Monthly Archives: April 2017

I Don’t Know What to Think

My first thought was, “What a pair of posers.” I’m still waiting for a second thought. However, here’s the press release and you can make up your own mind, then tell me what you think. My primary, cynical-self thinks this … Continue reading

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Motorcycle Jokes

An old friend of mine is at end-stage of a long bout with cancer. We both decided, years ago, that we weren’t going to join any pity parties and, if we were going to stay friends to the end we … Continue reading

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Keeping up with the Japanese

I’m wrestling with an essay for MMM on motorcycle safety training. Mostly, writing about this subject is kicking my ass because there is so little actual information about the only thing that matters in motorcycle training: the outcome/effectiveness of training. … Continue reading

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Ride Like the Killer Robots Are After You

All Rights Reserved © 2014 Thomas W. Day A friend, Scott Jarrett, who has had a storied and impressive career as a professional musician once told me, “If you can imagine making a living any way but through music, you … Continue reading

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Joining the Crowd

For most of my “adult life” riding either a bicycle or a motorcycle to work the instant weather permits has been a staple of my activities. “Weather permits” has meant any temperature above freezing and road conditions not including ice … Continue reading

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#140 Change Is Gonna Come

  All Rights Reserved © 2015 Thomas W. Day My old MMM editor, Sev Pearman, sent a discussion group a link to an announcement from The Company about their prototype electric bike, Project Livewire. Expressing his Geezerly self better than … Continue reading

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#168 Two Approaches to Aging

Originally published in Minnesota Motorcycle Monthly #168 August 2015 All Rights Reserved © 2014 Thomas W. Day Coincidentally, I had two very different conversations about motorcycling in the same week from over-60 riders who had pretty strong opinions about their … Continue reading

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