Category Archives: My Bikes

A personal bike history

Steering Head Bearings – Tapered vs. Caged Roller type

Moto Friends! Another piece of information confirming preference for/usage of caged roller style bearings (as opposed to tapered) in the steering head for race applications! This is a screen capture from MotoGP Sepang Test Day 2. Going back to OEM … Continue reading

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Triumph Daytona 675 Track Bike Build

I purchased a 2012 Triumph Daytona 675 base model sportbike in 2011 at Thanksgiving primarily for track use. I thought I might use it for occasional street use, but the fact is that the track has it’s own requirements (depending … Continue reading

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My Bikes Pt. 3

Time for another installment of “My Bikes.” Last time, we ended the story with selling the CR60R to my best friend. I replaced it with my favorite class of dirt bikes – the XR series – and an XR200. It … Continue reading

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My Bikes Pt. 2

             The CR60 was my first “real” bike. I can remember the hours spent staring at its red fuel tankwith the beautiful Honda wing on its side – think – wow! Everything about it oozed perfection to my young … Continue reading

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My bikes

       I find it interesting that so many riders can look back to their first bike with such fond memories and longing.        I’ve been lucky enough to own several bikes since my youth. I started with an early Honda 1980s … Continue reading

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