2020 Moto Wishlist

Next season is a long, cold winter away, but I'm already daydreaming about what might be... TomTom Rider 550 Moto-GPS:  I've always made do with my phone, but Google Maps is kinda crap when it comes to navigating on a bike.  Whenever you reach a way point it wants input,…

A Week After New Years

Norman makes the PCH look pretty magical. At nearly a thousand bucks a day for this Canadian, it would have to be. Strange timing means I've got the week off after New Year's Day this year. ┬áThat means flying is a less expensive possibility, so what motorcycling trip might I…

Motorcycle Things: Winter ’17 Wishlist

A motorcycle wish list circa 2017: Jon Campbell on Google+ shared updated colours on the Aerostich line of motorcycle clothing.  I've always loved the look of Aerostich kit.  Unfortunately, a Roadcrafter suit costs more than most of the motorcycles I've purchased.   One of these days I'll get the coin together and…

Last Light of the Sun

Tuesday, November 26:  I got outside after work and noted that the weather didn't hurt.  Could this be a chance for a final ride before the icy grip of old man winter chokes the life out of my riding season? On our way home I saw a determined rider on…

Re-awakening

From August, 2012 courtesy of Dusty World:I just finished reading Matthew Crawford's "Shop Class for Soulcraft", a philosophical look at the value of skilled, physical labour.  Having come from a mechanical background into an academic one, a philosopher-mechanic's critical examination of the 'creative economy' we're all dying to jump into was refreshing.http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-12108000I've…
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