Archive for March, 2004

Tools to Go

Mar 01, 2004 View Comments by

Nowadays the quality and reliability of most motorcycles are so high that serious break downs are rare. But you never know. Sometimes a slight defect can slow you down or interrupt your trip. For instance, your bike could suffer from a broken bulb (headlight, taillight, brakelight), a flat tire, or a broken clutch/throttle cable. Or […]

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Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

Mar 01, 2004 View Comments by

The day before I embarked on a Gold Wing 1800 to Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, I opened a Backpacker Magazine article entitled “Organ Pipe Cactus – The Most Dangerous Park in America.” Flipping to the story, I was shocked to learn that my standard riding Kevlar might be pulling double duty – protecting me […]

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City Portrait: New Orleans

Mar 01, 2004 View Comments by

With a full moon overhead, a warm spring breeze hums through the streets of New Orleans. I’m walking down Magazine Street to the French Quarter with the pulse of excitement quickening within. A man in a mask walks by with a drink in his hand. At the corner of Bourbon and Canal, another man quotes […]

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