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700 MILES SOUTH OF THE MEXICAN BORDER

Posted on 08. Jul, 2014 by .

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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 […]

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The Endless Highway

Posted on 04. Jun, 2014 by .

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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 […]

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Desert Riding – Touring Deserts and Staying Cool

Posted on 28. May, 2014 by .

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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 […]

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Panama City Rally 2014

Posted on 14. May, 2014 by .

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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 […]

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Zen and the Leesburg Motorcycle Rally 2014

Posted on 01. May, 2014 by .

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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 […]

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Bikes, Boat Wrecks, and BBQ’s

Posted on 27. Feb, 2014 by .

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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 […]

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Varieties of Motorcycle Jackets

Posted on 11. Feb, 2014 by .

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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 […]

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Kansas Breakdown

Posted on 27. Jan, 2014 by .

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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 […]

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INEXPENSIVE CANDLEPOWER

Posted on 10. Jan, 2014 by .

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When it comes to a high output headlight sometime cheap is best.  by Scooter Tramp Scotty Kerekes There are a variety of high output headlights out there these days, and although some are less expensive, there are those that climb well into the $400 range. A few of my friends have made the investment and […]

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Outlaw Biker Clubs from All Over the World

Posted on 12. Dec, 2013 by .

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by Lisa Rose   Generally speaking, there are three separate types of ‘biker clubs’ distinguishable in modern motorcycle culture. The first type; denoted by some as the ‘one-patch’ bikers, are representative of a particularly favored maker of motorcycles. For example, if a biker were to be a sole and proud proprietor of BMW motorcycles, they […]

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Riding the North Cascades Highway

Posted on 28. Nov, 2013 by .

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by Lisa Rose North Cascades Highway – Washington Short day trips and week-long rides are often the most talked about journeys for motorcyclists, but what about the rides that are usually split into two days? Covering 436 miles and experienced best over a two-day ride period of time, Washington State Route 20, or the North […]

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