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The Honda CB350

The Honda CB350

The Honda CB350, what a fantastic machine.  I remember thinking that there was no way it could be better than a Superhawk.  Boy was I wrong.  The C...

Suzuki TS185 Best Dual Purpose Japanese Motorcycle of 1971 ??

Suzuki TS185 Best Dual Purpose Japanese Motorcycle of 1971  ??

The first year Suzuki TS185(This blue one pictured was a 1972, only difference between it and a 1971 was paint and graphics) was arguably the best ...

Tennessee Knockout August 18-19 2018

Tennessee Knockout August 18-19 2018

We were spectators at the Tennessee Knockout near Chattanooga this month. It is the most extreme riding event in the United states. The course is s...

United States Honda Motorcycle Models versus those imported into Canada

United States Honda Motorcycle Models versus those imported into Canada

I often sell motorcycle parts into Canada. I ran into a situation recently that may be important to you.   A guy told me that he wanted...

AMCA Antique Motorcycle Club of America Show July 20-23 Waseon Ohio

AMCA Antique Motorcycle Club of America Show July 20-23 Waseon Ohio

AMCA show Waseon, Ohio Friday July 20-23. Neat Show. last year parking $5. NOTHING to walk in!   I won't be doing the AMCA Antique Mot...

Kawasaki Versys 650 ABS

Kawasaki Versys 650 ABS

I had ridden one a few years ago at a demo ride, and liked it.  I was looking for something lightweight with decent power and ABS.  They were a bit...

Honda CB350 battery replacement--Frustration Revisited

Honda CB350 battery replacement--Frustration Revisited

Who among us Honda CB350 owners has not had to change a battery? Familiar frustration may already being formed of the thought of it.   ...

The Kawasaki KDX

The Kawasaki KDX

I had a beautiful KDX220, which in its latter years of its model run was sold along with the KDX 200. The KDX 220 had slightly better low end torqu...

New Years 1974 Snow Riding Remembered

New Years 1974 Snow Riding Remembered

I guess I am just not motorcycle tough anymore. I remember College Corner, Indiana, Christmas vacation 1974. We had planned a college reunion along...

My First Dirt Bike and Only Broken Bone

My First Dirt Bike and Only Broken Bone

Kawasaki G4TR As Published in the December 2017 Vintage Japanese Motorcycle Club Magazine

Winterizing Your Motorcycle for a Happy Start Next Spring

Winterizing Your Motorcycle for a Happy Start Next Spring

Winterizing Your Motorcycle.  If you are done riding for the year, there are some things you can do for your bike now that will help give you a much better chance of it starting back up when the weather gets better next Spring.

Barber Vintage Festival 2017 Recap

Barber Vintage Festival 2017 Recap

This was my first Barber Event, and it will not be the last.  What a beautiful venue site for Classic Motorcycles.  The event circles around the 2....