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Five Gifts to Turbocharge Your Holiday Giving

December 10, 2016 Tags: , , , ,

We’ve been pouring over our naughty/nice list and wanted to share some of our thoughts about gift giving this year.  We know it is the thought that counts, but keeping our list to items below $50 was our goal. 1) TIRE PRESSURE GAUGE We always say the two things between us and the ground are our […]

Kelly’s Korner: It’s More Than Just a Wave

December 10, 2016 Tags: ,
We are a country divided. Not only has that grown apparent in this month after the election but also, as a microcosm, on the road between sport bike and cruiser riders. This past month as I commuted on my Triumph Street Triple, I was struck by the total lack of response from cruiser folks to [...]

Pete Aronson: Rider of the Month December 2016!

December 10, 2016 Tags: , ,

Pete “KWICK” Aronson Anyone with a nickname “KWICK” just HAS TO BE obsessed with motorcycles that are both light and fast.  It seeps into everything he does, including his business:  ExpensiveLightweightStuff.com  Pete’s support of the motorcycling community, especially TEAM Arizona, means we can no longer overlook his omission as TEAM Arizona Rider of the Month. […]

RIDING TIP: The First Three Percent of Braking

December 10, 2016 Tags: ,

The crash statistics are clear.  Motorcyclists just aren’t up to snuff when it comes to braking their motorcycles properly.  A common issue with motorcyclists observed at crash scenes are abrupt uses of one or more brakes.  In specific, in a large percentage of cases riders are applying too much brake pressure too soon causing tire […]

CSI PHOENIX PART 3: Analyzing A Corner’s Fingerprint

November 3, 2016 Tags: , ,
ANALYZING A CORNER'S "FINGERPRINT" In last month's segment, we determined there is a relationship between learning how to analyze fingerprints and learning how to ride a motorcycle.  This month, we want to specifically look at how experienced motorcyclists use data-rich points when cornering their motorcycles to obtain a positive outcome. WHEN MOTORCYCLISTS ARE MOST VULNERABLE It is [...]

Kelly’s Korner: Escaping the Holidays As Fast As You Can

November 3, 2016 Tags: , , ,
Holiday season has arrived. And for many of us, that means formulating an escape plan. Since we all ride, I’ll assume we’d want to carry out this escape on the world’s fastest production street bike. Holiday Hangover Cure in 1894!  Photo Courtesy Bonhams & Butterfields 1894 Hildebrand & Wolfmüller Recreation Well, be glad 1894 is [...]

Sean Desmond: Rider of the Month November 2016!

November 3, 2016 Tags: ,
SEAN DESMOND: Riding is in the blood For a lot of us, our riding career starts in the dirt.  Talking with Sean it became evident he grew up riding dirt bikes.  Listening to his stories of riding along train tracks in rural New Jersey and playing around on kid-built "unofficial" motocross tracks doing his best Jeff [...]

CSI PHOENIX PART 2: Fingerprint Analysis and Motorcycling

October 10, 2016 Tags: , , ,
In the previous segment, we introduced you to Carl Speckels, CLPE, forensic scientist supervisor and head of the Phoenix PD latent print training program at the Phoenix Police Department Crime Laboratory.  In this segment, Carl is going to discuss how fingerprint analysis and riding a motorcycle have some very key similarities. Believe it or not, [...]