Wednesday, January 12, 2005
Two More Bike Blogs
"I own a 1982 Yamaha XZ550RJ Vision. I found this bike in someone's garage, so covered with dust, that I could not tell what color it was. That was in November 2003. Since then, I have gotten her to run rather nicely. Here is the rest of the story..."
Motorcycling: Callaway, Virginia
It doesn't matter what make, model, or year of motorcycle you own, if you're passionate about motorcycles it's a Good Thing.
Over at HManPhoto's Random Musings Christopher Pyle has begun holding forth on the Suzuki Hayabusa as a sport touring bike and camera topics also. Those are Good Things too. I've wanted a Hayabusa ever since they came out but my experience with the Aprilia Falco has taught me that I'm be better off with less horsepower and therefore less likely to wind up visiting with Sheriff Joe and wearing pink underwear.
Both blogs are pretty new and the color scheme on HMan's place looks oddly familiar. One of these days I need to learn enough about Blogger's clunky code to customize things here a little bit, maybe use a different shade of black for the background or something crazy like that.
Time Machine: 2006 Triumph Scrambler 900. (photo borrowed from www.advrider.com ) Continuing on with my current fascination for the new...
Gold Wings are known to be sensitive to wobble in the front end, depending on tires, head bearing issues, and other factors, so when my '...
The water temp gauge on a bike tells you how hot the engine coolant is but what about the rest of the bike? How hot does the gas tank get? ...
In olden times when one wanted to ride off road you didn't always have a specialized bike for it as we do now. You simply turned off the...
I decided to put out a few more photos from the vintage bike show while I slog through the bulk of them. Here's one of my favorite bik...
"When my mood gets too hot and I find myself wandering beyond control I pull out my motor-bike and hurl it top-speed through these unfit roads for hour after hour." - T.E. Lawrence
An Important reminder from the past:
"I believe there are more instances of the abridgment of the freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments by those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations." - James Madison