Group Riding: It’s Either Heaven or Hell

Apr 12, 2019 View Comments by

Riding in a group can be an exhilarating experience. It can also be about as fun as getting a root canal. It really just depends on the group you’re in as to which experience you’ll have. As they say, one bad apple can spoil the bunch. And you don’t want to be that apple, do […]

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Cager Ragers: Hidden Dangers of the Road [With Video]

Mar 25, 2019 View Comments by

It’s probably not too big of a stretch to assume most of us have had a moment or two on the road where anger makes us want to go Redrum like Jack Nicholson’s character in Stephen King’s The Shining. Perhaps some of us have given into that anger on occasion. Not me, of course. I’m […]

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Sidetracked: The Kerfuffle

Apr 05, 2018 View Comments by

    At 125 horsepower and 125 Nm of torque, the BMW R 1200 GS can sling mud from its Shinko knobby like a snow blower in a Louisiana swamp. My pal Jay Rothstein sits unaware atop his clutch-less KLR 650, 12 miles north of Gypsum, CO. Afternoon rains have turned this section of the […]

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Closing Time

Jun 10, 2013 View Comments by

Today is my last day riding for most of the summer. Tomorrow I start a 24-hour journey from Lansing, MI to King Salmon, AK to be a part of the 2013 Sockeye Salmon run in Bristol Bay. For the next 2 months, I will only be thinking, “fish, fish, fish,” aboard my 32’ aluminum boat, […]

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Navigate the Road with Safety in Mind

Mar 02, 2012 View Comments by

The riding season is quickly approaching. As we anxiously await its arrival, take a moment to refresh yourself with a few biker safety tips. Whether it’s before, during, or after your ride, there are several things you can do to help make the road safer for yourself and other motorists. Before You Ride Always perform […]

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Motorcycles Anonymous

Feb 25, 2012 View Comments by

My name is Chris, and I’m a motoholic. It might be a corny sounding word, but I looked it up and it is legit – sort of. -aholic (also –oholic) is an accepted suffix that “denotes a person addicted to something”. For me, the vice is bikes, and it has been ever since I abandoned […]

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