Category: Random Stuff

Shining it up!

For this, you’ll need: small pieces of 400, 600, and 1500 grit wet-or-dry sandpaper, a clean rag, some elbow grease and toothpaste. Yup, toothpaste! So, I have taken the Hornet apart to paint the...

Living the American dream

Living the American dream

When Americans think of Germany, they imagine blonde, pig-tailed, cowbell ringing farmer’s daughters serving gallon-sized beer mugs to Lederhosen wearing yodelers against a backdrop of fairytale castles, snow-covered mountains and the distant sound of...

Milan – The Center of the Motorcycle Universe

Milan – The Center of the Motorcycle Universe

The first thing that comes to mind when I think of Milan is the Esposizione Internazionale Ciclo Motociclo e Accessori (EICMA), one of the world’s largest motorcycle shows. More than half a million motorcycle...

German perfectionism at work – My visit to LSL

German perfectionism at work – My visit to LSL

I like to think that I know a little bit about motorcycle customizing and that I have done a fairly good job turning my Hornet into a Streetfighter … but I probably shouldn’t quit my day...

My Top Ten New Year’s Resolutions

My Top Ten New Year’s Resolutions

1. Winterize My Bike And by that, I don’t mean “cover it in snow”. I am finally the proud owner of a trickle charger and a bottle of Sta-Bil. Since my bike gets to...

5 Myths about Living/Riding in Washington, DC

5 Myths about Living/Riding in Washington, DC

A lot of bikers I meet on the road seem to feel pity for me when I tell them that I live in Washington, DC. And in contrast to nearly 90% of the DC Metro Area...