Monthly Archives: August 2017

RANDOM MOTORCYCLE THOUGHTS

There is something about a motorcycle seat that is irresistible to cats, small children and me. Motorcycles are mechanical objects, a compilation of inanimate parts that cannot have a personality or a “soul”….but some do. There is a huge difference … Continue reading

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….AND THEN THIS GUY TRIED TO KILL ME

A few years ago, my brother in law Jay and I took a “nostalgia trip” on our old BMW motorcycles down to Norcross, Georgia for a vintage event. Jay was on his white 1983 R100RT. My ride was my 1975 … Continue reading

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Carrying on the family tradition

Motorcycling goes deep in my family history, starting in the earliest days with my progenitor, Lord Percy Gifford- Rhys of Bagg-on- Weasel in the Welsh mountains during the waning days of the Victorian era. We were not originally from royal … Continue reading

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Bad Day at Hanging Rock (Or, Memories of the Swamp Monster)

In the early 1970’s, much of  my motorcycling  was spent on my TS250 “dual sport”  exploring the backroads and in the woods around eastern Kentucky and West Virginia, but I often made forays into Ohio, particularly the abandoned strip mines … Continue reading

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