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Suzuki Motorcycle Gifts

SUZUKI MOTORCYCLE GEAR, PARTS, ACCESSORIES, APPAREL AND STUFF!
Did you know ‘”Suzuki” means “Sea bass” in Japanese? Go figure. It certainly doesn’t make much sense in terms of motorcycles. On the other hand, Suzuki Motor Corporation is a very large multinational conglomerate, and even though you and I may only think of Suzuki in terms of motorcycles, they make cars, wheelchairs, and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), as well as outboard marine engines (so at least there is some sea bass connection).
Suzuki is unique among the world’s motorcycle manufacturers that …

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Motorcycle Gloves: Two Primary Functions

HOW MANY MOTORCYCLE GLOVES DO YOU OWN?
Can a motorcyclist own too many pairs of riding gloves? If you are an avid rider, you may already have a collection of them that you consult when you start your engine.
Perhaps you have riding gloves for hot weather, another pair for cool weather, and different gloves altogether for when it’s raining.  You might even have “rain covers” for your gloves, which can offer more wet-weather protection than “waterproof” motorcycle gloves.  (I’ve owned many pairs of waterproof motorcycle gloves over the years and I …

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Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

AN INQUIRY INTO VALUES
I read Robert M. Pirsig’s famous book, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Values, when it came out in the 70’s and recently enjoyed it again.  Of course the book is more a work of philosophy and the pursuit of “Quality” than a story about motorcycles.  However, there are some fine rider’s quotes, including the following that is so understated and sweet:
“You see things vacationing on a motorcycle in a way that is completely different from any other.”
The story itself is set against …

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A Twist of The Wrist, by Keith Code

HIGH PERFORMANCE MOTORCYCLE TRAINING
Here is a simple and valuable motorcycle gift (or set of gifts):
Keith Code is world renown for his high-performance motorcycle training. His training and techniques have resulted in scores of victories for top riders around the globe, as well as better riding habits for anyone who has taken his classes.
Keith has written a number of books on motorcycle riding, and perhaps his most notable are his A TWIST OF THE WRIST series.
Keith Code it the Founder of the California-Superbike-Cornering-Schools.
I own the original A TWIST OF …

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Motorcycle Carrying Racks

LUGGAGE RACKS AND MOTORCYCLE ADVENTURES
Going on a motorcycle adventure?
Or, need some additional storage space for your daily commute to work?
Luggage racks are one of the first things you can add to some bikes to easily increase storage capacity.
Keep in mind that most luggage racks are designed to carry a huge amount of traveling luggage. Some judicious decisions will still need to be made as to what is best to bring. (Think in terms of what is really needed, as opposed to what would be nice to bring).
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