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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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My BMW motorcycle Raider is a gas
By September 30, 20082 Comments Read More →

My BMW motorcycle Raider is a gas

A faulty plastic gas tank quick disconnect strands me and my 2004 BMW R1150R on the way to work and showered me with gasoline.

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Remembering Ghost Rider, 2008
By September 30, 20081 Comments Read More →

Remembering Ghost Rider, 2008

My friend Ghost Rider passed away on July 4th, 2007. The following fall his mother and family put together a benefit ride to Yorktown, Virginia. We did it again this year, this time heading up to the Blue Ridge Parkway. The weather called for rain for most of the day. I was not deterred for […]

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By your command: My 2004 BMW R1150R
By September 29, 200812 Comments Read More →

By your command: My 2004 BMW R1150R

I traded in my 2002 BMW K1200LTE touring bike for a 2004 BMW R1150R roadster. Part beauty, part brawn, this might be a near-perfect bike for me. First impressions inside.

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