Rupes Bigfoot Ibrid Nano Polisher

Detailing a motorcycle is not considered a sane activity. Rather, rarely paying attention to the cosmetic condition of one’s muddy mount can be a badge of honor. Alternatively, a slow, methodical bike cleaning method allows examining the bike, checking for loose fasteners. It’s common to find something needing attention. I’ve… Continue reading

Design of the 2015 Indian Scout article published.

Soul of a Legend – MCN-March2015 The March 2015 issue of Motorcycle Consumer News has my story about the design of the new Indian Scout. The original Scout from the 1920’s was such a classic and iconic machine that it seemed to me an almost superhuman task to get the… Continue reading

Responses to JIS Innovation of the Month

I wasn’t surprised to see Dave at MCN publish several Letters to the Editor about JIS screwdrivers, as I’d gotten half a dozen emails from people about the article as well.  Here are the two that were published.  Letters to Editor about JIS Screwdrivers. I WAS surprised to see that… Continue reading

Don’t miss the Summer 2012 issue of the Overland Journal

Well, it’s finally arrived – the summer 2012 issue of the Overland Journal. One of its feature articles is my story on the Dakar Rally in Argentina and Chile. In theory it should be on newsstands and Barnes & Nobles and Books-a-million, but I’ve not had any luck finding it.… Continue reading

Now this is good stuff

Andy Norrie, a Staff Sergeant with the Toronto Police Service in Toronto, Canada recently wrote an article on motor officer training. He lists the six R’s of training as keys to reducing risk to officers: Recent, Relevant, Repetition, Realism, Review and Responsibility. What I liked about his article best was… Continue reading