Archives for September 2010

Technology for Preventing Car Crashes

Lately, I've noticed several car commercials emphasizing the car's ability to anticipate and prevent an accident. It appears that automobiles are finally catching up with technology. Motor vehicle accidents are one of the leading causes of death in America, and more than 90 percent of fatal … [Read more...]

Toyota Land Cruiser Review

We've had our Toyota Land Cruiser for about 10 years. It has almost 100,000 miles on it. It is our primary vehicle for camping, skiing, school field trips, and anything else that requires carrying a lot of people and cargo. For years, we simply rented an SUV whenever we needed one. This gave us a … [Read more...]

Alaska Sheepskin Buttpad

Okay, what is a buttpad, you ask? It isn't something you wear on your butt to make it look bigger, although you probably could. No, this is something you put on your motorcycle seat to improve comfort on long rides. Over the past several months I've started planning for some long motorcycle … [Read more...]

Dual Sport Motorcycling Book Review

Off road riding can be a lot of fun. You don't need to worry about cars running into you. And, depending on where you are riding, you don't need to worry about much other than riding and enjoying the scenery. However, if you spend most of the time on the street, like I do, a few off road riding … [Read more...]

MCN Ride Logger Review

I'm planning a 500 mile motorcycle ride next Friday, so I was looking for interesting gadgets that might make the ride easier and more enjoyable. I came across the MCN Ride Logger application for the iPhone. Ride Logger Overview and Features The MCN Ride Logger application for the iPhone is … [Read more...]