Tag Archives: Scrambler

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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Triumph Scrambler Project: Off-road Rally Planning

Per my recent comments about plans for 2018, I am chomping at the bit to take off-road riding up another notch next year. I full well expected to spend more time in Shawnee State Forest and Red River Gorge this … 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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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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Triumph Scrambler Project: Stage 2 Upgrades

Heidenau K60 Scout Rear Tire After wearing out the Shinko 705 rear tire last fall, I decided to upgrade to the Heidenau K60 Scout. My initial plan was to outfit the bike to ride gravel and dirt throughout the winter … Continue reading

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Progressive International Motorcycle Show: Chicago Highlights

This is my fourth year attending the Progressive International Motorcycle show and 2nd in Chicago. This year, a buddy of mine that has since moved away wanted to try to catch a show, so we met up in Indy for … Continue reading

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8 Things No One Tells You Before You Buy a Motorcycle

1. Motorcycles are expensive If you’re buying a motorcycle as a “toy”, this probably won’t phase you, but if you’ve been convinced by the salesman that riding is cheaper than driving, there’s more you should know. Sure, they’re cheaper than … Continue reading

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2017 Triumph Street Scrambler: First Impressions

After the Bonneville Reborn release last year, Scrambler faithful like myself were concerned that Triumph had intentions to cut the Scrambler from the Bonneville lineup. Fortunately, following the release of the new Bonneville Bobber, Triumph released the new Street Scrambler … Continue reading

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‘Twas The Night Before Christmas…

  ‘Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the house, There were hopes of new knobbies, like TKs & Heidenaus; Crash bars and bash plates all fitted with care, Protecting your ride from a drop here & wash-out there; … Continue reading

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Putting more “Adventure” into Moto Adventurer

The day finally arrived. I asked for a few favors, stopped by the bank, and I bought a new motorcycle. I was on the fence for quite a while, but when the chips were down, I knew I wanted a … Continue reading

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