97 Honda Shadow 1100 Carb Cleaning & Jetting ~ Part 1

Let’s jump into another “how to” post! Above is today’s patient a 1997 Honda Shadow, a great riding 1100cc v-twin that while still running very well, needed a little tweaking.  These motorcycles came from the factory with the carburetors set up toward the lean end of the spectrum for emissions reasons. This led to some […]

The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute Motorcycle Safety Study – The April WOTM

Virginia Tech Motorcycle Safety Study 1981 was a long time ago; 33 years ago in fact that’s when Dr. Harry Hurt and his team published the now famous Hurt Report study of motorcycle accidents. This author is not personally aware of any large scale studies done prior to this. Dr. Hurt & his team conducted […]

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