Tag Archives: Triumph Motorcycles

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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2017 Triumph Street Scrambler Review: Rivaling its Predecessor

It goes without saying I’m a member of a handful of Scrambler related social media groups (among other ADV circles). A couple weeks ago I caught a thread from a guy looking to establish the differences between Triumph’s new Street … Continue reading

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What is the Perfect Motorcycle Ride?

Last weekend I rolled up to Ada, Ohio (think cornfields… lots of cornfields…), for the Run 4 Your Life (R4YL) ride. That event took me from Ada, over to Coshocton County (OH) and then on to Fayetteville, West Virginia. I … 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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The SaddleSore 1000: An Iron Butt Tour of Appalachia

2:30 AM: Eyes inexplicably snap open. Roll over, pray for last moments of sleep before the alarm goes off. 3:20 AM: Still awake, turn off pre-set alarm for 3:30. Go downstairs to get suited up for the day. 3:30 AM: Drink … Continue reading

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Tried and True Dual Sport Tires: Shoe Shopping with Rosie the Scrambler

Last week I spooned on the first actual “set” of new front and rear tires since I bought the Speedmaster new back in 2013. I’m a little… frugal, to say the least, so I typically run tires as long as they … Continue reading

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Riding Your Motorcycle Everyday: Reflections on 90 Days in the Saddle

While not the absolute warmest I can remember, it goes without saying that this year’s winter in southwest Ohio was unseasonably mild. I slipped in a handful of rides in January, and even a few more on the front end … Continue reading

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