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...]

BMW F800ST Motorcycle Review

After about 8,000 miles on the BMW F800ST, I now fully understand its character and personality. And, I like it. It is exactly what I thought it was when I got it. It is an "old guys" sport bike. Hopefully BMW won't find this insulting, but of all the sport bikes I've ridden, this one is the best … [Read more...]

Sport Riding Techniques

Although I have a sport bike, I don't consider myself a sport bike rider. I ride for fun, and I don't push the limits of my riding ability or the capabilities of my motorcycle. That doesn't mean I don't want to be the best motorcycle rider I can be. I've also been riding a motorcycle for a long … [Read more...]

Kawasaki Ninja 250 Motorcycle Review

Recently, I've had several guys express an interest in learning to ride a motorcycle. They want to know how to get started. Unless they are adverse to sport bikes, I've had two suggestions: the Kawasaki Ninja 250 motorcycle, and the Motorcycle Safety Foundation training class. I bought a 2009 … [Read more...]