Folding Mirror for KTM 450EXC

My 2011 KTM 450EXC came with a pair of very nice mirrors. So nice, I didn't want them to break off when off road riding. I took them off and replaced them with Acerbis folding mirrors. As can be seen from the picture on the right, the mirror mounts to the handlebars with a ball joint mounted within … [Read more...]

Bay Area Motorcycle Ride 7-2-11

Great motorcycle ride yesterday. Got together with a group of riders through the Bay Area Motorcycle Riders Meetup. Good turn out, with 11 riders showing up to share a very scenic route. Even more that a fun ride, we probably spent almost as much time just standing around and chatting at the end of … [Read more...]

2011 KTM 450 EXC Review

This is Part 3 of my 2011 KTM 450 EXC review. In Part 1, Deciding on the KTM 450 EXC, I discussed my research and evaluation behind the decision to purchase the KTM 450 EXC. In Part 2, KTM 450 EXC Enhancements, I talked about some mandatory and highly desirable changes to the bike to make into into … [Read more...]

Dual Sport Motorcycling Book Review

Off road riding can be a lot of fun. You don't need to worry about cars running into you. And, depending on where you are riding, you don't need to worry about much other than riding and enjoying the scenery. However, if you spend most of the time on the street, like I do, a few off road riding … [Read more...]