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Loss of traction is a potentially serious issue for riders and something that most street-riders try and avoid. At best, it scares the pants off you. At worst, it results in a crash.   Knowing what causes it helps you understand …

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  Picture a road stretching out in front of you. The way is clear, there are no obstacles and you can go through at whatever speed you’re comfortable with, enjoying the scenery along the way. You feel free, strong and …

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Last weekend, I arrived back from West Virginia to attend the Canadian Schoolboy Regatta in St. Catharines, Ontario and watch my niece and nephew compete with their respective crews. As it turned out, the winners had to call on more …

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In addition to the universal message and wisdom in this blog by Seth Godin, there’s also a literal comparison to motorcycling. The voice of experience speaks volumes.  Reprinted with permission.  The river guide and the rapids It’s probably not an …

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May has always been a favorite month for the extraordinary energy it delivers. The unstoppable power of nature is evident all around as tender shoots push through the earth after a winter of germination, seeking light, reaching and opening to …

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I recently discovered this website, chock full of advice from our elders – those who have lived it. Check out the website for much more wisdom. Three of the stories are shared below. The last one is my favorite – …

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This poem arrived in my reading, exactly when I needed in dealing with a day and week of challenges and life lessons. But they pale, in fact, they’re non-existent when I look at the love that envelopes me on all …

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Yesterday Maya Angelou, American autobiographer and poet, turned 85. She has had a long and extensive career as an autobiographer, poet and change agent. Born into extreme poverty, the list of her accomplishments is endless.  And she’s still going strong!   …

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As a communications device, mirrors act as both senders and receivers. They show you what’s going on in your surroundings while sharing your reflection with others. Similarly, people act as mirrors, delivering life lessons to you, and reflecting back what …

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An advisor can help you save time, money and see you out of a rough spot. But how do know if the advice you’re getting is good advice for you? When you have nothing to calibrate against or are up …

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