The 25 years of Lowrider Magazine has to be one of the most interesting and intriguing stories in publishing history. Beginning with the creative Chicanos at San Jose State University and hand delivery in the barrios of Aztlan, Lowrider has emerged as one of America’s favorite magazines and is now enjoyed worldwide. LRM continues its odyssey into the future with the heart and soul that has taken the lowrider sport to new heights and given rise to the cultural aspects that mean so much to the lowrider.
Readers will be amazed by the many articles, creations, events, milestones and significant historical events that have appeared on the pages of LRM. For many of our newer readers, this visual timeline will be a first glimpse into the Lowrider Magazine of the past. For others who were there, this will spark old memories and be a reminder that we have all endured a long struggle to reach the top. From the original ranflas that started the lowrider style to the new riders booming with serious customization, it’s all been a part of LRM’s evolution, an evolution that will continue as we cruise into the future.