 Monument at