Yamaha FZR 600: First nice ride of the season…

The Yamaha FZR 600 at rest, sans fairings...

After many winter months of exclusively local, city riding, I got a chance to take a nice ride yesterday, out to the beach community of Long Beach, Long Island.  Despite warm weather these past few weeks, luck would have it that the temperature dropped to 35 degrees, but I didn’t let that throw a wrench in the works… Read More …

Getting ready for the riding season…

Embracing the weather...

With the East-Coast winter seemingly behind us for good, talk has turned to moto trips, and interesting places to find adventure.  Already there are plans for taking Angie’s Honda CB 350 down to Tennessee, which of course means we will need to complete a few shorter, local trial runs… Read More …

Yamaha FZR 600 Mods: Vapor Motorcycle Digital Gauge

Trail Tech Vapor Digital Dash

Shortly after purchasing the 1993 Yamaha FZR 600, I took my first ride out onto the highways of New Jersey, to open her up and see what she was capable of.  About half-way through the trip, the bike had some serious issues, but the one problem, that bugged me more than all the others, was the speedo needle fell off.  Good grief!  I started wondering about a motorcycle digital gauge. Read More …