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Ride Report: Play in the Dirt, Bound to Get Dirty

On Sunday, Kay and I rode down to Rhode Island to meet up with some guys from ADVRider.com and do some dirt riding in Arcadia and Pachaug. The idea was to get me some more experience on dirt before the trip, and also to try our heated gear for the first time. (Heated gear held […]

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Puppy Dog Route – Sorta

Over the three-day weekend, Masukomi and I did the Puppy Dog Route. Or at least, that was our plan. The Puppy Dog Route is an all-dirt route from the Canadian border to the Massachusetts state border. We did the Trans-Mass Trail about 6 weeks ago, which connects from the end of the PDR to Connecticut. […]

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Ride Report: Trans-Mass Trail

To take full advantage of yesterday’s extra gratuitous day off for Masukomi, we hit the Trans-Mass Trail. It’s a dirt and small-paved-road path created by a Western Mass. motorcycle rider and posted on ADVRider.com. The route starts in Winsted, CT and ends at the gas station in Greenfield, MA where the Puppy Dog Route through […]

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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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