Dale Franks

I write stuff. A lot of it is about cars and motorcycles.

Don’t Screw With Bears

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If you live in bear country, you probably already know not to keep food in a car, because bears will tear a car apart to get at a box of donuts, or whatever.  Now, it appears that even transporting food may be a… Continue reading

More Greenery

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This weekend, the news and technology media outlets have been writing  about the really cool custom electric chopper that OCC built for Siemens.  And they all have the same picture of Paul Sr. riding the bike.  The same one, actually, that… Continue reading

I Am Under Satellite Surveillance

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They all said I was crazy, that no one was watching me.  But they were wrong!  I have proof!

Satellite Photo showing my FJR

Satellite Photo showing my FJR

I found this on MapQuest.  Kinda cool to be able to point out your motorcycle from space, huh?

Motorcycle.Com’s Best of 2009

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The annual march of media bike choices continues, with Motorcycle.com weighing in with thir top picks of the year.  Their choices are interesting, and a bit different than I would have expected.

Triumph Street Triple R: Motorcycle.Com's Bike of the year for 2009.

Triumph Street Triple R: Motorcycle.Com's Bike of the year for 2009.… Continue reading

Fit to Ride?

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Harley-Davidson has come up with a good idea, and it’s one that really should be implemented as widely as possible.  The MoCo will be implementing the Harley-Davidson Fit Shops at dealers all over the country.

Dealership Fit Shop specialists work with current… Continue reading

More on the New Honda VFR

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Our cousins in the UK at Motorcycle news report that the new Honda V-4 bike has a lot more to it that previously thought.  There’s apparently a lot of innovation in this new bike.

First up is the variable cylinder use.  Instead… Continue reading

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