By John Burns
And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of these teeny motorcycles, ye have done it unto me. Then shall he say also unto them on the left hand, Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire, prepared for the devil and his angels:
For I was underpowerd, and ye gave me no more displacement: I was thirsty, and ye gave me 60 miles per gallon: I was a stranger, and ye took me not in: naked, and ye clothed me not: sick, and in prison, and ye visited me not.
Then shall they also answer him, saying, Lord, when saw we thee upon a cheap 250, athirst, or a stranger, or naked, or sick, or in prison, and did not minister unto thee, we thought you were just a rank beginner and would outgrow it?
Then shall he answer them, saying, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye did it not to one of the least of these, ye did it not to me. Giveth unto me the Virago 250, though, and maybe we can talk…
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Three Japanese Fighters Whip Out Their Little Guns
Dec. 15, 1997
LOS ANGELES, December, 1997 —You’ve got to start somewhere. And just as new pilots aren’t strapping themselves into multi-engine jets, beginning riders are ill-advised to start their career with their legs wrapped around a GSX-R750 or a Gold Wing.
New riders need to get a feel for it all: The wind, the road, the speed. But it’s got to be fun, too, and while you’re learning the intricacies of choosing a line through a decreasing radius turn, or just learning to stay the hell out of the way of the insipid nut who’s changing lanes right …read more