The One Bike to Rule Them All

My good friend, Rich Marin, in a situation where one bit of bad news was followed by another, flipped it around and came out smelling like a rose and the owner of a like-new BMW 1250GSA at a smokin’ deal.  Rich appears as enthralled with his new GS as I… Continue reading

Best Motorcycle Mishap Ever

One of the most humbling experiences of my motorcycle career was attempting Trials Riding. Trials bikes are purpose-built motorcycles supporting a very precise and particular sort of riding competition. The sport is generally referred to as “mototrials” or “motorcycle trials” and is big in Europe, South America and other parts… 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