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Legendary Actor to Test Pilot One-of-a-Kind Trike Resembling B-17

Laura Sirotek, November 5, 2015

When William Shatner promised to “boldly go where no man has gone before,” little did we know that he’d live his entire life by that axiom.
Cross-Country Tour Takes Shatner Through Navajo Nation

Laura Sirotek, July 5, 2015

Actor William Shatner is currently on a cross-country trek, riding on a three-wheeled motorcycle he created in collaboration with American Wrench...read more at POW WOWS.
Resistance Futile When Charming Shatner Visits Joe & Aggie's Cafe in Holbrook, AZ

Laura Sirotek, July 4, 2015

Last Sunday afternoon was a special one at Joe & Aggies Café in Holbrook, as television and film actor William Shatner stopped by for lunch and to take a break from the he...
Shatner Reflects After Ride to Aid Legion Scholarship

Laura Sirotek, July 3, 2015

William Shatner has made a few trips around the universe, but his latest voyage — a 2,400-mile motorcycle ride from Chicago to Los Angeles, much of it along historic Route 66...
Captain Kirk Drives Rivet, the Monstrous All-Metal V8 Trike

Laura Sirotek, July 3, 2015

Shatner, 83, is rumored to intend to travel across the USA aboard this contraption, Rivet, thus ticking another box on the list.
William Shatner Helps Builds A Trike That Doesn’t Work

Laura Sirotek, July 3, 2015

Actor William Shatner – aka Captain Kirk of the original “Star Trek” fame – has collaborated with the company American Wrench to benefit the American Legion by building...
Sirotek Brothers Featured in Chicago Tribune

Sean O'Connor, July 1, 2015

Read the Chicago Tribune's coverage of Brian and Kevin Sirotek, American Wrench, Rivet, and more HERE.
William Shatner Couldn't Get Arrested on Cross-Country Trip

Laura Sirotek, June 30, 2015

Wiliam Shatner tried and tried, but he just couldn’t get arrested during his 2,500-mile motorcycle trip across the country.
William Shatner Shows Off Futuristic Motorcycle in Vegas

Laura Sirotek, June 30, 2015

William Shatner showed off his futuristic motorcycle in Las Vegas Monday, ahead of a trip to raise money for the military...read more at Positively LV.
William Shatner's American Legion Tour Comes Through Kingman

Laura Sirotek, June 30, 2015

This may not be the final frontier, but William Shatner is still boldly going where few men have gone before.
William Shatner, American Wrench Visit Eastern Navajo

Laura Sirotek, June 30, 2015

The Churchrock Chapter (Kinlitsosinili) on the Navajo Nation is now a part of American motorcycle history.
Shatner Makes Cross-Country Pit Stop in Las Vegas

Sean O'Connor, June 30, 2015

Actor William Shatner stopped in Las Vegas Monday during a grueling motorcycle ride from Chicago to Los Angeles.
William Shatner, 84, Visits Truckhenge

Laura Sirotek, June 29, 2015

William Shatner is a cultural icon.
William Shatner Stops in Kingman, AZ

Laura Sirotek, June 29, 2015

The “Star Trek” star made a stop in Kingman, AZ this morning as part of his 2,400 mile ride across the mid-west to bring awareness to the American Legion and to promote his...
William Shatner Visits Topeka's Lessman Farm and Truckhenge

Laura Sirotek, June 29, 2015

Shatner is making a 2,400-mile cross-country trek on behalf of the American Legion to help raise money for the American Legion Legacy Scholarship, and stopped at Truckhenge on ...
Shatner and American Wrench To Make Pit Stop in Barstow

Laura Sirotek, June 28, 2015

"Star Trek" icon and the current face of Priceline.com William Shatner is expected to make a pit stop in Barstow on Tuesday, as he wraps up an eight-day ride along Route 66...
AskMen.com Toast of the Week: William Shatner and Rivet

Laura Sirotek, June 27, 2015

You don’t need to have watched a single episode of Star Trek, T.J. Hooker or Boston Legal to know that this week's AskMen.
William Shatner Treks Through Tucumcari

Laura Sirotek, June 27, 2015

Actor William Shatner briefly stopped Saturday in Tucumcari, traveling from St.
William Shatner Plans a Visit to Amarillo's Veterans

Laura Sirotek, June 27, 2015

Someone out of the know might think William Shatner wouldn’t have a lot in common with veterans and bike builders, but Scott Miller, of the American Legion National Headquart...
William Shatner Visits Amarillo's Veterans

Laura Sirotek, June 26, 2015

William Shatner visited Amarillo last week as part of “The Ride,” an eight-day journey along Route 66.
William Shatner Rivet Reveal

Laura Sirotek, June 26, 2015

With the help of local company, American Wrench, William Shatner has embarked on a riveting enterprise across America.
Shatner, American Wrench, Legion Riders Make Emporia Stop

Laura Sirotek, June 26, 2015

Actor William Shatner made a lunch stop in Emporia on Thursday en route from Chicago to Los Angeles as part of “The Ride,” a tour to benefit the American Legion’s Legacy ...
Shatner Stopped in Emporia Today

Sean O'Connor, June 26, 2015

The legendary Hollywood icon that captained the Starship Enterprise for over 30 years, William Shatner, was in Emporia today, and stopped at Radius Brewery.
Actor Visits Topeka's Truckhenge

Sean O'Connor, June 26, 2015

By Luke Ranker Flying down the highway on the back of a motorcycle makes William Shatner nervous.
William Shatner Discusses Cross-Country Ride, Rivet at Kansas Speedway

Laura Sirotek, June 25, 2015

The 84-year-old actor is on a cross-country charity ride to help raise money for an American Legion scholarship fund, and stopped by Kansas Speedway to show off Rivet, a trike ...
Shatner's Route 66 Ride Stops in Independence

Laura Sirotek, June 25, 2015

INDEPENDENCE, MO - Shatner, his wife Elizabeth, a group of riders and a documentary crew began a nationwide motorcycle tour in Aurora, Illinois, on Tuesday with the unveiling o...
William Shatner Discusses Rivet, Cross-Country Ride at Kansas Speedway

Laura Sirotek, June 25, 2015

William Shatner rolled into Kansas Speedway Thursday sporting a bad sunburn and feeling fatigued.
Shatner, American Wrench Raising Money for American Legion's Legacy Scholarship

Laura Sirotek, June 25, 2015

The “Star Trek” icon climbed off his black Harley-Davidson trike at the Lessman Farm & Truckhenge on Thursday, and a gaggle of fans met him immediately.
William Shatner Stops For a Taste of KC Barbecue

Laura Sirotek, June 25, 2015

"The great William Shatner was our special guest this evening," Joe's KC tweeted out.  Shatner is on a cross-country motorcycle trek.
William Shatner Takes a Spin at Kansas Speedway

Laura Sirotek, June 25, 2015

Of course, the pace car wasn’t supposed to be the belle of Thursday’s ball.
William Shatner Makes Stop in Edmond

Laura Sirotek, June 25, 2015

A sunburned William Shatner rolled into Edmond two hours and 25 minutes late Thursday as more than 100 people waited for a glance at the 1960s and '70s TV icon from "Star Trek.
William Shatner Rolls Through KCK on Motorcycle Tour to Help Veterans

Laura Sirotek, June 25, 2015

Many know him as Captain Kirk from Star Trek, but now, William Shatner is taking on a new role.
William Shatner Takes a Spin at Kansas Speedway

Laura Sirotek, June 25, 2015

William Shatner popped out of the white Toyota Camry at Kansas Speedway with an ear-to-ear grin, pointing over his shoulder as he chuckled.
On Cross-Country Motorcycle Ride, William Shatner Stops in Independence, MO

Laura Sirotek, June 25, 2015

Standing by their motorcycles in the 90-degree heat, American Legion members anxiously held their phones waiting to hear the revving of motorcycles along U.S.
William Shatner Stops in Emporia During Cross-Country Motorcycle Ride

Laura Sirotek, June 25, 2015

William Shatner stopped in Emporia for lunch at Radius Brewing, while on his Route 66 tour with the American Legion and American Wrench... see more at KVOE.
William Shatner Visits Topeka, Truckhenge

Laura Sirotek, June 25, 2015

Captain Kirk took a pit stop in Topeka Thursday morning, but instead of driving a spaceship, he was driving a bike on three wheels...see more at KSNT.
Shatner Rolls Through KCK on Tour To Help Veterans

Sean O'Connor, June 25, 2015

By Chris Oberholtz, Multimedia Producer By Elisabeth Rentschler, Multimedia Journalist KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) Many know him as Captain Kirk from Star Trek but now, Willi...
William Shatner Travels Down Highway 50 to Sedalia

Laura Sirotek, June 24, 2015

William Shatner made a stop in Sedalia at the Mason Jar in Downtown Sedalia this afternoon (June 24) for raising awareness for the American Legion...see more at KSIS Radio.
Shatner, Legion Riders Pay Visit to Sedalia

Laura Sirotek, June 24, 2015

Veteran actor William Shatner and his wife are shown riding a three-wheeled Harley-Davidson motorcycle back to his bus after dining at The Mason Jar in downtown Sedalia Wednesd...
Captain Kirk Lands in Sedalia

Laura Sirotek, June 24, 2015

William Shatner traded the Starship Enterprise for a Harley Davidson as he rode through downtown Sedalia Wednesday afternoon as part of a benefit motorcycle ride to raise funds...
Shatner Stops While Traveling Through Missouri

Laura Sirotek, June 24, 2015

The Missouri leg of actor William Shatner’s trip from Chicago to Los Angeles continued Wednesday with stops in Sedalia and at Whiteman Air Force Base in Johnson County before...
William Shatner rides to help veterans

Laura Sirotek, June 24, 2015

A Hollywood Legend visited Mid-Missouri on Wednesday.  Actor William Shatner is traveling across the United States on a 3-wheeled motorcycle for a worthy cause...
William Shatner motorcycle tour helps veterans

Laura Sirotek, June 24, 2015

Shatner is traveling across the United States on a 3-wheeled motorcycle for a worthy cause.  At the age of 84, Shatner still boldly goes where excitement calls him...
William Shatner Tests His 500-HP Rivet Trike With A Cross-Country Ride

Laura Sirotek, June 24, 2015

  William Shatner isn’t know for doing things halfway.
William Shatner in St. Louis on Route 66 road trip

Laura Sirotek, June 24, 2015

It's Fox 2's very own Rafer Weigel and his co-star William Shatner.
Shatner in St. Louis on Route 66 road trip

Sean O'Connor, June 24, 2015

ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – You may recognize a familiar face in this 1990’s movie “Free Enterprise” trailer.
Shatner, Legion Riders kick off journey

Laura Sirotek, June 24, 2015

William Shatner may be most noted for manning the helm of the starship Enterprise into the final frontier for the benefit of mankind.
William Shatner launches 'Rivet' trip to West Coast from Aurora

Laura Sirotek, June 24, 2015

The big reveal turned out to be less than spectacular. Storms the night before delayed the 8 a.m.
Shatner stops while traveling through Missouri

Sean O'Connor, June 24, 2015

JACK “MILES” VENTIMIGLIA | Editor Sedalia – The Missouri leg of actor William Shatner’strip from Chicago to Los Angeles continued Wednesday with stops in Sedalia and at ...
Actor William Shatner to ride through Kansas on Thursday

Laura Sirotek, June 23, 2015

Actor William Shatner, who played Captain Kirk on the 1960s TV series “Star Trek,” will be passing through Wichita on Thursday, as he raises money for the American Legion.
William Shatner to visit Holbrook

Laura Sirotek, June 23, 2015

  Shatner will be arriving at approximately 1 p.m.
William Shatner Embarks on Cross-Country Motorcycle Trek

Laura Sirotek, June 23, 2015

The 84-year-old 'Star Trek' icon will travel from Chicago to Los Angeles in a motorcycle prototype he helped design...
Shatner to begin cross-country trip in Aurora Tuesday

Laura Sirotek, June 23, 2015

William Shatner, actor, author and media personality, on Tuesday will begin an eight-day, 2,400-mile drive mostly along Route 66 from Aurora...
William Shatner "filled with dread and anticipation"about upcoming motortrike journey

Laura Sirotek, June 23, 2015

84-year-old William Shatner is excited about his upcoming eight-day road trip, from Chicago to his home in Los Angeles...
William Shatner's motorcycle trek to include stop at Topeka's Truck-henge

Laura Sirotek, June 23, 2015

William Shatner will boldly go and explore a strange Topeka-area tourist attraction when the actor, who famously played Capt. James T.
William Shatner embarks on Route 66 trek on supercharged Rivet tricycle

Laura Sirotek, June 23, 2015

William Shatner is once again boldly going where no man has gone before on a vessel never before seen in our galaxy.
Captain Kirk’s New Wild Ride

Laura Sirotek, June 20, 2015

At 84, the actor is embarking on a crazy cross-country motorcycle adventure. Because of course he is...
Captain's log: Shatner to travel Route 66, bypass city

Laura Sirotek, June 20, 2015

I am pretty sure that we have more famous people passing through Springfield than we ever know. That's because we are situated on Route 66...
Route 66 calendar update: Rivet Motors’ land jet takes off

Laura Sirotek, June 20, 2015

Did you know that the irrepressible actor and motorcycle fan William Shatner (yeah, that William Shatner, the one from the original Star Trek TV series and films, The Practice,...
The Rivet: A Steampunk Trike Built For A Captain

Laura Sirotek, June 18, 2015

William Shatner, a lifelong motorcycle rider, has partnered with Illinois-based custom bike shop American Wrench to create a steampunk trike called the Rivet by Iron Bill...
William Shatner Is Riding His Rivet Trike Across The Country

Laura Sirotek, June 10, 2015

On June 23rd, famed Star Trek actor William Shatner will embark on an eight day cross-country tour.
The Rivet Is The Coolest Trike You Can Ever Own

Laura Sirotek, June 7, 2015

  How would you feel about a motorcycle that was designed by William Shatner? Yes, the same William Shatner who played Captain James T. Kirk.
Star Trek's William Shatner To Ride Cross Country On A 3-Wheeled Motorcycle

Laura Sirotek, June 7, 2015

Star Trek star William Shatner is going to raise awareness for the American Legion by traveling across the country on a three-wheeled motorcycle.
William Shatner's Cross-Country Ride On Rivet One

Laura Sirotek, June 5, 2015

William Shatner’s ongoing partnership with American Wrench to create the V-8-powered Rivet One art deco tricycle is now on its last stages as the partners get close and close...
William Shatner Will Ride One-Of-A-Kind Vehicle Throughout U.S.

Laura Sirotek, June 5, 2015

The well-known Hollywood icon, that was captain of Starship Enterprise for more than 30 years, William Shatner teams up with American Wrench go create the first Rivet motorcycl...
William Shatner to ride strange-looking trike with V-8 engine across America

Laura Sirotek, June 3, 2015

William Shatner may have captained the Starship Enterprise for decades, but at the end of the month the 84-year-old Canadian actor will captain a three-wheeler – that looks l...
William Shatner to cruise across U.S. on Rivet

Laura Sirotek, June 3, 2015

"I am taking another step into the unknown!" said Shatner in a press statement.
William Shatner is Riding from Chicago to LA on a Landjet

Laura Sirotek, June 3, 2015

William Shatner is riding across the U.S. to promote a crazy new motorcycle / trike / landjet, RIVET.
William Shatner Beams Aboard V8 Rivet For Road Trip

Laura Sirotek, June 3, 2015

Captain Kirk is trading in space travel aboard the Enterprise for a cross-country road trip on a Rivet.
Captain Kirk will ride this 500-hp trike across the US

Laura Sirotek, June 3, 2015

William Shatner has piloted and captained a number of outlandish vehicles playing James T.
William Shatner riding cross country on Rivet V8-powered trike on June 23

Laura Sirotek, June 2, 2015

William Shatner is heading across the country this summer, but this trip is a bit more Easy Rider than Star Trek.
Shatner Charity Ride Details Finalized

Laura Sirotek, June 2, 2015

Recently, TrekToday posted an article about William Shatner’s charity motorcycle ride across the US, and now the final details of the trip have been released.
William Shatner To Travel Across Country To Showcase New Motorcycle He Designed And Film New TV Show

Laura Sirotek, June 2, 2015

One goal of the Starship Enterprise was "to seek out new life and new civilizations.
Project spotlight: Rivet, a trike designed by William Shatner

Laura Sirotek, May 6, 2015

William Shatner designed a superbike so he could ride from Chicago to LA this summer. American Wrench, an Illinois-based custom motorcycle company, is building it.
Rivet motorcycle co-designed by William Shatner is stun-ning

Laura Sirotek, April 9, 2015

When you get William Shatner on-board to co-design the Rivet motorcycle the design is guaranteed to stun anyone who sees it.
William Shatner Rivet motorcycle to go into production

Laura Sirotek, April 9, 2015

William Shatner is famous for being Captain Kirk in the original Star Trek series as well as the films from the 80s.
William Shatner-designed Rivet motorcycle is set to stun

Laura Sirotek, April 8, 2015

We've seen some pretty eye-catching motorcycles in recent months, including a Tron light cycle replica, the exotic Feline One, and the quirky Dryvtech 2x2x2.
William Shatner to Make Cross-Country Trip on Rivet, a Custom Steampunk Motorcycle

Laura Sirotek, March 28, 2015

  I guess you could say that William Shatner is attempting to boldly go where no other man has gone before.
The Rivet Steampunk Cycle was Co-Designed by William Shatner

Laura Sirotek, January 20, 2015

American Wrench and William "Iron Bill" Shatner have teamed up to create the Rivet, a type of vehicle they have called a ‘Landjet’.
William Shatner, American Wrench partner to create Rivet Motors

Laura Sirotek, January 14, 2015

It’s always been a dream of William Shatner’s to travel across the country on a motorcycle, experiencing American highways without any barriers surrounding him, but the rig...
William Shatner and American Wrench Team Up to Create New Revolutionary Bike

Laura Sirotek, January 8, 2015

William Shatner, the man who will forever be known as Captain Kirk, has teamed up with an Illinois-based company to create a three-wheel demon of a motorcycle that is aimed at ...
Celebrity Drive: Actor, Recording Artist, and Equestrian William Shatner

Laura Sirotek, December 5, 2014

Shatner, a lifelong motorcycle rider, is partnering with an Illinois-based company to create a three-wheeled motorbike called the Rivet by Iron Bill.
Diamond Bagger Reveal

Laura Sirotek, November 14, 2013

American Wrench teamed up with Briggs & Stratton and MWE on this custom bagger build. Learn more at American Wrench.
Creed 2010 Chopper and Axe Giveaway

Laura Sirotek, July 26, 2010

CREED is putting their fans first once again this year – the band has teamed up with ORPHAN and FRET12 to design, build and give away a custom Full Circle motorcycle and guit...
Motorcycles Rev In Memory Of Beloved Resident

Laura Sirotek, June 28, 2010

Known by many titles – husband, son, friend and so much more – former Riverview resident Brad Ruel’s memory will be celebrated this month as motorcyclists take to the roa...
2009 Moment of Thunder Tribute at the Wharf Rat Rally by Orphan

Laura Sirotek, March 18, 2010

The first Moment of Thunder Tribute was held at the Wharf Rat Rally in September 2009 to honor a fallen biker Brad "The Wrench" Ruel.
"Moment of Thunder Tribute" to Roar at Daytona Bike Week Honoring Fallen Military

Laura Sirotek, March 5, 2010

“Moment of Thunder Tribute” to Roar at Daytona Bike Week Honoring Fallen Military Brothers and Sisters as the biker community shows appreciation for those lost fighting for...
The Orphan, The Wrench & Moment of Thunder

Laura Sirotek, March 1, 2010

Illinois Auto Electric Co. wanted to get into the Motorcycle industry and had just purchased "The Wrench" a custom frame builder’s operation run by the late Brad Ruel...
Remembering Brad Ruel

Laura Sirotek, September 10, 2009

The Wharf Rat Rally in Digby, Nova Scotia Canada held September 3-7 was a fantastic event hosted by the most accommodating people with a very unfortunate tribute...
Nova Scotia's Wharf Rat Rally a Big Success

Laura Sirotek, September 8, 2009

Five years ago the Digby, Nova Scotia Wharf Rat Rally was just a small event with about 750 motorcycles. Today it is the largest motorcycle rally in Atlantic Canada.
Moment of Thunder Tribute to Brad Ruel

Laura Sirotek, September 3, 2009

Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada The 2009 Wharf Rat Rally will pay tribute to industry leader Brad The Wrench Ruel in the Brad Ruel Moment of Thunder Tribute on Saturday September 5...