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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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The crazy fellas from The Cleveland Moto Podcast ( has recommended a wonderful new podcast to add to my distraction.  The Motorcycle & Misfits Podcast (   They both record from a round table kind of setting.  Talking about the … Continue reading

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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

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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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