V-Max Las Vegas


September 12-14, 2003

This year about 20 bikes showed up for various dinners and rides we had planned. The Saturday ride to Mt. Charleston was excellent providing wide open roads, gentle sweepers, and beautiful scenery in the heart of the impressive granite Spring Mountain range about 45 miles NW of downtown Vegas.


A few of the riders and bikes at Mt. Charleston on Saturday


We dined on Buffalo, Elk, and Ostrich burgers at the Mt. Charleston Lodge (7,700ft.), and rode up Lee Canyon to the ski resort area at about 11,000ft. where a few of the V-Max hooligans had their chance to do some burn-outs. Later that night we had 27 event attendees meet up on the world famous Las Vegas strip for dinner and the event prize raffle at the Harley Davidson cafe. V-Max Vegas wouldn't be complete without our annual V-Max ride down the strip at night following dinner, and we topped the evening off with Vegas Bike Fest activities in the downtown area including a Steppenwolf concert. All in all this years event was lots of fun.  Best of all we met some great new Las Vegas friends and fellow Vmax owners who helped make this event even more special.


Video's at bottom of page


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Scary bunch of hooligans


Table at dinner first night


Table at dinner first night


Table at dinner first night


Jason & friend


Parking in downtown Vegas


Deb & Bill

Some of the group at

Vegas show Friday night



Deb, Doris, Collette
Group at El Cortez before Sat ride


Steve, Bill, & Roy


'C' addressing group on how

cool he is




Bob & 'C'






Cool helmet sticker


Group at Mt Charleston Lodge

for lunch


  Some of the Vmax babes


Dining on Elk, Buffalo, and

Ostrich burgers




 Stop along the road to the

ski area


Mystery rider


Rich getting all pissed

 off as usual

Roy and Doris from Vegas

Patsy (w/red shirt) & Leslie

(with child) at ski resort area.


Bikes that went on

Mt Charleston ride

  6 Vmax babes


The bikes




What are the chances we would

run into a Japanese V-Max club

wearing Outlaw shirts???


  The dudes


The group who went on

the Nt. Charleston ride

Brian eats a beetle (look closely

 you can see the beetle guts)




Is that a smile on Kenny?


"Yes, that's right, the name

is, er...,  Jerry,

but you can just call me

 Outlaw like my friends do..."


HD Cafe for dinner Sat night


John Drew wins tee


Jason wins, uh,

what is that!


Nice helmet!


Ride up the strip after dinner


  Steppenwolf concert
Freemont Street Experience



I will grant you three wishes!



Vmax hauler behind us as we head

across the Hoover dam



Event Video's

(Check back in future for Vegas strip ride video)


Brian's event horn


Brian & Mike (500kb)

Burnouts (1.3mb)


Steppenwolf Concert on

Freemont Street



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Thanks to Jim Flack and Bill Wheeler for sending in additional pics.