Yep – the s2000 is still an absolute blast. Recent track event last month in Millville NJ. I took a million Advil for my bad back, and went for it. Tom N in his e46 m3, and my other buddy in his rare white/red AP1 s2000. Ton of fun.
Overview Well. Month of Montana and riding the XR around the area has been an absolute blast. Kinda bummed to leave Missoula, who knows if I’ll ever be back. But, what better way than to leave MT for good, then to do the Idaho BDR. I wasn’t really sure what to expect despite having watched […]
Yep – riding dirt bikes is still super fun. The IT250 still does almost everything great. Street ride over the bridge to get to trails. Rips pretty awesome in the dirt for its age. Then street ride home with some little highway. Can’t beat it. Tyler is an animal.
Disclaimer: Some of this post might not be about motorcycles, but I’ll do my best. The self-appointed CEO of COTT won’t allow if it’s not moto content. If the Harley Roadking is a La-Z-Boy, the XR seat is a broken lawn chair. But it’s really fun so it’s a fair trade off. Roadking is for […]
Missoula flat track event called Lords of Dirt. Real fun. Local guy won the pro event. After the event, Adam and I go out to where we had parked the XR’s on the street, and someone was fucking with us, and put a big bicycle lock around both our handlebars. WTF. But then we realized […]
Butte to Missoula. Did an easy ride to Missoula. Week trip is over. Stopped by Colins shop. Dropped off the Harley rental. Got the XR’s back on the road after a year of sitting. Week overview: – 1600 miles – 5 states – 4 National parks – 2 state parks – 0 key lime pie […]
N of Salt Lake to Butte. Well, we made it to Montana. Long day of ripping highway. Caught a little rain but not bad. Didn’t really get wet. Stopped in Dillon MT which is a little cowboy town Adam, Colin and I were in last August. Went into a cowboy store and met Aaron Buckley […]
Ed hates everything about Vegas, except Fat Tuesday Pina Colada. After 2 hours at Eagle Rider Ed finally got the insurance so we could leave. He is also the proud owner of a new Harley cut off. The drive through Zion was incredible. Exceeded all expectations. Grand Canyon was surprisingly underwhelming compared to everything else. […]
Capitol Reef to Great Salt Lake. Entire trip has been great on the best back roads, but now we’re near Salt Lake it’s highway the rest of the way to Missoula. The Harley really eats up highway. 80mph / 6th gear / 3000rpm. Pretty mellow cruising. Skipped downtown Salt Lake City and decided to spend […]
Bryce Canyon to Capitol Reef. Capitol Reef national park was a nice surprise. Great colors. The Harley has developed a weird hesitation once in a while which I’m guessing is due to rapid elevation changes and the sensor that picks that shit up to tell the EFI what to do is getting confused. I dunno. […]
North Rim to Bryce Canyon. Saw a ton of deer, kinda sketchy. Harley transmission is way too notchy and really annoying. Met older guy in a diner who was on same Harley as mine. We talked and he said he bought a z1 brand new when he was 16, before I ever mentioned anything about […]
Zion to North Rim. Such great roads to the Grand Canyon. Zion was insane. Really happy we started in Vegas instead of Denver. My back is holding so far so happy about that. The bike is still working out great. I’m really enjoying it. It’s smoother than I anticipated. I get it. I get why […]
Vegas to Zion national park. I’m spending the month of August in Montana again. Figured I’d do a fun little week MC trip with the lady on the way out to MT. I considered a week trip from Denver to MT but then thought Vegas to MT had more scenic stuff and national parks. So […]
I was in Miami and stumbled onto Curated Cars which specializes in vintage supercars. They were super nice, and let me come in and look around. Wow.
ok… so I rebuilt this bike again. Hopefully for the last time. I’m making this post to help anyone in the future. 2013 Recap Back in 2013 I had the idea to build a hotrod / high compression cb450. I don’t know why I had this idea. I was bored and wanted to play around […]
Tire machine. Pretty good. I’m into it.
Probably the last nice sunny weather day in all of 2020. Ironically, we did almost the same Pine Barrens sunny ride exactly a year ago. Will bought a newish crf250-rally which seemed to rip really well. We did a little more than 60 miles which was more than normal. Followed one of Mike Ashleighs routes.
Man, I still think the Yamaha IT is the best. Light enough to do all the tight nimble stuff you want. Powerful enough to keep up with modern dirt bikes. Can be pretty easily street legal. Can pretty much do it all except extended highway, def can’t do that. Can’t get enough of these old […]
Dennis’ spot up in northeast PA. A bit rocky here and there… but def a ton of fun. It’d be good to camp up here sometime.
On our week long off-road trip, Adam shot some GoPro still-frame video footage from the tight single track we did. Pretty sure it catches me taking a spill somewhere. Also, some random BMX videos I dug up from early-mid 2000’s. Good stuff.
Published - Aug 28, 2014
Wow. BikeEXIF actually had something on it I found interesting. In case you didn’t know… Kawasaki muscle bikes completely dominated the drag strip in the 70’s and 80’s. Umm… you’ve heard me talk about the Z1 / kz900 / kz100 before right? The GPz was the next generation and equally, if not more badass. 900cc. […]