Monthly Archives: March 2017

Safety Training and Us

About a year ago, David Hough wrote a LinkedIn article about the California motorcycle training experiment and the MSF’s repsonse: “Changes in CA training.” It’s a pretty good read and some of the comments were as thought stimulating. A lot … Continue reading

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Bikes I’ve Owned and Loved (a lot or a little): Yamaha WR250X Supermoto

All Rights Reserved © 2011 Thomas W. Day How the poor WR looked when I brought it home in January. Clipped front and rear fenders, stock seat and graphics, racerboy decals, and stuffed into the back of a frozen garage. … Continue reading

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Bikes I’ve Owned and Loved (a lot or a little): 2001 Kawasaki KL250 Super Sherpa

All Rights Reserved © 2008 Thomas W. Day When I got back from Alaska, I’d had enough of riding a touring bike on dirt roads. Going upside down and backwards at 50mph with 500 pounds of motorcycle and gear grinding … Continue reading

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Bikes I’ve Owned and Loved (a lot or a little): 2004 V-Strom 650

All Rights Reserved © 2007 Thomas W. Day The concise, well-edited, more politically correct version of this article can be found at the Minnesota Motorcycle Monthly website: http://www.mnmotorcycle.com/mmm/pages/2007/96/review96.htm Sport bikes, including the “standard” SV650, are for kids (meaning anyone under … Continue reading

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