Editorial/Commentary Articles

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2019 AMA Monster Energy Supercross is here!

The AMA Supercross season is one of the things that help keep my sanity through the cold, dark winters that are part of life in the northern states.  I admit that watching riders on TV is a poor substitute for the real thing.  However, it’s better than watch hockey or the latest Netflix original.  By [...]

By |2019-01-07T15:03:09+00:00January 7th, 2019|Categories: Editorial/Commentary Articles, News/Events Articles|Comments Off on 2019 AMA Monster Energy Supercross is here!

6 Things Every Motorcyclist Should Do in 2019

Ride More I know, this sounds cliche’ but it’s true. Spend more time on your motorcycle. You’ll become a better rider and undoubtedly enjoy yourself more than being in your cage. Don’t copp out on running errands or trips to the store because you have to haul stuff, if you don’t have saddlebags throw on [...]

By |2019-01-01T19:46:21+00:00January 1st, 2019|Categories: Editorial/Commentary Articles, News/Events Articles, Riding Tips, The Biker Guide|Tags: |5 Comments

Does Heated Gear Work? Off the Rack and On the Road

 Starting as early as October here in South Dakota you could be in danger of losing your precious riding season due to bad weather, namely snow and freezing temps. This winter the snow came a bit early, then it left. Leaving dry pavement and cold air. Generally if there’s at least semi-dry pavement (or dirt [...]

By |2018-12-26T15:49:17+00:00December 26th, 2018|Categories: Editorial/Commentary Articles, Gear, Product Information, Reviews, Riding Tips|Comments Off on Does Heated Gear Work? Off the Rack and On the Road

106 Inches of Fury, S&S Cycle’s “Baby Stroker” Kit

This story starts like many others I’ve heard while standing behind J&P’s tech counter… “so I was just driving along”. So there I was, just cruising along on my trusty Dyna (and by cruising I mean thrashing it per usual) and I swear I hear a ticking sound. I can’t quite place it but it [...]

By |2018-12-11T21:05:54+00:00December 11th, 2018|Categories: Bike Builds, Editorial/Commentary Articles, How-To Articles, Tech Tips, V-Twin|Tags: |1 Comment

Road Tested: National Cycle Flyscreen

I ride the snot out of my Kawasaki Z900 RS. It's a sweet bike with great performance and rad 70's muscle bike style. Unfortunately, that style means it could use an upgrade in the wind protection department. Sadly, being a new model, I was not spoiled for choices; my options consisted of the $350 Kawasaki [...]

By |2018-05-29T15:11:09+00:00May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Editorial/Commentary Articles, Product Information, Reviews|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Road Tested: National Cycle Flyscreen

Cycle Care: Cleaning/ Detailing Products Review

Cycle care and cleaning is number seven on my "least favorite things to do" list on my bike or truck. I know, I know, its sacrilege to the biker community, but I'd rather be riding than cleaning. That said, it is important to have a clean ride, and not just for the purpose of impressing [...]

By |2018-05-17T14:54:58+00:00May 17th, 2018|Categories: Editorial/Commentary Articles, How-To Articles|Comments Off on Cycle Care: Cleaning/ Detailing Products Review

2018 Indian Scout & Bobber Ride Review

Finally able to ride after recovering from a wreck in June that totaled my '05 Suzuki Boulevard, I am on the search for a new motorcycle to fill the empty spot in my garage. The Indian Scout was already on my wishlist of bikes, and when Indian expanded their offerings in July with the brutal [...]

By |2018-04-09T11:19:23+00:00September 10th, 2017|Categories: Editorial/Commentary Articles, Reviews, V-Twin|Tags: , , , , , |5 Comments

10 Things I Hate About My Harley

After riding motorcycles for over 30 years I recently decided to buy a Harley... I have to say, many of my friends and family were floored. I come from a performance background and buying a Harley is something I simply never considered. Over the years I have established a reputation poking fun of those Harley [...]

By |2018-04-09T11:20:16+00:00February 28th, 2017|Categories: Editorial/Commentary Articles, V-Twin|60 Comments

Six Great Jumps on a Harley-Davidson

Six Great Jumps on a Harley-Davidson Since the invention of the motorcycle, daredevils have pushed the limits of what can be done on two wheels. From the early days of the notorious Motordrome aka “Murderdrome,” to the modern day Isle of Man TT, the most fearless adrenaline junkies have turned to the motorcycle to satisfy [...]

All Star Baggers

All Star Baggers All Star Baggers is one of the leading names in the big wheel industry. Located in downtown “Deep Ellum” Dallas, they pride themselves in being able to offer individualized service to each customer ranging from custom “made to order” motorcycle builds to unique intricate paint jobs. I sat down with Art Steele [...]

By |2018-04-09T11:22:20+00:00December 14th, 2016|Categories: Bike Builds, Editorial/Commentary Articles, V-Twin|Tags: , , |4 Comments