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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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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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Ten Years Ago: My First Crash

Ten years ago on this day I had my first “real” motorcycle crash. I say first real crash because I had dropped the bike over a couple of times, once at almost 20mph by misjudging the road side surface, but … Continue reading

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Autumn Ride 2016: With Lots of Pictures

Getting away on a motorcycle is one of my most treasured activities. Some time on the road with no one but yourself to dictate your day and your pace. Solo riding is pretty amazing. I also really enjoy motorcycle camping, … Continue reading

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Why Do I Like Ducati So Much?

The other day my Aunt asked me what it was about Ducati that I liked compared all the other brands. I found it difficult to answer (in a one or two sentence facebook format), because in reality there is a … Continue reading

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Autumn Ride Pictures

Working on getting the words down for my Autumn ride. Here’s some pictures that didn’t make the cut.

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Every Little Thing Wrong With the FrankenMonster

I’ve been talking about getting a new motorcycle, which means possibly having to move the FrankenMonster on to make room in the garage. Ignoring for now how that makes me feel I’ve been working on an exhaustive list of everything … Continue reading

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