More Motorcycle Media

I picked up a magazine called Rider the other day.  It's American, and written by an older crowd, but offers a less adrenaline driven and more wise look at the sport.  There were a couple of articles that pointed me toward some interesting motorbiking. RIDER magazineThe first was about Hubert Kriegel's…

Fear & Arrogance

Quote from Bull Durham The industrial mindset around education tends to look away from this approach to learning, but there is something to be said for bravery in the face of overwhelming odds; it's a true commitment to what you're learning.  Of course, if you're going to learn something like…

Weather

I've been careful to ride with the weather so far.  When I could have taken a big risk and crossed Toronto in thunder showers, I didn't.  I guess this is what comes of being in your forties and starting to ride; twenty year old me would have been off into…

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…

Influence Without Affluence

After a Social Media gathering a couple of weeks ago and a rewatch of We Are Legion I've been pondering what social expectations we're developing in our new digital society.  Why would I do this?  Since our students are immersed in this radical, unprecedented counter culture it might behoove us as educators to have some…

Corporate Shills

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="178"] I keep saying that...[/caption] This is one hot potato on a Sunday morning.  #ontsm trended nationally yesterday and attracted a lot of attention, which I suspect was the point.  The fact that the attention has a life of its own is probably a concern to people…

Gitchigoomie Go-Around

another tour, this one a bit more plausible...Circumnavigating Lake Superior (and Huron)Google MapStage 1: Southern Ontario to Michigan: 135 Miles / 217kmsStage 2: Southern Michigan: 288 Miles / 463 kmsStage 3: Northern Michigan: 603 Miles / 907 kmsStage 4: Ontario North: 502 Miles / 808 kmsStage 5: Bruce Peninsula: 140 Miles / 225 kms-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total Mileage: 1668 Miles…