Tag Archives: Motorcycle

What’s Your All-Time Favorite Bike and Why ?

I ran into a couple of friends at the local BMW dealer the other day (they’re kind of a big deal). We started talking shop when Liz hits me with “What’s your all-time favorite bike and why?” Me, a guy … Continue reading

Posted in Random Blurbs, What's In Your Dream Garage? | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Dragon Raid 2019: Motorcycle Rally Evolution (Part 2)

Monday, September 9th: Have Knobbies, Will Travel Like Sunday, Monday’s weather report called for “hot and dry”; a welcome change from previous year’s Raids. At breakfast, the “Usual Suspects” were debating the best place to grab lunch. As is tradition, … Continue reading

Posted in Dragon Raid, Ride Reports | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

White Sulfur OHV Trails: Red River Scramble Prep

Over the last two years, I’ve received numerous messages and e-mails asking if license plates are required for the Red River Scramble. Repeat offenders are aware that many of the local unpaved “roads” are unmaintained and arguably abandoned, but the … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Ride Reports | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Mark Your Calendars: Red River Scramble 2020

By popular demand, we will be returning to Lago Linda Hideaway next spring. Mark your calendars for Thursday, May 14th through Sunday, May 17th for next edition of Red River Scramble, and get over to the Registration page and get signed up. … Continue reading

Posted in Events | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dragon Raid 2019: Motorcycle Rally Evolution (Part 1)

Passing through the villages of Behnam and Lynch, I was captivated by rows of antiquated brick buildings; boarded up and abandoned decades ago. More accustomed to images northern Appalachian rolling hills, nestled deep in the valley on the very southern … Continue reading

Posted in Ride Reports | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The CRF250L Strikes Back: IXCR John Vincent

After taking an epic whoopin’ in northern Kentucky at IXCR Whiskey River, I laced up the running shoes, added 2 teeth to Jerri’s rear sprocket, changed the oil and coolant and got back in the ring for another round:   … Continue reading

Posted in Ride Reports | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Life Without a Car: Total Motorcycle Commitment

The seed for the “Ride 365 Challenge” was the “dream” of riding my motorcycle every single day, and preparing to live life without a car. Having pushed Rosie the Scrambler through the stereotypical Ohio winter, I’m not sure I’m ready … Continue reading

Posted in Random Blurbs | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

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