Bike wash.
Sun, 14/07/13 – 17:31 | Comment

OneWheelDrive.Net Photographer Kevin Miklossy heads to Nevada’s Carson Valley for a pre-ride of the second year of the Carson Valley / Lake Tahoe Adventure Motorcycle Ride and Rendezvous, and finds a “must do” event and some exceptional riding.

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National Motorsports Leads the Hyosung Charge
Monday, 31 Jan, 2005 – 16:44 | Comment
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We’ve been hearing the cry for a while now, “The Koreans are coming! The Koreans are coming!” This spring, National Motorsports is leading the charge in Canada, bringing the Hyosung mark to our …

Continental TKC-80s: Adventure Tires Without Compromise – Trick!
Wednesday, 12 Jan, 2005 – 18:05 | Comment
Continental TKC-80s

It used to be that bikes weren’t on-road, off-road, enduro’s, or big trailies, instead it was a bike and it’s job was to go everywhere and tires were just tires. Luckily, that “go everywhere” spirit …

Interview: Dan Fischer on the MRX 650
Wednesday, 15 Dec, 2004 – 20:56 | Comment
Fischer MRX 650

We took the time to speak with Dan Fischer about his dream, the Fischer MRX 650, an American Sportbike. The Fischer MRX has been a while in coming, but word is that the bike …

ContiForce MAX Reviewed – Meh
Monday, 6 Dec, 2004 – 12:53 | One Comment
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Continental bills the ContiForce Max as a high-grip, lower-priced alternative to the competition’s offerings.  The ContiForce Max is dubbed as being suitable for a wide variety of motorcycles; 600 and 750 …

2004 Suzuki V-Strom DL 650 – The Seductive Whiff of Adventure
Monday, 15 Nov, 2004 – 20:38 | One Comment
2004 Suzuki V-Strom DL 650

The smell of pine and mud hangs in the warm late summer evening air, south of Manning Park on Highway 3.  It’s a perfect motorcycling moment… that falters the moment you realize the smell of …

Silver Dawn
Wednesday, 10 Nov, 2004 – 11:44 | Comment
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There are rods for our backs and for our eyes, and cones for smoking and seeing. Rods distinguish shapes, cones determine colour. In the hour before dawn the rods rule – there are shapes without …

Honda ST1300 – Dropping the Hammer with the Big Blue Meanie
Tuesday, 12 Oct, 2004 – 21:22 | Comment
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When we first tested Honda’s ST1300 we came away wondering just where the sport in big red’s Sport-Tourer resided.  Was it optional?  Had the dealer forgotten to put it in the ample left-hand glove box?  So …

Moto Art – Beautiful Precision
Saturday, 2 Oct, 2004 – 12:58 | Comment
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Vancouverite Thierry Tanguy’s Moto Art brings something new to the motorcycle enthusiast, shots of beautiful precision that take the mechanical design elements of both present day and historic motorcycles and elevates them into the realm …

The System 2 Widder Vest – Trick
Friday, 17 Sep, 2004 – 14:57 | Comment
The System 2 Widder Vest - Trick

It’s 35 degrees Celsius (95F) out and San Diego is in the grip of a heat wave as we ride through, on a spring tour, which makes it a very odd time to look over …

2004 Suzuki Burgman AN-400: Hello Kitty, Goodbye Dignity
Thursday, 9 Sep, 2004 – 13:30 | Comment
2004 Suzuki Burgman AN-400

I wind the throttle wide open as I round the corner, leaning my shoulders off for all I’m worth. The bike bucks and wallows a bit under me as I catch a compression bump, …

The NCR Millona – Quicksilver Beauty at a Standstill
Wednesday, 18 Aug, 2004 – 2:18 | One Comment
The NCR Millona - Quicksilver Beauty at a Standstill

It’s sublime. Even standing still it has the look of mercury in motion. At its heart a Ducati engine, the 1000 DS to be precise, the same engine that motivates the Multi-Strada, and …

Ducati 999 – Learning Curve
Tuesday, 17 Aug, 2004 – 0:45 | Comment
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I’m getting to live a dream, and at the moment it doesn’t matter.  Why?  Because when I last looked I was going 270kph down the front straightaway of Portland International Raceway.  And I, being a …

DNW2004 – A Day of Pompone and House
Monday, 16 Aug, 2004 – 2:07 | Comment
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Dance and house music pump out across the vendor area, and in that alone you know this is a different type of motorcycle gathering.  Then, it starts, what was house is given a new beat, …

2004 Ducati 999 – Hello God… Can I Borrow Your Bike?
Tuesday, 3 Aug, 2004 – 21:23 | Comment
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I’ve just been through a series of corners on the Ducati 999, and I’m searching for words to describe it; heady, exhilarating, enthusiastic, invigorating, enlivening and inspired all leap to mind. Then I hit on …

Suzuki 2004 GSX-R 750-Put Lightning in a Beer Can, Add a Hornet, and Shake
Tuesday, 20 Jul, 2004 – 20:56 | Comment
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I’ve just hit 10,000 RPM and the GSX-R 750 has gone all Mr. Hyde on me.  It’s gone from a pleasant pull to this blaring, manic, mad, howling kind of savage.  Now this can also …

Road Fitness
Monday, 12 Jul, 2004 – 18:30 | Comment
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There is the crunch of gravel under rubber, but this time it’s different.  I’m travelling under my own power and the rubber… it’s the sole of my runners and not a front tire as you …

2004 Honda VT750 Shadow Aero – Classic Analog Sense in a Digital World
Monday, 28 Jun, 2004 – 20:01 | 2 Comments
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The bike is sitting there in the parking lot, purring to itself in a quiet manner foreign to most big twins. Which is fair enough, because at 750cc the Honda Shadow Aero isn’t exactly …

Thunder and Lightning – the Buell XB12S and XB9S
Monday, 7 Jun, 2004 – 19:33 | Comment
2004 Buell XB12S and XB9S - Thunder and Lightning

The fuel injection light flicks off giving me the OK to fire up the Buell XB12S Lightning.  I thumb the ignition button and it shudders to life.  Which answers the first question people ask about …