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BOOK REVIEW: Shop Class as Soulcraft, An Inquiry into the Value of Work

by Matthew Crawford, 2009 All Rights Reserved © 2009 Thomas W. Day This book could easily have been a lot like most R&R records. It opens with a lot of good stuff in the first pages and Crawford could have … Continue reading

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The Hi-Viz Horn Test

All Rights Reserved © 2012 Thomas W. Day [Sadly, I’m not enough of a code writer to pull off getting the audio samples to work on Google Blogger. It took me forever to get them to work on my old … Continue reading

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Bodies in Motion

by Steven L. Thompson, 2008 All Rights Reserved © 2011 Thomas W. Day This academic look at motorcycles and motorcycling might be the first and only publication issued by Aero Design and Manufacturing (aka Aerostich). Andy Goldfine wrote the forward … Continue reading

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Motorcycle Review: 2012 BMW R1200GS

Adventure Touring’s Founding Father All Rights Reserved © 2012 Thomas W. Day I have no idea where this building was. I stumbled on it while wandering around the Minnesota River Valley. BMW was the first manufacturer to take the whole … Continue reading

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PRODUCT REVIEW: Aerostich 92 Piece Molex Connector Kit

All Rights Reserved © 2007 Thomas W. Day Most of us who go places on our motorcycles want to take a little of home along with us. You got your GPS, your radar detector, your satellite radio,  your MP3 player, … Continue reading

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PRODUCT REVIEW: MotoFizz Camping Seat Bags

All Rights Reserved © 2007 Thomas W. Day Partially loaded, fully compressed (minimum size) large MotoFizz camping seat bag. I snagged this bag late in 2006, moments after the riding season ended. On a trip to Duluth and a visit … Continue reading

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PRODUCT REVIEW: ICON ARC Lightweight Street Gloves

All Rights Reserved © 2008 Thomas W. Day I don’t have normal hands. My wife calls my foreleg appendages “evolved paws.” I prefer “mitts,” but at least my fingers aren’t webbed. The problem is that my fingers are short, my … Continue reading

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