Monthly Archives: March 2015

Pubs and Street Eats 6: Diners and backroads

Well, I finally reached the weekend following my Friday incident. After stuffing a new battery into the Speedmaster I was keen for a ride. In my haste I didn’t bother documenting the process of handling battery connections for the bike itself, … Continue reading

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Pubs and Street Eats 5: Chicago Gyro’s and Dogs

The week right before the first day of spring, I rode to work four days; the week after, just the opposite (Technically four and a half). As I stepped out of the office Tuesday afternoon I suddenly had the feeling … Continue reading

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Friday Fail: Trusting the Weatherman

After double and triple checking the forecast early this morning, I scrambled around the house to gather my cold weather riding gear. Mr. Meteorologist said it would warm up to 37 today, with 20% chance of precipitation after Noon. No … Continue reading

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Pubs and Street Eats 4: Random Roadside Pizza

While touring creepy places and chasing down the covered bridge tag last week, I stumbled across a roadside pizza place that caught my fancy. Generally I find state routes to be somewhat boring, but Ohio State Route 725 has just … Continue reading

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Going the distance: Metzeler Marathon ME 880

While not specifically covered in my review of the Triumph Speedmaster, the bike came with some pretty sweet options for an “entry level” motorcycle. I’m a big fan of the adjustable levers, 90 degree hard valve stems, and the bulletproof … Continue reading

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Around Town: Creepy places, covered bridges, and moto tag

Shortly after purchasing my shiny new Triumph Speedmaster, I met up with the local Rider’s Association of Triumph (RAT). I have learned a lot from riding with the seasoned group of veterans that the local RAT pack is, made some … Continue reading

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Pubs and Street Eats 3: Weekend Wandering

The long awaited dry weekend finally arrived. With spring in the air (albeit a crisp 40 degrees) I donned my armored gear and helmet and headed out onto the road. With no place in particular to go, I stopped randomly … Continue reading

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Surviving the Winter: Spring arrives at last!

After dumping another six inches of snow on us two weeks back, the big meltdown has finally begun. Sadly, my trusty steed stayed in the stable for most of last weekend as my driveway was a muddy bog for most … Continue reading

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Pubs and Street Eats 2: Hairless Hare Brewery

The big meltdown finally started yesterday, and I mean that in a good way. After weeks of (not so patiently) waiting, the deep freeze came to an end. I was so anxious for daylight savings time, I actually set all … Continue reading

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Lusting After New Wheels: The Dual Sport Conundrum

I’ve covered several times that I’m in the market to trade up for an Adventure bike. I’ve done a few test rides, and am looking forward to a few more this summer to help narrow the decision. Ultimately I want … Continue reading

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