What drives you? What are those things or activities that you have thought about doing a million times but have never attempted? I believe each person has something; that one activity, place or adventure that has been on your to-do for a very long time, but has never been done. It could be because of a lack of time, money, family commitments or maybe even … Continue reading What drives you?
Chilly Winter Ride Having a break in the weather I took the opportunity to get out for a short hour long ride. I headed up toward Ridgefield and then cut back through Battle Ground and Orchards. What made this ride interesting was the temp. It was a balmy 38 when I left and by the time I got home it was down to 32 degrees. … Continue reading Chilly Winter Ride
A Sunday ride The day started early. I told my wife I wanted to take her to a great spot for breakfast. What I didn’t tell her was that restaraunt was 2 hours away. We got up and ready. It was a beautiful sunny day and look to be perfect for riding. We geared up and headed out. From Vancouver WA we headed down I-205 … Continue reading A Sunday Ride
New Bike, New Blog Life is a fascinating thing in 2.5 short week I’ll turn 40… Its hard for me to wrap my head around the fact that i’m turning 40!! My life has seen many changes in that time. I have 2 beautiful children who are the joys of my life. I have seen a marriage come and go. I met my soul-mate after … Continue reading New Bike
My daughter and I after I got home from a ride. She’s only 4.5 now but it won’t be to much longer before I can get her a little 50cc bike. Continue reading Future Rider
This is a picture of my odometer right before it rolled over 100k. Continue reading Breaking 100k
The Northwest has been blessed over the last 2 weeks with wonderful weather for this time of year. It have been sunny and rain free which has made riding so great. I haven’t been able to do much extra-curricular riding but I have been commuting everyday which is still a pleasure compared to driving. I also am continuing my search for a FJR that meets … Continue reading
With the weather clear I decided to take the opportunity and take the Concours for a short ride in one of may favorite areas. Yamhill County, this is where a large majority of Oregon’s Wine is grown. I took off and headed north on 217 to 26 west. I figured the easiest was to get out of town was to hit the Hwy. From 26 … Continue reading Hwy 47
I’ve narrowed my search to the FJR. Now its just a matter of finding the right bike for me. Hopefully something will come up soon. Continue reading Still looking but narrowing the pool
So I gotten bit but the motorcycle bug and have started looking at new bikes. This is always an exciting thing and I dare say that looking is a big part of the fun. There was 3 bikes that I was looking at for my next ride. 1. BMW 1200RT2.Kawasaki Concours 143.Yamaha FJR 1300 Now all of these bike are great sport touring bikes and … Continue reading Looking for a new Bike.