Tag Archives: Motorcycle

Gone Racing: The CRF250L Tackles IXCR Whiskey River

If not evident from my previous comments, the 2019 riding season has been very “dynamic”, to say the least. As usual, over the winter I spoke in great detail about my riding goals for this year. While the bike maintenance … Continue reading

Posted in Ride Reports | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Ride Your Motorcycle Everyday: The Aftermath

“Ultimately, you end up with a plaque and a busted bike” Immortal words spoken by a close friend, a rider I respect and look up to. He told me that in response to my eagerness to ride more miles than … Continue reading

Posted in Maintenance & How-To, Random Blurbs | Tagged , , , , , | 10 Comments

Should We Share Adventure Destinations?

A few weeks ago I “liked” a photo of a waterfall on Instagram. Considering who it was, I suspected it was near Red River Gorge. The photo didn’t have any hashtags indicating the location, so I asked where it was … Continue reading

Posted in Random Blurbs | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Red River Scramble 2019: News and Updates

  That last few weeks have been an amazing blend of work and fun. Needless to say, I love hosting this rally; it’s great seeing the looks on people faces as they roll in from a ride on some of … Continue reading

Posted in Random Blurbs | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

14 Reasons to Start Adventure Riding

I’ve recently welcomed another rider into the “adventure” world. To his credit, he rode dirt bikes “back in the day”, but has been dedicated to street riding for many years now. After seeing all the crazy photos here on the … Continue reading

Posted in Random Blurbs | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Where Do You Park Your Cell Phone?

I count myself to be one of the lucky ones. I’m also a bit superstitious, an odd trait for an engineer I’ll grant you, but true nonetheless. I tend to believe there is no such thing as luck, good or … Continue reading

Posted in Gear and Safety | Tagged , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Mother Nature is Unforgiving: The Ride

Do you ever have those dreams where you’re falling? It’s a horrifying sensation. Right as that twilight feeling sets in, you suddenly feel like you’re slipping away; right then you’re jolted awake, wide-eyed and gasping for air. Since I was … Continue reading

Posted in Random Blurbs | Tagged , , , , , | 21 Comments

The Garage Brewed Moto Show 2019

January, that cold grey month that blankets Ohio in frost and snow. The Christmas lights have been taken down, and for most folks, the motorcycle is tucked away in the garage, waiting for the spring melt. For those that do … Continue reading

Posted in Events | Tagged , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

How to Measure Adventure Riding Skills

As the temperatures have dropped and the joy riding has slowed, I’ve spent the last few months consuming a lot of “adventure” riding media. I’ve also dedicated a lot of thought to reviewing “best practices” from various motorcycle events I’ve … Continue reading

Posted in Maintenance & How-To | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Bonneville to Scrambler in 145 Easy Steps: Part 3 (of 3).

Being a regular reader of this esteemed blog, I’m figuring you’ve already read Parts 1 and 2 of this build trilogy and are settling in to digest the contents of the final piece. You are asking yourself “What happened between … Continue reading

Posted in Bonnie Black Project | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment