Category Archives: Ramblings
Colorado Trip – 2018
Last year I had the pleasure of taking a trip to Colorado. At the time I was in between motorcycles and had to sort that out quick. So I dived into Craigslist to find my next steed. This was going … Continue reading
Aerostich Roadcrafter Classic – King of Uncool But it Works!
Been riding motorcycles for a little more than 10 years now. I’ve evolved from the skull and cross bones ware of being a Harley rider to the more technical and modern cuts of Rev’it to suit my sport touring needs. … Continue reading
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Harvest Classic Motorcycle Rally – 2016
Missed last years event due to rain but heard it was one that was attended by many and have stories to tell for a long time to come. This motorcycle rally isn’t the norm. Focusing on classic and vintage … Continue reading
Finally an Italiana.
I’ve always wanted either an Aprilia Futura or a Ducati ST. But the typical maintenance horror stories you hear from some have kept me away from them. I finally bit the bullet and got me a “Duc”. A 2006 … Continue reading
And then there was Buellah.
Started my search for an “Adventure” style motorcycle that didn’t mind a little dirt every once in a while. But I wanted something that had some personality. Originally fell in love with another ugly duckling, 2005 Ducati Multistrada. But the … Continue reading
MotoGP Viewing Party at COTA
To celebrate the return of a new season of MotoGP, The Circuit of the Americas (COTA) hosted a viewing party of the 1st race from Qatar. The sponsors RideSmart and Woods Fun Center gave out door prizes and raffled out … Continue reading
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Break Downs / Roadside Assistance
Breaking down/being stuck on the side of the road is a reality we all face in our cars and motorcycles at one point or another. If you have yet to experience it, consider yourself lucky. I’ve had a couple a … Continue reading
The crazy fellas from The Cleveland Moto Podcast (clevelandmoto.blogspot.com) has recommended a wonderful new podcast to add to my distraction. The Motorcycle & Misfits Podcast (motorcyclesandmisfits.com). They both record from a round table kind of setting. Talking about the … Continue reading
Hold Fast Motors Podcast / Stories of Bike
I listen to quite a few podcast during my day. Some as background noise while I work and others while I commute on my motorcycle (Sena SMH10). With the resurgence of classic motorcycles/cafe racers coming back into fashion, replacing … Continue reading
New Bike in the garage – 1979 Yamaha XS750 Triple
Been looking for a cafe racer project for a while. While trolling Craigslist one Sunday morning, I came across a great candidate and with a title! Made arrangements, packed the family into the SUV (Thank you honey), picked up a … Continue reading
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