My lovely wife Melissa and I are planning on a mini-vacation on the motorcycle in mid-July. As is my habit, I started doing research on routes, distances, gas stations, road conditions, etc. All the things you’ve got to think about when you travel several thousand kilometers on a motorcycle.… Read the rest
One of the things I love about my wife is her spontaneity. I woke up on Sunday morning and said, “Want to go to Lund on the motorcycle?” “Sure!”, she said. So we took off right after breakfast and had a blast.… Read the rest
I’m an experienced motorcycle rider but Melissa has never ridden one. So we went to Scotty’s Scooters here in Gibsons and rented scooters. I looked like a bear on a unicycle but how cute is my wife on a scooter!?
I don’t usually let deer get this close to my motorcycle but I’ll make an exception for these three…
Sunday morning, as I was headed off to the Big City for one of my Meetups, I thought, “I wonder what kind of gas mileage I can get on the bike?” You don’t buy a motorcycle for the gas mileage. I generally get 40-45mpg on the bike which is pretty average, all things considered.… Read the rest
This past weekend was my birthday (“Happy Birthday!” “Thanks!” There. We’ve gotten that out of the way) and I had originally planned on doing this ride with Kim but as she has apparently lost her mind, I had to do it on my own.… Read the rest
If you’ve followed me for any length of time, you know I ride a motorcycle – a 2014 Yamaha FJR 1300 ES to be specific.
Riding is the single most dangerous thing I do but it’s also the most fun I can have with my clothes on, so I do it as much as I can.… Read the rest
Follow along from Ben Hemingway’s point of view as he goes head-to-head with Andreas Lettenbichler for the city portion of Extreme XL de Lagares.
I love riding motorcycles but even in my wildest dreams, I couldn’t A) ride a bike like these B) ride a bike like these that fast and C) ride a bike like these that fast through the course these guys are on!
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A ride on the Ducati Two Seater is an experience like no other. It is a MotoGP riders’ eye-view on a Ducati Desmosedici Two Seater bike.
The bikes are piloted by Riders for Health’s co-founder, Randy Mamola, and Ducati test rider, Franco Battaini – two of the most experienced and talented riders in the world.