Riding SnoMoChop at Dirtbag Challenge 2018 - snowmobile-powered hardtail chopper. Photo: Angelica Rubalcaba.

Finishing the Snomo-Job: Riding the 2018 Dirtbag Challenge on a Snowmobile-Powered Hardtail

Every stop sign is an opportunity to launch a little harder and let the two-stroke sing a little longer. Ed and his TL follow as I confuse commuters with my mutated-leaf-blower-on-crack exhaust note, my GPS giving instructions in my ear as we criss-cross the city. By the time we hit the Golden Gate bridge, my cheeks hurt from smiling.
Fuller Motus

Motus Operandi: The Fuller Motus

Raw and refined at the same time, like a serious troublemaker in a bespoke suit. “American muscle” is mostly a lie in 2017, the bullshit blathering of done-run-outta-tricks marketers, the equivalent of playground braggarts, now grown, clinging to a once-glorious past.