Retro Moto Wish-List

Some retro-moto bits that I've come across that sparked the I want urge... Austin Vince Custom Vintage Overalls! Custom made by the man himself!  Vintage overalls in the colours of your choice.  I'm thinking blue with red and white stripes... www.austinvince.com ~$400Cdn Bell Bullitt Retro-modern Helmet If you've seen Rush…

Ice Fog On Your Visor

A cool, foggy morning greets me as I put on my helmet and stare into a fog shrouded rising sun.  The Tiger starts with a willing snarl, burbling in its strange triple way, eager for the off. Condensation immediately coats my visor as we leap down the road into the…

Death by Maintenance

One of the dangerous things about watching the shows my son likes to watch is that many of them aren't what they appear to be.  He likes complexity, and there are few things on TV these days as complex as Rick & Morty (if it is ever on TV again...).  Like a…

Tech Girlz

Girl PowerOn a cold, snow squalling Saturday morning I had another PLN twitter moment courtesy of Shadi Yazdan on Twitter.  Her link to this New York Times blog has a fantastic video with re-written Beastie Boy lyrics - talk about reclaiming media.  That the author takes a very misogynistic song and uses it…

Big Digital Magic

I'm really enjoying teaching English again, especially the university bound group I've got.  I don't have to worry about explaining why they are there as I do in many computer-tech classes.  The students come complete with their own resilience and competitive nature.  When you're not reduced to hand holding all…

Stolen November Days

I'm stealing a lot of extra scenes in a November that doesn't usually encourage riding up here in the frozen north... Last year the bike was hibernating by the end of October.  This year we're getting a run of warm weather that has me still out on two wheels more…

Track Days & Dirt Days

Two goals over the summer as far as biking goes:  go to a track day and get in some off road experience.  Fortunately I've got choices for both nearby:That's not too far!1... Track Days:  Grand Bend Motorplex does beginner track days at various times throughout the summer.  I'm going to…

Two Wheel’s Mega-Edifice

Two Wheel always had a Bartertown/Beyond the Thunderdome/post-apocalyptic kind of feel to it, but it's all gone now!My son Max and I went for one of those perfect rides today.  We headed down to Guelph in sunny, room temperature air with no wind.  It was glorious.After a few stops and…