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2014 Triumph Street Triple

Nick Zarras | Managing Editor

(L-R) Samuel Gasperin de Dios, Bradly Moore, Richard Acosta
(L-R) Samuel Gasperin de Dios, Bradly Moore, Richard Acosta

I have a longtime friend, Richard Acosta, MSgt, USAF Ret., who is now a Maintenance Analyst military contractor. I presided over his last re-enlistment ceremony at Nellis AFB, NV. Recently he said he has two friends, SSgt Samuel Gasperin de Dios, 455 ELRS and Bradly Moore a military contractor Maintenance Analyst, who both showed an interest in the Triumph Street Triple. All three are working at Bagram AB, Afghanistan. Richard knows I conduct road tests and he asked for my opinion. So I am dedicating this Quick Look Road Test to them. This test covers the 2014-2013 Street Triple as it is the same model.

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When you need help Call the MSTA!

By Vince Ursini

help_msta_01I’m writing about my recent experience at the MR2 Michigan ride event down in Waynesville, NC. Keith Danielson a fellow MSTA member and I trailered down our bikes for part of the weeks activities. Leaving on Mothers day was a nonstarter for either of us so we joined the group in the middle of the week. The first day out, we went for the ultimate Route 4 journey hitting Deal’s gap (twice), The Cherohala Skyway and part of the Blue Ridge Parkway. It was a glorious day without a lot of traffic and we had the run of the roads for the most part. After 310 miles it was time to call it good for the day having hit the (3) majors I wanted to accomplish on this ride.

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2008 Triumph Speed Triple

Pedro Gregorio | Feature Editor

Safe is the key word here since the main reason I was able to buy my 2008 Speed Triple was the fact that I had been wearing all my gear when a deer in Paw Paw, Michigan, decided to end his life by T-boning me. I still remember the emergency room nurse eyeing my gear impressed that I was able to walk out with nothing more than a broken collarbone.

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M.O.B. – 2015

Michigan’s Ohio Blitz
June 17 – 21, 2015,Marietta, Ohio

Event Organizer – GreggMitchell
mi_msta@earthlink.net

If you are unable to make STAR in Arkansas this year, don’t despair, we’ve got a more affordable, less time consuming alternative for you. You are invited to participate in the Michigan Squadron “just for fun” event based out of Marietta, OH June 17 – 21.

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Amzer Crüsta Telephone Hardcase Protection and Carrying Harness (THPCH)

Nicky Zarras | Managing Editor

amzer_01Amzer was created in 2003 to market “inspired by real life” products. The test product is a hardened cell phone hard case with a tempered glass screen protector, embedded tempered glass hard shell case, textured finish TPR ring ( outside protective cover) and belt clip holster with a 360 degree rotatable belt clip. “Inspired by real life” probably means how many times I have dropped my cell phone. The Crüsta system has four protective layers, can survive a six foot drop and has built in dust ports for the ear phone jack and the power jack. It comes in 42 Color combinations from basic black to stylish color choices to satisfy adults or kids of any age. The holster can stand up your phone in landscape mode. A snap on case with kickstand is available that allows a portrait mode view when out of the holster. The screen protector and side button protectors allows a nice touch feel to control the functions of your phone. The screen protector gives you HD clarity. So you have high grade protection and improved touch control. The sturdy belt clip is suitable for casual or business casual.

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