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Articles By Jason Giacchino - Contributing Editor

Jason Giacchino
Jason Giacchino
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A freelancer and published novelist Jason is currently the editor in chief of Mountain Bike Tales digital magazine and holds a State University of New York degree in applied science with a minor in journalism. When not hunched over a computer monitor, he can be found playing outside in the suburbs of Buffalo, New York.

Backroad Ramblings April 2010

Thursday, April 29, 2010
Our rambling man and his ragtag group of fellow bikers pull their bikes out of the garage for the first motorcycle ride of the season.

Backroad Ramblings March 2010

Thursday, March 25, 2010
This month our Rambling man tries to give his CC digits up to the latest Amercian off-road manufacturer, the Tulsa, Oklahoma-based US Highland.

Backroad Ramblings February 2010

Friday, February 26, 2010
Thanks to the Internet, our Rambling Man manages to weather the winter by living vicariously.

Backroad Ramblings January 2010

Friday, January 29, 2010
What does ‘needs nothing’ mean in a motorcycle classified? Our Rambling Man finds out.

Backroad Ramblings December 2009

Tuesday, December 29, 2009
Our Rambling Man is sidelined from two wheels thanks to the weather, but four wheels is proving trouble enough of late…

Backroad Ramblings November 2009

Friday, November 27, 2009
Warmer than normal temperatures are causing havoc for some motorcyclists as the frenzy to buy hits them and they shop for a new toy.

Backroad Ramblings October 2009

Friday, October 30, 2009
It’s that sorrowful time of the year again for our Rambling Man, the fateful final ride of the year before the Northeast weather hastens the end of the riding season.

Backroad Ramblings September 2009

Tuesday, September 29, 2009
To our Rambling Man failure on the motorcycle race track has always been an area of expertise. Get some hot tips right here!

Backroad Ramblings August 2009

Wednesday, August 26, 2009
Motorcycle USA’s Rambling Man takes a spin on the new Yamaha FZ6R and recalls the sportbike motorcycle gallantry of his past R6 ownership.

Backroad Ramblings July 2009

Tuesday, July 28, 2009
An errant 500-lb tree limb has our Rambling Man in the market for a new motorcycle hauler.

Backroad Ramblings June 2009

Tuesday, June 30, 2009
Our Rambling Man gets his first true ride of the year in, provided he can get his riding buddies away from motorcycle restoration projects.

Backroad Ramblings May 2009

Wednesday, May 27, 2009
The early spring weather has our Rambling man doing yard work rather than riding, although cutting the grass while thinking of an unusual motorcycle spotted earlier in the day.

Backroad Ramblings April 2009

Friday, April 24, 2009
Giacchino put the fool in April’s special day when he parted with a Yamaha R6 to take a bet on a FZR600. Aren't the pranks suppose to only last a day?

Backroad Ramblings March 2009

Friday, March 6, 2009
Our Rambling man gets his hands on a BMW F800GS for a brief moment and learns he can predict east coast weather.

Backroad Ramblings February 2009

Tuesday, February 17, 2009
Guacchino reflects on his past article chronicalling a foray in to veteran racing and adds a little more insight with an Instant Age Calculator.

Backroad Ramblings January 2009

Friday, January 2, 2009
This month's Backroad Ramblings brings us some experience-inspired financial advice and shows us why motorcycles are the best deal.

Backroad Ramblings December 2008

Thursday, December 4, 2008
Our Rambling Man realizes racing motorcycles is a young man’s game. And he is not a young man anymore.

Backroad Ramblings November 2008

Wednesday, November 5, 2008
Our rambling man has to take a couple days off the backyard motocross track to clean out his collection of two-wheel riffraff.

Backroad Ramblings October 2008

Wednesday, October 8, 2008
As the leaves are starting to turn in the trees, our Backroad Ramblings man gathers up a group of friends for their annual 'farewell to summer ride.'

Backroad Ramblings August 2008

Thursday, August 28, 2008
With little time for pulling off the perfect ride, our Rambling Man took matters into his own hands in an attempt to find motorcycle nirvana.