I review the Drift HD Full 1080p camera. It fell far short of my expectations, despite its aerodynamic appearance and interesting features.
This April I started filming my motorcycle commutes to work. I live about 23 miles from work, and have to ride downtown. This can be a bit hairy at times, and I figured my commutes might be able to help other motorcyclists who decide to use their bikes instead of their cars to go to [...]
I knew that I was going to have make some concessions when we moved up to Minnesota. I knew I was going to drastically reduce my motorcycle riding schedule, but this year has been a rough transition. As the days tick by and fall comes to a close, I am filled with anxiety about the [...]
I wanted to put a patch on my motorcycle jacket, but I didn’t want to sew it on. Aleene’s Platinum Bond fabric glue to the rescue. Here’s my review.
After trying several canalphone tip shapes, sizes, and materials, I really like the T series foam tips from Comply. These isolate enough sound for use on a motorcycle and are comfortable to wear for hours at a time.
The Joe Rocket Speedmaster 8.0 motorcycle glove has a lot of features, but none of them are best in class. The glove is “good enough” for most, and is a good alternative for riders on a budget.
Last Wednesday I rode my motorcycle to work. As usual, I wore street clothes (shorts, A-shirt, t-shirt) underneath my motorcycle jacket, and overpants. As usual, I wore my chest and back protector, my motorcycle boots, and motorcycle gloves. While hardly anyone in Minnesota wears a helmet, I wore my full-face Bell Star helmet. As usual. [...]
Riding a motorcycle is one of the best things I’ve ever done in my life. However, there are aspects of riding that can be scary. Being scared is going to happen. If you are new to riding, things like learning to lean the bike may seem counter-intuitive to your survival. Pucker-inducing moments include riding in [...]
My favorite time to ride is early in the morning in the spring or fall, when the sky is lightly cloudy, the sun bright, and the air crisp. My second favorite time to ride is in a heavy torrential downpour that chases cars from the highway like a light does to roaches. Riding in the [...]
With a little bit of planning and foresight you can carry a concealed handgun safely while riding a motorcycle. I explain my personal decisions and carry methods, including on-person and on-bike.