Tag Archives: Triumph Scrambler

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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The Daniel Boone Backcountry Byway: Triumph Scrambler Adventures

While I originally had intentions of returning to the Indy Mad Max Run this year, I also had a long standing invite from a buddy of mine to get down to Kentucky to go ride some “adventure roads”. The weather wasn’t … 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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The Triple Nickel and Big Muskie Bucket: Checking Items Off the Moto Bucket List

Last April I tagged along with my cousin when he went out to Columbus to take a look at a Scrambler he found on Craigslist. About five minutes after he sealed the deal and parked this “new to him” Scrambler … Continue reading

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Building a Motorcycle Tool Kit: Road Trip Preparation

Spring is finally in the air in these parts and I’ve already started to do a bit of off-roading locally and down at Shawnee State Forest. Some of my posts on Instagram have received several questions about what tools I keep on … Continue reading

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Cold Weather Motorcycle Riding: 13 Tips to Keep You Warm

Despite the fact that spring is technically around the corner, it snowed this week, and it’s not at all unheard of for Dayton to experience snow in April. That said, this topic has come up quite a bit in the past … Continue reading

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Change a Tire with Zip Ties: DIY Motorcycle Maintenance

Back in December I replaced the worn Shinko 705 rear tire on the Scrambler with a Heidenau K60 Scout. Expecting an especially stiff sidewall, I wanted to avoid the labor intensive “traditional” tire change method, so I decided to give … Continue reading

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