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A Tale of Two Bikes (2.5, rather)

The Wednesday after I came back from my tour, I could recover my Ducati from the shop. It had gotten a new rear tyre, a service and had been adjusted to my wishes.

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Bike of Retirement

My Sunday was spent like this: The stop in Erfurt was at a Harley-Davidson dealer. Season opener and the german branch of H.-D. was present with a truck full of  test drive bikes. Not many interested and those who were … Continue reading

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A Man with a Goatee and an Egg of all Trades

Do you know Keith Code? He’s a brilliant riding instructor, founder of the California Superbike riding school and author of “A Twist of the Wrist” and “A Twist of the Wrist II”. I’ve been reading these books recently and have … Continue reading

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Summer Shield

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Phototropic Pinlock Visors!

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First Repairs

A lower tube on the trellis frame of the Gummicow gets rubbed by the boots,

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Peaks And Lows

Time for an update about my motorcycle adventures. The trip to the French Alps I wrote about in the last two posts was great.

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