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  • Tommy Lasorda talks about Kirk Gibson

    Tommy Lasorda talks about Kirk Gibson

    Even if you’re not a Dodger fan (ya must be crazy if you aren’t) ya hafta appreciate the famous 1988 World Series winning home run by Kirk Gibson. Here it is in Tommy Lasorda’s words, a must read for any baseball fan. Here’s a video of the big moment with commentary by players and managers…

  • Coast Motorcycle Ride-Spring 2010

    Coast Motorcycle Ride-Spring 2010

    At the end of April, Norb, Randy, Stella and I took a ride to the central coast of California. We left on Thursday, the 30th of April with a goal to make it to Pismo Beach on Friday to meet with Stella’s Cousin Richard and his girlfriend Nancy. After meeting with Richard and Nancy, we…

  • Death Valley Motorcycle Ride – April, 2009

      We planned a ride to Death Valley last year in April but a storm came up  so we changed our destination to Northern Nevada and Northeastern California. This year we planned a trip to Death Valley on the same weekend as last year and the weather cooperated. There were 5 of us planning to…

  • Rocky is Attacked!

    Rocky is Attacked!

    Posted Thu, 11/12/2009 – 21:27 Our Daughter Becky was visiting from North Dakota and she brought her ferocious Dobernman (of the miniature variety), Swayze. Rocky didn’t know what to think of the killer beast and this little video was the result. httpv://

  • My Iron Butt Association Rides

      I’ve done 3 IBA (IronButt Association) rides. I post the trip reports here in case anyone is contemplating giving  one of them a try they might get a few hints – I also post them to do a little bragging! Lots of tips and information about the IBA here My SS1000 (Snow Sled 1000…

  • New Puppy – Rocky

    We recently lost our longtime companion and friend, Spartacus. Sparty was a Black Lab that we had to put to sleep after 12 years of pure joy. He was a companion for our kids and after they left home he was a friend and companion for us. *Click on the itty bitty pictures to see…

  • Dual Sport Video – funny

    Dual Sport Video – funny

    Tim, Norb, Dave and I went for a fun little dualsport ride to Bloomer Mountain. Bloomer is a CalFire lookout with a commanding view of the Northern Sacramento Valley. From there we followed EncinaGrande Road down to Oroville Lake. Oroville lake level is way down and we discovered the remains of an old town called…

  • Jay Leno’s Garage

    I have enjoyed Jay Leno’s humor for years – he has a way of making you laugh without being offensive. The other side of Leno is where I’ve been particularly interested and that’s his hobby of collectiing antique and interesting motorcycles and cars. While there are numerous Hollywood and sports stars that collect cars and…

  • Vintage Motorcycle Pictures

    Vintage Motorcycle Pictures

    Some great vintage photos from the collection of Jerry Hatfield, author of The Rollie Free Story.These photos will change each month, but the author has a photo collection numbering in the thousands so he should never run out and have to repeat. Click on the thumbnail to view the article.

  • February 2009-Snow in Cohasset

    It started snowing on Valentine’s Day – when it was finished on the 17th we had about 3 feet of snow. It caused lots of problems for us but we will survive. The big casualty at our place was the shelter in which I sometimes park the motorcycles. It had my V-Strom and Stella’s Yamaha…

  • The Pace

    The Pace

    A really good article about riding a motorcycle in a quick fashion while being safe! First published in Motorcyclist Magazine in 1991 but is still relevant. The Pace

  • Tommy Lasorda’s Blog

    Tommy Lasorda’s Blog

    By the way, if you like the Dodgers ya godda love Tommy Lasorda’s Blog – Give it a try here.