There’s always that persistent question I get—“What is your favorite motorcycle?” As I reply in my profile on UltimateMotorcycling.com, “Whatever bike I’m on. The number of motorcycles I fall in love with on a monthly basis would provide fodder for a very risqué country song.
Regardless of riding decision, I realize more and more it’s not just the style of motorcycling I always crave. Rather, it’s the simple enjoyment of two wheels and the focus on something that points the mind towards something else for a bit. These rides are the ultimate refresher for the mind.
Motorcycle Commentary: Exceeding Your Dreams There’s nothing like going back to your high school alma mater for a Career Day event to stir up some...
Pam now got her first ride on the KTM Adventure R, which I purchased for serious off-road ADV riding this year now that Pam’s surgeries are done. I thought she was going to hate it due to its tall seating and off-road attitude. I was completely wrong; she absolutely loved it.
Return To Italy: The Three Amigos on Motorcycles Last year, I went riding in Italy with my two amigos for the fifth time in seven years...
Wisconsin has been called the Winter Wonderland. With good reason; you have to wonder what will happen next. In recent years, the weather has been more than a little unexpected at times, leaving us to wonder. Of course, we have long used the old saying, “Don’t like the weather? Wait five minutes—it’ll change.”
A friend’s untimely death cut the journey to Washington state short, and I rode from Pikes Peak to Northeast Pennsylvania in what felt like one complete day. I would not—and did not—miss his wake. My friends may have had two wakes that week if it wasn’t for the unlikely occurrence of an elderly Ohioan and a blunt Kansas Highway Patrolman. Let me explain.
While I admit to missing Ultimate Motorcycling magazine in print, I plead guilty to loving the digital delivery of information. I can access far more information about the subject I’m perusing, and it requires simply a tap or swipe of my fingertips. It’s not magic, but even Merlin would have been astonished.
For most performance-hungry motorcyclists, the Year of the Orange can mean only one thing—KTM.
In all facets of mankind, the apocalypse is a common theme. When it comes to motorcycling in the United States, rest assured that is not the case.
10 Great Motorcycles of 2017: Editor's Picks Last week I wrote about the motorcycles I want to ride in 2018. Now, I present you with...
Rather than make grand resolutions, I prefer small things I’d like to do in the coming year: my motorcycle “to-do” list for 2018.
As the calendar ticks over to 2018, I’m looking at the new motorcycles I want to ride in the coming year. Here's the top 12 I want to ride.
Come on, Elon, let’s get some of your non-stop energy into the electric motorcycle market. Motorcycles should be the next step.
The 2017 motorcycling season was a rough one for me on a personal level, but not so much across the industry. Here are my top stories in 2017 motorcycling.