Tag Archives: Triumph Scrambler

Dragon Raid 2019: Motorcycle Rally Evolution (Part 1)

Passing through the villages of Behnam and Lynch, I was captivated by rows of antiquated brick buildings; boarded up and abandoned decades ago. More accustomed to images northern Appalachian rolling hills, nestled deep in the valley on the very southern … Continue reading

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Life Without a Car: Total Motorcycle Commitment

The seed for the “Ride 365 Challenge” was the “dream” of riding my motorcycle every single day, and preparing to live life without a car. Having pushed Rosie the Scrambler through the stereotypical Ohio winter, I’m not sure I’m ready … Continue reading

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Ride Your Motorcycle Everyday: The Aftermath

“Ultimately, you end up with a plaque and a busted bike” Immortal words spoken by a close friend, a rider I respect and look up to. He told me that in response to my eagerness to ride more miles than … Continue reading

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Should We Share Adventure Destinations?

A few weeks ago I “liked” a photo of a waterfall on Instagram. Considering who it was, I suspected it was near Red River Gorge. The photo didn’t have any hashtags indicating the location, so I asked where it was … Continue reading

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14 Reasons to Start Adventure Riding

I’ve recently welcomed another rider into the “adventure” world. To his credit, he rode dirt bikes “back in the day”, but has been dedicated to street riding for many years now. After seeing all the crazy photos here on the … Continue reading

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Musings from the Saddle: Reflections on 2018

Reflection With only a couple days left in the year, I can’t help but to look back the events of 2018. Revzilla has their annual report card, Chris Cope has his quarterly “State of the Motorcycle Obsession”, I’m apparently no … Continue reading

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Updating the Moto Bucket List for 2019

And just like that, it was November. I’m not sure who’s running the weather these days, but there seemed to be hard shift from summer to winter here in the mid-west. Between that and the wife’s health, October riding all … Continue reading

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Finishing the DBBB: Working the Moto Bucket List

  Smoked. Heart pounding in my ears and gasping for air, my right hand clung to the brake lever to hold the front tire on a narrow section of solid soil, desperate to keep the bike from tumbling back down … Continue reading

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Are Scramblers Just a Fad?

Two years ago last July, I made the jump to a “new” motorcycle, something I thought would become the best pathway to new adventures, be it on-road or off. Conventional wisdom suggests that the portly Triumph Bonneville, dressed in throw-back … Continue reading

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Choosing the Right Dual-Sport Tires

If you’ve been tuning in as of late, I’m obviously gearing up for another motorcycle Rally; with that, the issue of tires always comes up. Considering I attend about three to five major motorcycle events each year, I’m constantly fussing … Continue reading

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