What The Latest NHTSA Motorcycle Data Reveals


To carry on the helmet discussion here are some stats that are alarming… November 18, 2013 By Tim Watson For the third consecutive year, the number of U.S. motorcycle fatalities has risen again with 4,957 riders having been killed on the roads in 2012 according the latest report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

If you like Military History, you will like this Post!


SOURCE: Bike Bandit >> Aaron Cortez November 4, 2013 – San Diego, CA Most of us are familiar with tanks, Hum-vees, APCs, and other common vehicles used in the military. Big, heavily-armored, and slow, the typical vehicle used in combat operations prioritizes protective armor and firepower over speed and agility. It makes sense; when bullets […]

Very Neat Camping Stove


This seems like a great idea…practical for bringing along on a bike?  I think so…take a look at this smart gadget.  What do you think? You can add a kettle and grill too.  Small enough and light enough for bike travel? BioLite Camp Stove click here

Smoother gear Changing, gear shifting on your motorcycle.


Cheryl and I practice this technique as much as we can….do you agree this is a proper way to change gears without using the clutch or is it bad practice? Forgive me if this sounds a little remedial, but I see a lot of guys out on the road who don’t know how to do […]

Eclectic Post


Just because I can post whatever I want….this is an eclectic post of things I like to watch on You tube…thanks Twisted Sifter for always showing great ideas…

Avoid Monkey BUTT & Stay DRY


While I agree with the whole base layer idea…this list is just touching the beginning of options out there.  We have been using LDComfort years as well as other brands but we find LD to actually work if you follow their care instructions and usage.  I also do not believe the use of compression shorts, […]

Wicked Machine


OK this is really taking a motorcycle to the extreme as a cross over vehicle…it’s probably one of the coolest, weirdest concepts I have seen….in a good way. Caterham Brutus 750 British / Design / Motorcycles / Off Road If this is the first time you’ve seen the new Caterham Brutus 750, it’s probably safe […]

“Aren’t you afraid to die?”


Best quote: “People say to me ‘Aren’t you afraid to die?’, and I say ‘Well, are you afraid to live?’” I Love videos like this…so articulate and those of us who ride will totally relate to this video….I know I am obsessed with bikes but when I watched this I know I am not alone.  […]

Yah or Nay? BMW S 1000 R


2014 BMW S 1000 R: The New Roadster King? Nov 13, 2013  by RoadRUNNER

How to Install AltRider Crash Bars on the BMW R 1200 GS W


Hmmmm…I would just take my 1200 to AltRider and have them install them ;-)….good instructional video though.

If you love Bald Eagles….


You need to watch this if you love Bald Eagles like I do.  The weekend of November 23rd, Cheryl and I will be heading out only about an hour east of where we live to check out the annual eagles feast.  Thousands of eagles all ages arrive to feed on the spawning salmon around Harrison […]

How big is British Columbia?


SOURCE: BCRobyn How big is British Columbia? It’s big. Vast. Bigger than most US states, bigger than most countries. This Canadian province is so huge that most people who live there rarely see it all. It’s so vast that you’d need well over a month to properly explore it all. Technically BC is 944,735 km2 (364,764 sq mi), […]

Yet Another Helmet Regulatory Article – Where do you stand?


Federal Government Weighs National Helmet Law Cheryl and I are all for ATGATT….where so you stand?  This topic always is a HOT one and pushes so many buttons… In a controversial move, a federal task force is set to recommend a sweeping, nationwide mandatory helmet law for all motorcyclists, according to a spokesman for the […]

BrideGroom-Proud to LOVE


“I was on my way to the funeral with my mom,” Bitney told HuffPost Live in the above clip, “and I received a phone call from one of his relatives letting me know that if I tried to show up his father and uncle were going to attack me… I know that grief can cause […]

Thank you country #206 Somalia Population: 10,251,568


It’s been a really long time since a new country has visited our blog but I am psyched to say # 206th country Somalia has stopped by…that is 206 countries….all I can say is WOW…  Background Britain withdrew from British Somaliland in 1960 to allow its protectorate to join with Italian Somaliland and form the […]