Honda Gold Wing Accessory Install #3: Honda Luggage Rack

9. Here’s the finished product – luggage rack installed.

In RoadBike's Jan/Feb 2012 issue we showed our completed project Honda Gold Wing. One of the accessories we installed was Honda's Luggage Rack for the Wing. Here we'll show you step-by-step how to … [Read more...]

Honda Gold Wing Accessory Install #2: Honda Fairing Pouch

16. The final look with Honda’s storage pouch installed.

In RoadBike's Jan/Feb 2012 issue we showed our completed project Honda Gold Wing. One of the accessories we installed was Honda's Fairing Pouch for the Wing. Here we'll show you step-by-step how to … [Read more...]

SHAD SH48 Top Case Product Review

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Nothing can compare to the superior functionality of waterproof, lockable hard bags. They may not add to the aesthetic beauty of the machine, but many of us have learned the art of compromise. That’s … [Read more...]

FORMA Simo Women’s Boots

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I was hard pressed to replace my trusty touring boots. But then I found what looked like a worthy replacement: Forma’s Simo. Designed for women, this handsome, Italian-styled touring boot … [Read more...]

Southern Hospitality – Motorcycle Tour of Roanoke Valley, Virginia

One of the stone overpasses on the Blue Ridge Parkway

By Pamela Collins, Photos by Pamela Collins and Joe Knezevic Rolling It Out Along The Blue Ridge  Formal invitations usually aren’t necessary for motorcyclists. Just knowing that a destination … [Read more...]

Honda Gold Wing Install: 12V DC Accessory Socket

14. I test the socket by plugging in a camera battery charger.

In RoadBike's Nov./Dec. 2011 issue, we show you how to install a 12V socket on a 2012 Honda Gold Wing. In case you missed it, here are all the steps to do the job. By Tricia … [Read more...]

1999 Honda Shadow: Blue Collar Bobber Finale

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Before we get into the cool little Honda Shadow bobber spread out in these pages, there are some things you should know. When you follow a how-to article or series in any motorcycle (or car) magazine, … [Read more...]

2012 Honda Gold Wing GL1800 – New Motorcycle Review

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Touring Throne – It’s Back… And Better Than Ever As Editor Steve mentioned in his column (pg. 8, Nov/Dec 2011), Honda declined to send us an invitation to its North American press introduction of … [Read more...]

Fast Company Flat Track Women’s Jacket

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Known for its Kevlar-lined jeans, Fast Company is a brand that’s been around for a long time. Impressed with a pair of its jeans I recently tested (Modern Fit Draggin' Jeans), I was curious about the … [Read more...]

Riding With Women vs. Men

That's me on the Bagger, leading my girls for a short stint.

Two weeks and two polar opposite motojournalistic events have me thinking. First, I had the distinct pleasure of joining seven of my favorite female motojournalist colleagues for a tour of the Ottawa … [Read more...]