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Have I mentioned that I’m an idiot?

I believe in self deprecation. It keeps one honest and humble. Socrates once said that true knowledge is knowing that you know nothing. A fair statement. However, I exemplify the concept of stupidity, considering I’ll do something dumb, even after lots of research. Lets examine the last two weeks. Continue Reading →

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A Man and his monkey

Like chocolate and peanut butter. Like Ponch & Jon, B.J. and The bear, there’s a man and his bike. Figured I’d share this one. Its a 3 minute long exposure. Not sure how I stood still for so long. But I did. I think it came out pretty well.

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New Chain Tensioner

So I wanted a chain tensioner. But all the ones out there were kinda boring, and didnt really do it for me. And of course, someone out there is thinking, “Its a chain tensioner man, why do you even care?” I’ll tell you why. Style. Its all about style. If it can look badass for the same price as looking nondescript, lets examine badass. Continue Reading →

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Because retro is good!

The stock tail light on the bike is good. Its a cateye shape, it illuminates my license plate. It does its job. However, its made of plastic. It could contain more awesome than imaginable. Continue Reading →

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And the bike begins to change…

As soon as I got my new bike, the first thought ran to customization. What am I gonna do to it? Do I have a plan? Or am I gonna just follow where the natural progression takes me. I settled for the latter. Continue Reading →

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The Joy of A New Helmet!

When I got my first icon helmet, I knew enough about helemts to get in trouble. But I bought an icon helmet, which meant that instead of getting in trouble, I got spoiled by getting a great helmet for not a ton of money. Then I discovered that icon know what style is. They get cool. Continue Reading →

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Jacket Upgrade time!

When I first started riding, I picked up a slightly used jacket from a friend. It was black and yellow, and I looked like a 90’s Marvel comics reject. But it was armored and it worked. Continue Reading →

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A New Beginning

Several years ago, round about 2 now, I decided that I was finally going to learn to ride a motorcycle. I was going to take the class, get my endorsement, buy a bike, get all the gear, and get to getting. It was high time I put my money where my mouth was, and got to it. So I enlisted Chris to take the class with me, which he did. And we both passed! At the same time, I bought a bike off a friend of mine, for a good deal. Chris bought a bike from a coworker. And we set to riding. All was good. But… Continue Reading →