Hanging out with “Mr. Twisted”

         Twisted Throttle I was extremely lucky when I was passing through Rhode Island last week.  I stopped to see Erik Stephens at Twisted Throttle in Exeter RI. He just happens to be the founder and CEO. 😉 The PNWSTOG had first met Erik at the 2014 Horizons Unlimited meeting in Mariposa…

RevZilla visit

One of the stops on my trip I had always planned to make was The old Navy Yard in Philadelphia to see the guys at RevZilla. I wasn’t sure if I could pull off a tour but as luck would have it, I DID and it was awesome! I made it to the shop in…

Exploring Idaho’s back country.

Originally posted on Happyon2wheels:
? IDBDR 2016 Ever since I purchased my Super Ténéré I have wanted to do the IDBDR.  For the ones that don’t know what that is it stands for Idaho Back Road Discovery Route. I will put a link to it here.  Well after a good part of winter and…

Moto Jug

From contributing writer Gerald Massey: Hydration is critical to motorcyclists – this MotoJug kit makes it easy   http://www.motojug.com/ As the old English proverb goes, necessity is the mother of invention. Once again leave it up to a fellow rider to figure it out, in this case not only a fellow rider but a fellow…

Another visit to Seth Laam custom Seats

I’ve spent the better part of the last 2 years on a seat rebuilt by custom seat builder Seth Laam in Redding Ca. It was time for an upgrade for my journey and Seth was on my route so it made complete sense to me for another visit. When Dan Sivertson and I 1st went see…

Desert 100 on a Tenere, the 1st 13 miles….

This is a report from Gary Rankins about his most awesome experience at the Desert 100 in Odessa Wa. this past weekend. This past weekend I decided to attend the SJMC Desert 100 in Odessa, WA. I took the Tenere and the DRZ so I could have choices. On Saturday I did the Adventure Poker…

MMMPNW2016

The March Moto Madness PNW was a success! We raised about $3,000 for Lost For A Reason and the Motorcycle Relief Project. Almost 70 riders and guests showed up to have some fun in the mud. A huge thank you goes out to Deb Schiell , Chet Mainwaring, Gayle Dalee, Dean Hoopes and Brian Englund. Without that…