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Posted on 04. Oct, 2014 by admin.
by Scooter Tramp Scotty Kerekes Morning brought warm weather and a cup of lukewarm coffee from a thermos. Our camp was hidden some distance into the desert and it was time to pull the day’s plan together. I spread the map. Like the U.S., Mexico is sectioned into states and we were now in Sinaloa—drug […]
Posted on 31. Jul, 2014 by admin.
by Scooter Tramp Scotty Kerekes Memory does not always serve me well, but I believe that the year was 2008, or was it 09? Michelle had been living from only the back of her $700 motorcycle for five consecutive years and her heavily loaded bike now brought up the rear as my just as heavily […]
Posted on 08. Jul, 2014 by admin.
by Scooter Tramp Scotty Kerekes (The first story in a series of three) Winter’s cold is long and bites deep for a man who travels by motorcycle and spends most of his nights outside. These frigid months push the nomadic motorcyclists far to the south and it’s for this reason that I long ago began […]
Posted on 04. Jun, 2014 by admin.
by Scooter Tramp Scotty Kerekes THE ENDLESS HIGHWAY A compilation of methods used by three fulltime motorcycle drifters There was a time when the pressures of everyday life seemed like an endless drone that would hold me prisoner until the final breath. Then came the dream: Screw the bills, to hell with the boss, goodbye […]
Posted on 28. May, 2014 by admin.
by Lisa Rose Desert Riding – Touring Deserts and Staying Cool Taking a tour through a desert is something that all motorcycle touring hobbyists should experience at some point. Although there are a number of considerations that normally wouldn’t be so important, many of the safety precautions that would be relevant in colder settings are […]
Posted on 14. May, 2014 by admin.
by Scooter Tramp Scotty Kerekes Thunder Beach (the Panama City rally) is over and we finally loaded the truck. Because of the situation there, and especially the rain on those first few days, I slept on the couch at my bosses rented condo. Although I really love being at my own home in my own […]
Posted on 01. May, 2014 by admin.
By Scooter Tramp Scotty Kerekes Rally coverage is not my bag and there’s plenty of other guys interested in that job so I’m not gonna get into it. For me the Leesburg Motorcycle Rally was about seeing a lot of old friends and meeting new. Think I’ll talk about that for a few minutes. I’d […]
Posted on 27. Feb, 2014 by admin.
by Scooter Tramp Scotty Kerekes One of the strangest aspects of a drifter’s life is the fact that he has almost no permanent reality of his own. Almost every man has his own reality; his job, woman, friends, family, home, dog, etc. The things he loves and things he only tolerates in his world. In […]
Posted on 11. Feb, 2014 by admin.
by Lisa Rose An essential item in any self-respecting motorcyclist’s wardrobe, jackets for motorcycles come in a number of separate varieties. As you may or may not have already determined, the world of motorcycling is an extremely dynamic one- and furthermore one that necessitates within itself the need for the establishment of several borders in […]
Posted on 27. Jan, 2014 by admin.
By Scooter Tramp Scotty Kerekes The time in Billings, Mt. had been unusually strange, if not a little fantastic; but the story I’d like to tell now would not begin until two weeks later in Kansas. It was just after Sturgis and while on the road to Montana that the weld on my transmission’s shifting […]