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, […]
May 18, 2018

Iron Butt Association and the Long Distance Riding Community

Iron Butt Association and the Long Distance Riding Community Sport Touring Corner By Norm Kern Now that riding season is in full swing and we don’t have to limit ourselves to short rides to keep […]
May 3, 2018

Grass Clippings and Other Road Hazards

Grass Clippings and Other Road Hazards Sport Touring Corner By Norm Kern Spring has finally arrived, bringing some of the best riding weather of the year- nice and warm but not yet hot and sticky. […]
January 18, 2018

What Makes a Sport-Touring Bike?

What makes a Sport-Touring Bike? (Article1802) Sport-touring Corner By Norm Kern   As we said last month, sport-touring riders view motorcycling as a skill-based sport. They look forward to a challenge and enjoy developing their […]
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