Rake and Trail Numbers Do Matter

Rake and Trail Numbers Do Matter

  I get kidded a lot because of my obsession with rake and trail settings on modern motorcycles: most of them steer too damn fast! Other things affect steering like front to rear weight bias, center of gravity, wheel base, wheel size, etc. But the guy who first uttered the expression, “More trail, less flail” knew what he […]

Jay and Emily on the Move Again

Jay and Emily on the Move Again

The other day Pauline and I had a nice surprise when Jay and Emily Wilgus and Jay’s mom Linda dropped by to say hello before returning to Bolivia to retrieve their 2 garaged DR650SE’s. The Wilguses as you may know are on their journey from Michigan to the southern tip of South America, but needed to return home […]