Develish Ducat

Develish Ducat

For my last motorcycle column of 2018, (My ski column runs from October til March) I’d like to bring some attention to the Ducati marque. My editor wanted a Halloween theme so the devilish red of this great brand is the closest I could get! Firstly, I give you a...

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THE STEEL SOULS

THE STEEL SOULS

At the start of this riding season I was invited to hang out with a great motorcycle club called The Steel Souls in Union, NJ. Their fearless leader president Steve Jennings has actually invited me to many of their events over the years which often involve cigarthemed gatherings at his...

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ALL CHARGED UP!

ALL CHARGED UP!

I’ve tested a lot of electric motorcycles over the years since they entered the moto market and they have definitely advanced in myriad of ways since the early days. I found that initially, components like brakes and suspension were bought on the cheap by many manufacturers. This was done to...

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It’s About Who You Share The Adventure With.

It’s About Who You Share The Adventure With.

It’s not about where you venture. It’s about who you share the adventure with. As all dads know, fatherhood has its challenges but it also offers many highs including timely teaching moments. Case in point: One recent weekend I took my 10 year old son Nick on a moto-odyssey overnight...

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FLY WITH EAGLES

FLY WITH EAGLES

Don’t run with turkeys! Interview with “Nasty” Ronnie from Born To Ride How long after the TV show did the mag start? Yeah, it’s very important to talk about safety in the magazine for that reason. Some riders don’t respect the power of their machines or even road conditions and...

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SITUATIONAL AWARENESS SITUATIONS

SITUATIONAL AWARENESS SITUATIONS

SITUATIONAL AWARENESS SITUATIONS Alan Tecchio With the transition to warmer weather we are experiencing and the 2018 riding season officially underway, there is no better time for me to offer up some quick moto-advice right here in this column. The first word of the day is POTHOLES! They are everywhere...

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Tis The Season! (almost)

Tis The Season! (almost)

There are a few ways to get psyched up for the coming riding season. For me, the Progressive International Motorcycle Show at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in Manhattan is usually one of them. This year was no different and one of my favorites to date as far as new...

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PITCHING!

PITCHING!

Those who know me are aware that in addition to being an avid motorcycle enthusiast, I also love the game of Horseshoes. In fact, I live for it during the summer when I play in a league that pits 12 area lakes’ teams against one another. Although the competition can...

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Then Came Bronson & More!

Then Came Bronson & More!

I’ve got to admit that I’m a sucker for any TV show that features a motorcycle. I recently stumbled across a 2015 AMC program called “Into The Badlands”. The show features a post-apocalyptic world run by territorial Barons. In the show, the barons have very skilled fighters called Clippers. One...

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The Kentucky Kid’s Final Lap…

The Kentucky Kid’s Final Lap…

In the past few years I’ve written a number of columns about people who sadly died while riding. Since then a few friends as well as readers told me my column was getting a little too morbid and certainly was not “ride-inspiring.” But we had lost a lot of good...

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