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What’s In a Name?

Those of you that have been reading along for a while may recall my propensity for naming my machines…my belief…or suspicion at least…that as they are designed, maintained, and fitted to be an extension of our will…a manifestation of our … Continue reading

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Attitudes….

“You can’t be here…” says the pimply-faced kid disguised as a store clerk. I was sitting cross-legged on the burning-hot concrete in one of “his” parking places, digging chunks of brown glass out of the tires on my machine with … Continue reading

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One too many adventures…

One too many mis-adventures for The Dragon I guess… These are a pair of rather hefty steel kickstand brackets…a broken one and the replacement… Out of all the things I’ve smacked, worn out, bent, etc on that bike…this thing is … Continue reading

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Holes in rubbers are never good things..

Well…frap.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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