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Husqvarna 250 1978

Air Time. This motorcycle transported me into the wilder side, pushing me to the edge by allowing me to discover buried technical skills. Jumping, racing, and riding on the edge were what I remember most about this bike. Ever since I was a kid, I always wanted a Husqvarna (a friend of the … [Read more...]

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Honda XR350 1983

The XR was truly my first dual sport motorcycle. It was also the first four stroke or thumper as I called it. This was the one that was going to change my future - I just didn’t know it at the time. All I wanted to do was get on this new motorcycle and ride. Stepping up onto the thumper opened up my … [Read more...]

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Kawasaki KLR650 2006

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BMW F650GS Dakar 2007

I spent a lot of time on the internet trying to find this bike. I specifically wanted the Dakar; it was set up slightly more off-road than the standard GS, more suspension and a 21” front tire. It proved to be a challenging task. In 2008 BMW no longer made this model. And there wasn’t a dealer in … [Read more...]

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Kawasaki KLR650 2009

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Kawasaki KLR250 2004

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Honda XR200R 2005

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Yamaha 125 1970

Maya learns the mechanics behind it all I’m independent and don’t like to rely on people too much (others may call me stubborn). Michael has traveled the world (he was in the military); this meant there was a considerable amount of time he was not around. Rather than be helpless or not … [Read more...]

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Honda XR200R 1983

Maya’s first REAL motorcycle I say this was my first real motorcycle because, unlike the Honda Elsinore, I could actually ride this motorcycle It was dependable, consistent, solid, and predictable. Because it was all of these things, I could take it out and actually learn how to ride. This was … [Read more...]

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Honda Elsinore CR125M 1976

Maya’s first motorcycle This was my very first motorcycle. I got it when I was 16 years old. What made this motorcycle special to me was that it represented the start of a life-long passion for motorcycle riding, and doing exactly what I was told I could not do. My mother would never allow me … [Read more...]