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The Mysterious Disappearance of a Givi E55 Top Case Cover

The Mysterious Disappearance of a Givi E55 Top Case Cover

Over four years ago I wrote about the enormous Givi E55 top case I run on my 2009 FJR 1300. It’s carried tons of cargo all over the country, and enables me to commute to work. Yesterday I noticed that the top shiny plastic cover of the top case was missing. I have no idea […]

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Sena SMH10D-10 Motorcycle Bluetooth Headset/Intercom Review
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Sena SMH10D-10 Motorcycle Bluetooth Headset/Intercom Review

Bluetooth motorcycle intercoms have come a long way. The Sena SMH10 is a great value, even as more modern products cram in unnecessary features.

Anticipating Lane Incursions

Anticipating Lane Incursions

I demonstrate how situational awareness and the principles of the OODA loop (observe, orient, decide, act) helped me avoid an incident on my motorcycle — and many others.

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Everything is Epic on a Motorcycle

Everything is Epic on a Motorcycle

I used to ride my motorcycle everywhere. I didn’t own a car for the last year and a half I lived in Virginia, and before that I hardly drove my MazdaSpeed 3. Since moving to Minnesota my riding has declined, to the point where I haven’t ridden my Yamaha FJR1300 since October of 2012. One […]

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Drift HD Full 1080p High Definition Helmet Action Camera Review

Drift HD Full 1080p High Definition Helmet Action Camera Review

I review the Drift HD Full 1080p camera. It fell far short of my expectations, despite its aerodynamic appearance and interesting features.

Motorcycle Commuting Tactics #1: Surviving a Lane Incursion

Motorcycle Commuting Tactics #1: Surviving a Lane Incursion

This April I started filming my motorcycle commutes to work. I live about 23 miles from work, and have to ride downtown. This can be a bit hairy at times, and I figured my commutes might be able to help other motorcyclists who decide to use their bikes instead of their cars to go to […]

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Last Days of Motorcycling, 2011 Edition

Last Days of Motorcycling, 2011 Edition

I knew that I was going to have make some concessions when we moved up to Minnesota. I knew I was going to drastically reduce my motorcycle riding schedule, but this year has been a rough transition. As the days tick by and fall comes to a close, I am filled with anxiety about the […]

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Aleene’s Platinum Bond Adhesive Super Fabric Glue Review

Aleene’s Platinum Bond Adhesive Super Fabric Glue Review

I wanted to put a patch on my motorcycle jacket, but I didn’t want to sew it on. Aleene’s Platinum Bond fabric glue to the rescue. Here’s my review.

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Comply Foam Tip For Earphones or Canalphones Review

Comply Foam Tip For Earphones or Canalphones Review

After trying several canalphone tip shapes, sizes, and materials, I really like the T series foam tips from Comply. These isolate enough sound for use on a motorcycle and are comfortable to wear for hours at a time.

Joe Rocket Speedmaster 8.0 Motorcycle Gloves Review

Joe Rocket Speedmaster 8.0 Motorcycle Gloves Review

The Joe Rocket Speedmaster 8.0 motorcycle glove has a lot of features, but none of them are best in class. The glove is “good enough” for most, and is a good alternative for riders on a budget.

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