Highway Heroes for Motorcyclists
Keeping it running
As a motorcyclist, my safety preparedness usually focuses on my personal physical & mental state, my gear and my motorcycle — all safety skills honed through my training at TEAM Arizona. But there’s a key area of safety that is …
Giving a Helmet its Cafe Racer Soul
Cafe Racer
I ride my 2011 Bonneville SE with a smile. It has a cafe racer spirit – a result of some minor modifications — drag handlebars, Thruxton-style seat, bar-end mirrors — they all synchronize to give the Bonnie its cafe-racer soul. …
Biker Patch Profiling
Is it a problem for the police to profile bikers based on their appearance? In Arizona, Republican Sen. Judy Burges of Sun City West thinks this is a problem. She even went so far as to draft a bill requiring that police …
Double Take or Are We Twins?
Cafe Racer
Checking out other people’s bikes seems to be a habit most bike riders and many non-bike riders partake in. I’m no different. I enjoy checking out other bikes – especially those that have undergone a transformation to a new life. …
“Wind Therapy” — Thanks Mike!
Mike Sheehan is a friend from a long time ago. We met sometime in 1973 after we Forristalls  (then Mom, Dad and 9 of us kids) were evicted from 17 Harvard Street in Somerville, MA. That’s when we invaded