Monthly Archives: September 2013

My Romance

My Romance I met Susan at a very boring party on July 3rd of 1971.  My first impression of her was of a cute young woman with a gorgeous face, a great personality, and an enormous vocabulary – which will … Continue reading

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How to be comfortable on a Motorcycle

A friend made an odd comment last week.  “You look comfortable on that motorcycle.”  That may not strike you as a particularly odd comment, but at the time I was riding a BMW R 1200R roadster across a large field … Continue reading

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Gary LaPlante

Gary LaPlante and MotoVentures come to WMST   September 12, 2013 – 8:30am-3pm The Gary LaPlante DualSport/Dirt Riders Clinic  Gary LaPlante has been riding motorcycles for more than 41 years. A successful trials rider at both state and national levels, Gary … Continue reading

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HOT ROD is the best moto-magazine in the world

Why Hot Rod magazine is the best moto-mag in the world. One of life’s greater and yet simpler pleasures is to sidle your chubby little bottom in a favorite chair, perhaps with a relaxing beverage, and dive into a fresh … Continue reading

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The Triumph Speed Triple compared to (many) BMWs

Triumph Speed Triple compared to a few dozen BMWs.  Part II Having commuted to work (most days) on a BMW motorcycle for the past three years, it’s an interesting experience to transition back to my own Triumph Speed Triple. Although … Continue reading

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2013 BMW R 1200R Ride Test follow up

Turned in my “company bike” R 1200R last Saturday, so now would be a good time to review the “ownership” experience. It is needed for two more group rides, but I brought it back so it could be on the … Continue reading

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