Victory Motorcycles and Klock Werks Kustom Cycles Help At-Risk Youth

Jan 24, 2015 View Comments by

Helping with Horsepower (HWH), a non-profit organization founded by Klock Werks Kustom Cycles in South Dakota, works to promote motorcycle-related charity around the nation. HWH’s Bike Rebuild Program helps kids stay in school and find a new passion by giving them hands-on experience working on motorcycles. However, the Bike Rebuild Program at Pine Bush High […]

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So, Your Baby Wants to Ride

Nov 27, 2014 View Comments by

Your “baby” is your son or daughter of 16-plus years of age—who will of course, be your “baby” forever. You feel very protective of them, and that’s natural. Unfortunately, you know too much about riding, and all the bad drivers out there just waiting to ruin their day. In your mind’s eye they are still […]

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Do the Ride Thing Video Contest

Jun 07, 2014 View Comments by

In an effort to improve safety for youth riders, the Motorcycle Safety Foundation has teamed up with the ATV Safety Institute to offer $8,500 in prizes for the best kid-produced safety videos for ATVs and dirt bikes. The contest is divided into three age categories, 6-10, 11-14, and 15-18 with the kids submitting 15, 30, […]

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Part-time Adventure Hermit . . . Fulltime Dad

Jun 27, 2013 View Comments by

There is always an air of excitement when getting ready for a big trip. However, with little ones at home it can also be a struggle. The road beckons, but family does too. Several years ago when I was still a touring musician and a stage manager I missed my oldest daughter Sophia’s loss of […]

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Motorcycling in Africa: Kids

May 13, 2013 View Comments by

This morning I woke up already knowing which photo I would use for today’s blog. It is one of my favorites from our Africa trip, but there really aren’t 600 words of a story behind it. One morning in Ethiopia, Nick and I woke up to find kids outside our tent playing and spying on […]

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Dirty Brown Roads and Rooms

Apr 26, 2012 View Comments by

It was raining when we got up–and it rained most of the “very long” day. The road was very muddy in some places, with huge potholes filled with thick, gloopy, ginger-brown mud, making it impossible to gauge just how deep they were. A few heavy thumps into a couple shook us awake! However, I think […]

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