2023 Archive - page 2

Thursday, June 29, 2023

This is how my R1150GS Adventure sat on its side stand, when it arrived after purchase. It's too far over for me to be able to get it upright while sitting on it. Setting it back onto the sidestand after it was upright was panic inducing - 'Oh no, did I forget to put the stand down?!'

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Tuesday, June 27, 2023

'Get to know your admin,' they say. How well do I truly know myself? I've meant to take a more active roll in my Fediverse presence anyway, so now I've taken a step in that direction. Please say hello to the Couch

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Tuesday, June 13, 2023

'DID YOU GO TO SPACE?!' It wasn't the last time these two 'road-grimed astronauts' were asked that question on our recent three-week, 3750 mile road trip. I can't imagine it ever getting old, seeing how much joy it brings children to meet motorcyclists. From excited questions to enthusiastic waves, their sense that something fun is going on is infectious.

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Saturday, May 13, 2023

This project included quite a bit of something I really enjoy: making something out of "leftovers". The only "new" wood in this project is the helmet shelves themselves. Everything else came out of the scrap bin. But the piece is full of nested scraps of scraps as well.

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Saturday, April 29, 2023

I keep my guitars in their cases. But it was time to do something nicer than stack them in the corner. So I built this.

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Thursday, April 13, 2023

In my mirror, I saw him immediately pull a U-turn. When the police cruiser passed me a few seconds later, I wondered how far down the road I'd catch up to them.

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Thursday, April 6, 2023

The Rustic Roads of Jefferson county are another case of several being so close to each other that it would be strange not to ride them all in one trip.

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Friday, March 31, 2023

The algorithm got it wrong. It got it so wrong that I refuse to offer it content to attempt to keep others scrolling either.

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Thursday, March 30, 2023

When I opened the map to check that I had the right recordings for this video, my heart skipped a beat. I rode R19, R20, and R96, but the map showed a fourth road. I clicked on it. R124?!

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Thursday, March 23, 2023

Rustic Road 22 is the main road through the White River Marsh State Wildlife Area. It's obvious that at any time other than early November, when the marsh was preparing for winter, the whole area must be a steamy green jungle.

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