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Light of the wicked – snuffed out

I think this is a bible reference – hope God doesn’t mind. 🙂 This post explains how to troubleshoot a broken brake light. Today, as I was getting the 2007 Triumph Speed Triple ready...

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...

Day 13/14 – Colorado, Kansas

Day 13/14 – Colorado, Kansas

We started yesterday (Day 13) with a ride on the Silver Thread, a scenic byway that took us North through central Colorado along the infamous Rio Grande. We passed cute little mining towns, wiggled...

Day 12 – Colorado

Day 12 – Colorado

We hunkered down in Dillon, Colorado, last night after witnessing a bad accident on I-25, west of Eisenhower tunnel. A fish-tailing horse-trailer had hit a big pick-up truck, spinning it around and scattering debris...

Day 11 – Colorado

Day 11 – Colorado

Today was motorcycle mountaineering day. As every mountaineer will tell you, weather is your biggest adversary in getting to the summit. So it was for us. Hail, rain, frost, fog, clouds – and all...

Day 10 – Wyoming, Colorado

Day 10 – Wyoming, Colorado

We spent the night in Laramie, Wyoming, at Cid’s house (awesome friend – the kind you only find in Wyoming) who was nice enough to put us up and put up with us. We...

Day 9 – Wyoming

Day 9 – Wyoming

Chatting with Harley riders as we’re packing up in the morning. Nice guys, retired law enforcement in Oregon and Alaska (Aleutian islands), now living in Nevada. I guess they were sick of rain. Teepee...