February 15, 2019

Toll Roads – Sport Touring Corner

Toll Roads – Sport Touring Corner Sport Touring Corner By Norm Kern This month we are going to talk about toll roads- why you may or may not want to ride them, plus strategies to […]
January 16, 2019

Congenial Riding, Part 2- Riding Back roads and Twisties

Congenial Riding, Part 2- Riding Back roads and TwistiesSport Touring Corner By Norm Kern Quick review of Part 1 on Riding Interstate Highways: Definition of “Congenial” (adjective): pleasant because of a personality, qualities, or interests […]
November 30, 2018

Sport Touring Corner December – Farkles

FarklesSport Touring Corner By Norm Kern Definition of Farkle: (noun) popular sport touring rider term for motorcycle accessory. When I bought a used Honda ST1100 around 2001, farkle was a common term in Honda ST […]
October 26, 2018

Riding in the Rain, Sport-Touring Style

Riding in the Rain, Sport-Touring StyleSport Touring Corner By Norm Kern I’m on the road going to rallies about sixty days per year. Almost half of them are travel days- going to and from a […]
October 26, 2018

Highlights from FlyBy Week 2018

Highlights from FlyBy Week 2018 Marietta, Ohio August 20-26 Sport Touring Corner By Norm Kern The first Motorcycle Sport Touring Association (MSTA) FlyBy Week rally at Marietta, Ohio was a big success. Helped by perfect […]
October 26, 2018

THE DAYS ARE GETTING SHORTER!

THE DAYS ARE GETTING SHORTER! There are a couple of things that indicate our riding days will soon be over. Labor Day has come and gone. School is back in session and there’s the noticeably […]
September 4, 2018

Get There Dry

How to “Get There Dry”Sport Touring Corner By Norm Kern When I first started riding back in the 1960s, motorcycles were rapidly rising in popularity and there were lots of new riders. Those who didn’t […]
August 23, 2018

Sport Touring and Adventure Riding

Dual-Sport and Adventure Riding Sport Touring Corner By Norm Kern   Beginnings Dual-sport riding got its start in the 1980s as a recreational offshoot of American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) enduro racing competition. Enduros, which have […]
August 20, 2018

Complete Guide to MSTA Fly By Week

Complete Guide to MSTA Fly-By WeekAugust 20-26, 2018, at Marietta Ohio Sport Touring Corner By Norm Kern This month, Motorcycle Sport Touring Association’s (MSTA) largest regional rally comes to Marietta, Ohio. Fly-By Week 2018, from […]
May 18, 2018

MSTA Fly-By Week

MSTA Fly-By Week Ohio’s Biggest and Best Sport-Touring Rally is coming to Marietta, Ohio, August 20-26, sponsored by Thunder Roads Ohio Marietta, Ohio is located on the Ohio River in the southeast corner of Ohio, […]
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