Easyriders

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Easyriders
Easyriders mag -1 1971.jpg
First issue, June 1971
FrequencyMonthly
Circulation123,587
PublisherPaisano Publications, LLC
FounderLou Kimzey, Joe Teresi, Mil Blair
Year founded1970
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Websitewww.easyriders.com

Easyriders is an American motorcycle magazine, founded in 1970.[1] It is published monthly by Paisano Publications, LLC.

In addition to its coverage of motorcycles (particularly Harley-Davidsons) and related activities, Easyriders is also known for including pictures of nude or topless women[2][3] and paintings by David Mann who was a California graphic artist whose paintings celebrated biker culture.

The Audit Bureau of Circulation reported that Easyriders had an average paid and verified circulation of 123,587 for the six-month period ending December 31, 2007.[4]

Spin-off[edit]

In 1979, Paisano launched a companion publication called Iron Horse, which would continue for many years under various owners.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Easyriders". Paisano Publications, LLC. 2008. Retrieved June 2, 2008.
  2. ^ Colker, David (1999-06-17). "Easyriders Seeks Direction as the Road Gets Rough; Publishing: New managers grapple with stock crash and protests over the cleanup of the flagship magazine". Los Angeles Times. p. 1.
  3. ^ Worthington, Rogers (1979-01-11). "A sex and cycles magazine that's more than skin deep". Chicago Tribune. pp. 1, 10 (Tempo section).
  4. ^ Search of "Consumer Magazines - Search Results". Audit Bureau of Circulations. 2007-12-31. Retrieved 2008-06-02.