Motorcycle Trip Route Planning

Almost a year ago, I decided to ride my motorcycle across the United States and Canada. I had a few destinations in mind, to visit family and friends. But, for most of the route, I didn't have a clue. So, about 4 months ago I started researching how to plan a motorcycle trip. If you haven't read my … [Read more...]

Bay Area Motorcycle Ride 7-2-11

Great motorcycle ride yesterday. Got together with a group of riders through the Bay Area Motorcycle Riders Meetup. Good turn out, with 11 riders showing up to share a very scenic route. Even more that a fun ride, we probably spent almost as much time just standing around and chatting at the end of … [Read more...]

Journey Begins in 4 Weeks

Less than 4 weeks until the start of my journey. Planning a 10,000 mile motorcycle ride is proving more difficult than I expected. I'm still reading about what to pack, what to expect, and deciding on the trip route. What to pack is probably the easiest thing. I have found a couple of good books … [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...]

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...]