• Moto Guzzi California

    Last year Moto Guzzi finally got serious about updating its motorcycle lineup. The first bike to benefit was one that was long overdue for a refresh…the California. I’m not a cruiser guy at all, but the Guzzi cruisers have always been…different.

  • 2002 – Present Triumph Bonneville

    I know it’s similar to a Scrambler–what can I say? They’re cool bikes. The 2009 and newer models have fuel injection, I believe. My favorite has got to be simple black and gold like the pic below:

  • Broiled on a Buell

    Great test ride on an ’08 XB12S ends in pain After several months without a go-fast machine, I found myself in a particular mood one fine spring day.

Brought home a 2008 Kawasaki Versys

Well I just couldn’t stand it. Wasn’t selling or trading the XR quickly enough and this nice Versys came along so now I’m back up to three motorbikes. Geez. What’s the Versys like to ride? One word: fun! Happily it’s also useful and easy to ride in town, plus gets …

Tuono gone-O

I swapped the Tuono for a 2008 XR650L on April 1st. I’d had the Tuono on Craigslist for nearly two months and …

Thunder in the canyon

Yesterday was the day. I wasn’t sure I’d do it when I crawled out of bed. Felt like a truck hit me …

Happy birthday to me

Birthdays in Central Oregon are tough when your birthday is in January and the thing you want most of all is moto-related. …

First post of Sweet ’16

It’s official…I’m posting in 2016. I know this is exciting for you, dear reader, so I’ll ask that you refrain from coming …

The Goose’s final ride

After several weeks of back and forth on Craigslist, the Guzzi went home with its new owner to Prineville today. I’d been trying to sell …