Monthly Archives: September 2011

Lincoln City: Back to the Oregon Coast

My dear friends from the north had rented a house in Lincoln City. A house by the Ocean, you say? Great food? Nice conversations? OK, let’s go. But the weatherman had other plans. See, September has arrived in Oregon and … Continue reading

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The trip that did not happen

I organized a couple of days off from work to go to the Steens Mountain and meet a few friends there. To accomplish this task, that was the plan: on Saturday I would prep the bike and gear. And on … Continue reading

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Ducati Hypermotard 1100 evo SP – test and review

Hold the presses. This bike deserves your attention! Bikes come in several shapes and styles. You know the cruisers, the sport bikes, the touring bikes, my beloved enduro bikes (or adventure touring, dual sport bikes), the dirt bikes and possibly … Continue reading

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McKenzie Pass

Making the McKenzie pass a riding destination is not a difficult decision to make. You will see what I mean by this when you see the videos I share on this report.  My dear riding friends called me for a … Continue reading

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Praire Mountain, Oregon.

Where is that 250? In the back of the garage? Since the trip to the Death Valley in March this bike has been sitting quietly at a corner of the garage. I took it out, lubricated the chain, checked pressure … Continue reading

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Ducati Multistrada 1200 – another ride and another review

Last year I test rode the 2010 Ducati Multistrada 1200 just after it had first arrived in this parts of the world. The European Motorcycles of Western Oregon offered me another chance to ride the beautiful and powerful Multistrada earlier … Continue reading

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Ducati Monster 696 – Test ride and review

I’ve never been too interested in roadster style or sports motorcycles. But I’ve been thinking more about pavement riding more recently. It doesn’t help that there are so many nice roads in this area. And then the Ducati Monster caught … Continue reading

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