Dakar update

Cordoba, Argentina Dakar conclusion: I’ve just arrived back in Cordoba, Argentina for a couple of days of rest and a Malbec fueled recovery, before flying to Santiago on Monday afternoon, then overnight to Dallas and then on to Phoenix on Tuesday morning. It has been an amazing 13 days! The… Continue reading

Phoenix Police pick a new police motorcycle

For this story which ran in the December 2009 issue of Motorcycle Consumer News, I spend more time researching than any other story I’ve ever written. I reviewed three years of repair records (nearly 10,000 total), on over 240 police motorcycles. I talked with officers, instructors and mechanics. In the… Continue reading

Death Valley article finished

Finishing an article on a Death Valley ride I contacted the woman I wrote about. Our group had met her briefly in Shoshone, CA. I called her to confirm what I’d remembered about our conversation. She sent me this photo of her riding the purple VFR which will figure in… Continue reading