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Touring the Rocket 3 GT with a Viking Bag

Setting Up the Rocket 3 GT for Touring Actually, you can tour on any motorcycle you own. It comes down to what you have and what accommodations you are willing to make.  I took a ride from Minneapolis to Seattle … Continue reading

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Life As A Product Tester

Life As A Product Tester Due to my 53 years of experience riding motorcycles, including the 14 years in the motorcycle business where the job I invented encouraged me to ride every different motorcycle I could (and I took full … Continue reading

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How to Save Harley-Davidson

How to Save Harley-Davidson Harley-Davidson is important to all motorcyclists.  Even if you’ve never owned one, or ridden one, or wanted to do either, H-D is still important.  As the owner of a competing dealership shared with me, the end … Continue reading

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Trading a Triumph Bonneville T 120 for a Rocket 3

Trading my Bonneville T 120 for a Rocket 3 GT On the face of it, trading in a beautiful 2016 Triumph Bonneville T120 for a new 2020 Triumph Rocket 3 GT does not seem to make much sense. It appears … Continue reading

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Make It Happen

Make It Happen! This is a scary time, and things are likely to get worse before they get better.  You’re probably dealing with a myriad of problems: self-isolation, kids home from school, fear of contagion, loss of your job for … Continue reading

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Why Your Favorite Motorcycle Brand Was Not at the Show

Why Your Motorcycle Brand Was Not at the Show As the motorcycle show and Expo season winds down, I read many comments from enthusiasts that were dismayed or appalled or extremely angry that their favorite manufacturer chose not to attend … Continue reading

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Calculating the Cost of a Motorcycle (or anything else)

What is the Actual Cost of a Motorcycle (or anything else)? After receiving hundreds of responses from all over the world to my essay on coping with your motorcycle dealer (thank you), almost all of them positive (thank you!), I … Continue reading

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How to Cope with Your Motorcycle Dealer

How to Cope with Your Motorcycle Dealer Twenty years ago, it was common for people to refer to motorcycle “stealerships” (so clever), and gloat about how they purchased products for less on the Internet. Many people felt they were smart … Continue reading

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Harley-Davidson’s problems, and how to fix them. 2019 Version

Harley’s problems, and how to fix them. (2019 version) Not the first essay on this topic, for sure, and a frequent subject flogged by many for the past twenty years or so.  But now, with the promised release in late … Continue reading

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Why I Prefer Lesser Motels

Why I Prefer Lesser Motels Not because I am cheap…entirely. I do not want, need, or will have use for a golf course or two, indoor an/or outdoor pool, sauna, restaurant, casino, bar, spa, tennis courts, hiking and tour opportunities, … Continue reading

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