Yamaha FZR 600 suspension: How well can this motorcycle handle?

The other day I was thinking about the Yamaha FZR 600 suspension, as I rode to a work gig, knowing that I would have to return, late at night, on the treacherous course called the Long Island Expressway.  I have ridden this road many times before – and it is always nasty, but this ride would be after a long day of work, in the dark, with limited visibility for the numerous potholes and bumps that riddle this strip of thoroughfare….  Read More …

Video: A vintage motorcycle ride up the Palisades…

The bikes lined up at the BBQ joint

The bikes lined up at the BBQ joint

Sunday was one of those days when there was plenty of wrenching to be done, but everyone just felt the need for a ride.  The weather was supposed to be bad – but in the end, the rain held off, and the sun came out for a bit, making it a perfect opportunity to skip out of the city, and enjoy a little of the open road… Read More …