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Maintenance Day

I needed to do some maintenance work to the Hayabusa prior to the trip to Canada. I had a set of rear brake pads already from a prior order and of course had all my normal consumables (brake fluid, engine … Continue reading

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Prepping for Alaska

Back in 2008 I spent a few months planning a trip to the Arctic Circle in Alaska. Part of it was the trip of course, but another part was taking the Hayabusa on a longer dirt type road and getting … Continue reading

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Riding to GenCon 45

So I’m up, wandering around just relaxing until 9am when I can call to see about a new tire. A few doors down is a heavily loaded bike. This looked to be interesting. I checked it out from the saddle … Continue reading

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Riding to GenCon 45

GenCon (aka Geneva Convention originally based out of Lake Geneva Wisconsin) is the yearly gaming convention currently located in Indianapolis Indiana. I’d planned on going this year but other events looked to cause me to cancel. As a result of … Continue reading

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Preparing For Touring

Getting ready to head out on another bike trip. This time for some family visit (like two years ago) plus a wedding plus a coveted Mile Marker 1 for Rt 1 in Key West Florida. So the first thing is … Continue reading

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Preparing For Long Distance Motorcycle Touring

Choose The Right Bike It may seem obvious but choosing the right bike for you is important for comfortable motorcycle trips. You want one that will go the distance and carry (or tow) the gear you want to take along. … Continue reading

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Motorcycle Accident!

I was riding my motorcycle north on Rt 1 just south of Stafford Virginia, Feb 14th. I was doing 55mph in the left lane and a 10 wheel flatbed truck was slowing down to make a right turn into a … Continue reading

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