Having just experienced the delight of having two pre-cancerous dark spots on my face frozen off, I am more interested than ever in keeping my skin from getting completely wrecked — not easy when I'm riding around in the sun all day. The spots were flat, and much lighter than the spot shown in the […]
Unless you've learned the hard way (you'll know if you did), most riders don't know how to pack gear on their motorcycle the properly. Stability and steering, not to mention safety, are seriously compromised when you load a bike improperly. Here are 6 tips for packing properly on WomenRidersNow.com.
Michael Krasney, our most excellent KQED host of Forum here in San Francisco, did a show the other day on motorcycles, accidents, and safety, focusing on the increase of fatalities, with some expert guests and some very interesting and sometimes frightening motorcycle-hating drivers calling in. Listen to it here.
Here’s a list of sidecar resources. Please use the comments area below to add more if you like! IMZ-Ural Community Driving A Sidecar Outfit (users manual) Internet Sidecar Owners KlubThe United Sidecar AssociationSide Strider Custom Sidecars Hack’d MagazineA Big List of Sidecar Resources Thanks! Carla
In July I blogged about Scott Schidler’s idea to tour on a Ural sidecar motorcycle from Prudhoe Bay to Tierra del Fuego. Some old sidecar hands replied with some wise advice, and everyone agreed that, dreams or no dreams, giving the Darian Gap a miss is the best idea. But Scott hadn’t even tried the […]