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  • 2014 CORVETTE - On or Off Track?
    2014 CORVETTE - On or Off Track?
    2014 CORVETTERacing Around the BlockThe Corvette turned sixty this year, and it's showing all the signs of a midlife crisis. The new version is simply trying too hard to look young and act sporty, when most of the people who might want to own...
  • 2012 Toyota FJ Cruiser test drive review
    2012 Toyota FJ Cruiser test drive review
    The new 2012 Toyota FJ Cruiser is a magnificent machine that is capable in both rural and urban environments. Thanks to Sun Toyota, I recently had the opportunity to audition a press vehicle and see what the FJ Cruiser could do. From first...
  • Sport bike vs. cruiser
    Sport bike vs. cruiser: a comparison for the first time buyer. Part 4-4
    <--- The cruiser experience Sorry for the gap in stories, I have been traveling TX, NM, CO and UT.The ResultI used to sell firearms to the general public and was always asked by customers which gun was the best. My response was always “It...
  • the bikes
    Sport bike vs. cruiser: a comparison for the first time buyer. Part 3-4
    <--- The sport bike experienceHow does it feel?As I did with the sport bike, I took it around the parking lot of Central Texas Power Sports to get a feel for it. Granted, I have been riding a cruiser for 6 years, but I wanted to do my due...
  • The two bikes
    Sport bike vs. cruiser: a comparison for the first time buyer. Part 2-4
    <--- IntroductionHow does it feel?One of the first things I did when I took the bike out was to roll around the parking lot to get the general feel for the braking, steering, center of gravity and controls. A sport bike is a very different...
  • Two Suzukis
    Sport bike vs. cruiser: a comparison for the first time buyer. Part 1-4
    I have really only ridden one style of motorcycle most of my life. I started with a 1976 Yamaha 360 XS when I was 17, rode a couple of friend’s bikes like it sporadically over the years and then bought my Harley SofTail Springer Classic in...