Your Sport Touring Motorbike Fix

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Real World Riding

Listen in as we discuss the Husqvarna Vitpilen, a pre-tour shakedown and overextended weekends. Music by Otis McDonald. Download our feed here.

The Gist

Travis enjoyed our 9-day iteration of a 7-day tour in overly-technical form. Somewhere along the way he picked up a bizarre hunk of metal in his tire. Said metal is since removed, replaced by a plug-patch and Race Tech gold valves (because gold valves).

Tim installed crash bars on his Honda Africa Twin. He then enjoyed a shakedown run at the Soldiers Grove BMW rally complete with camping gear and other long distance riding products. Stay tuned for details regarding his 7500+ mile west coast tour!

Robin bought a 33' toy hauler and a 2015 Ford F350 to tow it. He also attended a MotoVid track day and is writing a review of the experience. He then immediately packed up shop and headed to Soldiers Grove to meet up with Tim and friends.

Guest Interview

Jason Herheim

Our latest interview features Jason Herheim, a MotoVid instructor and head MSF RiderCoach for the Madison, Wisconsin area. Jason's Real World Speed Street Skills training curriculum expands on basic rider understanding for at-speed motorcycling. We highly recommend you sign up for the July 27 iteration of it by visiting

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