Restoration Revival

Last Saturday, I went and hooked up my trailer, with the 250 still sleeping inside, and drove about 15 minutes North to Hayward to meet with Chris Quinn, master wheel builder and vintage Ducati legend. IMG_20160108_152945 Read the rest of this entry »

Race 1: Riverfront MX

The first MX race was excellent! club_MS009166 Read the rest of this entry »


Back in September, I finally found the dirtbike I wanted, for the price I wanted to pay. The 5th edition to the stable is a 2012 Honda CRF250R with all sorts of farkles! IMG_20151122_111436 Read the rest of this entry »

Final Prep

As my friend and I made final preparations for our latest planned adventure ride, I still had one more modification to complete before the journey. 20150801_173625 Read the rest of this entry »

WSBK @ Laguna Seca

Last weekend I decided to go down to Laguna Seca with a friend to watch the World Superbike races! IMG_3041 Read the rest of this entry »

Hot Mod!

As I prepare for this year's adventure, it became apparent that a few more modifications would need to be made to the DR650. Planning is underway for a trip to the Canadian Rockies, to be detailed further on the Reise page. Given the climate and the fact that last year's trip through the American Rockies left our hands frozen on more than one day through the rain, heated grips have become a necessity! 20150601_104918 Read the rest of this entry »

Energica Ego

Last week I had the great fortune to be able to demo ride an electric motorcycle! Here is a brief ride report with pictures of Energica's Ego electric superbike! 20150511_151009.jpg Read the rest of this entry »

Tempering For Transport

With all the modifications done, the truck was loaded up on the rainy, wet morning of April 2nd for the start of the journey. Read the rest of this entry »

Wheelie Machine!

With the RTV and JB Weld solid, I disconnected the stock BST40 carb and promptly drop kicked it into the nearest trash can. I then had two more adjustments to make as I hooked up the carb.
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After the Rocky Mountain Loop ride, I decided that I wanted my bike to have some more 'blip-ability'. carb2
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