Category Archives: Life

More Spring Trip Pictures

I took a fair amount of pictures on the trip, I’m not sure these made it into other posts, but I’m too lazy to check. Here are some very late photos of the 2017 Spring Trip.

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Three Riding Modes on the Ducati Hyperstrada

The Hyperstrada is a modern motorcycle. Digital Dash, Ride by Wire, ABS brakes, Traction control and a Choice of Engine Maps are all part of your average motorcycle these days. All of which I’m reasonably happy with. I’ve spoken at … Continue reading

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Inflammatory Headlines

I don’t even know where to start. I am beyond upset with this publication for using an anti-motorcycling headline. Instead of drawing attention to the things that actually were most likely the cause of death they instead use Lane Splitting … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace: Nicky Hayden

As a Motorcyclist I realize there is a certain amount of danger in what I do. I try to reduce it as much as I can, but it’s always there. I’m sure that the brave and extremely talented people who … Continue reading

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Brotherhood of Motorcyclists?

A few weeks ago I was side swiped by a reckless rider. He was riding in the shoulder or lane splitting at such high speeds that I didn’t see him when I checked my mirrors a few seconds before we … Continue reading

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A Writing Space: A MotoCynic Space

I’ve been writing a blog for over ten years, and while I got serious about it three years ago, I’ve never really had an office or a writing “space”. At least not until now. In the beginning of the blog … Continue reading

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Spring Trip 2017: The Southern Half

If you ever want to know why I love living where I do it’s not just the mild weather, it’s because there are so many fantastic roads nearby. Which was a blessing when we were chased home by rain in … Continue reading

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