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Dirt Bike Tales: First Half of KXCR 2021

“Pain, anguish, adversity, struggle, exhaustion, defeat, financial stress, maintenance nightmares… growth, adventure, challenges, community, accomplishment, satisfaction.” Something I wrote on Instagram a few days ago. Since my departure from the military, I’ve never had such a passion for something, nor … Continue reading

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Hare Scrambling 101: Your First Cross-Country Race

So you bought a dirt bike after some nagging from your riding buddies? You’ve noticed photos on Instagram of your friends crossing logs and splashing through the mud with numbers on their helmets. Suddenly you’re feeling more and more curious … Continue reading

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Harley-Davidson Is Doing It Wrong

In recent days Harley-Davidson has trickled out more information about their new “Hard Wire” plan. While there is a lot that goes into this, including information consumers aren’t privy to, the plan in general sounds like “cut expenses, maximize margins, … Continue reading

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Are Motorcycles a Path to Rehabilitation?

I’ve been sitting on this story for a long time. It’s been rolling around in the back of my mind for several years now (like a BB in a boxcar), but I’ve struggled to put pen to paper. After reading … Continue reading

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Ride 1000 miles in 24 hours: Why Would Anyone Do That?

With the mercury hovering in the mid-sixties, my teeth chattered in my helmet as I watched the damp fog rise out of the cornfields and waft onto the highway. The morning sun finally started to emerge above the tree line as … Continue reading

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Husky in The Holler: KXCR in Clay City

Savage… If I were to sum up “The Holler” in one word, that’s the word. Humbled… by mother nature; but also the tenacity of my fellow racers. Grateful… for the opportunity to learn new things, meet new people, and expand … Continue reading

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It’s Getting Crowded on the Scrambler Farm

As I’ve said multiple times on the new podcast, we live in strange times. Fortunately, motorcycling at its core is a solo sport. “Social Distancing” on a motorcycle is easy, and for many, the whole point. For the protection of … Continue reading

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What’s In Your Dream Garage: How Many Motorcycles Do You Need?

I’ve been working from home going about two months now. In that time I’ve been keeping up with friends on Instagram, messenger, and whatnot, and the same question keeps coming up, “what two-stroke are you looking at buying?” Since I … Continue reading

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Motorcycles, Social Media, and Doing It For the Gram

Over the last few months, I’ve heard multiple podcasts making mention of “fake people” on social media (in a much more eloquent fashion). While they’re correct, I can’t help but feel the tone of the message was painting social media … Continue reading

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Moto Adventurer Unscripted: Can You Hear Me Now?

Considering my most recent post, it goes without saying I listen to a lot of podcasts. I’ve been debating about starting a podcast for several months now. In light of recent events, most people are sitting at home, including myself. … Continue reading

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