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...]

International Motorcycle Show 2011

The International Motorcycle Show is kicking off another season. If you are into motorcycles, this is a must see event.  It will give you an opportunity to get up close and personal with the latest sport bikes, street bikes, dirt bikes, cruisers, scooters, ATVs and UTVs. All of the major motorcycle … [Read more...]

Quest for the Perfect Motorcycle

If you follow oldboystoys.com, you probably already know that I own a Triumph Bonneville T100 and a BMW R1200RT. These are great motorcycles. But, that hasn't stopped me from searching for the perfect motorcycle. Perfect for me, anyway. Triumph had their demo trailer at TriValley Moto this past … [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...]

Yamaha WR250R Motorcycle Review

I bought the Yamaha WR250R almost two years ago now. I wanted a dirt bike that I could also ride on the street to get to the offroad rides. I looked at a variety dual sport bikes, such as the Yamaha XT250, Kawasaki  KLX250S and Honda CRF230L,  but concluded that I didn't like the offroad … [Read more...]