Two–Stroking Around the World

Two–Stroking Around the World

Long after I thought two-stroke motorcycles were extinct I ran into Paul Suchy at Santispak 10 miles south of Mulege Baja Sur. Parked there on the beach under a palapa was a loaded down JAWA 350cc two-stroke twin that had already traveled across Europe and Asia followed by a boat ride to Washington State where Paul […]

Reliability is Not Accidental

Reliability is Not Accidental

Back in 1955 when I completed my Korean War enlistment and left the military, the first thing I did was to buy a new 200cc Triumph Tiger Cub. As my salesman, Jim Keating had predicted, I soon tired of the lack of power produced by the little single and moved my 200lb butt up to a 1955 AJS […]