Monthly Archives: February 2015

Cleveland IMS: Yamaha – A bike for every taste

Yamaha is obviously known for many things: Valentino Rossi, goes without saying; the YZF-R1, which certainly has its own following akin to the GSX-R; the FJR, the FZ1, the new FZ-09… I can go on (let’s not forget dirt bikes either). … Continue reading

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Surviving the Winter: When the fever hits

That moment when suddenly the temperature breaks freezing, you look outside and see the sun shining. You look down at your watch, the gears start spinning furiously in your mind; trying to figure out how you can blow off the … Continue reading

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Cleveland IMS: Bavarian MotorWerks – Two-Up

After Harley Davidson’s 45 degree V-twin, there is probably no other engine as iconic as the BMW “Boxer”. I have recognized the engine for years, even before I was riding motorcycles; until recently, I never saw the allure. BMW’s flat … Continue reading

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Cleveland IMS: first up – Italian Super Models

After a arriving late to the show my wife and I pushed our way through the crowd to the first booth; Northern Ohio Ducati Triumph & the Ducati manufacturer’s booth. Last year the Northern Ohio  guys brought some cool bikes … Continue reading

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Cleveland IMS: A glimmer of hope in January

January in Ohio is a cold, grey, dreary place; fortunately it’s also the month that the Progressive International Motorcycle Show (IMS) comes to visit Cleveland. This year is my second trip up to Cleveland for the show; a long drive, … Continue reading

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