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Red River Scramble: Where to Ride

The Red River Scramble “Meetup” is just a few days away now. Per my comments, I’ll be at Miguel’s Pizza Saturday morning (7/22/17) for breakfast, from there I’ll direct folks to the type of riding they’re looking for, and I expect … Continue reading

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Scorpion EXO-AT950 Helmet: Long-term Review

Late last summer I decided it was about time to replace my aging GMax helmet. While it wasn’t particularly old, it was getting no shortage of use and then it managed to take a dive off the handlebars one day which … Continue reading

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The SaddleSore 1000: An Iron Butt Tour of Appalachia

2:30 AM: Eyes inexplicably snap open. Roll over, pray for last moments of sleep before the alarm goes off. 3:20 AM: Still awake, turn off pre-set alarm for 3:30. Go downstairs to get suited up for the day. 3:30 AM: Drink … Continue reading

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Pardon My Tardiness…

That last few weeks have been pretty jam packed; work is obviously more of the same, but between family events over Memorial Day weekend and a charity event last weekend, I’ve struggled to sit down and put words on “paper”. … Continue reading

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Tried and True Dual Sport Tires: Shoe Shopping with Rosie the Scrambler

Last week I spooned on the first actual “set” of new front and rear tires since I bought the Speedmaster new back in 2013. I’m a little… frugal, to say the least, so I typically run tires as long as they … Continue reading

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Scrambling to the Top of Half Moon Rock: The Best View in Red River Gorge

Family schedules for Mother’s Day weekend played out in a way that it was easier to have the local Mother’s Day gathering on Saturday evening in lieu of the typical Sunday morning brunch. That actually left me with a wide … Continue reading

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Riding Your Motorcycle Everyday: Reflections on 90 Days in the Saddle

While not the absolute warmest I can remember, it goes without saying that this year’s winter in southwest Ohio was unseasonably mild. I slipped in a handful of rides in January, and even a few more on the front end … Continue reading

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