Monthly Archives: June 2015

Too Much Stupid

This is why I don’t like biker parades, too much stupid in one place never comes to a happy ending.

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Book Review: Down and Out in Patagonia, Kamchatka, and Timbuktu

by Dr. Gregory W. Frazier, 2014 All Rights Reserved © 2014 Thomas W. Day While I’ve met, talked to, and even sat on a discussion panel with Dr. Frazier, Down and Out introduced me to more things about him and … Continue reading

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Reliability, We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Reliability

Consumer Reports, that biker-oriented magazine, recently published an article titled “Who Makes the Most Reliable Motorcycle?” Not surprisingly, Yamaha, Suzuki, Honda, and Kawasaki topped the list with 11-17% 4-year failure rates. Equally no surprise, except to their dedicated fanbase, Can-Am, … Continue reading

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Don’t Believe Me, Read This

[Thanks Paul] Carmakers need to fear for their lives—and it’s not just about getting electric cars right “When you put the two together, you get urban-dwellers tooling around in shared, autonomous vehicles, and—reckons Bill Ford, executive chairman of Ford Motor—buying … Continue reading

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Product Review: More Miles for Me

All Rights Reserved © 2012 Thomas W. Day After my 2011 cruise around Lake Superior, my only bitch about the WR250X is the mediocre mileage. At 55mpg, the stock two gallon tank barely gets me past the 100 mile mark … Continue reading

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Product Review: Geza Gear Elite-Plus Half-Cover

All Rights Reserved © 2014 Thomas W. Day Pre-Geza Gear, the bicycles, the WR250X, the trailer, and everything attached was covered in slush and ice after 350 miles of miserable west Texas weather. Not much went well for the first … Continue reading

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Embarrassing Myself

We’re lucky to have a great local bookstore in Red Wing, Fair Trade Books. Rick, the owner, is heavily invested in the city, culture, and the local arts scene and one aspect of that is an open mic the bookstore … Continue reading

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