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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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2016 Yamaha FZ-07: First Ride Impression

A couple weeks back I stumbled across a random ad on social media about a Yamaha demo event in south Cincinnati. Considering my wife has also been putting in the overtime as of late, I decided to get up early … Continue reading

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Progressive International Motorcycle Show, Chicago: Yamaha Motorcycles Highlights

Stumbling into the Yamaha booth I was immediately taken by the DT-07 flat tracker display. Flat track is on my “to-do” list this year, hopefully I’ll get a chance to see this concept make its way onto the track for … Continue reading

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Progressive International Motorcycle Show 2016, Chicago: The Preview

Last year I wrote extensively about the IMS show in Cleveland. As I mentioned last week, I missed the Cleveland show this year while I was soaking up the sun in sandy, gulf side Florida, so I took my kitchen … Continue reading

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Motorcycle Shopping: 7 Reasons to buy an Adventure Bike

Since the commenting that I’m in the market for an Adventure bike I’ve been met with apprehensive responses from a lot of different people. In attempt to better explain my interest, I started looking for articles outlining the advantages of owning … Continue reading

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Cleveland IMS: Yamaha – A bike for every taste

Yamaha is obviously known for many things: Valentino Rossi, goes without saying; the YZF-R1, which certainly has its own following akin to the GSX-R; the FJR, the FZ1, the new FZ-09… I can go on (let’s not forget dirt bikes either). … Continue reading

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Cleveland IMS: A glimmer of hope in January

January in Ohio is a cold, grey, dreary place; fortunately it’s also the month that the Progressive International Motorcycle Show (IMS) comes to visit Cleveland. This year is my second trip up to Cleveland for the show; a long drive, … Continue reading

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Snowpocalypse: is riding in the snow possible; if so, at what cost?

The first major snow has just fell in Dayton, and I’m salty about it. Year-round riding is definitely in my repertoire, but at some point, the bike gets parked in the garage. But what if I didn’t have to? Is … Continue reading

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