Monthly Archives: September 2014

Real World Training

When I invited him to hang out at this weekend’s ZARS customer appreciation event, a friend replied, “I think I need a class on how to go slower and stay out of the way more effectively. That’s my thing; ride … Continue reading

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Going Faster on Purpose

How do you know you’ve had a good day riding with folks at Zalusky Advanced Riding School (ZARS)? According to Jessica Zalusky and her professional instructors, your legs are worn out. So, what does it mean when all of you … Continue reading

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Product Review: Aerostich Competition Elkskin Roper Gloves

All Rights Reserved © 2014 Thomas W. Day This is what a  brand new, un-abused pair of Aerostich Competition Elkskin Ropers looks like right out of the package. Motorcyclists can’t get enough of gloves. We lose them, crash and tear … Continue reading

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Counting Bikers

The next-to-the-last of the season Minnesota Motorcycle Safety Council’s Rider Coach update had an interesting stat that caught my eye and triggered a Geezerly response. The comment was, “To date, we have fifteen fewer motorcycle crash fatalities than we did … Continue reading

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Product Review: Wolfman Enduro Tank Bag

All Rights Reserved © 2014 Thomas W. Day Stock Wolfman photo of the Enduro Tankbag mounted on a KTM’s plastic tank. I have almost owned a couple pieces of Wolfman luggage. For one reason or another, each previous shopping trip … Continue reading

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Mind Control

We are a nation that likes to imagine itself with as little connection to reality as possible. The “American Dream” is as universally accepted here as Heaven/Nirvana/The Garden/Big Rock Candy Mountain/whatever. Just like those magical places, the Dream seems to … Continue reading

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A Familiar Face

I’m pretty sure I’ve had this monkey in an MSF class or two. Worse, this chimp nearly knocked me over once or twice on the California highway.

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