Category Archives: Day Rides

30 Days of 30

Last month I half-jokingly designated January 30th + February + March 1 as my “30 Days of 30″. I will turn 30 on the 6th of February, a date that is now fast approaching. Thinking further about it, and with … Continue reading

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Ponder Pie Run

This day-ride report is a little late, but I have a few pictures to show and several gear comments that tie-in nicely: The sun had not yet risen when I left my garage for the Ponder, TX Pie Run. At … Continue reading

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Tripled my Dirt Experience!

I met Rebecca in Brookshire on Sunday afternoon for my first *Easy* dual sport ride. Rebecca assured me that she would turn around if any of the roads were iffy because the rear-tire on Wilbur, her V-Strom, was almost bald. … Continue reading

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First rides of the year

Last weekend was pretty busy, riding-wise. I went over to Motorcycles Unlimited on Friday to pick up the R1200ST with new Ohlins shocks installed front and rear. Patrick had us up on a lift setting up the suspension for my … Continue reading

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Quick Ride to the Gulf

I haven’t been doing much “riding for fun” lately. Really, all I’ve done since September pull out the bike for an occasional bike night. I replaced my then 2-year old battery right before one such ride when the BMW wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Evening Ride

When I left work at 6:30 tonight, I fully intended to go home, have dinner with my family, and attack the R1200ST with a hose and bucket of warm soapy water. When I was about halfway home, I realized that … Continue reading

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Not My Weekend

Rebecca and I rode up to Hico last Saturday for a TWTex pie run at the Koffee Kup Family Restaurant. The day started out with a little rain storm as we were leaving Houston and then culminated in some of … Continue reading

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Weekend Riding Report

I did some nice riding over the weekend. It was nothing spectacular, but very enjoyable. As seems to be usual for short, local rides, my camera was along but didn’t make it out of the tankbag. I had intended to … Continue reading

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Home!

Cali was glad to see me! I’ll post trip stats tomorrow after I get some rest, but I don’t see any reason why I shouldn’t have my IBA license plate back in six months or so when they finish up … Continue reading

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Going for a ride today…

I’m trying something new. I’m going on a long solo ride today, hopefully to tag a state I haven’t yet visited…and something else. We’ll see how it goes. I hooked my cell phone up to my communications system. If you … Continue reading

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