Quick 2 Hour Dirt Ride & Wildflowers! Pheasant Eggs: (Late) Spring Is Here!

The wildflowers are finally out!  I didn't get any great pics because I was too busy riding but the mustard is in full bloom in the hills, the poppies are abundant, the purple whatchamacallits are stunning--even the milk thistle are in full bloom. This farmer planted flowers between his two fields (cabbage and kale) for... Continue Reading →

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Mt. Hamilton Ride – Lick Observatory & Undermount Mirror / Z Carbon Frame Guard Install

Last Saturday was a beautiful day to ride!  I am still on a mission to see wildflowers but mostly wanted to go out and ride some twisties, and where else to ride but up Mt Hamilton (4,265 feet ) to Lick Observatory and beyond.  The backside has been closed recently due to a wash out... Continue Reading →

The Craziest Day

Ever had one of those days where everything seems to be working against you?  Almost felt like whatever could go wrong, did go wrong.  But you still somehow managed to have fun?  Sunday was one of those days.  I mean it wasn't like waking up in a Tijuana jail type of crazy or anything, but... Continue Reading →

Hollister.  Revalving. Yay.

March 26 Late Entry We were really overdue for a good, solid rain.  Luckily it had rained practically all week and then it rained rather unexpectedly overnight again on Saturday.  I just love when it rains before we ride.   We went early-ish on Sunday (March 25) morning to take advantage of it.  As expected, lower... Continue Reading →

New Parts for the WR250X From SoloRacer

Z Carbon Frame Guards (Zeta), $89.95: Because I am tired of painting my frame and it’s carbon fiber.  Not sure I need another reason.  😉 Not cheap, but not the most expensive CF parts I've ever bought.   Zeta Pivot Lever Set (CP), $104.95:  I love Zeta levers.  And I love Shorties.  You’d think I... Continue Reading →

Love Is…

When your dearheart agrees to ride your 150R so you can go riding at Hollister. Backstory...Shawn's CRF450R chewed up the clutchbasket cushions. When I say chewed up, they are gone: I saw some remnants under the pressure plate and the rest was in the crank case  This was after the majority of it was cleaned... Continue Reading →

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