The Art of Fire Building

“Art? Pfft. I’m a man! I know how to build a fire!” said right before reaching for the lighter fluid. For many people I know, their “skill” in building a fire centers around their ability to go to Wally World and buy a container of the magic stuff. When you seperate them from their liquid…

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Usual Mistakes of New Motorcycle Riders

Usual mistakes of a new motorcycle rider Mistake 1: Forgetting to turn off their turn signal What usually happens: Stop, put on your blinker. Look for cars and turn the handlebars. Twist the throttle and begin a textbook turn. Panic and almost die sliding through the turn, there must have been lots of sand in…

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The Truth About Girls and Motorcycles

They Told Me a Motorcycle Would Attract Girls.. We’ve all heard this as young men, read it on some forum or thought it at some point. Here is the truth of it: the only people who will try to speak to you because of your bike are middle aged/older men. There are times when it won’t…

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Elm Fork/Trinity River Kayaking Trip

For Dallas/Fort Worth Residents the Elm Fork of the Trinity River offers a great paddling trip in just a short one hour drive. We took advantage of the proximity of this beautiful natural area in June to do a kayaking trip down the river. Depending on river levels you can make this a leisurely day…

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Equinox 10.4 SI kayak review, the warranty

Warranties are designed to suck We purchased our two equinox kayaks about a month ago. A week later we unboxed the pair and loaded both carefully on top of our mini-van heading for the muddy waters of the Rio Grande. In the Rio Grande Valley and throughout the Santa Elana Canyon we battle tested our kayaks against…

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