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Grease Monkey Gorilla Grips

Arden Kysely
February 4, 2015

Packing for a tour a couple years back, I tossed in my Elkskin Ropers from RiderWearhouse for normal temps and the warm, waterproof Macna Borax for the worst weather. An obvious comfort gap between the two pair gave me pause. I tried to ignore it, and almost threw in a pair of intermediate gloves to... Read more »

Anna Grechishkina: 2 Years, 5 Continents, 50 Countries

Anna posing with her motorcycle in Sydney, Australia.

Heather Reinhart
January 9, 2015

Kiev, Ukraine—not long before the start of Anna’s world trip in July of 2013. Ten years ago, Ukrainian traveler Anna Grechishkina had no ties to motorcycling. Her family members didn’t ride. Her friends didn’t ride. But she was somehow drawn to it, and it has now become a way of life. On... Read more »

America’s Parade—2014 Veteran’s Day Celebration in New York City

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America parade

Jon Langston
December 1, 2014

On a beautiful autumn day in Manhattan last month, more than 700 members of the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America made their way up Fifth Avenue in New York City’s Veteran’s Day Parade. The vets were only a fraction of the thousands of marchers on hand for the largest Veteran’s Day celebration... Read more »

The Motorcycle Museum of Iceland

Triumph, an Ariel Square Four and a Honda CBX

Margie Siegal
November 17, 2014

Icelanders like big bikes – such as a modern Triumph, an Ariel Square Four and a Honda CBX. The town of Akureyri, on Iceland’s northern shore, is so close to the Arctic Circle that polar bears sometimes float in on ice floes. It is not where you would expect a motorcycle museum, but there one... Read more »

Legends of the Sport Converge on the Pomona Flat Track Finals

Flat Track motorcycle racing

Tim Kessel
October 24, 2014

Flat Trackers in the Expert Class roll onto the Pomona track. Most avid motorcyclists of a certain age remember fondly the golden era of flat track racing in America. I’m north of a half century old and I still remember clearly the first motorcycle race I ever experienced. I say experienced because... Read more »

Horizons Unlimited: The Yosemite Meet-Up


Steven M. Green
October 24, 2014

Inspiration and guidance for the around-the-world traveler or for those hoping to be. The campgrounds spread out over acres of well-manicured turf with plenty of permanent buildings housing meeting halls, toilets and showers, but like arctic penguins, many veterans of the annual event huddled together... Read more »

Serendipity in SoCal: BMW Test Rides and a Campout in the Mountains Near L.A.

dual-sport motorcycle ride

Steven M. Green
October 8, 2014

Group rides were headed up by locals who found great routes for both the roadies and the dual-sport contingents. Sometimes, things just come together and make folks happy. In this case, the international motorcycle tour company, MotoQuest, and the Southern California BMW Motorcycle Dealers advertising... Read more »

Petersen Museum Café Racer Cruise-In: Rider Blog

Nothing beats a free breakfast with fast cars and fast bikes.

Steven M. Green
September 4, 2014

The Petersen Museum in Los Angeles is a mecca for gearheads, be it two wheels or four. The museum is closing for a year, during which time it will be completely renovated to allow even better viewing of its eclectic collection of cars and motorcycles. As part of its ongoing involvement with the motor... Read more »

Jimmy Lewis Off-Road School Review

A dry lakebed outside of Pahrump, Nevada, serves as the perfect classroom for the Jimmy Lewis Off-Road School. All of the riders in our 1-day class were on street-legal dual-sport or adventure bikes.

Greg Drevenstedt
June 27, 2014

A dry lakebed outside of Pahrump, Nevada, serves as the perfect classroom for the Jimmy Lewis Off-Road School. All of the riders in our 1-day class were on street-legal dual-sport or adventure bikes. As much as I love riding off-road, every time I leave the pavement my anxiety spikes. My chest gets tight,... Read more »

Kyle Petty Cross-Country Charity Ride Daily Update—Day 8 and Final Thoughts

David Andreas and John Puerner
May 13, 2014

2014 Kyle Petty Charity Ride Rider magazine asked our two good friends David Andreas and John Puerner, who are participating in the 20th Anniversary of the Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America, to keep us posted on the ride’s progress with a daily blog. Each entry will cover the previous day’s... Read more »

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