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Monthly Archives: February 2017

practical wheelie

To Wheelie or Not to Wheelie?

BY DUSTY WESSELS, WEST 38 MOTO What’s a practical wheelie, and when do you use it? Never, unless you are showing off! Seriously. Now, there is a time to lift or “loft” the front wheel, though. Most of the time this is used when getting

Micro-Start

Micro-Start Sport Review

BY KRIS FANT Ever gone to start your bike in the morning, and realize you’ve left your heated grips on over night? Or your parking light on all day while you were at work? Enter the Micro-Start Sport! 

financial security or grand adventure

Riding RTW: now or after retirement?

Dear Lynda, We dream of a big adventure, going round the world on our bikes, but we’re not sure: go now, and risk our financial future, or wait until we retire and risk being unable to travel because of age-related health issues?

Trail Stand

Enduro Star TS3 Trail Stand

BY KRIS FANT As someone who rides a bike that has been lowered, lowered, and lowered again, a centerstand would not leave room for off road riding. Yet the centerstand is often helpful for bike maintenance. Enter the Enduro Star TS3 Trail Stand.

clutch control

Back into the saddle

PHOTO BY CATHY LARSON, GRIZ GIRL PHOTOGRAPHY Have a question about riding techniques? Ask a coach! This week, your coach will be Pat Jacques, adventure motorcycle off-road instructor and tour guide of ADV Woman.