Category Archives: Education

The Underbelly of the Anti-Union Movement

The Underbelly of the Anti-Union Movement Not much ink has been utilized regarding the recent Supreme Court decision regarding unions. Specifically, what happens to union members who pay dues, earn contract benefits, and who work with those who opt out … Continue reading

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Distracted Rider Awareness Month

Distracted Ride Awareness Month April is national distracted driver awareness month, which you’d know if you didn’t spend so much time on your phone…  Anyway, let us counter steer away from that to think for a bit about – distracted … Continue reading

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How to Be Comfortable on Your Motorcycle

How to Be Comfortable on Your Motorcycle I’ve seen a lot of discussions lately about the pros and cons of changing out the stock seat on a motorcycle and replacing it with an aftermarket item.  One thing missing in these … Continue reading

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Another shot at gun control

Another shot at gun control I know, a terrible pun, but laughing is better than sobbing.  The best idea below is not mine,  but I do not remember where I read it.  In any case, since any mention of gun … Continue reading

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Motorcycle Holiday Gifts Across 50 Years

Motorcycle Holiday Gifts Across 50 Years I purchased my first motorcycle just over 50 years ago. I learned to ride the pristine blue and white 1965 Yamaha 250 one minute after the first owner handed me the key. After only … Continue reading

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Cheap (or free) motorcycle accessories

Cheap (or free) accessories for every motorcycle ride I enjoy motorcycle magazine reports detailing new equipment and accessories for motorcycles. Every month new products emerge that make your ride more comfortable or safer or faster or some combination of those.  … Continue reading

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A Hope for the End of Racial Prejudice

A Hope for the End of Racial Prejudice These days there’s a lot going on that can bend you toward a depressed mood.  Almost every Facebook thread, for example, if it has any relevance to race relations, rapidly devolves into … 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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Things to Do in Your Crash Helmet

Things to Do In Your Crash Helmet This is written for motorcyclists who wear a full face helmet. If you choose to wear an open-face helmet, you would not like the rest of this anyway. If you choose to not … Continue reading

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The Most Astonishing Motorcycle Show on TV

The Most Astonishing Motorcycle Show on TV Motorcycles have a not so fabulous history on network TV.  A few years ago you could watch national level road racing, dirt oval racing, motocross, plus world Superbike and MotoGP racing – all … Continue reading

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