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Crashing a Motorcycle Hurts

First I would like to thank everyone for the words of support I’ve gotten after my mishap last Wednesday. They were exactly what I needed to hear and have helped me from feeling like a complete idiot for crashing after … Continue reading

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Rough Week

I’ve had a tough time finding time to write lately, work has been hectic and the time just seems to disappear. With how tired I’ve been lately I should have known better and not have taken the long way home … Continue reading

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Crashing: It happens

Sometimes when you ride the unexpected happens and you end up on the pavement. If you’re lucky you get up brush yourself off and worry about what happened to the bike, if not you end up not walking for several … Continue reading

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A story from my stay in the Hospital (ages ago I’m fine)

2010 September, and I was flying down the road, thanks BMW. Thinking back, I am still amazed that I was not hurt much worse. I couldn’t walk, but besides my broken leg and arm there wasn’t a scratch on me. … Continue reading

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What I think happened that day my BMW tried to kill me

I’ve written a fair amount on what happened to me on September 30th 2010, so much so that I’d long ago decided that enough had been written. I was suprised to learn recently that I haven’t shared the full story, … Continue reading

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Helmet Laws

I was reading Ride Apart this weekend and saw this article on an impending Federal Law on mandatory helmet use for motorcyclists. I’m a bit conflicted on how I feel about this. I wear a helmet all the time. A … Continue reading

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Three years ago I could have died

Talk about life defining moments. I’m not sure I’ll ever completely realize how much my life changed as I tumbled down the Highway 101 just north of Santa Barbara. Some changes were immediately obvious, I was going to need a … Continue reading

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