Category Archives: Motocycling

Time for a New Roadcrafter

I got my aerostich early 2008, since then I’ve ridden easily over 100,000 miles in it. I have other gear, I almost never wear it. The Roadcrafter is just too easy to wear and is generally more comfortable than other … Continue reading

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Tire Life on the Hyperstrada

I March I put new tires on the Hyperstrada. I chose to go with the Bridgestone BT-023’s that I’ve use in the past on the Monster. I hope the life that I got out of them isn’t going to be … Continue reading

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How to Kill a Cell Phone

I’m constantly wrecking my nice things in an effort to hopefully save my readers from doing the same. A few months ago it was my new motorcycle, this time it’s my cell phone. While it really isn’t news that water … Continue reading

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What I Did on Memorial Day

Memorial Day, a day to reflect on the ultimate sacrifice our troops have made for this country, or go to a family BBQ. Typically I work, I’m not one of those lucky people who have the day off. This past … Continue reading

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How I Rode 100,000 Miles on a Ducati Monster

Looking back it’s crazy. 100k on a naked motorcycle? Who does that and how? The who in this case is easy, I did it. The how is maybe a bit more complicated. It breaks down into two parts, how I … Continue reading

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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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