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Thinking Spring

Column by Landon Hall

The editor goes on one of the last great rides of fall on his Norton while keeping winter repairs and projects in mind for spring rides.

Two of the Same: 1983 and 1984 Laverda RGS

Column by Richard Backus

The founding editor acquires another Laverda RGS, this time a 1984 model, and finds that while it's similar to the 1983 bike, it's also quite different.

Ricky Graham’s Miracle Mile

Article by Dain Gingerelli

Looking back on Ricky Graham’s historic Mile lap in 1984 at the Springfield oval at the Illinois Fairgrounds.

Rides & Destinations: Princeton Battlefield State Park, New Jersey

Article by Joe Berk

Rich in historical significance, the Princeton Battlefield State Park and surrounding areas are also a great ride through green fields and forests.


Rides & Destinations: Tecate, Baja California, Mexico

Story and photos by Joe Berk

If you visit Tecate, Baja California, Mexico, make sure you take in the local cuisine at Amores and Malinalli Sabores Autóctonos.

The Long and Winding Road to Victory

Story by Dain Gingerelli. Photos courtesy Don Emde Collection

It took Don Emde more than 200 miles of racing on a Yamaha TR3 to win Daytona in 1972 against steep odds.

Down and Dirty in Arizona

Story by John L. Stein. Photos by Seth DeDoes

A vintage AHRMA racing weekend with two of the cruelest and most medieval bikes ever devised: the OSSA Stiletto and Yamaha MX125.

Riding Royal Enfields in Baja

Story and photos by Joe Berk

Joe Berk and a friend tour through Baja south to Guerrero Negro to see whales and to review the new Royal Enfield INT650.

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