Category Archives: motorcycle

A Tale of Two Bikes (2.5, rather)

The Wednesday after I came back from my tour, I could recover my Ducati from the shop. It had gotten a new rear tyre, a service and had been adjusted to my wishes. Advertisements

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Ronda Ronda #6

Well, I’m back home, time for conclusions.

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Ronda Ronda #5 (saved on Ascension Day)

Come gather ’round people To France I did roam I’ll admit that the tyre I was using was worn

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Ronda Ronda #3

It’s been a few days since I posted from my motorcycle tour in Spain, and they have been eventful days, so here goes:

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Ronda, Ronda #2

The first three days of my tour have been, beautiful, at times exhausting and there was a lot to experience and learn. So, here are a few photos and comments:

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Ronda Ronda #1

I’m preparing for a two week ride to Spain and back and will be leaving on Friday, in two days. This was the shakedown phase:

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Further On Up The Road

Author Robert M. Pirsig died last week, aged 88. I want to remember him by questioning his seminal work “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance” and what it meant for me and my life.

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