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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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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