Street Gear: Dress for the Slide, Not the Ride!

This is long over due.  This is Part Two of Gear That I Use, and Won't Ride Without .   Some of my gear is well-worn because I have ridden the hell out of it and back.  I have used some of my gear far past its expiration date, but I can give you a... Continue Reading →


PROGRIP Soft Touch 719 Superbike Grips & Storm CNC Bar End Weights Review (R6)

With all of the choices one has today in grips, I actually found this more difficult than expected.  I mulled over so many brands and types online and at my local Cycle Gear.  I know what I get for my WR250X (ProTaper Sport Half Waffle, or the Tusk version for only $7.60) and YZ250F (Renthal... Continue Reading →

Death sucks.

We just had to euthanize one of our cats, Abigail, on Sunday due to advanced renal failure.  She ate Friday morning but seemed slightly off when I left the house for work.  I thought she was just a little tired, after all, it was dark and we are all a little tired.  That night she... Continue Reading →

Last Beach Ride of the Year

After having a relatively cool mid-70’s day at Hollister Hills on Saturday, it was pretty warm on Sunday, 85F.   We decided to go for a quick little (quite possibly the last of the season) beach ride to cool down.   We were going to ride two-up on the Kawa-Buell but we realized last minute that Shawn... Continue Reading →

Fall Is Here.

I love Fall.  It is my favorite season!   Fall means foggy, colder mornings.  Mornings like this (just like today), I throw in the towel and take my truck to work instead... It means Soup.  I love soup!  Pumpkin soup, roasted red pepper soup, tomato basil bisque.  I love Butternut Squash soup or Butternut Squash ravioli,... Continue Reading →

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