I’m a big fan of Anthony Bourdain. From his breakout book Kitchen Confidential to his fantastic Travel Channel show No Reservations, I don’t know of anyone doing better experiential non-fiction writing right now. Because of my own trip to Asia in 2005, I’ve always been able to appreciate and relate to his traveling, and just - Read More -
I might as well admit it. I’d rather ride, build and customize motorcycles than do almost anything else. I want to build bikes from scratch. I want to take old machines and breathe new life into them. I want to customize scooters from the wheels up. I’m slowly maneuvering my life and career to make - Read More -
So that’s that. I am now sans-motorcycle. A nice guy and his dad came buy this morning and nabbed my CB650. He got a good deal, and the bike went to a good home. It’s going to be his first bike that’s all his. It ought to serve him well.
[UPDATE] There’s been a change of plans. It’s a good change, but it’ll likely mean a delay of as much as a month. I’ll no longer be doing the Milwaukee GL. Apologies to the seller. I recently wrote about my lust for the naked GL. It’s a very cool bike that would not only fit - Read More -
Also known as the “Naked Goldwing”, the 1975-1985 Honda GL-series motorcycle is a bike that’s currently growing in popularity among custom motorcycle enthusiasts. I’ve seen a couple here in the TC and it’s really a striking thing. We’re all used to seeing the Goldwing resplendent with full fairings and enormous saddlebags and rear trunks motoring - Read More -
Now that I’ve had a bike for a season, I have a much better idea of what kind of motorcycle I really want to ride. As much as I enjoy my CB650, I want other things. It’s not you, it’s me. So the bike is up for sale. You can see the craigslist ad here. - Read More -
September 24, 2010 — Growing up in the south, my social sphere consisted almost exclusively of people I knew from church. Even through high school and college, most of the people I hung out with were related one way or another to that social context. Since moving to the Twin Cities as an adult, my - Read More -
August 12, 2010 — Since 2007, I’ve measured the passage of each year with the coming and going of the riding season. From March to November the only reason to look at the weather is to see if it’s worth riding or not. For each riding season, the big event for me is always Rattle - Read More -