I remember hearing that when John Britten went to Daytona, the other teams were stunned when his team would light up the bike cold and send it straight onto the track. He told them "If it dies, it deserved to die." Don't know if it's a true story, but it sounds very much like something Britten would have done. » 9/19/14 11:24pm Yesterday 11:24pm

At the first motorcycle dealership I worked at, we would swap out every dealer frame we came across with one of ours. One day, a customer returned shortly after we did a tire change wanting his frame back. The service manager, joking, said "Why? Ours is cooler!" The customer said "That may be, but the old frame has… » 9/16/14 5:48pm Tuesday 5:48pm

I feel your pain Andrew. After the last time I lost the keys to one of my bikes, I had lots of keys made for all of my vehicles. Keys at Mom's house. Keys at Bro's house. Keys hidden in the garage. Hide-a-keys...I will never be without a key ever again dammit! » 9/11/14 4:37pm 9/11/14 4:37pm

I hear this BS all the time. "I don't use my front brake 'cause it'll lock up and I'll go down." Not very likely. However, the number if wrecked bikes that come through our shop with flat spotted rear tires is pretty telling. Take a riding class. Learn how to use the other 90% of your braking power. » 9/08/14 4:48pm 9/08/14 4:48pm