Posts By: staff

African American history tour

My name is Dennis but most people call me DJ. I am a fairly simple guy and like many of you who are currently reading this article, I have a passion for riding motorcycles and also enjoy nature and the great outdoors. I consider myself to be very fortunate to have been able to visit… Read more »

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To take a guided tour or not, that is the question

    And other tips for choosing an organized motorcycle tour I have been running organized motorcycle tours for almost 25 years now and have trained some guides who went on to start their own touring companies. Wing World’s editor recently asked me if I could come up with some rider tips for choosing an… Read more »

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Our Caribbean Moto Cruise

They say life is a journey, not a destination. However, during our recent vacation it was all about the destination: a 12-night Caribbean Motorcycle Cruise aboard the Celebrity Silhouette. Our group consisted of 24 Harley bikes, one Indian bike and one Honda trike (that would be us). Riders came from far and near: Canada, California,… Read more »

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The Kustom Gold Wing & F6B Queen

Queen — A highly respected and resilient woman with a strong moral compass of values that she lives her life by every single day. This is the title given to Torri Thornton. All hail the queen, long may she reign. While working for Honda Financial Services in April 2001, Thornton was exposed to several types… Read more »

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Understanding your oil filter

We all know that we should change our oil and oil filter regularly. And there are plenty of discussions online about the correct oil to use. But what about the oil filter? There are plenty of brands out there, and prices vary from a couple of bucks to more than 20 dollars per filter. What’s… Read more »

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Wing Ding 41

If you would like to join us next year at our motorcycle rally in Springfield, Missouri click here.

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First-aid Kits for your motorcycle

They say there are only two sizes of diamond engagement rings. The first size is, “Oh my, he must really love you” and the second size is “Oh my, you must really love him.” The same spectrum of description can pretty much be applied to the sizes of the first-aid kits one can expect to… Read more »

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Caution on the Colorado Western Slope

We have a plague here in Western Colorado – and it is killing people.Motorcycle enthusiasts are coming to our Colorado State Patrol District to enjoy the mountain scenery, amazing touring roads and deserts. And … they are dying in record numbers.Just since March 2018, we have had 10 motorcyclists ride their last rides here. And… Read more »

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6 items to have on your next motorcycle ride

Whether you’re planning that upcoming ride or if you’re heading out this weekend, there are six must-have items to always carry in your motorcycle’s saddlebag or trunk. These important items are crucial if your bike breaks down or you find yourself in another situation. I take these things with me when I go on a… Read more »

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Great Extremes

“Afoot and light-hearted I take to the open road …” I’ve always liked the beginning of that familiar Walt Whitman poem. I recall it with a smile each time I embark on a new trip, regardless the trip’s length. But this trip made me smile bigger than ever. It would be a great one! Rewind… Read more »

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Distracted Driving Awareness

I was driving north on Arizona Interstate 17 in my new-to-me two-wheeler cruiser. It was early afternoon and traffic was light for Phoenix. Vehicles were coming down the ramp from Interstate 10 into the acceleration lane. Suddenly a large, black dual pickup was sliding left into the next lane – where was riding! I looked right and… Read more »

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Spring Break

As our family contemplated how to spend my 17-year-old son’s high school spring break, my son lobbied hard to make it a motorcycle camping trip. Last summer, I picked up a 1995 Honda 750 Magna for the sole purpose of using it to teach my two sons to ride properly. Having ridden on the back… Read more »

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