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Motorcycle shops and objects of desire

I took Connie in to a Seattle area Kawasaki dealer for her fender repair last weekend. It got busted when a guy backed into me at an intersection a couple weeks ago. There is something particularly awful about watching a … Continue reading

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What’s a little motorcycle trip among friends?

On Americans’ wanderlust: NBC’s John Brecher recently photographed and interviewed people who were buying into a hopeless dream. They were purchasing Powerball tickets in Queens, NY. Each of them understood the futility of their action. One man even admitted to … Continue reading

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Getting out of the cheap seats

I took an all-day ride last Sunday. It was great to get away from the suburbs and open my bike up on the country roads between Seattle and Bellingham, Wash. The Pacific Northwest weather even cooperated, and I was able … Continue reading

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Breaking bad in July

My 2002 Concours broke down in July. It happened in the parking garage after a long day at work. I started her up, and immediately heard a deep knocking noise right behind the front tire. I shut down and called … Continue reading

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