Tag Archives: Motorcycle

VUZ Dry Tank Backpack: Long-term Gear Review

Way back in my college days, I used to commute almost an hour to campus after work. At the time, I was still lugging around my laptop in and old backpack I bought when I headed overseas the first time back … Continue reading

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Ducati Scrambler: First Impressions of the 1100 Sport and 800 Cafe Racer

My Buddy Andy recently took a spin on two of Ducati’s hot new Scramblers. Check out his first impressions of these new Red Headed Italian Supermodels. Continue reading

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Ask Moto Adventurer: What’s a Good Learner Bike?

On Monday I received a text from a good friend of mine. Turns out, a guy he works with wants to take up motorcycling. Naturally, as a great ambassador of the “sport”, my buddy wants to help facilitate this process … Continue reading

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Red River Scramble Schedule of Events

This year’s Red River Scramble is only a couple weeks away so I wanted to publish a general itinerary for how things are going to play out over the weekend of June 1st – 3rd.   Friday, June 1st: Friday … Continue reading

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Red River Scramble: The Bluegrass Scavenger Hunt

Beyond just holding an Appalachian motorcycle rally (Red River Scramble), I wanted to add a little flavor of competition to this year’s event. Considering most of the roads around Red River Gorge are public, it’s going to take a few … Continue reading

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Avon Trekrider: Long-term Tire Review

As of late, Rosie the Scrambler has been wearing some pretty aggressive off-road shoes; that choice in rubber has also led to yours truly pulling out the tire spoons more often. The real insult to injury is the fact that … Continue reading

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Why Do You Ride a Motorcycle?

Everyone rides for different reasons. For me it’s the adventure, the challenge, and the solitude. Why do you ride a motorcycle? Continue reading

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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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Triumph Scrambler Project: Stage 3 Upgrades

It’s been a while since I did an in-depth update on the status of Rosie the Scrambler. Things have fell by the wayside considering my workload at the “day job”, trying to document the Dirtster Project, and getting ready for … Continue reading

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March Moto Madness: Scrambler Adventures

Friday, March 23rd 02:54 AM I woke to the sound of my own teeth chattering. I’m not entirely sure when and for how long I actually slept. Hands exhausted from holding my sleeping bag closed with a death grip, I … Continue reading

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