Cover Bike Owners

Denny Davis & His 2001 American Ironhorse Slammer

January 1, 2013
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Our January 2013 cover bike is owned by Denny Davis, and his 2001 American Ironhorse Slammer was selected as the winning bikes at our Cover Bike Search at Worth Harley-Davidson in Kansas City, Missouri. We photographed cover model search winner Kylei, on Denny’s bike for this month’s cover.

CC: Denny, what is your occupation?

Denny: I’m a bus driver.

CC: Do you have hobbies other than motorcycling?

Denny: Yes, I also enjoy hunting, fishing, and playing the guitar.

CC: Why do you ride?

Denny: Freedom of the road, and it’s like man against machine.

CC: How long have you been riding?

Denny: More than 30 years.

CC: What was your first bike?

Denny: My first bike was a Honda 160 Scrambler.

CC: How many bikes have you owned?

Denny: Four.

CC: How many bikes do you currently own?

Denny: Just my Ironhorse.

CC: What do you like most about your Ironhorse?

Denny: The fit, the customized look to my liking, and the ride.

CC: What is your dream bike?

Denny: A Screamin’ Eagle Harley, because of its great style and big motor.

CC: To what motorcycle clubs or organizations do you belong?

Denny: I’m a member of the Kansas City Missouri Chapter of the Harley Owners Group (H.O.G.).

CC: Which motorcycle rallies & events have you attended, and which is your favorite?

Denny: Bikers for Babies, Toys for Tots, the Mule Run, The Polar Bear Run, Over The Hill Run, bike nights, and anything for children.

CC: What is your favorite bike night location?

Denny: Worth Harley-Davidson, because of the music, beer, bikes, food, and fellow bikers. It’s all good!

CC: How many tattoos do you have, where are they located, which is your favorite, and why?

Denny: I have 12 on my arms, neck and chest. My favorite it the one dedicated to my son Aaron, who was killed in a car accident on 1/30/12. Now he’s always with me.

CC: Do you prefer riding in a group or by yourself?

Denny: Either way. It’s the road, and doing what you love.

CC: Is there anything else you would like to share with our readers?

Denny: Just keep riding, keep the rubber side down, God bless everyone on two wheels, and be safe my brothers!

CC: Thanks for the interview Denny, and thank you for letting us shoot your bike for this month’s cover.

Interview by Mike Schweder

Photos by Bruce Stimpson with Stimpson Photography.


Published in Cover Bike Owners