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Articles for Backroad Ramblings Dirt Bike

Backroad Ramblings: Moto Decision Overload

Friday, August 31, 2012
Our Backroad Rambler considers the countless decisions modern motorcycle customers face and decides to trim his stock-pile of toys in a quest for simplicity.

Backroad Ramblings: Singletrack State of Mind

Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Distracted by the summer heat and other obligations, our Rambling Man shakes off the rust with an update on his balmy backroads adventures.

Backroad Ramblings: The Racer’s Almanac

Thursday, March 29, 2012
In this month’s edition our rambler shakes off winter’s inactivity by subjecting his body and equipment to the harsh demands of motorcycle racing.

Backroad Ramblings: Conflict on a Grand Scale

Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Our rambler gets a lesson on the finer points of literary conflict when nature threatens to rob him of his KTM 450 EXC.

Backroad Ramblings: The Acrobatic Carport

Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Our Backroad Ramblings contributor returns with a winter tale of the Amazing Acrobatic Carport.

Backroad Ramblings: Operation Resuscitation

Friday, September 30, 2011
After ignoring one of his ATVs far too long, our rambler's negligence catches up with him during a jaunt through the local woods.

Backroad Ramblings: Ride Dirty for Your Health

Tuesday, June 28, 2011
After stumbling on the many health benefits associated with the outdoors, our rambler reveals a checklist to see if readers are spending enough time in the dirt.

Backroad Ramblings: Winter Survival Secrets

Thursday, February 3, 2011
In this month's edition of Backroad Ramblings our freelancer endures another winter without motorcycles by bumming a ride off his neighbor.

Backroad Ramblings September 2010

Tuesday, September 28, 2010
The saga of the 1984 Honda 200X continues in the newest edition of Backroad Ramblings as our rambler takes on his annual fall restoration project.

Backroad Ramblings August 2010

Tuesday, August 31, 2010
In the newest edition of Backroad Ramblings our man discusses the latest addition to his garage - a 1984 Honda three-wheeler.

Backroad Ramblings June 2010

Tuesday, June 29, 2010
Yet another adventure-touring yarn from our Backroad Rambler, unfortunately involving not riding - only eBay and the friendly folks at the IRS.

Backroad Ramblings May 2010

Monday, May 31, 2010
Our rambling man delves into his dislike of batteries and explores his past experience with the good ol' fashion kickstarter.

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 January 2010

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

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 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 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 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.