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Why I Ride

Some time ago we reviewed a movie by Transworld Motocross called Why. The movie asks the question of several top level riders from many different disciplines in the moto world. Why do you ride? It’s a great movie with some excellent riding footage and interesting answers to the question. I’ve watched it several times and, as one might imagine,  it’s got me thinking about why I ride. As I sit…

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The Modern off-Road Tire Explained

Tires… …You gottta have them Buying new tires for your bike used to be easy. Once upon a time you looked at the wasted, chunked, bald “knobby” on your rim, wrote down the numbers on the sidewall and went to the parts counter at your local dealer for the same one that came with the bike when you bought it. You can still buy tires this way but you will…

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Out of State – A First Motorcycle Road Trip

The content of my bag was entirely dictated by the destination, a visit to my parents. For the ride, my usual, jeans and boots and a jacket. Work clothes so I could be helpful around the yard and add a decent outfit since we enjoyed going out for pizza or for the Pennsylvania Dutch cooking, always a part of their Lancaster County retirement life. I’d made the trip many times…

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Miller Diversion 180 AC DC TIG Welder Review

A few months ago we made the decision to upgrade the EDM shops’ welding system from an oxyacetylene torch to a TIG (Tungsten Inert Gas) welder.  For the past 6 years all necessary welding has been done with the oxyacetylene system. While OA is suitable for many situations, we feel it doesn’t offer the ease of use and kind of control a TIG system can provide and moving to the…

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