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Bike Feature — Tribute Chopper To Garry Hughes

By July 19, 2017General Posts

Camarillo is a city in Ventura County, California. It’s south of the 101 Freeway and north of Pacific Coast Highway just minutes from entering Malibu along the winding coast. Camarillo is named for Adolfo and Juan Camarillo, two of the few Californios (pre-1848 California natives of Hispanic ancestry) to preserve the city’s heritage after the arrival of Anglo settlers. They had to be boot tough and rattlesnake mean. Settlers took everything from everyone.

For decades Camarillo was a riders paradise between Ventura and Los Angeles and home to one of the mainstays in the Harley aftermarket industry, JIMS Machine. Jim Thiessen built a family owned business around special tools for builders all over the world, to make their Harley mechanical jobs easier and quality transmission parts.

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