Chris Johnson’s Observed Trials School

My wife Kay and I recently attended an “Intro to Observed Trials” school put on by Chris Johnson and his wife Claire at their Buffalo Dream Ranch in Lawton. The class taught us the basics of trials riding, with an emphasis on how those skills transfer to our normal everyday riding on dirt bikes, dual […]

Clayton Lake Dual Sport Ride Report 2015

The thirteenth annual Clayton Lake Dual Sport Ride is in the books, and what a great weekend. ┬áThe weather was darn near perfect except for the dust from dry conditions. Mornings were cool, afternoons were warm, and the skies offered enough clouds to keep the late afternoon sun at bay. Friday Day 1 Kay and […]

OKC – Grand Boulevard Loop

Many in Oklahoma City are familiar with Grand Boulevard. There is even an exit for it off I-35 between SE 29th and SE 44th street. And they may drive it when touring the opulent homes in Nichols Hills. Or jog along its path in south OKC. Or follow it to Trosper Park in Del City, […]

Meet my friends – cold, wet and uncomfortable

Anyone who has ridden motorcycles long enough has met these dastardly “friends”. Because we are out in the weather and subject to the vagaries of Oklahoma’s fickle weather, we can start a ride in warm sunshine and end the ride with rain, hail, wind and even tornadoes. Earlier this week I needed to go to […]

Hillbilly Dual Sport Ride – Eureka Springs, AR – Apr 4-7

A bunch of Oklahoma, Kansas and Arkansas riders are converging on Eureka Springs, AR for the 10th (?) annual Hillbilly Dual Sport Ride. This is a fun filled weekend of easy dual sport riding down gravel and dirt roads and a fair amount of pavement. Originally put on by “Uncle Dave” out of Kansas, this […]

OCCRA Announced 2011 Race Schedule

Oklahoma Cross County Racing Association (OCCRA) just announced their 2011 off-road race schedule. Twelve rounds of racing will be held across Oklahoma, starting March 5-6. 2011 Race Schedule/Results Rd 1 Crosstimbers 3/5-3/6 Rd 2 Sallisaw 3/19-3/20 Rd 3 Thackerville 4/2-4/3 Rd 4 Woodward 4/16-4/17 Rd 5 MPH 4/30-5/1 Rd 6 Skiatook 5/14-5/15 Rd 7 Fry […]

Trey Canard takes third at Supercross Round 2

Oklahoma’s own Trey Canard is once again on the podium in Supercross. Last night he placed third in a star-packed field of riders, including James Stewart, Chad Reed, Ryan Dungey and Ryan Vilopoto. Trey road his American Honda Racing CRF450R like a man possessed, edging Chad Reed by 2 seconds for third. Keep it up […]

Tombo Racing Hayabusa motor rebuild Part 2

This is part 2 of Tomo Racing’s Suzuki GSXR-1300 Hayabusa motor rebuild. In this video, master engine builder and multi-time national champion drag racer and crew chief Tommy Bolton shows us how he preps a motor for his “Tombo Touch” rebuild. You can see his attention to detail as he preps the pistons, gaps the […]

Tombo Racing Hayabusa motor build Part 1

Master engine builder Tommy Bolton provides us a video of a Suzuki GSXR-1300 Hayabusa motor rebuild. As a multi-time national champion drag racer and crew chief, Tommy knows how to build a fast motorcycle. In this multi-part video series Tommy shows us a few of his tricks and attention to detail as he tears down […]

OKC Street Enduro

David Fogle has once again come up with a fun ride with a bit of competition included. For this year’s contest you get to ride the Grand Blvd loop around Oklahoma City. This loop was designed in 1909 and loops around what was then the outer edge of Oklahoma City. It passes by the OKC […]