Archive for August, 2018

Happiness Diary

If you truly love riding then the type of motorcycle does not matter. The wind on my face is the same regardless of size or make.

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Sado Island Motorcycle Tour

In between heat waves and typhoons a fine week appeared. Time to ride. Previously I toured the remote Goto islands then Tsushima. Now Sado island was beckoning me. I decided to trace some of the route used by an annual event here known as Coast to Coast Twisty Butt. An […]

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Kawasaki Versys 650

Motorcycle No. 9 1/2 People say the number of motorcycles needed is N+1. (where N is current number) But owning more than one motorcycle at one time has never appealed to me. Perhaps because I have been changing them frequently. But actually its the road taxes, insurance, tyres and servicing […]

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Camera Talk. Canon G1XMIII.

I think this site has three main elements; Travel, Motorcycling and Photography. The later I have not posted so much about. (maybe poor grammar is the fourth element ha-ha, I need a sub editor) After a 30 year hiatus I am again a Canon user. Last Canon I owned was […]

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How to create and navigate a GPS route for motorcycle touring

GPS navigation for motorcycle touring is a subject that seems to still be misunderstood. There are two primary choices of device, the smartphone or a GPS and two schools of thought. First lets clear up why standard navigation tools are of little use for a rider. Regular navigation software is […]

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