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Betsy’s Bashup Pt II

Posted on 06. Mar, 2016 by .


by Scooter Tramp Scotty Kerekes The seemingly endless prairie that is Kansas lay ahead like some flat and forgotten playing board beneath a huge and endless sky that seemed to make up the vast majority of this lonely land. The road was almost devoid of towns, vehicles, and people alike as its two-lane pavement cut […]

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Splattered in Colorado

Posted on 01. Feb, 2016 by .


by Scooter Tramp Scotty Kerekes Early fall of 2014. For some weeks Charlie and I had been touring Colorado together. But the weather had moved to a constant cold with frequent rain so we’d set a course on southbound interstate-25. The idea was to move quickly and directly south until the weather warmed to a […]

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Kern River Run 2014

Posted on 21. Sep, 2014 by .


As summer winds down, the punch list of planned rides for the summer starts getting edited and reedited. “Looks like we wont make this run, but hey, we can do that run!”, seems to be order of things. But one run that we usually don’t get to is the Kern River Run, usually due to […]

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The Road to Ruidoso

Ridin’ the Road to Ruidoso

Posted on 13. Aug, 2014 by .


“Just follow ol’ Route 66 East, cut south out of Albuquerque to 380 East, and soon you’ll be ridin’ the road to Ruidoso”. Hell, you know I probably would have gone anyway. But when my daughter called and urged me to come out to Odessa to see my grand-kids, I started packing. Funny, when you […]

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A Day in the Life of Scooter Tramp Scotty Kerekes

Posted on 08. Apr, 2014 by .


Gone are the days in which only a small rebellious percentage of the population owned and rode motorcycles, especially our beloved Harley-Davidson. Today, the biker community resides under a large tent that holds all manner of bikers and motorcycle enthusiasts. Like other demographic groups, the biker community has it’s own celebrities, as well. Some of […]

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Glencoe Saloon, Sturgis, SD

Running with the Wind – Sturgis 2013

Posted on 23. Sep, 2013 by .


With the three day ride from Southern California now behind us, we settled in to our new home for the next 12 days. If  the ride in was any indication of what to expect, we would surely be running in the wind during our stay in Sturgis. While we normally stay at Shade Valley Campground, […]

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Sturgis 2013 The Ride

Chasing the Winds – Journey to Sturgis 2013

Posted on 04. Sep, 2013 by .


We watched storm clouds pass on the horizon for the week prior to our departure to Sturgis, but with little concern. Hell, what’s a little rain. We had both ridden in worse. And besides, these storms would surely be gone by the time we left. But somehow in the back of our minds, we both […]

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Harley Drive Train Compensator Blues

Posted on 23. Jul, 2013 by .


Riding cross country, I always seem to be especially tuned to hearing unusual noises from my bike. A tick here, a clunk there. But when you put them all together, you finally realize that you have been riding with the Harley drive train compensator blues. It started out as a loud ticking noise. This went […]

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Tears of Remembrance – West Coast Thunder 2013

Posted on 31. May, 2013 by .


The biker community is a pretty diverse and eclectic community. But it is a community steeped with passion. Passion for freedom, passion to ride, passion to party, and passion for their fellow bikers. It is also the largest group of veterans and supporters, larger even than many of the veterans organizations. As such, the passion […]

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Coach on the Coast

Making Fuel Injection Work

Posted on 07. Mar, 2013 by .


by Coach The days of carbureted engines may not be over, but hey, do you own one? Yeah, not me either. Having a carburetor on my shovelhead worked well. Hell, Scooter Tramp Scotty will tell you that an Evo with carburetor is the way to go. But the truth be told, fuel injection is here […]

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A Cure for the Harley Primary Auto Adjuster Blues

Posted on 06. Dec, 2012 by .


By Coach and Scooter Tramp Scotty Kerekes   Do you know anyone who has experienced catastrophic bearing failure inside the primary chaincase of their 2007 or up Harley Davidson? Maybe they lost a clutch, transmission, or even engine crankcase bearing? Well I do. In fact this has happened to virtually everyone I know who owns […]

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