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Monday, November 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Womens GS Trophy teams selected »
The BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy Female Team Qualifying 2017 Two Female Teams selected for BMW Motorrad Interna...
Sunday, November 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Big bike adventure »
"Daddy, I want to dance with you when you get back," my six-year-old daughter called to me as I put on my helmet. "Daddy,...
Sunday, November 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The many faces of Death Valley »
Single-day temperature swings up to 60 degrees, off the beaten track campgrounds, and a plan - or at least six versions of...
Sunday, November 5, 2017   (5 Comments - view/add)
Sport-touring on an RR »
I know these roads. I have ridden them for as long as I have ridden a motorcycle. They are the asphalt capillaries away fr...
Sunday, November 5, 2017   (11 Comments - view/add)
The slippery slope of a re-entry rider »
The last time I rode my own motorcycle was about 35 years ago. I really enjoyed that BMW R 69 S. Unfortunately, I had some...
Monday, October 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Exploring Wyoming »
I've traveled through the least populous state, Wyoming, several times, but never really made an effort to do any real exp...
Tuesday, October 10, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
Journey to Vivos »
-or- Get on the back and ride, ladies! I rode on the back of three motorcycles in my early 20s. One was a motocross bi...
Friday, October 6, 2017   (18 Comments - view/add)
Gone but not forgotten »
After 38 years of acquiring motorcycles and compiling what some refer to as a fleet, I finally parted with one of my motor...
Wednesday, October 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Scootering the Iron Butt Rally »
"Just give the bike a try, it’s a hoot to ride." That simple statement, said with genuine enthusiasm, enticed me down the...
Monday, October 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Almost never »
Years ago, when I began riding, I made a vow to myself that I wasn’t going to be one of those guys who hauled their...
Monday, September 25, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
AIMExpo 2017: Welcome to Columbus (Part Two) »
AIMExpo 2017: Welcome to Columbus (Part Two) --Read Part One-- With the major motorcycle presentations over, I...
Sunday, September 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
AIMExpo 2017: Welcome to Columbus (Part One) »
AIMExpo 2017: Welcome to Columbus (Part One) With the Motorcycle Industry Council (MIC) making the decision to move its...
Tuesday, September 12, 2017   (5 Comments - view/add)
Riding in the clouds in Ecuador »
It started out as a 40th anniversary trip to Ecuador and evolved into one of the wildest and best motorcycle trips I’ve ev...
Sunday, September 10, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
From the passenger seat »
After sitting on a piano bench for 35 years, I never pictured myself on the back of a motorcycle. I began to seriously thi...
Wednesday, August 30, 2017   (2 Comments - view/add)
My time with BMW »
On more than one occasion in my life I have found myself wondering aloud that wonderful lyric from the Talking Heads: "How...
Monday, August 28, 2017   (7 Comments - view/add)
A ride 17 years in the making »
I have not always been a patient man, but 30 years in the military and parenthood must have transformed me. The following...
Monday, August 14, 2017   (13 Comments - view/add)
The 17-year-old motorcycle boy »
At 20, I became a daily rider, and over the next 23 years I had ridden thousands upon thousands of virtually event-free&nb...
Saturday, August 12, 2017   (2 Comments - view/add)
MOA member named Motorcycle Collector of the Year »
Motorcycle Collector of the Year, Philip Richter, and his two-wheeled Best in Class winner return to the Lime Rock Park H...
Monday, July 10, 2017   (26 Comments - view/add)
A dream come true »
The thought of riding off into the sunset without a care in the world is a common daydream for most of us. We drive home...
Monday, July 3, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
BMW’s Heritage Boxer Time Machines »
Photos by Will Guyan, Jon Beck and BMW Motorrad   In 2007, BMW was a very different company, straining to un...
Friday, June 30, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
Stop your bike in Duncans Mills »
On August 3rd, 1877, a Wells Fargo stage coach slowed to round a tight corner on the dirt road to Duncans Mills. The horse...
Thursday, June 29, 2017   (7 Comments - view/add)
First ride of the Oldsters: A retiree and his airhead explore the American West »
One of my first goals after retiring was to embark on an extended motorcycle adventure while my health and most of my marb...
Wednesday, June 14, 2017   (3 Comments - view/add)
The Mountains of Tenerife »
"The roads can be very narrow and feature many incredibly tight, blind corners. Some are carved into the sheer rock and ca...
Wednesday, May 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Discover Washington »
Paul promised "a ride to remember." He described an area not far from his Seattle home with mountains, beaches and a rain...
Monday, May 29, 2017   (8 Comments - view/add)
Importing a Canadian Montauk into the USA »
The Quest for the Holy Grail I don't know if the impetus for pursuing this bike started by just the sheer desire to own...
Thursday, May 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dealer Profile: BMW Motorcycles of McDonough (GA) »
Traffic wasn't moving. It was 104 degrees in the shade and I was stuck in the #3 lane on northbound I-75, south of Atlanta...
Wednesday, May 17, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
Big Bend Open Road Race Volunteer Tour »
Photos by Johan Morris #154034 I looked forward to a spring ride to meet a friend from Colorado. On a typically nice No...
Friday, April 14, 2017   (4 Comments - view/add)
A beautiful top end transfixion »
Motorcycles deliver surprising treasures of insight. While adjusting valves on my R 1200 GS one day, I discovered the cold...
Thursday, April 6, 2017   (5 Comments - view/add)
The prize of survival »
When I took my first real motorcycle ride, it was on much of the length of the Long Island Expressway. That was a big deal...
Friday, March 31, 2017   (2 Comments - view/add)
Piriformis Syndrome: the anatomy of a pain in the butt »
When you buy a blue bike, you notice how many others ride blue bikes. When it hurts to walk, you notice how many riders at...
Wednesday, March 22, 2017   (3 Comments - view/add)
A ride to Yosemite »
or, Shuddering switchbacks and scrumptious s’mores I looked up at the last air-cooled model R 100 GS from 1995, hanging...
Friday, March 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
This isn't wind! »
It is 0536 hours on Mother's Day and I'm already behind schedule. Bird Killer, Maps and Stinky are waiting for me at a Fre...
Thursday, February 9, 2017   (2 Comments - view/add)
Barrington Motor Works, LLC »
I met Christopher and Barbara Betjemann several years ago and knew they restored vintage BMW motorcycles. I also knew Chri...
Friday, February 3, 2017   (3 Comments - view/add)
Female Motorcycle Relief Project: First Ride »
A warm and dry week beneath Utah’s seamless, sunny sky proved to be the perfect setting for a group of women to meet, ride...
Thursday, February 2, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
22 states and states of mind »
We rode from Vegas, the Hoover Dam and the Grand Canyon before settling in six miles off the pavement in the desert south...

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