Category Archives: Random Thoughts

That’s about anything that won’t fit other categories.

Honey and Allergies

[The events here reported took place in June 2013 – yes, I’m very late in my posting] I moved from Ohio to Oregon in 2005. Besides Oregon’s beautiful landscapes, the mountains, the Pacific ocean, the great roads for motorcycle riding, … Continue reading

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The Ducati Streetfigher 848 and the Stockholm Syndrome

A look back at my 2012 Riding Season  The 2012 riding season was an extraordinary riding season for me. I mostly rode a bike that is completely different than what I traditionally ride.  A bike that pushed my road riding … Continue reading

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Kevin Ash Dies in Accident at the 2013 BMW R1200GS Press Launch

[Last edited December 21, 2013] I’d rather be riding. But when I’m not riding I spend a good amount of my free time  reading about motorcycles.  I read informal accounts from fellow enthusiasts in motorcycle forums and blogs.  I read … Continue reading

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Do you have an electric car?

If you do, you probably are paranoid about its driving range. When you drive you are likely to be thinking about how far can you go before you get stranded, batteries flat, your car in need of a charge. At … Continue reading

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A Day of Adventure at the Eugene Airport

It was the first day of Spring in 2012. Looking out the window in the very early morning of March 21st I was very surprised to see a wintry scene, instead.  Was I in Alaska? It was not a dream, … Continue reading

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Brazilian Carnaval @ Cozmic Pizza in Eugene

This was the best so far. Since I’ve moved to Eugene in 2005 I’ve attended annual Carnaval events at Cozmic Pizza if I was in town. It is a great opportunity for people to enjoy the bands dedicated to Brazilian … Continue reading

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Eugene Celebration – focus on a couple of cars

Every year the city of Eugene closes its downtown streets for car traffic and opens them (for a fee) for the people. Vendors, musicians, and all sorts of events take place. This year it happened on the weekend of August … Continue reading

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