Category Archives: Safe Money

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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2007 BMW R 1200 GS

By Kurt Asplindh | Nevada

The last three, four-wheeled vehicles I’ve owned have all been 4-wheel drive. So when I decided to buy a motorbike after a ten plus year hiatus of not owning one, it had to be a one wheel drive SUV. I wanted a comfortable bike that had the carrying capacity for all of my camping, fishing, and photography gear. All of my favorite fishing holes and camping spots are not on the side of a paved road.

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2009 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R

Tony Suarez | Nevada

I’d been wanting to buy my own motorcycle and had a pretty good idea of what I thought I would like to purchase. After gathering information about motorcycles and talking with Nick Zarras, who proved to be a good source of information, and Nick repeating the phrase, “First things first, take an MSF training course,” I signed up for the Basic Rider Course. I passed the BRC two years ago, last month.

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