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Electric Motorcycle Pioneer – Ely Schless

A serendipitous meeting at Barber Vintage Festival led me to a quick interview with a fascinating few minutes with a true pioneer of EV motos, a builder and maker of motorcycles, and a very interesting guy.

Can Gymkhana Prevent Motorcycle Crashes?

That was the question I was asking myself while riding with my little brother on Sunday.  Since watching my older brother crash, and witnessing the recovery from the injuries, I had to ask myself – is Gymkhana effective at preventing crashes.  This is the video I made approach this topic – what do YOU think?

More Perils of Poseury

Another chapter in the The Perils Of Poseury – Preventing The Pitfalls Of Pretense. Please read the first article while you re-examine your life.

Pinnacle Fire Lookout | Fire Lookouts in Alabama Ep. 2

CO road 331 in Shelby county reveal the second fire tower. The second episode of Fire Lookouts in Alabama – Moto Edition, considering whether to make this a series, or just do a few more, your input would be appreciated?

Rear Motorcycle Tire Slide | CSI: MOTO – Crash Scene Investigations

Investigation into how and why a rear motorcycle tire slide can cause a crash, as without two spinning tires, you have less or no steering. Sounds like common sense, but it is a bit trickier than that. I had more fun making this video, despite the fact I was making fun of my injured brother, it was a hoot trying a new format. I hope you enjoy the video.


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Tail of the Dragon – US 129 – The Dragon – Deals Gap

Early morning ride across Deals Gap – The Dragon, May 31, 2019 before all the traffic descended upon this magnificent road. I would recommend anyone that rides a motorcycle make a pilgrimage to Mecca at least once, just be prepared when you get there, it may be your last trip.

Moto-camping in Appalachians-Smoky Mountain Motorcycle Ride | Adventure Motorcycle Ride

Moto-camping in Appalachians around the Nantahala and Smoky Mountains. Camping off a motorcycle is not as easy when you go off-road.

Crash Anxiety in New and Returning Riders

If you are a new or returning motorcycle rider and DON”T have some anxiety about crashing, something is wrong. After riding with my little brother (returning rider) this past weekend, my anxiety level was very high as I rode behind him on some tricky
river twisties and even had a few puckers when I knew some of the really tricky corners came up. He did very well despite my
concerns, and hopefully some of the coaching and training paid off long term. Anxiety is good, and can be overcome with practice, training and confidence gained from both.

Moto Fishing | Motorcycle Camping Adventures

A quick afternoon trip up into the Bankhead forest, testing out a cheap Wal-Marx fishing rod. Overall a very successful trip, I failed to bag an edible fish but it was a great day riding.

The Alabama FireTower Show | Fire Lookouts in Alabama

Just playing with a concept, and a way to make this interesting for myself and others – combining motorcycle riding and exploring history and fire towers. Might be fun, might be something interesting that I continue. Tell me what you think?