I Feel a Bit Guilty — but it’s so Hot! (And Bricktown, Oklahoma City)

I currently follow 120 motorcycle related blogs.  These could be product oriented, from the HD Forums, magazines, certainly some Revzilla and more.  I'm also a member of a Facebook group where the posts are mostly motorcycle oriented.  (Sometimes one must filter the content...it's bikers, after all!) One theme I've truly discovered as the bane of motorcycle … Continue reading I Feel a Bit Guilty — but it’s so Hot! (And Bricktown, Oklahoma City)

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The Hill Country MC Rally, Fredericksburg, and Luckenbach

The wife and I were fortunate to be able to take some time off and attend a new bike rally:  The Hill Country MC Rally, hosted in Luckenbach, Texas.  This is a typical Friday-Sunday event, with a pre-rally get-together at Hondo's in downtown Fredericksburg. We had bought our tickets really far in advance, and had … Continue reading The Hill Country MC Rally, Fredericksburg, and Luckenbach

“Class Fatigue” vs. “The Joy of Riding”

    I was thinking this morning about a statistic I read last year about how many people have a motorcycle license as opposed to those who actually own a motorcycle.  I can't find the specific statistic now, but this article talks about "sleepers" and goes into some of the reasons behind this truth. The … Continue reading “Class Fatigue” vs. “The Joy of Riding”

Mancation – Considering the Weather (and Other Factors)

Once or twice a year, my "Geek Squad" buddies head from the Dallas area up to some cabins in northern Arkansas for our "mancation".  There's fishing.  There's drinking.  There's poker.  There are cigars.  And there are board games.  Strategy games.  Really geeky games.  I'm not particularly skilled at strategy games, or poker, but I really … Continue reading Mancation – Considering the Weather (and Other Factors)

Not a Lot of Room Under the Seat (aka “Upgrading your Bike”)

Fiddling with your ride.  One of the simple joys of owning a motorcycle for those that are (at least slightly) handy.  It seems that anytime I have 10 minutes to spare from work, family, etc. that I find myself Googling phrases like "cool motorcycle gadgets". First off, bear in mind that while your bike alone … Continue reading Not a Lot of Room Under the Seat (aka “Upgrading your Bike”)