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Chris Cope
Boogity boogity boogity, Amen.
Boogity boogity boogity, Amen.

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Mr Grumpy Pants
The ancient Celts used to refer to the space between October and April in Britain as "The Long Dark." It's a miserable time of year, and it's just starting.  

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Riding the 2017 Harley-Davidson Road Glide
I shot this video back in late August/early September when I was on the Harley-Davidson press ride in Washington state, then forgot all about it until today. It was shot with a Sena 10C (the same camera I used in this video ), which appears to struggle when...

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Low-speed thrills
I think I'm getting old. Earlier this summer I bought a one-piece rain suit to go over my riding gear.  Yes, I live in the United Kingdom, so it will get heavy use, but there's no getting around the fact a one-piece rain suit is an old-man thing to buy.


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In the Brecons
I know it's been a stupid long time since I last posted on this blog. That's because I seem to get busier every day. Some day I'll post here again. In the meantime, here's a video I shot yesterday in Brecon Beacons National Park.

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Exploring the Scout Sixty's Irish Heritage
When several weeks of gentle pleading recently resulted in Indian Motorcycle handing me the keys to a Scout Sixty, I knew exactly where I wanted to go: Ireland. That's probably not what you were thinking. After all, the Sixty is a motorcycle imbued with mor...

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This will probably end in tears
Last week, Jason Fogelson published an article on RideApart about the infamous Iron Butt Association , the worldwide motorcycle "club" where membership is earned by riding a stupidly long distance in a short period of time. Jason finished his article by sta...

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Ride Review: Harley-Davidson Street Glide Special
According to Harley-Davidson CEO Matt Levatich, roughly 80 percent of the bikes his company sells in the United States are touring models. Harley-Davidson sold 168,240 units in the U.S. market in 2015, which, according to my fuzzy math, works out to 134,592...

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Long-term gear review: Corcoran Jump Boots
I wrote a post about Corcoran Jump Boots a few years ago , after about a year of use, but I thought it would be good to offer another review, now that I'm considering retiring my pair in favor of some Alt-Berg boots . Or, well, perhaps not retiring, but tak...

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Living the Dream
I'm sitting in a hotel in Yorkshire as I write this — about 300 miles north of my home in Cardiff. Known as "God's own country" by locals, this region of England is rich in hills, curving roads, quaint villages and (when it's not raining) staggeringly beaut...

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Victory's NM-4: Remembering the Vision 800
A little more than 10 years ago, Victory Motorcycles revealed a concept bike that featured an 800cc liquid-cooled parallel twin engine, automatic transmission, and storage in the space where a tank would traditionally be. Dubbed the Vision 800, it was a dra...
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