Ridin’ in the Cold with Friends


After a few busy weekends, I finally had a free day to get some saddle time in on Oct. 25. The rather chilly few hours on the bike with two friends in tow featured some good times on fun, twisty southeast Ohio roads, as well as some experience riding in the cold for the least-seasoned member of the group.

Ride Report: Beaverdam and Back 2020


Despite chilly conditions, I used Saturday afternoon to take my first “real” motorcycle ride of 2020–my traditional season-opening run to Beaverdam, Ohio. While the ride over mostly flat terrain was cold and unimaginative, the shakedown cruise went smoothly–spare realizing I had forgotten to reinstall a couple small parts–and Jadzia the Yamaha FJR1300 is now ready…… Continue reading Ride Report: Beaverdam and Back 2020

The Most Scenic Places I’ve Visited on a Motorcycle


I credit my love of motorcycles for providing the motivation to discover some amazing scenic views. If I hadn’t started riding, I wouldn’t have had a reason to travel through the areas where I found many of the places listed below.  There’s something very peaceful and serene about enjoying a stunning view of the earth’s…… Continue reading The Most Scenic Places I’ve Visited on a Motorcycle