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Christmas Gifts

8 Great Last-Minute Motorcycle Christmas Gift Ideas

BY WOMEN ADV RIDERS Time’s flying by, and the Christmas, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, Winter Solstice, and general holiday season is upon us! So, Jingle bells, Batman smells, robin laid an egg… (Does that qualify as a non-secular holiday carol?) Either way, it’s that time of year again

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Grief is Like Surfing

BY GINAMARIA AUSTIN There is an old saying: “Time heals all wounds.” I do not agree. Time does not lessen the pain or grief, it just becomes easier to ride the wave of emotion that washes over you from time to time.

TW200

TW200: Small but Fiercely Capable

BY KRIS FANT Recently, I had the opportunity to play on a TW200 for a weekend. These little bikes have a following that cannot be shaken, though big bike riders gape at the TW’s weirdly wide rear tire and shake their head at the small

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I’m my Own Superheroine

BY KRIS FANT Don’t tell her mom, but BJ Hessler thinks she fell in love with motorcycles because of her mom’s hard core feminism. “As a kid, I got it into my head that to be competent, I should be able to drive, ride, or

Neck Brace

The Down Low on Neck Braces

Our neck is a proportionately slender portion of our anatomy. While it may not often be injured by direct impact in a motorcycle accident, it is at significant risk during any impact, and injuries can be severe. Why Wear a Neck Brace? Peggy from Rev’It

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Touratech Rally: What’s the Big Deal?

BY KRIS FANT For three years I have been riding dual sports in the Pacific Northwest, and for three years, people have been saying, “Have you been to the Touratech Rally?” I used to wonder what the big deal was, and now I know.

Conversations with Coach

BY KRIS FANT Riding is much more than jumping on a motorcycle and twisting the throttle. I’d like to give you a peek into my conversations with Coach, in the hopes that this will help you develop in your own riding self assessment and training.