AirHawk Product Review

Published in Keystone Motorcycle Press, November 2021 Tush, Rear End. Derrière. Bottom. Behind. Arse. Jacksy. Backside. Butt. Like the Eskimos’ extensive list of words for what we simply call snow, motorcyclists probably have dozens of words for that part of their anatomy which makes the most contact with their machines. And well they should, asContinue reading “AirHawk Product Review”

The Riders

by Henry von Wartenberg, review by Dave Bucher, published September 2021 in Keystone Motorcycle Press. When I first received this book, I opened it and went through it page-by-page, ignoring both the introduction and the five short accompanying essays – even the few included photo captions.  It’s essentially a coffee table, moto-photo book and myContinue reading “The Riders”


Published in Lititz Record-Express, 9/23/21 A short time ago somebody wrote to this paper concerning my column on Vaccine Passports. He accused me of constantly “fear mongering” in this space. Instead of immediately rejecting that notion, I did what everyone with strong opinions should do when those opinions are criticized. I considered the possibility thatContinue reading “Afraid?”

Wayne 427

Published in Suburban Life Magazine (Philadelphia), January 2020

Two Holes and a Tube

Published January 2015. From a two-year series of monthly short features titled “Remembrances” in Keystone Motorcycle Press. A rented Honda Shadow.November 1996 tour around Florida.I’m cruising the Tamiami Trail, east towest. Left the Northeast cold behindand I am really enjoying the balmy‘70s. Not much traffic this weekday,and with open country on both sidesand Miami leftContinue reading “Two Holes and a Tube”

Black & White

Published in Central Penn Business Digest, 8/90 New Orleans in June. The sun goes down but the temperature never does. You can’t even call what they have there humidity- you need a whole new word. Somehow, and I think it must be part of an ongoing conspiracy on the part of the transit system employees,Continue reading “Black & White”

Goodbye, Malcolm

Published June 1990 in Central Penn Business Digest Everyone who ever met Malcolm Forbes, no matter how casually, has now written his or her piece about what a character he was. I was hoping to resist the temptation my­self, but a strange coincidence has made me reconsider. It was Saturday, February 24, and I wasContinue reading “Goodbye, Malcolm”

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