New Shocks for the Monkey ($129!)

Here’s the unboxing vid – Here’s the install vid – I’ll explain the ride difference once I get a chance to really get out on them and try them out. But so far they are much stiffer and I can’t bottom out just by sitting on the bike 😉.

Said Goodbye to the CTX700 and Grom, but Hello to a 2013 Honda NC700X

Picked this up for a very fair price last week and have started modifying it for Alaska. It only has 3000 miles on it which for a 2013 seems very low.  I drove it home about 60 miles and have since put another 90 miles on it.  It runs great and the power is justContinue reading “Said Goodbye to the CTX700 and Grom, but Hello to a 2013 Honda NC700X”

It’s on! I Found my Alaska Steed!

One of my brothers just got amazing and unexpected spousal approval to do an Epic Trek to Alaska next year!  This is something we have talked about in day-dreamy ways for years.  The last frontier, moose, bear, trees and mountains, Alaska is everything we love and doing it on a motorcycle is in our opinionContinue reading “It’s on! I Found my Alaska Steed!”

My First Motorcycle Ride Ever!

Why do I love motorcycles (and ATVs) so much?  Recently I’ve thought a bit about this.  In the early eighties I became aware of and very lustful for Honda’s ATC three wheeler.  In particular at my young age I thought I could probably handle the ATC 90 or 125.  In small town Utah these ATC’sContinue reading “My First Motorcycle Ride Ever!”