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About MotoCynic

I started riding motorcycles in 2006, and there is no going back. I've ridden more than 100,000 miles, most of it on a Ducati Monster, and despite setbacks and murderous BMW's I'm loving every mile.

October Ride Pictures Part 2


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Amazing Ride Up to Eureka and Back

Early in October, over a month ago now, I rode the Hyperstrada up the Coast to Patrick’s Point State Park. I took the usual roads, with the exception that I rode out to the lost Coast for the first time. … Continue reading

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It’s my Birthday and I’ll ride if I want to.

My sweet daughter made sure I woke up to celebrate the very moment I turned 44. She got back to sleep, me… Not so much. Too many things going through my brain to be able to get back to sleep. … Continue reading

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Still Riding

I’m still riding. Not nearly as often as I would like, but to be honest I never have been able to ride every day all day… So I guess I’ve never been able to. However, it is even less now, … Continue reading

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Spring Trip 2018: I Should Start Planning

I really haven’t done much planing before this week for the 2018 Spring Trip. On Monday I realized it was a month away and I hadn’t even started planning. I suppose that’s not completely true. We have dates picked out … Continue reading

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Hyperstrada: Back in the Garage Again

Seven weeks. Seven long weeks. Forty nine days with out my motorcycle. For better or for worse it went quickly, I have another little thing to keep my attention right now. I also am lucky enough to have other two … Continue reading

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Motorcycles are Awesome, Cars… Suck

All good things must come to an end. After almost 12 years of riding to work nearly every day, I’m now driving three days a week. Why you ask. I’ll tell you why. I am the proud father of the … Continue reading

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