Say Goodbye to Exhaust Pipe Burns

Say Goodbye to Exhaust Pipe Burns
Industrial Nanotech, Inc. Launches Liquid Heat Shield Coating to Keep Motorcycle and ATV Riders Safer I managed to escape the dreaded exhaust pipe burn as a rookie rider, but it did get me later in life. A lapse in judgment allowed me to jump on the back of my friend’s pit bike at a track... Read more »

Slicing My Way Through LA With This Scalpel: 2012 Triumph Daytona 675R

Slicing My Way Through LA With This Scalpel: 2012 Triumph Daytona 675R
When I asked Triumph if they had a bike laying around that I could borrow for a track day, I was not expecting to get a crystal white 2012 Daytona 675R. I picked the bike up from Anaheim around 10am, and rode it almost nonstop until 9pm. I rode from Anheim to Angeles Forest, to... Read more »

Ducati Reveals 195-Horsepower Motorcycle Engine

Ducati Reveals 195-Horsepower Motorcycle Engine
By Jonathan Welsh Motorcycle maker Ducati Motor Holding SpA revealed the engine that will power its next-generation superbike, the 1199 Panigale. The power plant’s debut comes a month before Ducati plans to unveil the entire bike, during the EICMA International Motorcycle Show in Milan, which runs Nov. 10-13. What stands out most about the new... Read more »
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Adult Learning: Content Must Be Meaningful

I have been training adults to ride motorcycles for over a decade. The content is usually the same, but I change my method and approach all the time depending on the group. If they are true beginners, I use one method, if they are experienced I use another. But what does not change, is the... Read more »

My New Ride: 2011 Triumuph Tiger 800XC

My New Ride: 2011 Triumuph Tiger 800XC
Let me count the ways I love this motorcycle… So far, I have invested about 800 miles in our relationship. Like any new relationship, I am taking the time to get to know this machine. The more I ride it, the more I like it. So does everyone else. I find that whenever I go to replenish... Read more »

Season 4: Sons Of Anarchy

Season 4: Sons Of Anarchy
I am so looking forward to tonight’s season premier if Sons of Anarchy. I had the pleasure of attending a Charity Ride lead by the cast members last weekend. The ride was organized by  The Boot Campaign. It  is a grassroots initiative started by 5 women from Texas known as the Boot Girls. They provide an easy and... Read more »
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Motoworks' Track Day at Gingerman

Motoworks’ Track Day at Gingerman Fran leans, lives, and learns. Johnny Scheff of Motoworks, www.motoworkschicago.com, orchestrated his 8th annual trackday at Gingerman Raceway, www.gingermanraceway.com on Monday, Aug. 15, 2011. Gingerman is a favorite track of the go-fast crowd and I always wanted to ride it. The surface is a polymerized asphalt that is nicely abrasive... Read more »

Yoga and Motorcycling

It seems strange to pair the words yoga and motorcycles. However, the mental focus alone that comes from practicing yoga can benefit any rider. So much of motorcycling is mental. We need to be aware alert and focused. When we ride things come at us pretty fast. If we are mentally sharp, we can perceive... Read more »

Sneak Peek At Captain America's Motorcycles

Marvel’s latest, Captain America:The First Avenger, the movie will be in theaters on July 22
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Motorcycle Passengers: Riding Children

Motorcycle Passengers: Riding Children
The only debate to rival the long fought helmet law, is whether or not to carry children as passengers on a motorcycle. Besides the obvious dangers of carrying any passenger, children are more susceptible to injury because they often fall asleep on the back or their feet do not touch the foot rests, so staying... Read more »