Photos Redwood Run Friday 2009 Bikes, Breasts, Beasts, and Beyond

Kym Kemp / Tuesday, June 16, 2009 @ 9:52 a.m. / Daily Photo , marijuana ,  photo


Redwood Run 2009

Frequent Photo

A  wave of metal and black leather swept over Humboldt and Mendocino Counties this last weekend.  Converging from across the United States,  motorcyclists came to the North Coast for the 32nd annual Redwood Run.  Pulling off the freeway is like entering a biker playground.  The small country road winds down to the river where an large stage juts up at a bend in the Eel River.  Sheer cliffs rise in the background.  Colorful tents cluster beside Harleys.  Brown armed bikers with tattoos swirling up their arms and necks stroll past booths and beauties.

Below the fold are photos from Friday, the first day.


A Wave of Riders



Scarf her up

The Scarf Girl

The vendors are part of the decor…

in her hand

In Her Hand

And a pretty girl has the men drinking right out of her hands.



Sometimes the locals are a little startled by their visitors idea of a good time.  But the party mood soon has everybody laughing and getting into the spirit of anything just might happen.



Everyone has such a good time that their tails just start a waggin’!


Seeing the Sights

The Riders put on a good show for each other and the locals.rider

Ride ‘em, Cowgirl


Token Toker

Of course, the bikers like to taste the flavors of Humboldt County and the sweet smell of marijuana wafts faintly from the shadows.

cannabis creature

Cannabis  Creature

After the long ride to the North Coast, its good to slip into something more comfortable…

Butt its uncomfortable


something that lets a little breeze in.

chaps my ass

That Chaps My Ass

loinly hearts club

Loin Cloth

Then its time to get out and see the sights.

girls, girls, girls

Girls, Girls, Girls

The cardinal rule at the Run is No Shyness allowed.  Strut your stuff and have a wonderful time.

No Shyness

No Shyness Allowed

Links to Redwood Run

Cheap Sparkles

This Year’s  Redwood Run quilt

Show Me Your Tits


  • Thanks for the interesting photos and commentary. It’s almost like being there.
  • Reminds me of a few Pagan festivals I’ve been to. The idea is to wear just enough to not get arrested. Sounds like fun.
  • Everyone should go at least once. Until my first Redwood Run, I couldn’t use the word “debauchery” in a sentence. I remember seeing those balloons in the pit and thinking “ooo, it’s someone’s birthday”. Geez.
  • Dave and Silverstar, I tried to give the flavor but I did leave out some of the nude photos. There are no cops down in the event so things get pretty…uhm…interesting.
  • Beachcomber, Debauchery…yes, that kinda covers it. My first thought about the balloons was the same as yours. My next was why did that man fall face down on the ground and then come up smiling.
  • it looks like a great event for people-watching! but that suit bottom just does not look comfy. :)
  • That’s just a whole lot of skin, Kym. You leave the kids at home, right? Now that would really be an education! ;)
  • No one under 21 is allowed. My 16 year old begged me to find a way to get him in to see George Thorogood who was playing this year. Quinn loves his music. But the 21 year old age limit is strictly enforced!
  • as usual- amazing photos!
  • Another great year at the Redwood Run has come and gone. Those guys really know how to put on an event and I want to thank the entire staff, those who were there and those behind the scenes!

  • Missed it… never been. Reggae, Rodeo and Redwood Run, never been. Once again we escaped to the mountains. It’s just not my style. Maybe we’ll have a grumpy old men festival some day. I do appreciate the fundraising work. you are all wonderful. It sure ain’t for me.
  • […] For Photos from Friday at the Redwood Run 2009 see here. […]
  • Excellent work. if you are interested, we could use someone with your talent @ next year’s Shasta Rally.
  • In response to EzJ
    Well, I was there to sell raffle tickets for a local fundraiser and then also an article on it so if you can figure out some way for me to make money, I’ll be there with bells on!
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