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Product Review: Sargent Cycle Products World Sport Performance Seat

04/2022 This is another really old (2009) MMM review/Geezer column. There are two interesting, at least to me, things about this review: 1) It is a great product that I lived with for 70,000 miles and 2) This was the … Continue reading

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#1 What Are We Riding For? (The original, from whence The Geezer came from ;-) October 1999

February 2022: Now we’re really in the Wayback Machine to 1999, the very first Geezer with A Grudge column (before it was called that) in the original Minnesota Motorcycle Monthly Magazine. I wrote this first essay on a dare from … Continue reading

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#77 On Being Alone

February 2022: This is another old one, from 2008, and another Minnesota Motorcycle Monthly Geezer with A Grudge column. For me, today, there were a lot of insights into my own personality here that I didn’t unpack until I’d been … Continue reading

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#84 Because It Is Still There

February 2022: Yet another one from my deep, dark, boring past and the 84th Minnesota Motorcycle Monthly Geezer with A Grudge Column. All Rights Reserved © 2007 Thomas W. Day George Mallory, the British mountaineer, supposedly told a reporter that … Continue reading

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#133 The Trouble with Being the Solution to A Big Problem

February 2022: This one, published in Minnesota Motorcycle Monthly and in the Google blog, drew a lot of heated gibberish responses. That pretty much made it one of my all-time favorites. It received 3,400 hits on the Google blog, which … Continue reading

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The Best We Can Do?

February 2022: Another missed “gem” of opinion and bias. Originally Published March 2009 and in Minnesota Motorcycle Monthly Magazine On the right, that showroom picture? That’s “America’s Most Beautiful Motorcycle.” According to the 59th Grand National Roadster Show in Pomona, … Continue reading

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Product Review: Thor 50/50 Motocross Boot

February 2022: Yep, one more old article recently moved to WordPress. All Rights Reserved © 2009 Thomas W. Day“The ultimate motocross boot to meet the demands of professional riders.” Yeah, that’s what I need for touring backroads on my 250 … Continue reading

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Product Review: Aerostich Darien Jacket and Pants

February 2022: When I started moving my blog from Google Blooger (when Google started warning bloggers that they would soon be discontinuing support) I really tried to get all of the “important” stuff moved. Clearly, senility is streaking into my … Continue reading

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Spam Magnet

I admit, I don’t know what the purpose of spam attached to blog comments could be. Call me “stupid,” I’m used to it, but one rant I’ve written rises above all others as a spam magnet, “Start Seeing Corners and … Continue reading

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The End of . . . ?

With this sudden and unexpected (by the subscribers I know) announcement, Motorcycle Consumer News produced it’s last issue in January of 2020. MCN has been around in its reader-sponsored format since 1982, So, 38 years of hard-hitting, unbiased reporting on … Continue reading

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