Category Archives: Motocycling

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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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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New Rubber For the Hyperstrada

The Hyperstrada has over 5000 miles on it, and the rear tire is done. I wasn’t surprised, maybe a little disappointed though. Motorcycle tires just don’t last long enough for the miles I do. When looking for a replacement I … Continue reading

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Daylight Savings: Comes Too Soon

As I rode to work this morning I got to see the sky lighten in the east and see the start of what was a nice sunrise. I hate this time of year. It’s been a long cold winter, and … Continue reading

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Planning Spring Trip 2017: Sometimes I wonder…

I’ve been planning a spring trip for the last 4 years, this year the 5th trip will be bigger than any other. Once again I’m worried about how it’s going to all going to turn out. This year I was … Continue reading

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