Shore Thing: West Coast Tour Bonus Extras

This might be my favorite snap.

The March/April of RoadBike issue features a couple of stories I wrote during my West Coast trip last summer -- a full-blown tour down the coast from Seattle to San Francisco, and a recap of a day … [Read more...]

Motorcycle Kickstart Classic Cafe Racer Project Weeks 3 and 4

Sanding and filling, its all about the prep work

Sorry for the delayed post, but the last two weeks have been a blur, to say the least. Felt more like one long, long night. The bike's just about ready now. Still have a couple of things to button … [Read more...]

Motorcycle Kickstart Classic Honda Cafe Racer Project Week 2

Carbs re-installed with air pod filters, what a good lookin motor!

I like how certain tv shows take a ground up bike build, and condenses it into and hour long show, with maybe 20 minutes of actual design and wrenching. I started with a simple design and a running … [Read more...]

Matt’s Kickstart Classic Honda CB550 Project Bike

The CB550 stock with only the seat removed

I've wanted a low cost project bike for a while now, something I can rip apart and shape into a cool little custom. With the Motorcycle Kickstart Classic taking shape and poised to roll in October, I … [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...]

New England Motorcycle Tour, Rolling Thru Maine

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Last summer, our esteemed editor and resident fast-food guru Steve Lita asked if I’d be interested in heading north for the weekend and participating in Rolling Thru America’s Maine tour, aptly named … [Read more...]

Billy Joel’s Motorcycle Man-Cave

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A Biker Juke Joint - By Steve Lita On November 6, 2010, Billy Joel christened his newest venture, 20th Century Cycles in Oyster Bay, New York. New Englanders now have a terrific new place to ride to … [Read more...]

Cool times in Hot Springs

On my way home from a tour of Arkansas. Spent a few days riding north from Texarkana, to Mount Magazine, Mount Nebo, and Petit Jean state park. Then I headed south on The Scenic 7 to my ultimate … [Read more...]

Ducati Diavel And RoadBike Magazine Cruising In Spain

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Today we're on the twisty road to Ronda Spain. Great ride today, broken finger and all. Although I wouldn't suggest the practice. The Diavel is surprisingly agile, and abundantly powerful! The … [Read more...]

Ducati Diavel in Marbella Spain

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On location in Marbella Spain for the 2011 Ducati Diavel International Press Intro. Flew into Malaga yesterday, took in some sights this morning; the Roman Theatre, the Malaga Bullring, then we … [Read more...]