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Ride Every Day: Reflections on 270 Days in the Saddle

“…I’ll give you a winter prediction: It’s gonna be cold, it’s gonna be grey, and it’s gonna last you for the rest of your life.”   Endless Winter With snow spitting from the sky just days ago, I began thinking … Continue reading

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What do you want from Harley-Davidson?

Early this week I caught this news snippet regarding Harley-Davidson’s announcement about the closure of the Kansas City manufacturing plant. That news, while tragic, is unfortunately not particularly surprising after so many recent articles have been written about declining sales … Continue reading

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Ride Every Day: Reflections On 180 Days in the Saddle

Tuesday, July 25th, 10:46 PM After hours of farting around in the headlight bowl, I successfully spliced over a burnt connection and Rosie the Scrambler fired to life. Having sat out the previous day, the riding streak was reborn. Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Auxier Ridge Trail: Red River Gorge

While this is not a motorcycle adventure, considering the time I’ve spend there, I can’t help but feel compelled to share the awesome natural beauty of eastern Kentucky. Over the Christmas-New Year holiday, I caught a brief respite of remotely … Continue reading

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A Letter to the AMA: What is the Cost of Motorcycling?

A couple days ago a buddy of mine shared an article on a Triumph message board from American Motorcyclist magazine written by Scot Harden, entitled “Advocating For Motorcycling’s Future”. The article really struck a chord with me, and I highly … Continue reading

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Goals for 2018: Updating the Moto Bucket List

It’s that time of the year again, Thanksgiving was just two weeks back and Christmas will be here before you know it. This is that time of year that the snowflakes start falling and I start planning for next year’s … Continue reading

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Triumph Dragon Raid Bound

It’s that time of year again; my clothes are packed, the tool kit is ready, the bike is loaded, and I won’t sleep a wink tonight with all the excitement. This year will make my fourth year at the Triumph … Continue reading

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Red River Scramble: 160 Days in the Saddle

  “How long are you going to keep this streak going Drew?”   “Until the bike fails, or I do…”   Saturday, July 22nd, Approximately 2:30 PM I pulled up to the intersection of Chimney Top Rock Road and KY-715. … 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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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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