Just What the Doctor Ordered!

May 08, 2013 View Comments by

As I close out my three-week vacation down here in Costa Rica, I feel recharged and ready to take on life again back home. Getting through the Michigan winter was harder than normal for me this year. The main problem was getting my leg and ankle back in shape after a complex surgery in September. […]

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KTM E-Speed Electric Scooter

Mar 26, 2013 View Comments by

Over the weekend, KTM unveiled their latest venture into the world of electron motivation at the Tokyo Motorcycle Show. The E-Speed is designed for urban mobility (read: short distances) and is powered by a liquid-cooled permanent magnet synchronous motor producing 36Nm (about 27 foot pounds) of torque and 11kW (about 15 hp) of power. A […]

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It’s Never too Late to Dream: Part 5

Nov 19, 2012 View Comments by

As the summer wore on, Torri was riding more, but practicing less. Clearly, the exhilaration of long, weekend rides with me and fellow bikers took precedence over the mind-numbing drudgery of practicing cone weaves, sharp rights, and U-turns in parking lots. Nevertheless, her October date with destiny, in the form of another MVA test, loomed […]

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It’s Never too Late to Dream: Part 3

Nov 05, 2012 View Comments by

  It was a beautiful, bright Saturday morning in October when I rode Torriā€™s brand-spanking-new, used bike to the parking lot of the old National Geographic Building, across the main road and the lake from my home. She followed me in her car. I laid out a few miniature orange cones, which Torri had purchased […]

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