Category Archives: Life

Spring Trip 2017

The Spring Trip fell apart when the winter storms took out a certain bridge on Highway One. I’ve spent the last month or so trying to figure out what to do instead, made more difficult with the amount of snow and … Continue reading

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6000 Miles on the Hyperstrada

The other day coming home the Hyperstrada’s odometer ticked over 6000 miles. I found myself thinking that it was time do do a service… oh wait. For the first 75,000 miles of ducati owner ship that’s what I did, every … Continue reading

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A Ride With Friends to Fort Ross

The Spring Ride is just around the corner, and just like last year I took the guys out on a ride to get them ready for putting some serious miles down in a day. However since I have a very … Continue reading

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MotoCynic on: How to Crash a New Motorcycle

As part of being a comprehensive blog I bring you my latest “How To”. This one will be on how to crash your brand new motorcycle. Now while not a sought after skill, it is something that some might find … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patricks Day!

I’m wishing you all the luck of the Irish! Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day has always been a tradition in my Irish American family. Not in the traditional get too drunk to see straight way, but just another reason to celebrate … Continue reading

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The FrankenMonster Has a New Home

All good things come to an end. My time with the amazing bike that is the FrankenMonster has ended. She has found a new owner that will cherish her and keep her on the road for a little longer at … Continue reading

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New Motorcycle Makes Winter Longer

This winter has been the longest ever. I’ve never been so sick of the cold and wet. When I reached this point sometime in the middle of February I first blamed it on the insane amount of rain we’ve been … Continue reading

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