Labor Day Adventures, Part 2 (Sunday)


After riding Ohio State Routes 83 and 339 on Saturday (Sept. 4), I did a shorter and less technical route on Sunday. I had a lot to do around the house during Labor Day weekend and couldn’t spend a lot of time on the road all three days. I made Sunday my short ride day and decided to explore a section of freeway I hadn’t ridden before.

Labor Day Adventures, Part 1 (Saturday)


When my plans to visit the National Motorcycle Museum over Labor Day got put on hold by my bank account, I devised three northeast Ohio rides for that weekend — and they didn’t disappoint.

From Absent to Front Runner: Jody Barry Talks About His Return to MotoAmerica Competition


After a three year absence from the MotoAmerica paddock, I wasn’t sure if I’d see Jody Barry take part in a pro road race again.

The last time I’d seen Lake in the Hills, Ill., resident in a MotoAmerica paddock was the New Jersey Motorsports Park round in 2017. …

Though his comeback season aboard the Righteous Racing Aprilia RS 660 this year has been marked by both victory and near-tragedy, just seeing a talented young rider like Barry find a way to restart his pro road racing career is refreshing — especially for fans who remember pro road racing’s darkest days about a decade ago.

The Most Uplifting Five Miles I’ve Ridden


My first motorcycle ride of 2021 was a scant six miles long, but it was one of the meaningful rides in my 14 years of practicing the motorcycling lifestyle. I didn’t go anywhere exciting, didn’t stop anywhere noteworthy or break some personal mileage record. It was meaningful because it was a symbolic victory for me, and I haven’t had many victories lately.