From the Bullet to the Harley, the Kawasaki to the Yamaha, here’s a nice collection of motorcycle maintenance tips. And if you’re traveling with your motorcycle, do learn how to fix it. (Or bring your own Tabitha, like Jim Rogers in Investment Biker.) Go to the motorcycle maintenance tips
I just found a website created by Dale Borgenson who has some great advice on choosing a touring bike on his very opinionated and useful website, along with a very nice section on motorcycle maintenance, a packing list, gear selection, and lots more advice even for experienced tourers. I could pull any number of likeable […]
Travelers at loose ends about the goal or destination of their trip might like to become a “confluence hunter” to document in photographs and words each of the latitude and longitude integer degree intersections in the world. Pictures and stories will be posted at this site. In Japan, one determined confluence hunter reported the following […]
I was so surprised I forgot to put my foot down to steady the motorcycle and both the Kawasaki KLR 650 and I flopped on our sides in the water…A 30-40 pound King salmon swimming rapidly upstream towards its spawning ground had run into my motorcycle.
Thursday, Jan 8, 7:30 p.m. “Award-winning travel writer and journalist Christopher Baker, author of Moon Handbook: Cuba, takes us on a visual tour (slide presentation) of this country-island and updates us on the developing U.S.-Cuba policies on travel.” Easy Going Travel Shop & Bookstore, 1385 Shattuck Ave. (Entrance on Rose St.), Berkeley, (510) 843-3533. Chris […]
I’ve posted a list of motorcycle travel books I think are worth checking out. At the moment there are about a dozen. The greats are there, of course: Che Guevara’s Motorcycle Diaries, Robert Pirsig’s Zen, and Ted Simon’s Jupiter’s Travels. Melissa Holbrook’s The Perfect Vehicle is listed for the sheer quality of her writing, Helge […]