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Triumph Dragon Raid 2015: Day 6 – Bridal Veil Falls and the Saturday Night Party

By day six, I estimate that most folks, having been at the lodge since Sunday night, had probably hit the majority of their favorite destinations. Having already checked two items off my moto bucket list, and having nabbed low angle … Continue reading

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Triumph Dragon Raid 2015: Day 1 – The Mile High Legend

Even after a long ride the day prior, I was chomping at the bit to get out on the road, yet rapidly reminded that they don’t call them the “Smoky Mountains” for nothing. While not the case all year, the … Continue reading

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Metzeler ME 888 Marathon Ultra: Taking it further

A few months back I wrote about changing out my front tire from the Metzeler ME 880 to the new ME 888 Marathon Ultra. This year’s trip to the Dragon Raid had a few casualties, my rear ME 888 that … Continue reading

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Triumph Dragon Raid 2015: Day 0 – Southbound (Part 2)

Continued from Triumph Dragon Raid 2015: Day 0 – Southbound (part 1) When word made its way around the office that my “big trip” to the Dragon Raid this year was upon me, most folks told me to be careful, especially … Continue reading

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Triumph Dragon Raid 2015: Day 0 – Southbound (Part 1)

For no apparent reason whatsoever, my eyes snapped open at 4 AM Sunday morning (9/6/15). I shouldn’t say for no reason, it’s without a doubt excitement about one of the longest motorcycle rides I’ll take all year. Certainly, the goal … Continue reading

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Triumph Dragon Raid 2015 : The Preview

Last week I vacationed in one of the best motorcycle destinations in the country. After shooting over 5,000 photos, and checking off two items from my moto bucket list, I’m now beginning the mammoth task of cataloging and writing about … Continue reading

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2015 Victory Vegas: First Impressions

A few weeks back the local Victory Motorcycle dealer in New Carlisle was holding another demo event. Fortunately it was a “slower” Friday, so I stopped in to take another American motorcycle for a spin. At the last demo truck … Continue reading

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Random Blurbs: Photos from the weekend

The last two years I have volunteered to lead the August ride for the Dayton chapter of the Triumph RAT Pack (Rider’s Association of Triumph). As I’ve been saying for the past few weeks, I’ve been tooling around the Little … Continue reading

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Ride Report: Indiana Adventures

Last weekend a good Army buddy of mine invited me over for his daughter’s 1st birthday, so I headed over to Indianapolis to attend the party. I happened to have taken I-70 home from Indy earlier this year, after which I … Continue reading

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Random Blurbs: Trains, Tunnels, and Bridges

It’s August and the summer is whipping by. I feel like last year I rode twice as often compared to this year. Just a few days ago I heard a news story that confirmed my suspicion, this has been the … Continue reading

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