Track Day Riding – Is It For You? Part One in a Four Part Series

In the 80’s I was a teenager listening to new wave music and surfing twice a day. When I wasn’t in the water one of things I liked to do was watch Grand Prix motorcycle racing on TV. America dominated GP racing in those days with guys like Wayne Rainey, Eddie Lawson, Kevin Schwantz, and Freddie Spencer. As they went from circuit to circuit to the most amazing road courses…

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Throwback Thursday – BMW 650 XChallenge Review

First thing, take a look at the design of the XChallenge. We’d like to put this bike on display as an art piece rather than go out and get it dirty. But that isn’t why we’re here is it? We would not be doing our job if we did that. Kudos to BMW for bringing such a beautifully crafted motorcycle to

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Sidi Adventure Rain Boots – Review

by Soul Cohen During the past several years one sector of motorcycling has seen steady growth, the “Adventure” segment. It has been driven primarily by the GS series from BMW, who is credited with creating this category. BMW sells more GS motorcycles than any other they make. At this point almost all motorcycle manufacturers have an “adventure” model in their lineup and new models are constantly being announced. To understand…

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