Tag Archives: Expenses

Quick Update

Quick update, because I should be working but am procrastinating: The Rev’It Sand Pants have arrived. I’ll post a more detailed assessment when I have a bit more time, but my initial impressions are good. I like the visual styling, and the armor feels a bit more protective than the Rev’It Ultimate Pants I’m replacing. […]

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Assessing the Damage: Bike Repairs

Yesterday afternoon was a nice, warm sunny day and I wanted to be on the bike. Of course, the bike is busted right now, so I decided to disassemble the cowling and fully assess the damage so I can start the repairs. I found some unexpected damage once I disassembled the cowling, but I’ve dealt […]

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The Pieces are Falling Into Place

When I decided to buy a motorcycle, I sat down and thought about the type of riding I wanted to do, and what I would do to minimize the risks of riding a motorcycle as much as possible. I also thought about the other things that go along with motorcycle ownership, and whether or not […]

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The Cost of Motorcycle Gear

So now that I’ve covered all of my riding gear, I was curious how my estimated budget held up to what I actually spent on gear. I did a quick rundown, and here’s what I found: What I said I’d spend on motorcycle gear: Helmet: $100 Jacket: $150 Pants: $150 Gloves: $50 Boots: $60 Total: […]

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Patience is Not My Virtue

Now that I know I’ve got the finances lined up (even though I don’t have most of the money yet) the money I don’t have is burning a hole in my pocket. I want to start buying things NOW, even though I know I should be patient and see what comes along. There’s really no […]

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