What does a trip to the Metcalf Motorcycle Park look like for me right now?
10a — leave house, pick up lunch to go
10:3a — arrive at park and relax a bit
11a — start riding trails
12p — break for lunch
12:3p — start riding trails again
1:3p — head home
2p — home
Continue reading 15 miles at Metcalf Motorcycle Park
Which brings me to my first issue with my DRZ. A little while back I noticed a few ounces of oil coming out of the air box–puking out onto the swing arm–when I would park the bike after a short ride. “That ain’t right,” I said to myself.
Continue reading The DRZ oil system is… busy
For my GDT ride I’ve chosen what seems to be the Toyota Tacoma of enduro (dual sport) motorcycles: the Suzuki DR-Z 400 S. It’s quite often referred to as the “DRZ.”
The Toyota Tacoma is known for being remarkably resistant to any amount of damage one may inflict upon it. They used to be affordable, but their reputation has created a value which sustains itself even in the deepest, darkest corners of Craigslist.
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