Category Archives: Writing about Riding

Looking Ahead

My touring schedule for the year is starting to shape up. I’ve decided to forgo my usual two week trip in favor of a couple of shorter tours. If I can get the GS outfitted for distance riding (windshield and … Continue reading

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I Didn’t Do It!

Wash the bike, that is. Wild West Honda/BMW did. Aren’t they nice? I dropped the R1200ST off at the Katy, TX dealer early this morning for new brake pads and a brake system bleed. While I was there, I purchased … 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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Roadside Assistance

When I got my license to drive at age 16, my parents handed me a AAA card along with the keys to the car. I vividly remember the first time I locked the keys into the car and had to … Continue reading

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2006 Year in Review

Time for another photostory. 2006 Year in Review

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Cool and Crisp

This morning it was 54 degrees, with a clear blue sky and a light breeze. Perfect riding weather, eh? I could just imagine bundling into my warm new winter gear, plugging in the Widder vest, flipping on the grip warmers, … Continue reading

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So Jealous

My sister Amy recently decided to move from Idaho to Texas. My mother is helping her with the drive. She needs a bit of help, because she’s bringing her bloodhound puppy and towing a trailer with two horses. Yesterday morning … Continue reading

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Are you in a rut?

From Bamarider’s latest trip report (link in sidebar): “I think folks go in a comfort zone, and get stuck in a “rut.” I believe you have to break out of it to live a full life. Go to work, come … Continue reading

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My GPS has set me free.

I had an epiphany this evening as I swooped through the forest to get to a local bike night. My GPS has set me free. It used to be that I was locked into a predetermined route, too scared of … Continue reading

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May Pie Run & Leading a Group Ride

The TWTex May Pie Run was held last Saturday up in Hico, TX. With the location over 200 miles away, only two riders (me included) from Houston were initially signed up to attend. I planned a nice route and sent … Continue reading

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