On NOT riding

It took a week to get the last ride report up because my brain has been in a decongestant-induced fog. Every fall and spring there’s at least one week where my sinuses and my lymph nodes get together and throw a big party to celebrate the changing weather and create a metric ton of snot…

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Scooter Salvage: Not a Sprint!

Like I always do when the scooter is in the shop, the other night I found myself perusing the interwebs first for answers and then for scooters for sale. My brain always wants to plan for the worst case scenario, which is handy in some instances but more often than not just tends to be..

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What NOW?!

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She’s off to the shop again. Everything has been running perfectly since we finally got the coolant hose debacle sorted out. I’ve taken a few long rides and many not-so-long ones, and was getting really excited about the changing weather and the fun of riding while bundled up. Then on Monday I was riding home..

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Toasty! Hooking Up Heated Gear

The midwest has finally realized it’s fall! Time to break out my sweater cache, my disdainful sneer at all things pumpkin spice, and this fancy heated jacket liner I bought at a warehouse sale back in the heat of summer. We had a few lovely riding days – jacket and jeans, comfortable at speed and..

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Winery trip and a gravel skid

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Have you ever had one of those moments when something happens – an event, or you see someone you haven’t seen for awhile – and you realize wow, I was seriously JUST talking about this! That was me and some gravel last weekend. No, I don’t talk to gravel. But last week I was talking..

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