Category Archives: FrankenMonster 695

Spring Trip 2017: The Northern Half

If there is one thing I learned on this trip is that it takes a lot longer to get places as a group of motorcyclists of four or more. I haven’t noticed any slow down when there are just three … 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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The Year in Review: So Long 2016

While things in the bigger picture might not be that great, 2016 was pretty amazing as far as motorcycling goes. I had an amazing Spring Trip with my friends, a good time at the World Superbike races, a fantastic fall … 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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