SNAPZ: Hog Heaven

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Little did we know how many of our readers are diehard motorcyclists! As soon as we announced this month’s Snapz theme, the bikers came out of the woodwork with these great pictures. Thanks to all who shared their pictures with us.

With her smile saying it all, Harley lovers Adam and Kristen Piccirillo of Sharon, Pa., enjoy a weekend ride on their 2009 Street Glide.

With her smile saying it all, Harley lovers Adam and Kristen Piccirillo of Sharon, Pa., enjoy a weekend ride on their 2009 Street Glide.


Priscilla Umbrazun sitting on her bike in Sturgis, South Dakota, on her way to Mount Rushmore.

Priscilla Umbrazun sitting on her bike in Sturgis, South Dakota, on her way to Mount Rushmore.


Priscilla Umbrazun is ready to take her first ride on her Harley Davidson Sportster 72.

Priscilla Umbrazun is ready to take her first ride on her Harley Davidson Sportster 72.


Priscilla Umbrazun is ready to ride her custom American Ironhorse Slammer in Mill Creek Park.

Priscilla Umbrazun is ready to ride her custom American Ironhorse Slammer in Mill Creek Park.


Ready to roll are Larry and Joann Jancay, Joe Varacalli, Buddy Colwell, Jimmy Santangelo and Bill Olesky, all of Bridge of Hope Church in Boardman.

Ready to roll are Larry and Joann Jancay, Joe Varacalli, Buddy Colwell, Jimmy Santangelo and Bill Olesky, all of Bridge of Hope Church in Boardman.


Therese Olesky, Bill Olesky and Catherine and Jim Santangelo with a picnic area and beautiful Lake Erie at Erie, Pa., in the background.

Therese Olesky, Bill Olesky and Catherine and Jim Santangelo with a picnic area and beautiful Lake Erie at Erie, Pa., in the background.


Here are Jim Santangelo of Boardman and Angela Santangelo of Cincinnati.

Here are Jim Santangelo of Boardman and Angela Santangelo of Cincinnati.


Angela Santangelo of Cincinnati, sent by her father, Jim Santangelo.

Angela Santangelo of Cincinnati, sent by her father, Jim Santangelo.


Michael Sonnenlitter and Kathy Bollinger in Johnstown, Pa., in June 2013, and now they are Mr. and Mrs.

Michael Sonnenlitter and Kathy Bollinger in Johnstown, Pa., in June 2013, and now they are Mr. and Mrs.


How do you sleep on a Harley? It seems Mark Granchay of Youngstown figured it out at the Myrtle Beach Bike Week a few years ago. A buddy took the picture, and Mark didn't know it until weeks later.

How do you sleep on a Harley? It seems Mark Granchay of Youngstown figured it out at the Myrtle Beach Bike Week a few years ago. A buddy took the picture, and Mark didn't know it until weeks later.


Bobby Davis of Austintown is seated on his Harley and smiling from ear to ear. This was taken by Leslie Schuler of Youngstown.

Bobby Davis of Austintown is seated on his Harley and smiling from ear to ear. This was taken by Leslie Schuler of Youngstown.


Taken on Veteran's Day in 2013, from left are Felipe Romain, American Legion Post 278 service officer and Navy veteran; Gary Gutilius, Military Order of the Purple Heart, Army veteran; John Salakakis, USMC and owner of the military tribute bike; and Gary Jenkins, USMC Tri-State Detachment 494, Marine Corps League of Youngstown. Submitted by Jenkins.

Taken on Veteran's Day in 2013, from left are Felipe Romain, American Legion Post 278 service officer and Navy veteran; Gary Gutilius, Military Order of the Purple Heart, Army veteran; John Salakakis, USMC and owner of the military tribute bike; and Gary Jenkins, USMC Tri-State Detachment 494, Marine Corps League ...


A close-up of the dashboard of the Boerios' bike.

A close-up of the dashboard of the Boerios' bike.


Right side of the Boerios' bike.

Right side of the Boerios' bike.


Left side the Boerios' bike..

Left side the Boerios' bike..


A close-up of Keith Boerio.

A close-up of Keith Boerio.


Keith Boerio from the back.

Keith Boerio from the back.


Keith Boerio on his bike with the sidecar.

Keith Boerio on his bike with the sidecar.


Keith Boerio has been riding with his wife, Debbie, for more than 30 years. They enjoy every ride.

Keith Boerio has been riding with his wife, Debbie, for more than 30 years. They enjoy every ride.


Jennifer Moss, daughter-in-law of Diane Moss, joined her husband, Mike, on the ride to Lake Milton.

Jennifer Moss, daughter-in-law of Diane Moss, joined her husband, Mike, on the ride to Lake Milton.


Mike Moss of Austintown is riding his Harley Street Glide to Lake Milton on a very cold spring day this year. Sent by his mother, Diane Moss.

Mike Moss of Austintown is riding his Harley Street Glide to Lake Milton on a very cold spring day this year. Sent by his mother, Diane Moss.


Willi Colbert, proud owner of yet another Harley, of course.

Willi Colbert, proud owner of yet another Harley, of course.


This 2009 Harley Davidson Fatboy is owned by Ron Dubas of Youngstown.

This 2009 Harley Davidson Fatboy is owned by Ron Dubas of Youngstown.


A front view of the 2012 Harley Streetglide  owned by Ron Dubas.

A front view of the 2012 Harley Streetglide owned by Ron Dubas.


This 2012 Harley Davidson Street Glide is owned by Ron Dubas of Youngstown.

This 2012 Harley Davidson Street Glide is owned by Ron Dubas of Youngstown.


Tony and Linda Moran of Salem at Gettysburg, Pa.

Tony and Linda Moran of Salem at Gettysburg, Pa.


The Harley Shop at Niagara Falls, Canada, submitted by Tony Moran.

The Harley Shop at Niagara Falls, Canada, submitted by Tony Moran.


Pit stop for Tony Moran on the way to Sturgis.

Pit stop for Tony Moran on the way to Sturgis.


Tony Moran of Salem, taken at the Badlands of South Dakota.

Tony Moran of Salem, taken at the Badlands of South Dakota.


Dawn and CJ George at the Spread Eagle Tavern in Hanoverton, taken by Tony Moran.

Dawn and CJ George at the Spread Eagle Tavern in Hanoverton, taken by Tony Moran.


Tony Moran sent this photo of himself at Devils Tower, Wyoming.

Tony Moran sent this photo of himself at Devils Tower, Wyoming.


Mike Moss of Austintown is getting ready to ride his Harley Nightster. Submitted by his mother, Diane Moss.

Mike Moss of Austintown is getting ready to ride his Harley Nightster. Submitted by his mother, Diane Moss.


This is Juan Miranda and his granddaughter Alivia Miranda. They both love riding. Sent by daughter and mother Ashley.

This is Juan Miranda and his granddaughter Alivia Miranda. They both love riding. Sent by daughter and mother Ashley.


This is Juan Miranda and his granddaughter Alivia Miranda. They both love riding. Sent by daughter and mother Ashley.

This is Juan Miranda and his granddaughter Alivia Miranda. They both love riding. Sent by daughter and mother Ashley.


Willie Mills and his wife, Barb, are at McConnells Mill State Park in 2009, back when they were dating. Willie says the best times they've had together have been in the wind on his Harley. Willie says his wife is a real angel!

Willie Mills and his wife, Barb, are at McConnells Mill State Park in 2009, back when they were dating. Willie says the best times they've had together have been in the wind on his Harley. Willie says his wife is a real angel!


This photo of Frank and Rochelle "Rocky" Blanco was taken in 1954 in Youngstown. They were married May 7, 1955, and will celebrate their 59th anniversary Wednesday.

This photo of Frank and Rochelle "Rocky" Blanco was taken in 1954 in Youngstown. They were married May 7, 1955, and will celebrate their 59th anniversary Wednesday.


"There is nothing better than a Sunday bike ride with friends. It's not the destination, it's the ride," says Karen Hardwick of Liberty, who was riding with her friend, Randy Pyle of Kittanning, Pa.

"There is nothing better than a Sunday bike ride with friends. It's not the destination, it's the ride," says Karen Hardwick of Liberty, who was riding with her friend, Randy Pyle of Kittanning, Pa.


Bettyann Nagy with her Suzuki Bergman 400 Scooter.

Bettyann Nagy with her Suzuki Bergman 400 Scooter.


Diane Theis of Boardman is enjoying sitting on a 1965 Harley Davidson Panhead Electra Glide.

Diane Theis of Boardman is enjoying sitting on a 1965 Harley Davidson Panhead Electra Glide.


Bob Holton of Boardman “glows” on a 2005 Harley Davidson Heritage Softail Classic. Submitted by his wife, Diane Theis.

Bob Holton of Boardman “glows” on a 2005 Harley Davidson Heritage Softail Classic. Submitted by his wife, Diane Theis.


The smoke is billowing at the Tionesta Slow Drag bike contest at Rumble on the River in 2012 in Titusville, Pa. Sent by Kelly Morrocco.

The smoke is billowing at the Tionesta Slow Drag bike contest at Rumble on the River in 2012 in Titusville, Pa. Sent by Kelly Morrocco.


Two bikers are ready to roll on down the road. Submitted by M. Brown.

Two bikers are ready to roll on down the road. Submitted by M. Brown.


Bob and Donna Casey sitting on Bob's '06 Electra Glide.

Bob and Donna Casey sitting on Bob's '06 Electra Glide.


Addison Pollock is enjoying the thrill of sitting on a big motorcycle, sent by grandparents Rob and Donna.

Addison Pollock is enjoying the thrill of sitting on a big motorcycle, sent by grandparents Rob and Donna.


Bill and Monica Emler of Youngstown, ready for a ride.

Bill and Monica Emler of Youngstown, ready for a ride.


These are twin sisters, Megan and Michelle Nitzsky, when they were 5 years old on their dad's motorcycle. Sent by George Nitzsky

These are twin sisters, Megan and Michelle Nitzsky, when they were 5 years old on their dad's motorcycle. Sent by George Nitzsky


Is this "Mrs. Claus" on her Santa Bike?

Is this "Mrs. Claus" on her Santa Bike?


"Snoopy," all bundled up for a ride in Maggie Valley, N.C. Taken by Chuck Cavanaugh.

"Snoopy," all bundled up for a ride in Maggie Valley, N.C. Taken by Chuck Cavanaugh.


The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally at the real Hog Heaven in South Dakota. Taken by Chuck Cavanaugh.

The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally at the real Hog Heaven in South Dakota. Taken by Chuck Cavanaugh.


Tom Flaherty of New Middletown, waving while taking a rest. Taken by Chuck Cavanaugh.

Tom Flaherty of New Middletown, waving while taking a rest. Taken by Chuck Cavanaugh.


Rosie Cavanaugh at Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec, chasin' away the blues. Taken by Chuck Cavanaugh.

Rosie Cavanaugh at Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec, chasin' away the blues. Taken by Chuck Cavanaugh.


Jayne Rohleder Zaleski of Milwaukee, Wis., with a display of memorabilia of her deceased boyfriend, Arlen Strehlow, the man with the horns. Taken by Chuck Cavanaugh.

Jayne Rohleder Zaleski of Milwaukee, Wis., with a display of memorabilia of her deceased boyfriend, Arlen Strehlow, the man with the horns. Taken by Chuck Cavanaugh.


Steve Chaszeyka, "The Wizard," of New Middletown, is working on the details of his bike. Taken by Chuck Cavanaugh.

Steve Chaszeyka, "The Wizard," of New Middletown, is working on the details of his bike. Taken by Chuck Cavanaugh.


Dr. Frank Daniels taken in Boise, Idaho, as he rides proudly before the American Flag. Taken by Chuck Cavanaugh.

Dr. Frank Daniels taken in Boise, Idaho, as he rides proudly before the American Flag. Taken by Chuck Cavanaugh.


Dee Cavanaugh sitting in front of the Entering the Blue Ridge Parkway sign. Taken by Chuck Cavanaugh.

Dee Cavanaugh sitting in front of the Entering the Blue Ridge Parkway sign. Taken by Chuck Cavanaugh.


This photo of Dee Cavanaugh was taken at the museum, Wheels Through Time, in North Carolina. She lives in New Middletown. Taken by Chuck Cavanaugh.

This photo of Dee Cavanaugh was taken at the museum, Wheels Through Time, in North Carolina. She lives in New Middletown. Taken by Chuck Cavanaugh.


E. Bruce Heilman, 86, is the only World War II veteran who rode in the "Riding the Ridge" tour in the Blue Ridge Mountains, sponsored by Harley-Davidson. Taken by Chuck Cavanaugh.

E. Bruce Heilman, 86, is the only World War II veteran who rode in the "Riding the Ridge" tour in the Blue Ridge Mountains, sponsored by Harley-Davidson. Taken by Chuck Cavanaugh.


E. Bruce Heilman, 86, chancellor of the University of Richmond, Va., rode the lower part of the 48 states last year and the upper part the year before. This year he is planning a trip to Alaska. Taken by Chuck Cavanaugh.

E. Bruce Heilman, 86, chancellor of the University of Richmond, Va., rode the lower part of the 48 states last year and the upper part the year before. This year he is planning a trip to Alaska. Taken by Chuck Cavanaugh.


Detective Tim DeLuca of Old Orchard Beach, Maine, Police Department, escorts all the VIPS of Harley-Davidson on tours. Taken by Chuck Cavanaugh.

Detective Tim DeLuca of Old Orchard Beach, Maine, Police Department, escorts all the VIPS of Harley-Davidson on tours. Taken by Chuck Cavanaugh.


Nancy Davidson, left, and Willie G. Davidson, grandson of one of the founders of Harley-Davidson, and Joe Dowd, manager of Harley Owners Group, all from Milwaukee, Wis. Taken by Chuck Cavanaugh.

Nancy Davidson, left, and Willie G. Davidson, grandson of one of the founders of Harley-Davidson, and Joe Dowd, manager of Harley Owners Group, all from Milwaukee, Wis. Taken by Chuck Cavanaugh.


Mark and Wendy Allison of Lordstown, taken by Chuck Cavanaugh.

Mark and Wendy Allison of Lordstown, taken by Chuck Cavanaugh.


Steve Chaszeyka of New Middletown, taken by Chuck Cavanaugh.

Steve Chaszeyka of New Middletown, taken by Chuck Cavanaugh.


Adam "Zero" Ziobert of Poland, taken by Chuck Cavanaugh.

Adam "Zero" Ziobert of Poland, taken by Chuck Cavanaugh.


Chuck "Batman" Cavanaugh of New Middletown, taken by Dennis Pierce.

Chuck "Batman" Cavanaugh of New Middletown, taken by Dennis Pierce.


In 2005 4-year-old twins Jakob and Jarid Armeni give two thumbs-up to their dad, Ralph Armeni, builder of this 2002 custom Harley.

In 2005 4-year-old twins Jakob and Jarid Armeni give two thumbs-up to their dad, Ralph Armeni, builder of this 2002 custom Harley.


Mike and Diane D'Amico of North Lima.

Mike and Diane D'Amico of North Lima.


This was taken outside the Chapel of Friendly Bells at Trinity Methodist Church, downtown Youngstown, immediately after David and Kathleen Jones of North Lima were married, Oct. 16. Their wedding attire coordinates with the Harley. After the ceremony they jumped on the bike and rode in the YSU Homecoming Parade.

This was taken outside the Chapel of Friendly Bells at Trinity Methodist Church, downtown Youngstown, immediately after David and Kathleen Jones of North Lima were married, Oct. 16. Their wedding attire coordinates with the Harley. After the ceremony they jumped on the bike and rode in the YSU Homecoming Parade.


Future Harley boy Ryder, 1 year-old son of Dustin and Rachel of Columbus, and grandson of Bob and Lucille Brink of New Middletown.

Future Harley boy Ryder, 1 year-old son of Dustin and Rachel of Columbus, and grandson of Bob and Lucille Brink of New Middletown.


Baxter Grossen and his 2008 ScreaminÕ Eagle Softail at bike week at Daytona in 2012. Sent by his wife, Sally Grossen.

Baxter Grossen and his 2008 ScreaminÕ Eagle Softail at bike week at Daytona in 2012. Sent by his wife, Sally Grossen.


Newlyweds Michael and Apryl Parrilla, were married June 8, 2013, at Holy Apostles Parish in Youngstown by the Rev. Joseph Rudjak, who also rides a Harley. Submitted by Mike and Kathy Parrilla, Michael's parents.

Newlyweds Michael and Apryl Parrilla, were married June 8, 2013, at Holy Apostles Parish in Youngstown by the Rev. Joseph Rudjak, who also rides a Harley. Submitted by Mike and Kathy Parrilla, Michael's parents.


Steve and Patty Miller, formerly of Poland, enjoying a pig-trail ride in Arkansas in 2010. Sent by Trisha Miller.

Steve and Patty Miller, formerly of Poland, enjoying a pig-trail ride in Arkansas in 2010. Sent by Trisha Miller.


David Bortmas, 1, did it and was caught in the act in 1970 by Mom, Donna Hunt. David now lives in Lake Milton.

David Bortmas, 1, did it and was caught in the act in 1970 by Mom, Donna Hunt. David now lives in Lake Milton.


John Bortmas, 6, of Austintown; Gary Bortmas, 4, of Canton; and David Bortmas, 2, of Lake Milton; in 1971 they were Mom's cowboys! Submitted by Mom, Donna J. Hunt.

John Bortmas, 6, of Austintown; Gary Bortmas, 4, of Canton; and David Bortmas, 2, of Lake Milton; in 1971 they were Mom's cowboys! Submitted by Mom, Donna J. Hunt.


This was taken in July 2006 of rider Michael J. Lacivita, 82, and driver, Nancy Layko, by Roberto Serra, a neighbor. Lacivita was taken on a one-mile ride through the neighborhood, which was one of the thrills of his lifetime and the only time he rode on a motorcycle.

This was taken in July 2006 of rider Michael J. Lacivita, 82, and driver, Nancy Layko, by Roberto Serra, a neighbor. Lacivita was taken on a one-mile ride through the neighborhood, which was one of the thrills of his lifetime and the only time he rode on a motorcycle.