Archive for May, 2002

Kevin Schwantz Suzuki School – Body Position

May 01, 2002 View Comments by

Whether you’re going to hang off the bike on a racetrack or stay centered on the bike while riding on the street, proper body position starts at the footpegs and works up from there. Anytime you’re not using your feet for shifting or using the rear brake, place the ball of your foot (the front […]

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A Bandit Digs Into the Mother Lode

May 01, 2002 View Comments by

The first nuggets were found while they built a sawmill near the American River town of Coloma. A short time later, the word leaked out. People from all over the globe headed for the Sierra Nevada foothills. Even droves of sailors caught the bug, abandoning the very clipper ships that ferried their gold-seeking passengers to […]

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City Portrait: Ah, Montreal

May 01, 2002 View Comments by

Soaking up the heat from the spring sun, I lean back against gray stone, sip my first cappuccino of the day, and enjoy a flaky croissant. Listening to the sibilance of French and the click of shoes on cobblestones, I gaze across the street. The upper decks and smokestacks of an ocean-going vessel define the […]

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Americade Collage

May 01, 2002 View Comments by

A seemingly endless row of bikes parked with headlights facing inward, lined the curbs, and leather-clad pedestrians strolled the sidewalks. It wasn’t Daytona, nor was it Sturgis, it was the 20th annual Americade at Lake George in upper New York state, and it was only Thursday. I arrived on Tuesday to present three seminars – […]

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