Category Archives: 2006 Kawasaki 650R

Goodbye, Kawasaki 650R

Well. I sold my Kawasaki 650R today. We managed to make it happen at the end of this crazy week where, among numerous other work-related surprises, Kevin ended up flying up north for a couple of days, all while we’re … Continue reading

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Motocamping – Gatlinburg, TN

Some friends of ours are taking a 9 or 10 day road trip across the country this week, so we decided to ride out to meet them near Gatlinburg, TN. They’re actually moving out west, so they are on quite … Continue reading

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Motocamping – WV

We took a little overnight camping trip in West Virginia with the bikes this weekend. The weather was just too nice not to ride, and we had a few flimsy excuses for taking an overnight trip, so we didn’t hesitate … Continue reading

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Motorcycle Ride – Roanoke Transportation Museum

We still look for new destinations to ride to on day trips. The longer we live here, the harder it gets to ride somewhere we’ve never been, but its till fun to try. A couple of weekends ago,  we decided … Continue reading

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Omnibus Post: Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, and First Ride 2012

I don’t feel too bad about being a little light and a little late with content over the holidays. I mean, between Thanksgiving and Christmas, we saw everyone who reads this blog. There’s only like 4 of you anyway, and … Continue reading

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2011 Indianapolis Moto GP – Days 2-5

And we’re back home. Since the combination of long days and little wifi meant I didn’t blog the trip as we went along, I’m just going to throw the rest of the adventure into one long post.  Mostly, we had … Continue reading

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2011 Indy Moto GP – Day 1 – FLAT!

This year there are two Moto GP races held in the US, one at Laguna Seca raceway in California, and one at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indiana. We’ve been watching the races on TV all season, and decided a … Continue reading

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Ride to Greensboro

We took a little ride into Greensboro last weekend; the weather was nice, and we didn’t need to carry much, so we took the opportunity to ride rather than drive. Mostly, it was an opportunity for me to test a … Continue reading

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Motorcycle Vlogging

Its spring!…and its been hard to stay inside and work when we’ve had the first really nice days of the year. So we went for another motorcycle ride this weekend, and instead of just posting a few pictures, I took … Continue reading

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Kerr Lake Boat Race

We went for a motorcycle ride a few weeks ago. The tentative destination was the Army Corps dam at Kerr lake. The ride to the lake was nice enough, but we never made it to the dam. On the way, … Continue reading

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ENSMA Days 17-23 – Home Again!

We made it back home safe and sound on Sunday (08.29.2010). Being gone from the house for three weeks has meant that time for blogging has taken a back seat until today, when we’ve caught up enough for a quick … Continue reading

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ENSMA Day 16

Hello from Digby, Nova Scotia. Here’s some pictures from today, which is our last day in the province. Tomorrow morning we catch the ferry to New Brunswick, and start the trek home. Whale Watching Balancing Rock

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ENSMA Days 11-15

Greetings from Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, where we finally found decent internet connection.  Here is a taste of what we’ve been up to the last few days: Tonight we’re camping right on the Bay of Fundy – yes, the tides … Continue reading

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ENSMA Days 8-10

Ok, 0n the evening of day 10, we finally found a good wi-fi connection at the campground. We’ve had a busy few days, and stunningly perfect weather. Here’s a few of the highlights: Alexander Graham Bell Museum Cabot Trail – … Continue reading

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Epic Nova Scotia Motorcycle Adventure – Day 7

Cape d’Or Lighthouse Sea Kayaking

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ENSMA Days 3-6

Greetings from Advocate Harbor, Nova Scotia, where we are enjoying good food, beautiful views of the Bay of Fundy, and free internet. Here’s a brief summary of the last few days: Day 6 Fundy National Park, NB to Advocate Harbor, … Continue reading

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ENSMA – Day 2

ENSMA Day 2 is brought to you from Swartswood State Park in NJ, courtesy of 3G cell coverage. Total miles traveled on Day 2 = 302. We left my parents house outside of Purcellville, VA this morning around 9 am … Continue reading

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Epic Nova Scotia Motorcycle Adventure – Day 1

This post brought to you from…my parent’s house in VA. Ok, so Day 1 maybe wasn’t so epic or adventurous. However, we covered some familiar and not familiar ground in central Virginia, and the weather was perfect. Early this morning, … Continue reading

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Epic Nova Scotia Motorcycle Adventure

Starts tomorrow morning! The motorcycles are packed and ready to go: Tomorrow we leave on an epic adventure:) We’re riding from the house here in North Carolina all the way to Nova Scotia, spending over a week enjoying a destination … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July!

Our Independence Day weekend was picture perfect. We took a break from riding in the absolutely perfect weather on Saturday to enjoy an ice-cream cone in historic Meadows of Dan, where the Old Fashion Country Store has become a popular … Continue reading

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Spring in NC

Last Sunday (Mother’s Day) had beautiful weather.  A cold front came through and gave us 60°F and lots of sun.  As it turns out, that is absolutely perfect hiking weather. So we went to one of our favorite local spots, … Continue reading

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Ride

Had to get out and enjoy the sun a little bit on Sunday. That’s the Bob White Covered Bridge in the background, which made for a nice place to stop and check out little piece of Virginia history.

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Tail Tidy

I finally ordered an aftermarket tail tidy kit for my bike. Its only been almost four years. I’m not really driven to modify my motorcycle, but the stock license plate/turn signal holder has always bothered me. It was this huge … Continue reading

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More Snow

This is what is looks like outside my house right now: The heaviest snowfall is forecasted to hit areas around the “North Carolina and Virginia border.” That pretty much describes where we live. Total snowfall is supposed to reach 12 … Continue reading

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2009 Blog Post

Since I am snowed in today, I figure its time to update this space a little bit. I’m sorry I’ve been too busy to blog; I realize I haven’t posted anything here since March.  However, just for fun, and given … Continue reading

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