Author Archives: MotoCynic

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.

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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Hyperstrada: I’m still waiting…

It’s been three weeks since I found out that my bike was going to need a new dash and ECU, and wait is killing me. It could be worse, I could be not riding at all. Luckily I have my … Continue reading

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Hyperstrada: Lost it’s mind

Last week on the way to work my motorcycle decided to lose it’s mind. The dash lit up like a Christmas tree and while the bike seemed to be running fine I decided not to risk anything. Luckily my Dad … Continue reading

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2017: Looking back at a Year of Motorcycling

2017 was an amazing year. I put lots of miles on a new motorcycle. Went on a memorable trip in the spring. Rescued a friend from a Motorcycle crash. Then topped it off with a new addition to the family.

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Merry Christmas: Motorcycles and Babies

Merry Christmas! I’m celebrating with Family and I hope you all are too. Just a little update since it’s been way too long since I’ve posted anything. I’m still riding the Hyperstrada , in fact I just had two new … Continue reading

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