Archive for May, 2005

Secrets of Successful Baking

May 01, 2005 View Comments by

Wolfram Schleicher’s last name means “slow goer” in German – which is about the only thing slow about him. We recently met up with the CEO of Nolan Germany in the southern German town of Lindau for a ride across the Alps to Bergamo, to visit one of the world’s most modern helmet plants. At […]

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Leather or Synthetic?

May 01, 2005 View Comments by

“Beware of all enterprises that require new clothes,” Henry David Thoreau advised in Walden. It’s unlikely Thoreau had motorcycling in mind, but as you’re reading RoadRUNNER, you’ve probably decided to ignore his counsel anyway. So why do we need special clothing? If you have to ask, perhaps you wouldn’t understand. Motorcycling is dangerous. When riding, […]

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The Passion Of Mark Jurus

May 01, 2005 View Comments by

A Hobby Turns into a BusinessUntil a few years ago, there were few dealers in the U.S. offering new scooters for sale. Most riders acquired their machines used and then sought out specialists to help restore and maintain them. It was exactly this market that Mark Jurus tapped into in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1993, when […]

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