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Yamaha R6: This could get me killed

I have some amazing friends. I have friends who will let me ride their bike for a week while mine is still in the shop. I have friends that trust me not to wreck their bike and kill myself on … Continue reading

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Why I Ride

It was inevitable. Eventually I would have to try and articulate in words why I ride a motorcycle. Even if I’m not often asked why I ride, I do find myself having to defend it often enough that I’ve thought … Continue reading

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Faster does not equal warmer

Winter in the San Francisco Bay Area doesn’t mean the same thing as most of the USA. For most of the country it means snow, ice and no motorcycling. For me it just means cold and rain, which not nice … Continue reading

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Why You Really Don’t Want to Ride a Motorcycle

Motorcycling is something you don’t want to do. I know this seems like an odd thing for me to say. However, despite the fact that I live and breathe motorcycles doesn’t mean it’s for you. Why is it not for … Continue reading

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How many times have you gone over 100mph in a car or motorcycle

I hope I don’t come across as a speed demon in this blog. I certainly don’t get lots of speeding tickets (in fact I’ve only gotten one on a motorcycle and it was years ago) and I generally ride pretty … Continue reading

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Working on going even faster on the Motorcycle

One of the reasons I ride a motorcycle is the Power to weight ratio is insane. For example my motorcycle (with me on it) has about 0.10 Horsepower per pound, While my Mini Cooper has about 0.05. Half as much … Continue reading

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My Evil Twin (I think I might have one)

Just and FYI, I have an evil twin and occasionally he steals my motorcycle and does crazy stuff on it. So if you see some one riding recklessly or dangerously and you think it is me there are two possibliities. … Continue reading

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