Archive | August, 2010

Monday Q&A: Saddlebags for Ninja 250

I’ve been getting a fair amount of questions lately to my blog/email, and I think a lot of the things people are asking me might be useful info for other motorcyclists out there. To address this, I’ve decided to start a Monday Q&A where I post questions I get from readers and my responses. If […]

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Ride Report: New Hampshire, Mount Washington and Kancamagus Highway

On August 14, 15 and 16, Masukomi and I did a three-day weekend of riding on the bikes. It was a test trip to acquaint me with being gone on the bikes, motorcycle camping, test our gear and also for the sheer joy of getting away for a weekend on the bikes. This was our […]

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Motorcycle Camping

I’ve been slow about getting it written up, but Masukomi and I did a three-day-weekend a couple of weeks ago (August 14, 15 and 16) of riding around New England and camping. It was a mini test-run for our big trip in December. We’ve got several of these planned, so we can try our equipment, […]

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Where’s the Detail?

The trip that Masukomi and I are planning for the end of the year isn’t exactly a first. We’ll be riding from Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego north, until we get home to Boston. (Logistically, this works on so many levels better than riding from Boston to Ushuaia, but it doesn’t sound as impressive.) Plenty of […]

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Charging Things on a Motorcycle Trip

One of the most important things we’ve figured out is the logistics of charging our electronics on a motorcycle trip. We’ve worked it out that we can charge most of our things from the bikes themselves, which is going to be a huge asset when we’re in the middle of nowhere in Central and South […]

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