Monthly Archives: June 2015

Random Blurbs: Finally a dry day

I’m getting my butt kicked in the office, weather has been rain, sprinkled of thunder, topped with downpours. However, Sunday was finally a bright light of hope so I unchained Lola for a brief afternoon respite. I’m still working on … Continue reading

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Random Blurbs: Fun with the GoPro

Castrol Moto is currently running a contest to win a new GoPro Hero 4 called #CastrolRideAmerica. I have some big plans to put together some great clips of the Tail of the Dragon in September, but obviously the contest ends … Continue reading

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Motorcycle Review: The Victory Gunner

Last Tuesday was Victory Motorcycle Demo days at the local dealership. Admittedly, I’m really not in the market for another cruiser, but I wasn’t going to pass up on the opportunity to ride someone else’s motorcycle, no strings attached. This … Continue reading

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Destination Bourbon Country: Ride to Woodford Reserve Distillery

As previously mentioned, last Saturday I joined a buddy of mine for a ride down to Woodford Reserve Distillery, south of Frankfurt, Kentucky. The weather forecast has been crap since at least last Friday, so I left the house prepared … Continue reading

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Random Blurbs: Full Tilt Whitetail

Over the weekend I joined a buddy of mine for a trip down through bourbon country . On the way I spotted a deer moving at full tilt through the trees. Fortunately I was on the brake and downshifting long before … Continue reading

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Motorcycle Maintenance: 30,000 mile service (abridged)

All of the exciting spring riding finally caught up to me last weekend; the odometer clicked 30,000 miles and it was time for another service. The modern Triumph twins run full synthetic oil, so the service intervals are every 6,000 miles, … Continue reading

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Pubs and Street Eats Preview: South of town fare

Weather last weekend was fantastic for riding. A buddy of mine also had a “kitchen pass” on Saturday so we met up at Stone House Tavern in Waynesville for a snack and a drink. Waynesville is a neat little town … Continue reading

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Moto Philosophy: Charity and the “Poker Run”

The “Biker” stereotype has certainly been dulled in my lifetime. While still alive, in general, there has been significant growth in the number of motorcyclists, and therefore greater “acceptance” that motorcyclists aren’t societal deviants. What non-motorcyclists may or may not … Continue reading

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