BMW R nine T

BMW R nine T

Who knew the Bavarians could make a bike that would quell the general feeling that beemers were mostly for rich, older white guys…or that the bikes themselves were so technically encumbered that they diluted any rawness that went with riding a motorcycle....
WTF! Rocket Bike

WTF! Rocket Bike

Uh, Houston, we have a problem. It’s called lack of lift off! We think someone got hold of parts from an old amusement ride and couldn’t help themselves. Either way, no telling what’s powering this thing, but let’s hope it goes at least as fast...
Marblemount Diner, Washington

Marblemount Diner, Washington

Marblemount, WA is a little more than a third of the way along the North Cascades Highway route we’re recommending in this issue’s Routes & Trails. That means you’ll be ready for a late breakfast or early lunch. So we did some searching and came...
Gustafsson Windshield

Gustafsson Windshield

Our good friend at ProRiders Marketing – Joe Distefano – was able to hook us up with the folks at Gustafsson Plastics, makers of windshields for all manner of bikes and even sidecars. They kindly sent us a 13″ Light Smoke Gray Euroflip to fit on a...
State Route 20 – Washington

State Route 20 – Washington

Living in Northern California means we are within a long day ride to Oregon. Another half day or more and you’re well into Washington state. They’ve had their share of drought there, too, so the good news is that for the next couple of months,...
Brake Bleeder Tools

Brake Bleeder Tools

Bleeding brake lines is one of those things that can be either really easy or a pain in the ass. Depending on the tool, you sometimes wish you had a third arm. But a number of options are now available to keep it from being the equivalent of a root canal. We found...
GoGo Gear Base Layer

GoGo Gear Base Layer

Yeah, we know. It’s hotter than balls outside in most places right now and the last thing you’re even thinking about is putting on a base layer under your jeans. But trust us, jeans aren’t going to keep the asphalt from turning your bleached white...
Indian Scout

Indian Scout

Several weeks ago, the Indian demo truck was in town and appeared at a nearby Victory/Indian dealer. Arlen Ness’ place if you’re curious. We’ve been hungering to get on this bike since Indian first announced they were bringing back the Scout as part...