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"It gets to the point that some part of the riding bud relationship begins to go bad as some lifestyle
issue or riding style issue starts growing like those green mold spots on an old block of cheddar."

~ Jefe Smith from his book, LIFE, AMERICA and the ROAD to KEY WEST

Victory is History

  Victory Motorcycles are gone, Their parent company, Polaris, who also manufactures the Indian brand of motorcycles, just pulled the plug and shut Victory down. Victory¬†made a serious run at Harley Davidson with many attractive models and a notably powerful 106 cubic inch engine. To be sure, the engine looked a little odd for an…

Pizza Box

I have never been a big fan of large boxy tour packs¬†on the back of motorcycles. While admitting that they are immensely practical for carrying and storing stuff including helmets, to me they make the motorcycle look a bit blocky. If you are traveling two-up, that is an appearance trade-off that is pretty much required…