Category Archives: motorcycles

Donated to a good cause…

My grand son is grown up and and his Honda mini bike has sat in the back of my garage gathering dust for about fifteen years. So I donated his XR-80 to Oasis for Kids where it will be used … Continue reading

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More fiddling by the EPA on Ethanol standards

The EPA has re-issued a rule that had previously been defeated by the American Motorcycle Association. The EPA is allowing gas stations to sell E10 out of the same pumps as E15. This is the fuel which is destructive to … Continue reading

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HIGHER ETHANOL CONCENTRATIONS IN THE USA CAN DESTROY YOUR MOTORCYCLE’S ENGINE.

Is it a huge conspiracy between the United States government and the motor vehicle manufacturers to make motor vehicles sold in the US in the last few years obsolete?  The FDA admits that the new mandates for increasing the ethanol … Continue reading

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Riding My Trials Bike in my Front Yard

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The Dirt Bike Movie

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-pysU86r2OUQUNZSERiOGtzREk/view?pref=2&pli=1 Check out this link to a video made by two very talented teenagers. It was shot in the Mohave Desert on a trip made possible by Oasis For Kids.

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2015 Yamaha WR250F My First Ride

In 2009 I got the chance to ride a Yamaha WR-250F in the Peak District of Northern England. It was an all-day outing with Overlander Trail Tours. I wrote an article about the ride that got published in Dirt Rider … Continue reading

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Long Distance Adventure Bikes Versus The Honda XR600R Converted For Dual Sport Overnight Trips

These days adventure bikes are getting more and more popular especially among riders with deep pockets who have aspirations of going on long distance tours to locations where roads are either nonexistent or very primitive. Adventure bikes were originally conceived … Continue reading

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