Beeline Moto Kickstarter

June 22, 2018

Header photo provided by Beeline. UPDATE: The Beeline Moto Kickstarter campaign is live and we’ve got more information and specs here. The folks at Beeline have a new product coming out, the Beeline Moto, that brings their unique ‘smart navigation’ [more]

Two Stroke Coffee Co.

June 3, 2018

I’ll avoid using the word “authentic” but Two Stroke Coffee Co. is the real-deal local spot to get coffee and check-out bikes in North Portland. Besides attracting the local motorcycle scene, Two Stroke is a popular St. Johns neighborhood cafe [more]

Review of the Rally Jacket by Aether

May 4, 2018

As a year-round motorcycle commuter I'll never give up my Aerostich Roadcrafter but I wanted something that was comfortable and casual to wear off the bike, ATGATT protection without looking ATGATT. I discovered Aether had a new riding jacket and having [more]

Portland, Oregon to Westport, California

April 27, 2018

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 was warm when I left so I hadn't bothered [more]

Traveling Light

April 16, 2018

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, [more]

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 [more]

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