Goodbye to a Friend – 12/31/2022

Back in March of 2018, I purchased a new Suzuki V-Strom 650 from a dealer with zero miles on it. I spent almost five years making memories with this motorcycle. I finally realized I’ve scratched my motorcycling itch and am ready to move on to other things in my life. I put the motorcycle up … Continue reading “Goodbye to a Friend – 12/31/2022”

Swinging Bridges Ride – 5/1/2022

Brad, Joe, and I were scheduled to ride the 2022 Swinging Bridges ride. This is an annual motorcycle ride celebrating the old swinging bridges in Missouri. Its a two day ride. On Friday night, Brad and I came out separately and were meeting part of the way to the final destination. I opted to tough … Continue reading “Swinging Bridges Ride – 5/1/2022”

Adventure Palooza 2021 – 9/23/2021

An annual event put on by Adventure Riders LLC, Adventure Palooza is a 500 mile off road adventure based in the state of Missouri. This is my second year participating. This year, I invited Brad Pagel to join me on this grand adventure. He accepted and I also tried to join up with my group … Continue reading “Adventure Palooza 2021 – 9/23/2021”

Garmin Zumo 396 Install – 9/4/2021

I purchased a Garmin Zumo 396 for my 2017 V-Strom 650 motorcycle. This motorcycle specific GPS will help me navigate and get to more interesting places. I’ll need to spend more time to better use it. But first I need to get it installed. I decided to put it on my navigation bar that is … Continue reading “Garmin Zumo 396 Install – 9/4/2021”