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About david

I am a 69 year old motorsports nut who lives in Bothell, Washington. After a 31 year career as an English teacher, I segued into a self-created job in the motorsports business. Now retired, I was involved in customer relations for Ride West BMW in Seattle, after almost 10 years of similar work for the Cycle Barn MotorSports Group. I have been married forever and have two grown children. I own, at the current time, a Triumph Bonneville T 120 , a Triumph Thruxton, a Fiat 500S and a VW Tiguan. What else would you like to know?

Seattle Snow – Cause For Panic?

Why People in Seattle Lose Their Minds When It Snows   This is written especially for all of my friends back in Minnesota, land of my youth.  They must wonder what collective insanity seems to hit people in the Seattle megalopolis … Continue reading

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When Fiction Smacks Into Reality

When Fiction Smacks into Reality It has come to my attention that if you are reading this on a smart phone my entire website does not display.  Among other horrors, this prevents you from clicking on and ordering any or … Continue reading

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A Curious Hobby For Motorcyclists

A Curious Hobby for Triumph (and other) Motorcyclists  If you own a Triumph, it is presumed that you enjoy riding it, as with most other brands of motorcycle.  Sometimes you have the thrill of a lengthy ride, and probably more … Continue reading

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In Defense of Donald Trump

In Defense of Donald Trump I know- what a strange title for an article from me.  But there is an explanation. Let me be clear about my opinion of Donald Trump.   The man is not only the worst President in … Continue reading

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A Christmas Condom Story

A Christmas Condom Story This is a tale where you get to provide any of several back stories and explanations.  Sort of a choose you own adventure, except it does not (most likely) include you. I work out casually at … Continue reading

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The Value of Facebook, and Teaching is Forever

The Value of Facebook, and Teaching is Forever Facebook is often criticized, at times justifiably. My experience, however, has been extremely positive.  This year has been “challenging,” to understate. In a period of a couple of months both of my … Continue reading

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The Slow Death of Driver Involvement

The Slow Death of Driver Involvement Reader note: It has come to my attention that if you are reading this on a smart phone, my entire website does not display.  Among other horrors, this prevents you from clicking on and … Continue reading

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Confessions of an Inappropriate Man – a Book Proposal

Confessions of an Inappropriate Man – A Book Proposa Reader note: It has come to my attention that if you are reading this on a smart phone, my entire website does not display.  Among other horrors, this prevents you from … Continue reading

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The Motorcycle Market for 2019

The Motorcycle Market for 2019 Reader note #1: It has come to my attention that if you are reading this on a smart phone, my entire website does not display.  Among other horrors, this prevents you from clicking on and … Continue reading

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Building a Motorcycle Dealership Community

Building a Motorcycle Dealership Community Reader note #1: It has come to my attention that if you are reading this on a smart phone my entire website does not display.  Among other horrors, this prevents you from clicking on and … Continue reading

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