Archive for March, 2003

Kevin Schwantz Suzuki School – Riding Skills Series

Mar 01, 2003 View Comments by

Most street riders have favorite roads and favorite corners, and if they’re honest they’ll admit that they also have roads and corners that they just don’t feel comfortable riding. Ask them why and many won’t be able to tell you, but a number of aspects determine the average rider’s confidence level in corners. We’re going […]

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Hollister

Mar 01, 2003 View Comments by

Thirty-five miles east of Monterey Bay the small but growing town of Hollister welcomes you. New homes, most inhabited by an overflow of Silicon Valley’s workforce, spread across its rolling grassland, with many a backyard overlooking precisely manicured golf-course fairways. But on every July 4th since 1997, in sharp contrast to this middle-class Stepford scene, […]

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Krispy Kreme: Hot & Now

Mar 01, 2003 View Comments by

What is it in this big, round world about a hot, glazed doughnut? After all, we’ve learned a lot about the food we eat, and we’ve been trying to get healthier for years. No more smoking, frozen yogurt instead of ice cream, egg-beaters, veggie burgers, low-fat, low-cal – and generally not much of it very […]

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City Portrait: Bar Harbor, ME

Mar 01, 2003 View Comments by

Bar Harbor is located on Mt. Desert Island just north of the midway point along Maine’s Atlantic coastline. The shoreline looks more like pieces of it are crumbling into the ocean than it does permanent terra firma, but this landscape typifies the storied look of the rocky New England coast where waves slamming against the […]

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City Portrait: Syracuse

Mar 01, 2003 View Comments by

Fascinated by the early 19th century and knowing that one of the great events of that period was the building of the Erie Canal, I rumble into town at ten o’clock in the morning and travel down what was once a broad canal piercing the heart of this city. Now it’s a boulevard, but its […]

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