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Motorcycle Writer takes to the Off-Ramps and highways




Throttle Jockey Susan Carpenter is suited up and ready to ride.
Throttle Jockey Susan Carpenter is suited up and ready to ride.
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UPDATE 2014: This piece aired on the first episode of Off-Ramp, in 2006.  Susan is now the automotive critic for the Orange County Register.

Susan Carpenter writes the new Throttle Jockey column for the Los Angeles Times, reviewing motorbikes every two weeks. Since John Rabe's mother would rise from the grave if he rode a motorbike, Susan let us wire her for sound. She takes us for a ride.