The result of my town banning gasoline leaf blowers.
I met Skookum. He is a goodboy.
Bought a die grinder. First use of it was grinding a notch in its own case so it will fit inside with the air adapter attached.
Even on a 70ºF day, I had to turn around due to snow once I reached 6000'. Near Kyburz, CA in the Sierra Nevadas.
Bad dog + Roomba =
This post also got removed from /motorcycles for mostly stock in boring location. I even posted GPS tracks of dirt roads into/out of Yosemite that bypass the gates!
Will never get tired of this view. Did a quick overnight motorcycle ride into the park Fri/Sat. Took dirt roads in and out which bypasses the gates. Drank whiskey with some awesome Aramark employees Fri night.
Adafruit 32x64 LED matrix installed behind IKEA a/v cabinet for home automation notifications. Details in post
Attention aspiring actresses: ITS FAKE, HE ISN'T A CASTING AGENT!
Spoiled myself with a new FE501. Here it is in its natural habitat among the manzanitas.
Any other motorcycle riders here that have sabotaged a AAA battery case for a ram mount?
brb, checking tire pressure
Black Rock Rd, Sierra Nevada Mountains, California. Today.
So I rented a BMW S1000XR in Europe for a few days... (story in comments
Took a 1973 Porsche 911T to the car scales.
I took out a $730/mo 60 month loan at age 25 for this 1 year old BMW (more in comments)
This is Hudson the black lab.
My boys.... the KTM, the 'KTM-ISH', and the Yellow Lab.
Motocamping in Tahoe National Forest
Rideit, let me tell you about California's Sierra Nevada mountain range and why it is heaven on earth for motorcycles. (details in comments)
Hit the motherload
I know ADV bikes aren't the majority here, but with 160HP I can keep up with most of my sportbike brethren :)
Sunny and 70ºF riding down California Highway 1 near Big Sur yesterday.
iPad Pro 9.7 Keyboard vs iPad Pro 10.5 Keyboard (FYI, connectors seem to line up but 10.5 keyboard does not work on 9.7).
Thanks Pebble + SmartThings!
What every bike should say when you turn it on
My KTM overlooking Half Dome. I found dirt roads into and out of Yosemite that lets you completely bypass the gates!
Preparing a vertical for a party I'm hosting tomorrow (Abyss 10,11,12,13,14)
Next time, maybe Safety Second. (story in comments)
My girlfriend just picked up a used car. It's.. um, better than mine. 6MT too.
Rideit, wish me luck, I leave for a month long ride in just a few hours!
Triple good day on the coast
Exploring some private roads in the Bay Area today on my new-to-me dualsport.. Traded my DRZ for something -40lbs and +20hp. 2013 Husky TE511.
Guy I autocross with is 6'11. Here's me (5'9) sitting in the race seat bolted directly to the floor of his 135i
Rode this yesterday - California Highway 36. Curvy road next 140 miles.
Anyone else watch their helmet camera videos and see this?
Facinating animated picture shows how little of earth actually gets snow in the winter.
My 20 minute project today: A hidden garage door remote button on the DRZ. I do this on all my bikes.
Speaking of SuperAdventures, I found dirt roads into/out of Yosemite last weekend. Full story in comments.
17 more days until I drive this '58 Plymouth..err...'87 BMW in the 24 Hours of LeMons again!
Dual sporting with friends. Beautiful night, up at the top of a hill just above our camp. Doesn't get better than this.
My Tiger got poached on Sat for the first time
Find My Friends on iOS6: Will notify you when your friend leaves/arrives at an address
ITAP of a sunset shining through some rock formations
Rode to Death Valley this weekend!
Also my first KTM, also just picked up a 1290 super adventure. Hefty but fun. Replacing a Tiger 800 to take me anywhere.
Look reddit! I've probably gained some weight, but I'm not a huge dork anymore.
Dual sport all the things! Had a street bike for 10 yrs, got a DRZ400... then traded the street bike up to a Tiger!
Mercedes tests new monorail system in winter conditions.
Bought a DRZ400S 11 days ago. Modified it a little since then. How'd I do?
The vertical I'll be doing this year. Firestone 13-17.
I can't wait to ride this road again... I love the Sierras.
Some friends wanted to check out a few dirt roads in the area, but my DRZ is out of commission for a few days.
Did an ADV ride near Mammoth, CA this weekend. More pics in comments.
Got a small bonus.. so I gave the ADV VAN a small facelift: Bushwacker fender flares, a black grille, and got my bumpers LINE-X'd!
Why I love California.
Put my gopro on the ground, jumped over it on my DRZ. Here's a frame from the video. Weee
Woke up this morning thinking that I hadn't seen the ocean in awhile
Got some vinyl stickers printed up to show off where I took my VFR last summer.
It's that kind of morning. Mmmm, berry coffee.
That's me in the middle - pg155 of today's Aerostich catalog. I was en route to Prudhoe Bay on the VFR.
Hiked Cloud's Rest in Yosemite yesterday. 14mi day hike. Could have stepped a few feet left or right and fallen 6000 feet!
Spotted in the work parking lot on a Benz E350. Time to replace that tire after going offroad there, bro.
I try to do one ~700mi ride through the Sierra Nevadas each summer month. Just got back from these views and perfect roads this evening.
Two Triumphs (Street Triple & Tiger 800) on Usal Rd, California's Lost Coast
Me and some friends dual sporting in the Sierras this weekend.
The motor temperature sensor is not available separately. If it requires replacement, replace the hybrid vehicle transaxle assembly. (2012 Prius)
After seeing a Youtube video of riding in the Himalayas here on /r/motorcycles, I booked a flight to Delhi, India and rode a Royal Enfield Himalayan a total of 1500mi round trip to Khardung La, 18000' elevation.
Just a shot that a friend snapped of me riding in the hills
Biggest problem with the Hero3. Holy crap I'm going to lose these things.
Went on my first real Dualsport trip - a weekend in the Sierras (video in comments)
Why is there even a switch?
Exclusions in my auto insurance policy...in California!
Nice race belts, bro.
Bay Area redditor food parties: srs bsns.
Something awesome I discovered for those that ride listening to music on their iPhone (details in comments)
Education in this country.
You can't even tell that I added NFC to my iPhone 5.
Don't F with me. I'll turn it off.
Well, I guess it worked....
Supposedly this was made in smaller batches this year. My favorite beer store was happy to sell me a case.
Follow-up: My new dual sport gear
Ginger lemongrass margaritas! (Recipe in comments)
Managed to score a record 16 of these this year.
Opened one of these last night.. only 2 more remaining in my collection.
Finally got a plate on my dual sport to 'match' the plate on my car.
Spotted in San Francisco...
More beer porn. All 7 Trappists.
Looking forward to popping this on Sat. SN's Ovila Dubbl.
ITAbunchofP of the eclipse.
Finally opened up the second in the Sierra Ovila Series... (notes in comments)
My very crafty friend made this after a long week at work. Stamps+back-stitch embroidering.
High resolution map of the entire US Route/Interstate system
Hosting a beer tasting at a holiday party this week. 13 California breweries, all different styles. Details in comments.