Reviews

Kawasaki Versys 650 First 2 Day Ride

Drinking the Kool-Aid Ok, let me get this out of the way…I LOVE my Kawasaki Versys 650. I can totally see why all the reviewers say such good things about this bike….but let me start at the beginning. Background It’s important to know the context from where the reviewer is coming. I won’t go over…

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Triumph Bonneville Shocks Review (Tec Shocks)

http://www.caferacerpodcast.com/podpress_trac/web/1330/0/Episode93oftheCafeRacerPodcast.mp3 BACKGROUND I, like a lot of people want to improve the ride quality of my Triumph Bonneville. In my case it’s the Mag wheeled SE model from 2011. The stock shocks aren’t completely horrible and you can have a pretty good time riding it as is. They seem to handle faster/harder riding pretty well,…

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Triumph Bonneville SE w/Modest Mods

Sexy wife decided she wanted something that would be a bit lighter and easier to really learn on. We found her a Suzuki Boulevard S40 (Savage) that is low to the ground and a LOT lighter (curb weight) and actually a lot of fun to ride (what bike isn’t?). Anyway, I have fully inherited the…

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Triumph Sprint ST – @14,000 Miles

For those of you who have been following along, I bought this bike with 9,300 miles so the 14k are not all mine, but I can say that I am riding this bike much further than I ever did my other one (other than the long road trips to Oregon). I just got done changing…

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My Sprint ST @ 1,700 Miles

Just another post to update you on my adventure with the 2006 Triumph Sprint ST. I’ve had it for four weeks and have approx 1700 miles under my belt as they say. This isn’t so much a motorcycle as it is a smile induction system. I have had this bike on some pretty long rides…

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Triumph Sprint ST @ 500 Miles

As you might remember, I picked up a used Sprint ST with 9300 miles a couple weeks ago. Well I now have ridden it for about 500 Miles. Each mile I ride I like this bike more and more. As I mentioned in my first post it requires a different riding style and i am…

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