Category Archives: Blog

We learn…

Something over a million miles on motorcycles…near a quarter-million on The Dragon alone…45(ish) states (including Alaska), 7 Canadian Provinces, and at least 5 Mexican states…mountains, curves, horrendous weather, wildlife…and I realized on this morning’s commute that the most technical, grueling, … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | 2 Comments

Triple X…the Return Of Xander Cage (movie review).

“Attending your own funeral is some really surreal sh!t…” I took that cute little gal I’ve been known to hang around with to the movies this week. We were checking out the offerings and deciding on what to see when … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Media | Leave a comment

I wonder…

I wonder if they think about me…later…the ones that almost kill me… They run me out of my lane or pull out in front of me without looking. Some run up on my tail at speeds that make it impossible … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Road Stories | Leave a comment

There’s quite enough already…

Departing downtown Dallas Friday…into inclement weather, heavy snow…icing conditions…they had predicted “flurries”…I came across a “situation”. Big Iron…the 8000 pounds of 4×4, horsepower, and “gives no shits” is running smoothly. With any luck the heater would warm up somewhere in … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Leave a comment

What has been seen…(a learning moment)

Spent the evening at The Dallas Arboretum. Company holiday party. Gorgeous lights to be found wandering the grounds, decent weather, gooooood hot chocolate. Laugh of the night…”Olaf”…the snowman from Disney’s “Frozen”…was running around in mascot form (along with others) to … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Leave a comment

Double Vision

Some of ya’ll may recall my father-in-law…shown here sporting the “Oldest Rider” award at this year’s Inzane. The wife and piled in Big Iron to visit him for Thanksgiving week, with a quick stop on the way to visit her … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Leave a comment

Let there be…

One of the cool things about owning a gen 2 Dodge Truck…I mean besides the 7000 pounds of steel, horsepower, and “not a shit given”…is that they made, literally millions of the things…many of the parts are common for the … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Leave a comment

The Light-Side of the Dark

Fuel management…it’s a thing…especially when your range before reserve maxes out at 140 miles or so… My normally aggressive throttle habits and the “not conservative” speed limits found here can radically shorten that range. In a state where I can … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Road Stories | Leave a comment

Big Damn Heroes

“Well look at this! Seems we got here just in the nick of time! What does that make us?” “Big damn heroes sir.” “Ain’t we just!” That’s a clip from a favorite series…this clip in fact: Big damn heroes. It’s … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Leave a comment

Casual things…or the end of the world.

Dateline yesterday…I’m melting in the afternoon heat at the Old Vic…tinkering on various not-too-strenuous stuff…the wife has incomprehensible *wifely* things to attend to at the Suburban Blah House so we’ve divided our forces…miles…and hours…and a world apart. And in her … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Family | Leave a comment