Black Friday. Ugh. One of the days a year we only hear about the worst of our humanity. I make it habit to go riding on this day to get away from the TV and insanity. Jon and I haven't gone on a ride in a long time, and I hadn't seen him and Adell... Continue Reading →
Oh, GMR how I missed you, but with a bike I wasn't confident in, I didn't want to get up in the hills and break down. Nick at Valley Desmo got it working right a couple weeks ago. Now with it fixed it was time for a GMR run, and to take Robert up there for... Continue Reading →
Confidence is the fulcrum that turns a sketchy situation to a great, enjoyable one. I'm not speaking about having confidence in ourselves, but having confidence in our equipment. It's why we do shakedown rides before bike trips. It's why we do preventive maintenance, or have a mechanic do a 'once over' on our bikes. Confidence... Continue Reading →
As bikers, sooner or later, we're going to get stuck with a tire puncture. When you have the privilege of lane sharing, it can be even more common because cars aren't keeping that part of the road free from debris. I've used the mushroom style plugs and the sticky-rope-glue style plugs, and I find the... Continue Reading →
Revival has a new album. It's pretty badass.
Yeah, I know. It's been a crazy summer with way less riding than I planned, and way less posting than I planned. Been having bike trouble so I haven't done any weekend riding to avoid getting stranded with a break down. So anyway, hopefully things will turn soon. Nothing bad going on, just a full... Continue Reading →
Motorcycles can save America. I know- it sounds crazy. Every day it feels like the country is falling apart: inequality, racism, sexism, hate, anger, fear, war and conflict... and those are some big problems. We can do our part to chip away at the insurmountable problems of our generation and effect positive change in our... Continue Reading →
Since I haven't gotten off my ass and written that helmet review I promised myself I'd write, here's your Sunday Morning Metal.