When we want your opinion, we’ll ask you for 10 of them at a time.

The world continues to fall apart all around us as we gaze into our deepening navels. The heat in the kitchen gets hotter. The guilty stupid can’t contain their bile. The neighbor’s dog keeps barking. None of it bothers me, not in the least. Because people keep giving us new motorcycles to play with.

Now that half a year’s worth of miles have passed under me, here’s a list of my 10 favorite motorcycle-related things of 2014.