DANNY PIERSON

DANNY PIERSON

Now that we are officially into the riding season I thought it would be a good time to do a rider feature. This month, we take a look at Danny Pierson who has not one, but two motos. Clearly serving two different purposes, each of Danny’s machines is extremely cool...

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Retro Moto!

Retro Moto!

Last month I poked fun at the transformation many motorcycle shops­­­ have gone through from old skool grease & oil aroma-filled halls of intrigue to cold, sterile, corporate boutiques. So you can imagine my surprise when I rolled up Glenridge Ave. in Montclair, NJ and saw a vintage motorcycle in...

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My FJ Days 

My FJ Days 

Twelve years and 75,000 miles later I finally sold my 2005 Yamaha FJR1300. My “Baby Blue” as I referred to her was very good to me over the years and we had visited many places together. Destinations like Canada, West Virginia a few times (see pic), Indianapolis for a MotoGP...

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Cutting turns up at Stratton Mountain

Cutting turns up at Stratton Mountain

I recall cutting turns up at Stratton Mountain last year and meeting a few folks on a gondola who were raving about their skiing/riding apps. Those apps could tell them their fastest runs of the day, where their friends were on the mountain, how many miles they skied or boarded...

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Motor Mouth

Motor Mouth

SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW, Something Borrowed, Something Blue… When Yamaha offered me the opportunity to “borrow” their new 2016 FJR 1300 ES for a review, I jumped at the chance. The main reason was that it happens to be the same model bike I own, albeit mine is a 2005 version....

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Toni Elias

Toni Elias

TONI ELIAS: Superman from manresa I was watching the televised MotoAmerica Superbike race at Barber Motorsports Park after a particularly long day teaching an Advanced RiderCourse at FDU in Teaneck, NJ when I was once again reminded of what a phenomenal racer Antonio “Toni” Elías Justícia is. I’ve followed this...

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Motor mouth

Motor mouth

Since the 2016 riding season is officially in full swing now I thought it would be a good idea to feature a few local riders in this column once again… Unfortunately, I can’t tell you this pictured rider’s name or even show you his complete face for that matter because...

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Motor Mouth

Motor Mouth

Let me begin this month’s column by stating that I am in no way advocating drinking and riding. That said, a unique partnership was recently struck when America’s first motorcycle company— Indian Motorcycle, announced it had joined forces with the Jack Daniel Distillery to create the Limited Edition Jack Daniel’s...

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The American Motorcyclist Association

The American Motorcyclist Association

The American Motorcyclist Association got it right this past year when they announced their 2015 Motorcyclist of the Year would be the one and only Wayne Rainey. Rainey, now an AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Legend, (Legends are previous inductees– Rainey was inducted in 1999, who are elevated to “Legend”...

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