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July Tybee Island trip report

July Tybee Island trip report

I saddled up my 2009 Yamaha FJR1300A and headed down to Georgia last Thursday. I needed to take a break and was anxious to meet up with some of my favorite people. I was also ready to put Apollo up to his first mid-distance road trip. I have a rule: never install anything new or […]

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Tybee Island and return trip … in pictures

Tybee Island and return trip … in pictures

I’m several days behind on making updates on my trip to Georgia and back. I have a few things to discuss from a motorcycling perspective, some gear to review, and everything else … so instead of lagging even more on my posts, I want to show you some snapshots of my trip, and try to […]

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May 2009 Tybee road trip, part 1

May 2009 Tybee road trip, part 1

Quick trip report, so far 🙂 Leaving Richmond Saturday morning — it had rained earlier in the morning but my trip was dry. Stopped in North Carolina to shake my legs and drink some water and coffee. The weather heated up pretty quickly and the wind was brutal from North Carolina until I hit Savannah. […]

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On the road again

On the road again

I’m headed to Savannah, Georgia to spend some time with some friends. Taking Cylon, my 2005 Yamaha FZ6. I ordered a set of Givi E360 hard cases as the last minute because I couldn’t trust the JC Whitney knock-offs as side cases. I managed to pack all of my things into the side and top […]

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Still a little damp

Still a little damp

The first half of my ride home from Georgia was great. I was moving along at a good clip, and the sun was bright and shining. That is, until I got to Fayetteville, North Carolina. Fayetteville seems to be the tipping point for bad motorcycle weather. On my trip down, my route south of Fayetteville […]

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October 2008 Georgia motorcycle trip report

October 2008 Georgia motorcycle trip report

As mentioned earlier, I spent four days on a motorcycle trip to see two of my friends outside of Savannah, Georgia. It’s almost five hundred highway miles, which winds up being between eight to nine hours depending on traffic, weather conditions, and the bike I’m on. My best time was on my first trip on […]

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A little damp

A little damp

The first half of my trip down to Georgia was fantastic. It was cool enough that I wasn’t hot in my Rev’It Cayenne Pro jacket, but not so cold my hands were freezing. It was overcast enough that I didn’t have to squint behind my Native sunglasses, but not so overcast that I had to […]

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Sweet canine justice

Sweet canine justice

Yesterday I rode Raider, my BMW R1150R down to Savannah, Georgia to hang out with some friends of mine. I took I-95 for most of the way. Eventually I will take a less-traveled route and enjoy myself, but I like making this trip all in one day. I have been pleasantly surprised at how courteous […]

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Decisions, decisions ….

Decisions, decisions ….

I was supposed to go visit my family up in Syracuse, NY this weekend. I was going to ride Raider up there and then putter around with my stepfather. I quickly encountered two monkey wrenches. 1) The bike my dad owned does not have a state inspection. Neither does Raider, but he won’t ride without […]

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I got blown.

I got blown.

Around. On my trip, that is. After waffling on whether or not to take my motorcycle, and if I should wear my textile or leather gear, I wound up jumping on my bike in the rain and heading down to Savannah, Georgia for the weekend. I’ve said this before: good gear, and the right gear, […]

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