Category Archives: Marketing

The Retro Mod Motorcyclist

The Retro Mod Motorcyclist This essay takes several disparate jumps, so those looking for smooth segues between paragraphs will be disappointed. However, it will all come together at the end. I think. I’m a motorcycle enthusiast, but also a car … Continue reading

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Triumph Bonneville vs. Triumph Thruxton

Bonneville vs. Thruxton If you read the last post, you know that I recently became the owner of a 2016 Triumph Thruxton that now cozies up to the 2016 Triumph T120 Bonneville in my garage.  It was a strange series … Continue reading

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The Thruxton Saga – the Bike That Almost Wasn’t

The Thruxton Saga – or how I got a second bike by surprise I purchased a new Triumph Bonneville T 120 in the spring of 2016. At the time I was also attracted to the 1200 Thruxton, but since I … Continue reading

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Thou Shalt Not Be a Curmudgeon

Do Not Be a Motorcycle Curmudgeon As we age we tend to become more rigid in our beliefs. Doesn’t matter if the subject is morality, politics, or even motorcycles. After a myriad of life experiences, we “know what is right,” … Continue reading

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Silly Things I / We / You (?) Do With Motorcycles

Silly Things I / We/ (You?) Do With Motorcycles The article I wrote on inexpensive or free accessories for your motorcycle ride got some excellent additions in response (see the comments section).  Perhaps this one will have the same happy … Continue reading

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A Triumph T 120 Bonneville at 10,000 miles

The Triumph Bonneville T120 at 10,000 miles The odometer clicked over to 10,000 miles last week, a good chance to look back on 16 months of ownership of my 2016 cranberry red and silver Bonneville. Cut to the chase – … Continue reading

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What Killed Hydro Racing

What Killed Hydroplane Racing?  (Hint:  it’s not TV) Oh, the hue and cry!  KIRO has chosen not to cover the Seafair Unlimited Hydroplane races live on TV this year, breaking a tradition of decades!  People are angry!  People are appalled!  … Continue reading

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The Re-Evolution of the Standard Motorcycle

The Re-evolution of the Standard Motorcycle (Caveat emptor:  I may have taken some liberties with history and facts on the way to a point. I presume my faithful readers will supply corrections and additions as needed.)   To take an explanatory … Continue reading

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Good Customer Service

Good Customer Service, on the other hand… Is rather common, really. We live in a service economy, and for most of us I suspect that good customer service is often not as hailed with shouts of joy as it should … Continue reading

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How to Lose a Good Customer

How to Lose a Good Customer Isn’t it amazing what efforts some companies put in to drive customers away?  They’re usually successful.  Fear not, this is not just another screed about how I was done wrong.  No, mine has a … Continue reading

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