Portland, Oregon to Westport, California

April 27, 2018
Entering California

April 27, 2018 4 Days 1261 Miles View Map I left Portland early Monday morning on the BMW R1200R, traveling light and heading east on Route 26. It got chilly as the highway gained altitude over the pass but it... View Article

Traveling Light

April 16, 2018
Mosko Backcountry 30L

Over the last few months I've downsized what I pack for motorcycle trips to the point everything fits in my much loved Mosko Moto Backcountry 30 liter duffle bag. No panniers needed at all unless I am bringing camping gear,... View Article

Michelin Road 5 Tire Review: 500 Mile Update

April 4, 2018

I’ve put almost 500 miles on the Michelin Road 5 tires commuting on the R1200R. They’ve been ridden in the wet more often than in the dry over the last month and performance has been excellent in all conditions. I... View Article

Michelin Road 5 Tire Review

February 28, 2018

The problem with reviewing motorcycle tires is that new tires always feel better than old tires. It would be difficult to accurately compare different tires handling unless you have two sets of tires that are the same age mounted on... View Article

The One Moto Show – Portland, Oregon

February 12, 2018
1951 Honda Model E

I went on a short ride down to The One Moto Show today with my camera to shoot some bike pics. I've attended the show in the past but I have to say this year was the best yet. The... View Article

Icon Patrol 2 Boots

November 6, 2017

I ordered a pair of the new Icon Patrol 2 boots from RevZilla the day they came out. I had been looking for a motorcycle boot that was comfortable off the bike and was having a hard time finding what... View Article

The Aerostich Roadcrafter Changed My Life

July 8, 2017

I openly admit that I am an Aerostich fanboy. Before even trying on one of their suits I knew this was the gear of serious riders. John Ryan, Ron Ayres, all the heroes of the Iron Butt Association wore Roadcrafters.... View Article

Lid Picker Review

June 30, 2017

My goal with this review was to go into it without a specific helmet in mind and use the Lid Picker measuring kit and service to purchase a new helmet. My only criteria outside of fit was a helmet with a sun visor... View Article


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