March 28, 2017
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Off The Beaten Path

A Day With Two ADV Icons

Every now and again the planets align to bring special people together to share an amazing autumn day in New England out riding. A couple weekends ago, I had the pleasure of joining Minna Case from West Dover, VT and Leslie Sofarelli from Bloomfield, CT for just such an experience …

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COREC Looks To Bump OHV Access

A few months ago I noticed a new Facebook group with quite a large following talking about expanding Off-Highway Vehicle use within Connecticut. This naturally piqued my interest being an off-road rider myself. I wanted to learn more so I reached out to the administrator of the site, Matt House …

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Preparing For An Iron Butt Ride

As I have recently learned, proper preparation and training for a distance endurance motorcycle ride is essential. It’s quite comparable to a runner’s routines in advance of a full 26.2 mile marathon. While the Iron Butt Saddle Sore 1000 is the “introductory” ride of the Iron Butt Association’s array of …

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Berkshire Big Adventure Recap

TOLLAND, MA – Most every year on the third weekend of May, dual-sport and adventure riders in the region kick-start their riding season with two days of dirty fun at the Berkshire Big Adventure (BBA). Hosted by Berkshire Trail Riders (BTR), this event is open to small to large displacement, …

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A Life Off-Road On Two Wheels

New England provides riders opportunities to explore the many facets of paved and off-road motorcycling – from the famously twisty mountain roads that meander up and down the hills and mountains to the scenic shoreline rides along the Atlantic Ocean. There are those hidden bits that can only be found …

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Columnist Plans Iron Butt Challenge

I’ve always admired those hardy motorcycle enthusiasts who can hop on their bikes and go the distance. Not just your usual daily mileage, but something that proves that you have the dedication, training and focus to make long-distance motorcycle travel a reality. This elite group of riders can be found …

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