from Photographers' Blog:

China’s easy riders

May 13, 2013

Qian Dao Lake, China

By Carlos Barria

“They're not scared of you. They're scared of what you represent to them."
"Hey, man. All we represent to them, man, is somebody who needs a haircut."
"Oh, no. What you represent to them is freedom."

-- from the movie Easy Rider

from Tales from the Trail:

McCain gets taste of freedom at biker convention

August 5, 2008

john-m.jpgSTURGIS, S.D. - Republican presidential candidate John McCain attempted to harness a powerful engine of heartland conservatism on Monday -- addressing a giant rally of motorcycle enthusiasts.