Removing Chain Lube from Exhaust

Maybe I've been living under a rock, but I just discovered an amazingly simple way to remove chain lube or oil from a chrome motorcycle exhaust. I haven't had to do this in a while. I've mostly been riding motorcycles with shaft or belt drive, so I haven't needed to lube a chain or clean up chain … [Read more...]

Triumph Thunderbird Motorcycle Review

A friend of mine with a Harley-Davidson Road King keeps trying to convince me to trade in my BMW R1200RT for a cruiser. He thinks that I'd look good on a Fat Bob. I decided to explore his obsession for the cruiser. Rather than a Harley, I decided to try out the Triumph Thunderbird. After all, it won … [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...]

Triumph Bonneville T100

For those of you that read my review of the Triumph Bonneville awhile ago, this will probably not come as a surprise. I now own a Triumph Bonneville. It was one of the motorcycles I drooled over in High School. I just love the way it looks. The retro 1968 styling in a new motorcycle is the best of … [Read more...]

Triumph Bonneville Review

The Triumph Bonneville was first introduced in 1959 and quickly became one of the most appealing motorcycles of its era. In 2010, Triumph released a replica of the 1960 Bonneville T120 in its classic blue and grey color scheme, blade style mudguard and integrated headlamp/instrument … [Read more...]