On The Road Again

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Every once in a while I get to the point in my work where I just really need a break, and for me the format of that respite is a solo motorcycle trip, like this one. After 2 years of no seriously long rides, I am hitting the road tomorrow morning on my Triumph Tiger for […]

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The New R1200GS Adventure

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It’s finally here (almost). The 2006 R1200GS Adventure is the upcoming offering from BMW that replaces the venerable R1150GS Adventure. I will start by saying that I have no, repeat NO, chance of owning one of these beautiful machines. When this thing actually makes it to market, I have no doubt that it will retail […]

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Autocom Review

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For our recent bike trip to Stanley, the wife and I wanted to be able to carry on a conversation with each other on the Tiger.  We first tried a set of Motorola walkie-talkies with VOX throat mikes and ear buds.  I will be returning them later this week.  In 45 minutes of trying to […]

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BMW K1200R

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I haven’t blogged about bikes in awhile.  I haven’t really thought about them much, but I picked up a couple of bike magazines in Houston last week and realized that the K1200R that I had been drooling over in the prototype stag are now out there in the real world. This bike is a thing […]

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The Motorcyclist Wave

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If you ride a motorcycle, you know about this already.  If you don’t ride then I’ll tell you what this is.  “The Wave” is a phenomenon that occurs when 2 bikes pass each other on the street heading in opposite directions.  Invariably the riders will dip their left hands down and give a little flip-of-the-wrist […]

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R1200GS HP2

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BMW is at it again. Responding to the “That’s not a dirtbike” crowd that commonly likes to disparage the GS series, they have come up with a motorcycle to truly take that role. I am drooling over this.

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What am I Thinking?

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I just made a reservation for the Triumph Tiger Ride In in Jasper, AR in June.  This is 1600 miles from my house, so I am guessing 3 days to get there, maybe 2. This should prove to be another fun bike adventure.

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