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Riding Through Generations

BY KRIS FANT What happens when you have grandparents that ride together on an xl500r to pay you a visit as a little girl? When your father tells stories about his own father teaching him to ride? When you watch your grandfather and your dad

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Avoiding Target Fixation

BY PAT JACQUES Photos by Cathy Larson, Griz Girl Photography Target fixation describes a situation where riders fixate or stare at an obstacle they want to avoid and end up hitting the obstacle.  Facebook Comments

The Tool Box

BY KATHERINE HELMETAG You are getting ready for your first big trip and you know you are going to have to bring some tools, but what to pack in your tool box? The first thing is your brain and your common sense.   Facebook Comments

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Pikilily, Dream of an Adventuress

BY KRIS FANT Imagine you are on the bus in Tanzania, and you see a thirteen year old boy having a seizure in the street all alone. No one stops to help, your bus driver won’t pull over, and you know that even if someone

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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