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Ben Steinberg hails from Canada and is an experienced racer, with many years racing everything from two-strokes to superbikes and even F-1 sidecars. He was so dedicated to the sport that he opened his own printing business to support his racing endeavors. Currently, Ben is employed as the general manager of the Deals Gap Motorcycle Resort, just over the state line in North Carolina.

  • The Pose Factor Published 12/2/2009 at 10:03 a.m. 0 comments

    By now, many (if not most of you) have seen the now infamous Harley guys episode on South Park. I’ve got to admit, it was a great satire on the wonderful world of poser bike owners. You know the kind...

  • Racing’s Free-For-All Published 9/22/2009 at 4:51 p.m. 0 comments

    This year’s racing is so heated it’s tough to tell who’s going to do what anymore. I’m not talking about the Matt Mladin show with AMA either, I’m talking about the big kids from World Super Bike and Moto GP. ...

  • Safety on the Dragon Published 8/27/2009 at 10:31 a.m. 0 comments

    Not to sound bulletproof, but I really do think I’ve seen just about all that can come out of the dangerous curves of the mountains, and more specifically US 129. The Dragon is her name, not the Dragon’s Tail, or ...

  • This Year’s Racing Heats Up Published 7/17/2009 at 1:11 p.m. 0 comments

    Not sure if you have been watching or not, but this year’s racing is spectacular. Watching AMA, WSB, and MotoGP, you find yourself sitting on the edge of your seat in anticipation of the outcome. Both series are in the ...

  • Keeping It Local Published 5/27/2009 at 10:28 a.m. 0 comments

    With times getting tougher for many these days, it’s natural to want to shave a few bucks here and there in your second-tier requirements like recreational riding. I keep hearing about great deals online from others who spend hours clicking ...

  • Off to the Races Published 4/24/2009 at 4:01 p.m. 0 comments

    Ask anyone that is in the know, and you will be told that the only thing better than sex is the smell of two-stroke race gas. For as long as bikes have been going fast around a racetrack, there’s the ...

  • Motorcycle Gear and You Published 3/26/2009 at 12:02 p.m. 0 comments

    It was a stellar day for early March and we found ourselves threading our way through Turkey Creek’s maze of retail sprawl. At one point in time we were sharing a red light with a lightly dressed rider sporting a ...

  • Taking It to the Track Published 3/12/2009 at 3:49 p.m. 0 comments

    Someone asked me a crazy question last week. My good friend and riding partner asked me why I ride. Almost immediately I responded with “I love the freedom it gives me,” but after spitting that out I realized it’s so ...

  • Staying In Tune for Off-Season Riding Published 2/19/2009 at 2:54 p.m. 0 comments

    Perhaps we local sportbike riders are a bit spoiled compared to many of our two-wheeled brethren in other parts of the country; not only do we have the blessing of beautifully twisty mountain roads with great asphalt, we also manage ...

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