Out for some Road Therapy

As an introvert in a busy office with people constantly seeking my time and in a seemingly endless stream of meetings, I am often needing time to escape and just have some down time to decompress and rejuvenate.  For me there is noting better than helmet time – just getting away on the bike with…

Own Backyard

How often do we crave to ride in far off exotic places and just forget to explore and take in what’s around us … in our backyard. It hit me a couple of weeks ago after an afternoon’s ride with a friend in the ‘snowies’, Australia’s high country just a couple of hours from home. …

2018 Honda Goldwing – Test ride

I remember when the new ZX14R came out in 2012 and everyone was saying how much better it was over my 2008 version I owned at the time.  And it was for that reason that I didn’t ride one.  I didn’t want to know. I was acutely aware that an outcome of our US/Canada motorcycle…

The Joy of the Open Road

That’s not big sky … this is BIG sky – I remember standing on the side of the road in Montana comparing big skies with our guide. Mostly people associate motorcycles with sinuous tarmac winding through mountain passes.  Not wide open roads with barely a corner in sight.  The two just don’t seem to go…

Review – 2Up 4 2Weeks

Here we are sitting on a brand new $42,000 Honda Goldwing in our local Honda motorcycle dealership and I’m wondering how I got here… How is it that parked outside is my bike – one of the fastest production bikes ever made and I’m in here entertaining the idea of a big touring bike? What…