Monthly Archives: October 2016

Caldwell’s Blind Man’s Bluff: The Finer Things in Life

The summer has been absolutely crazy, from May until last weekend I have spent most of the summer prepping for charity events, among other odds and ends (not to mention changing jobs). Certainly there have been good beers, bourbon, and … Continue reading

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The Cherohala Skyway, back to the Mile High Legend: Triumph Dragon Raid 2016

At last year’s Raid, I only traversed “The Skyway” once, and only from Stecoah into Tellico plains (during most of which I had no idea where I was). I was hoping to take the Skyway as part of the route … Continue reading

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The Tail of the Dragon, US-129: Triumph Dragon Raid 2016

  At some point this year I vowed “come hell or high water”, I was riding a different motorcycle to this year’s Dragon Raid. As such, with Rosie taking up residence on the porch, riding  a sportier chassis across “The … Continue reading

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The Road to Oskar Blues Brewery: Triumph Dragon Raid 2016

During these year’s Dragon Raid, it goes without saying I rode many of the same routes that I covered last year. That said, while the roads didn’t change a whole lot, the way they feel under a new motorcycle certainly … Continue reading

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Triumph Speedmaster Long Term Review: Final Thoughts After 45,000 Miles

After three years and over 45,500 miles, Lola moved on to a new owner last week. It’s unfortunate that I had to let the Speedmaster go, but there’s simply no room for two, and I wanted to fund the Scrambler project. … Continue reading

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