I want a simple 250cc Honda or Kawasaki to use around town. This is why I can’t have one. Bandit is sad. »
I took these photos, hoping to put together some sort of clever, “Oh shit, I went to the wrong one” post, but just can’t put it together.
Welcome to part two of That Time We Experienced Reliability Issues With American Motorcycles. You knew there wouldn’t be just one, right?
Usually when I go somewhere, I usually don’t rely on turn-by-turn directions. I take a look at the map, jot down a few notes on a piece of paper, and that’s good enough. The few times I do use it, (smartphone or otherwise) it’s usually when I get lost, or need to navigate as we go if the destination is further away.
Some say the Tail of the Dragon is the best road in America, and that touring bikes don’t belong on it. After riding it last week, I can accurately say that at least one of those statements is 100% true. »
We stayed at some quality hotels during our trip. Here they are, rated for your lunchtime enjoyment.
While pretty much anything on four wheels made within the last 15 years can adjust timing on the fly to prevent knocking, my motorbike can’t. »
Sturgis. It was never something on my bucket list. My buddy wanted to go, so we started talking about it last year. It was the 75th anniversary of the thing, and it was apparently supposed to be bigger than ever this year (whatever that means). »