Long Live IoM TT!

Like climbing Everest or Pikes Peak, free diving depth challenges, Arctic marathons or any number of extreme events that let devotees push their passion, the TT will always draw its detractors and supporters. The day things like this don’t exist will be the day humanity passes from childish curiosity into pessimistic preservation and signs its…

The Relentless Road

From the epic roads of Japan… Nagano Akita Rt. 341 Yamagata-Fukushima border Rt. 2 Kochi Niyodo River Crossing Aomori Rt. 282 Ehime – Island along the Shimanami Kaido Tokyo Hidden Gem Nara Rt.169 Shimabara Rt.58 Kochi Muroto Skyline Tokushima – Unknown Masterpiece! Gunma – Shiba-Kusatsu Doro ~ Manza Road Kochi – Unknown road Shimanami Kaido…

Summer Base Layer

Been hunting a good summer base layer shirt for years. Prefering one of the long sleeve variety, to limit sticky arms and random arm hair pulling 😦 , it really narrowed down the choices. Had to breathe exceptionally well, wick away sweat, dry quickly, resist stinking and look n fit half decent even after several…

How’s your Rubber?

This is a good warning for those springing back onto their bikes after little to no riding throughout the winter. If crash reports make you weak at the knees take a seat now. After a few months of rebuilding the Triumph Street Triple, I took it out for a twisty road shakedown last Saturday night.…

Rider training gets chilly

Being the spring equinox, it was a good opportunity to thaw out the riding skills with a little controlled conditions training. The Honda Motorcycle School in Saitama runs a good show with excellent instructors and a large fleet of modern hondas to play on. A couple of days before, the weather took a turn but…

Twistybutt C2C 2018

REGISTRATION HAS BEGUN. Send a message with email to be sent the registration form. When – April 29, 2018 Meet – 4:30am START – 4:50am Where Pacific Ocean to Japan Sea Start: Sagami bay in Kanagawa Finish: Joetsu in Niigata Goal To ride from the Pacific to the Sea of Japan in a single day…