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The tweet says it all: #summerisgone

Last #motorcycle track day of the year @Mid_Ohio. Sigh. #summerisgone #iamnotready pic.twitter.com/twBEA7KbpW — Lance Oliver (@lancekoliver) October 7, 2015

How to make tires last forever

OK, if I really knew how to make motorcycle tires last forever, I could earn motorcycle sainthood. For those of us who ride a lot, especially on high-performance bikes, tires are our biggest expense. I admit: I can’t make tires last forever. But, after riding a track day at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course this […]

A humble track-day guy’s Dunlop Q3 review

Consider it one of those small victories in life that induce happiness: I recently did the best lap time on my local track that I’ve ever done on my Triumph Daytona 675. No, I didn’t make any modifications to the bike. And since I’m on the high side of 50, and have been riding on the […]

Ten reasons you need to do a track day

I’ve mingled with just about every kind of motorcyclist over the years, from hyper-competitive motocrossers who dread riding a bike that’s two years old to vintage enthusiasts on bikes that would grace a museum. But I’m most in my element when I’m at rallies or gatherings that draw the serious segment of sport-touring riders. These are […]

Riding resolutions

There are plenty of good motorcycling resolutions that could be made, that should be made, even need to be made.