Category Archives: Riding

Still Riding

I’m still riding. Not nearly as often as I would like, but to be honest I never have been able to ride every day all day… So I guess I’ve never been able to. However, it is even less now, … Continue reading

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Spring Trip 2018: I Should Start Planning

I really haven’t done much planing before this week for the 2018 Spring Trip. On Monday I realized it was a month away and I hadn’t even started planning. I suppose that’s not completely true. We have dates picked out … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice: I’m riding my motorcycle in the cold

Every year, with out fail since I started riding I’ve celebrated the Winter Solstice. Not because I’m especially in touch with nature, or any old primal religion, but because from here on out the days will start getting longer, and … Continue reading

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Last Ride Before the (Blueberry of) Doom Arrives

My little girl will be joining us soon, October 4th is the ETA, but we all know that is just a date that means very little, since it could come anytime now. Knowing this I planned one last ride on … 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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