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    The Fleeting Feeling of Freedom

    Every now and then, I do something "risky" and illegal, to remind myself what it was like when we were still relatively free. I roll one of my old bikes out of...

    Little Stinker Emerges!

    Yesterday was one of the first warm/dry days we've had up here in The Woods of southwest Virginia, so I decided to step away from the keyboard and unshroud Little Stinker...

    Reader Question: Obscure Honda Bike Parts?

    Here's the latest reader question, along with my reply! John asks: Do you know of a source for the four hard chrome plated "collars" in the Pro-Link suspension for an'83 Honda GL650?...

    Spandex Harleys

    There's a classic episode of the TV cartoon series South Park lampooning Harley riders. Not bikers, the young guys who used to ride Harleys. The new demographic - which consists of...

    The Electric Suicide of Harley-Davidson

    Imagine a Harley that doesn’t vibrate. No bark through the straight pipes when you push the starter button. No nothing through the pipes - which aren't there anymore. There is no starter...

    Rat Bike Cleanup!

    Here's a video of "after"... the result of several days' worth of OCD scrubbing and polishing my poor ol' 1983 Honda GL650 Silverwing. This is the one bike I've got that I'll...

    Motorcycles in the Saaaaaafety Crosshairs

    Motorcycles are the last vehicles still largely free from Uncle’s asphyxiating grasp. That is about to change. The unelected regulatory apparat known as the National Highway Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), which is...

    If You Don’t Ride Your Bike . . .

    One of the things I learned after getting divorced has nothing to do with women. My small herd of bikes sat for a long time as my marriage unravelled. I either...

    Video Rant: Rotted Fork Seals & OCD Chain Cleaning

    Here's a quick ran about leaky fork seals and a neater/easier way to clean a bike's chain: Look for a new rant - tomorrow, hopefully - about GM's decision to put a...

    Does Biker Deserve Death Sentence?

    You may have seen the video below that documents a road rage incident which occurred the other day in California. A motorcyclist is riding adjacent to a car. We don't know why,...
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