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For the third year in a row, I made the trek out to Belton, Missouri – a suburb of KC – to meet up with other motorcyclists, kick tires and take in some good barbeque. This event is the brainchild of Bob Rippy, who started this four years ago.  http://mls2go.blogspot.com/  It started out small, but […]

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Fatigue and riding don’t mix.  Trying to push through while riding tired is a huge risk and can easily lead to a crash.  Managing your fatigue is of prime importance when Long Distance (LD) riding, whether you are simply pushing your own normal ride limits or you are trying to accomplish a much longer ride, such […]

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I’ve had the fuel cell on now, for about 3 months and 3000 miles of riding.  I’m happy to say, it is performing as I had hoped, giving me 350 solid miles between stops for gas.  This is critical for the Not Superman Rally that I’m running in September.  Riding from Coney Island in New […]

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This doesn’t happen very often:  The wife has given her blessing for a new motorcycle! Awesome! It just so happens that I have my eye on one! I’ve always wanted a more dirt oriented road bike.  The 2005 Suzuki VStrom 650 is very good at the road part of the equation, fair at the graded […]

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