Appliances & Commitment

Car companies use special effects to show what their cars can't do.  This only underlines theabsurdity of it allI'm having trouble enjoying car ads.  I've always loved cars since I was a kid, but when I'm watching ads that show driving a car on the road as some kind of noble physical pursuit I'm finding them…

Carrying Ninja

Getting a hard case with a back rest.  The goal:  To be able to carry the basics and keep them dry while out and about.To offer a backrest to make it easier for my passenger.FZ-series Monorack is designed to add a Givi Monokey or Monolock topcase to your existing tailsection.…

Hot Gear

After getting the basic gear and riding as soon as snow was off the road, I'm now wondering how the summer will go. I've been wearing jeans when I ride in to work, but they aren't particularly comfortable, though they are cooler than the bike pants I got on sale.…

GoProing

Nothing like a bit of media making on your ride.  This video is courtesy of a GoPro Hero electrical taped to the rear right passenger foot peg looking out over the back wheel. The route is 60 kms through Elora, Arthur and Fergus.  It ended up being 51 minutes of…

Get off the Bus and Drive

The transition from institutionalized, single platform education technology to a decentralized model is in full swing at our school.  I'm getting blow back from various teachers who want things to remain as they've always been.  I don't think they mean ditto machines, facsimiles and telegrams, but they might.  There is always…