Whimsical Tigers

On our recent cross-Ontario ride we were stopped a number of times by people who were curious about the Tiger.  This is an eye catching, obviously modern looking bike with a Triumph logo, it prompted questions.  If they see a new 'classic' Triumph, most of the general public think it's actually…

Victory!

After a long wait the o-rings finally came in to the dealer.  I then ended up getting the wrong o-rings (it turns out Kawasaki has like half a dozen different o-rings in this carburetor).  Don't expect to show detailed pictures and get any help from the parts experts either.  …

Appalachia

What a ride down the Appalachians would look like next summer (for the solar eclipse!)https://goo.gl/maps/6h2J4cJoXhzElora, ON4 h 19 min (286 km)Entering the United States of America (New York)4 h 19 min (286 km)Entering Pennsylvania3 h 11 min (224 km)State College, PA37 min (40.0 km)Entering MarylandEntering West VirginiaEntering VirginiaPassing through West…

Domino Effect

I find myself fighting a constant battle with non-riders over just how dangerous motorcycling is. They can't understand why I would risk life and limb (or my son's life and limb) to do something so superfluous.  Unfortunately, the press is more than willing to inflame this perception. While I was…