Bike Sheath Revisited

Bike Sheath Revisited

At the end of last year, Bike Sheath sent us a cover for a 2012 Victory Cross Country. At the time, we’d just gotten two big rain storms in California and a drought, water rationing, and fines for overuse were just a twinkle in the governor’s eye. So we...
Aligning Clubman Bars

Aligning Clubman Bars

With the DIY movement in full force in the biker world, coupled with the popularity of cafe racers, we thought we’d turn to some outside resources to show you how to align those clip-ons you got for that project bike. Unless you want to fight that front end or...
Favorite Bike — Ninja 650

Favorite Bike — Ninja 650

Back in ’08, a good friend of ours bought a Ninja 650 as his first bike. While we tried like hell to get him to do more than swap out the stock levers for a set of Pazzos, he kept it mostly stock. Then he sold it for a bigger bike…and, of course, to this...
San Juan Mountain Skykway

San Juan Mountain Skykway

Growing up in Colorado, I used to take my humble Honda CL360 as far and high as I could get it. Unfortunately, I never made it to the southwest end of the state, but every time I see pictures of what I missed, I wish I had. The San Juan Mountain Skyway is listed on...
WTF! Rideable or Flyable

WTF! Rideable or Flyable

The guy who made this must have watched The Wild, Wild West and League of Extraordinary Gentlemen too many times while over celebrating 420. It does look like you could ride it, but that looks like an airplane engine and all that brass seems like a helluva lot of work...
Carver Brewing Company  – Durango, CO

Carver Brewing Company – Durango, CO

If you decide to start and end this issue’s route in Durango, CO, we found more than a few places to chow down for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Brew pubs tend to be more biker friendly, so we settled on one of the first to catch our eye — the Carver Brewing...
The Wreck Tiki Bar

The Wreck Tiki Bar

Our Favorite Route this week takes you out on Hatteras Island in North Carolina. So you’re going to want to eat. Why not drop your kickstand in front the of the Wreck Tiki Bar? Offering mostly Panini sandwiches, quesadillas and an assortment of mixed food to go...
Virginia Beach to Hatteras Island

Virginia Beach to Hatteras Island

We’ve been so busy getting back on the road and testing new gear that we haven’t been able to do much to research new routes and trails. So we turned to our friends at EatSleepRide and found this out and back route of about 180 miles going from Virginia...
Does This Bike Make My Passenger Look Big

Does This Bike Make My Passenger Look Big

As the weather warms up, more people get out and ride. And that sometimes means bringing a passenger or loading up for a long trip. Which means the need for some potential changes to the preload setting on your suspension to adjust for the extra weight Looking in your...
WTF! That’s Some Rake

WTF! That’s Some Rake

Apes, big fat rear tire and a raked out front end – Peter Fonda would love this. He and Dennis Hopper might have actually made it at the end of Easy Rider had they been riding something like this! Then again, they might not have ridden as far.
Cyron H4 Headlight – Shine On!

Cyron H4 Headlight – Shine On!

Several months ago, the folks at Cyron Lighting gave us an H4 Headlight LED Retrofit Kit to try out. We gave it to one of our Harley Riders who promptly put it on his friend’s wife’s bike. His friend was evidently too old school to want to give an LED a...
WTF! Show and Go!

WTF! Show and Go!

We know ‘Busa owners can go apeshit over paint, stretched swingarms, and more mods than we have space to list. The owner of this one seems to have emptied the barrels…and his pocketbook. Considering, these bikes will go faster than most out of the gate...
Favorite Bike – Triumph Scrambler

Favorite Bike – Triumph Scrambler

We freakin’ love this bike! While not a dual sport by any stretch, slap a bash plate on a Scrambler, and some heavier duty tires, and dirt roads here we come! We’ve seen some crazy mods done to these bikes, but they’re pretty cool as is. Our one...
Get Plugged!

Get Plugged!

For the longest time, we looked at wearing ear plugs while riding like having your mom force you to wear snowshoes after a snow storm when you were perfectly fine wearing sneakers. But then there was that buzzing sound that kept lasting longer and longer after a ride....
Bull-it Jeans

Bull-it Jeans

Most bikers take pants for granted. Put on some jeans or maybe some leathers and you’re good to go. The guys who do track days up their game with a heavy duty onesie. But we just like to ride and are way more likely to drag a foot peg than a knee. So when we...
US 395 – Lone Pine to Susanville

US 395 – Lone Pine to Susanville

We’re spoiled in California and we admit it. You could never leave the state and still hit just about every kind of riding you can imagine. And since we’ve had the warmest and driest winter on record, that means this year you could ride just about...