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In Appreciation of the Rock Store, Cornell, California, USA

In hindsight, I should not have been surprised when my first motorcycle ride here in California took me to the Rock Store—after all, I...

2022 Indian Super Chief Limited Delta Blues Trip: Into The Deep South

What moves you? It is different for everyone. For me, I am inspired by a combination of close friends, motorcycles, travel, and music. These...
Lieback's Lounge: Is That Yellow 600 Really That Wanted?

Lieback’s Lounge: Is That Yellow GSX-R600 Really That Wanted?

Although my moto passion targets V-twins and V4s, I “took in” a pristine Suzuki GSX-R600 K4 last year while trading in a race-ready Honda...

Scrambling For Enthusiastic Beginners by Frank Melling: Book First Look

Author Frank Melling is at it again. Last year we reviewed his book “Classic Superbikes — Inside Stories of the World’s Greatest Classic and...

2021 Salt Lake City 2 Fantasy Supercross Tips (16 Fast Facts + 2x Points)

This is it—the final round of the 2021 Monster Energy Supercross Championship Series. In RMFantasySX.com fantasy supercross, it’s a big week. You’ll score double...

Rider’s Library—The Riders by Henry von Wartenberg

Imagine being able to take a ride around the world, participate in some of the greatest rallies, challenging adventure rides, see some of the...

2021 Salt Lake City 1 Fantasy Supercross Tips (11 Fast Facts)

We are in the home stretch of the 2021 Monster Energy Supercross Championship Series. There are rounds on the next two Saturdays at Rice-Eccles...

2021 Atlanta 3 Fantasy Supercross Tips (11 Fast Facts)

Making Monster Energy Supercross predictions in 2021 is a tough job. Just when you think you have a bead on the 2021 Monster Energy...

2021 Atlanta 2 Fantasy Supercross Tips (10 Fast Facts + Track Map)

We are just barely catching our breaths from Atlanta 1 on Saturday, but Atlanta 2 beckons. There are four rounds to go in the...

2021 Atlanta 1 Fantasy Supercross Tips (11 Fast Facts + Track Map)

It’s time to get serious about the 2021 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship Series. Five races are remaining, spread across two venues—Atlanta Motor Speedway...
Lieback's Lounge: Attracting Young Riders to the 'Ugly' ADV Scene

Lieback’s Lounge: Attracting Young Riders to the ‘Ugly’ ADV Scene

When I opened the garage door and pushed my KTM 1190 Adventure R onto the driveway, I noticed a few clumps of ice-over snow...

Life Comes At You Fast: Ultimate Motorcycling Editor’s Letter, 4/21

One of my favorite sayings is, "Life comes at you fast." I do my best to slow it down, but I'm not always successful. When...

2021 Arlington 3 Fantasy Supercross Tips (11 Fast Facts)

With six rounds remaining in the 2021 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship Series, chaos and predictability continue to do battle. At A2, Ken Roczen...
With still-frozen Sunday Lake and a dazzling blue sky as background, my 1985 Honda VT500 Shadow was on the road for its first ride of 2021.

A Tale of Two First Rides—of 2021, That Is (Honda Magna, Yamaha Seca).

In less than 300 miles, spring looked like winter again Wouldn’t you think that after riding motorcycles for more than 47 years and snowmobiles and...

2021 Arlington 1 Fantasy Supercross Tips (7 Fast Facts)

It was a must-win night for Eli Tomac at Daytona, and the defending Monster Energy AMA Supercross Champion came through with a win. With...