Tag Archives: Motorcycle

Ride Your Motorcycle Every Day: Reflections on 365 Days in the Saddle

“While not inevitable, between work, the fact I only own one motorcycle, and the impending weather in the coming weeks, failure this year is pretty likely. Despite that… it belongs on the Moto Bucket List, whether I make it this … Continue reading

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Daniel Boone Backcountry Byway: An Adventure Guide

Following Red River Scramble 2018, I’ve received a number of inquiries about adventure riding opportunities in eastern Kentucky. After several attempts, I finally finished up  Mountain Springs Road (Furnace-Pilot Road) this summer and checked the Daniel Boone Backcountry Byway (DBBB) … Continue reading

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Bonneville to Scrambler in 145 Easy Steps: Part I

Almost a year ago, I found myself the proud owner of a 2008 Triumph Bonneville Black that’s seen about 34,000 miles pass under its wheels. As a 10-year-old, the bike was in excellent shape, and still in near-stock condition. Almost … Continue reading

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2018 Harley Davidson Fat Bob: The Softail-Dyna Throwdown

  Way, way back in my early riding days, a guy I worked with told me to go take a ride and handed me the keys to his motorcycle, a 2008 Harley-Davidson Dyna Fat Bob. That bike was the very … Continue reading

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Conserve The Ride 2018: New Friends and New Adventure

3:53 PM, Saturday, June 9th I pull into a gorgeous overlook on the side of the mountain as we wait for Bryan to catch up. I take a knee and snap a photo. Walking around the Scrambler I notice my … Continue reading

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Conserve The Ride 2018: The Road to Pennsylvania

Exhausted. I kicked down the side-stand, and slowly climbed off the scrambler. I looked down to examine the oil spattered all over the back half of the frame and saturating the transmission case. Standing in the parking lot of the … Continue reading

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Red River Scramble 2018: The Recap

It’s been difficult to put “words on paper” to describe this year’s Red River Scramble; the support from the motorcycle touring and adventure community was overwhelming. I set out to offer a venue for motorcyclists to discover the best of … Continue reading

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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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