Monthly Archives: August 2012

Back to the Steamboat Inn, Oregon

Last year I joined the Cycle Parts Triumph team and friends on their lunch at the Steamboat Inn, on the west side of the Oregon Cascades.  I did not ride with them, only met them for lunch last year.  This … Continue reading

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The Ducati and the Wooden Boat show in Toledo, Oregon

The list of lame excuses to ride the Yellow Hooligan Machine goes on. Whether it is a cup of coffee 100 miles away in Sisters, an Oyster farm in Winchester Bay, or a bowl of Manila Clam Chowder in Yachats, … Continue reading

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From Eugene to the Oregon coast (on mostly dirt roads)

“You can go from here to the ocean on dirt roads only” was something I heard from a few riders as soon as I moved to Eugene in 2005 and started inquiring about dirt roads for day rides in the … Continue reading

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Back to Mary’s Peak with the Ducati

2012 has brought a great Summer for riding around here. But I have not made my long distance riding plans a reality – they are still in the dreams department.  And as days get shorter, the cooler breezes arriving,  the … Continue reading

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Oregon’s Triangle Lake: viewing the lake from a different angle

Except when I’m out of town, every Sunday this summer has been devoted to that Ducati Streetfighter hooligan machine. One other exception has been when Doug and Riley call inviting for a ride with the dirt machines. Checking the oil, … Continue reading

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The Dog on the Roof

Motorcycling is a hobby to me. The bikes stay in the garage until the weekend or the holiday or the vacation arrives. Several acquaintances of mine do not know this blog exists. The Result: if I don’t tell I ride … Continue reading

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Winchester Bay, Oysters, and the Ducati

Where was I? I started writing this post two weeks ago and then non-bike related business took me off-track. And the story actually happened almost a month ago. Time to catch up! Continuing from my last post, the plan was … Continue reading

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