My feeling is that if people travel around the world on foot or by bicycle, then almost any motorcycle will be more than adequate.
Motorcycle taxis in Paris
I spent six weeks riding a motorcycle in France in 1987 and it was idyllic, until I got to Paris. The city was visible from miles away. Each time I crested one of the many rolling hills from the west I saw it grow larger and larger – it was the biggest city I had […]
What tools do you need to create an online travelogue?
People keep asking me what tools they need to create an online travelogue. It’s a big list, and I’m co-teaching a class about it at the Wild Writing Women Weekend Conference, with Lyn Bishop, a digital artist whose online travelogues are photography/art intensive (whereas mine are word-intensive). In the class we’ll be talking about hardware […]
Get wireless, stay connected
I put an Airport (wireless) card in my iBook this year and I’ve never been happier. I get to surf anywhere in my house and garden, I get to surf at my sister’s place, at local coffee shop, in my client’s offices, and in the airport, anywhere there’s a “hot spot.” Here’s a good article […]
iBook laptop is sturdy enough for motorcycle travel
I love my Sony VAIO but I carry my Apple iBook. Why? No dongles, external drives, and no Windows operating system, and its case is sturdy enough to take day after day of motorcycle travel. The System X operating system is wonderful, too; when you plug in your digital camera System X thinks "oh, you […]
Gifts for Motorcyclists
When the Aerostitch catalog comes in the mail I can’t seem do anything else for an hour while I dream of my next trip. This holiday catalog has some great little gifts that you might consider for the motorcyclist on your list, such as a flashing taillight bulb that spins when you brake, and tireflys […]