Category Archives: Motorcycles

Touring Southeastern Washington on the Triumph Rocket 3 GT

Triumph Rocket 3 GT touring – Southeastern Washington First of all, if you live anywhere in the Northwest United States, days two and three of this trip, and part of day 4, will be well worth your time, in any … Continue reading

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Elk River and Boggan’s Oasis Ride

July 10th-13th – 2020 – Return to Elk River and Boggan’s Oasis I realize that most of my friends will not be able to go on this ride due to work, other obligations, or virus concerns. BUT! If you live … Continue reading

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Touring the Rocket 3 GT with a Viking Bag

Setting Up the Rocket 3 GT for Touring Actually, you can tour on any motorcycle you own. It comes down to what you have and what accommodations you are willing to make.  I took a ride from Minneapolis to Seattle … Continue reading

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First multi-day ride of 2020!

And you are invited! If interested in joining in, e-mail me at david@davidpreston.biz East to Tour the Olympic Peninsula – 4 days  (June 26-29) Friday 7am Brekkie and then leave at 8:15am I-405 to I-5 to Smokey Point Rest stop            … Continue reading

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An idea for an advanced degree

An Idea for a Master’s Thesis Or maybe a doctorate – probably in Sociology. It occurred to me several months ago (when wearing a mask for virus protection was still debatable), that my motorcycle friends seemed to all have adopted … Continue reading

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The 2020 Triumph Rocket 3 GT – in the rain

Riding the 2020 Triumph Rocket 3 GT in the rain I live outside of Seattle, Washington, USA. There’s a saying among motorcyclists around here that if you don’t like riding in the rain, you don’t ride.  This is a bit … Continue reading

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East to go West Tour – June 26th – 29th

East to Tour the Olympic Peninsula – 4 days  (June 26-29) Friday 7am Brekkie and then leave at 8:15am I-405 to I-5 to Smokey Point Rest stop            30 miles I-5 to 530 to Arlington to Rockport                   70 miles SR 20 … Continue reading

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Life As A Product Tester

Life As A Product Tester Due to my 53 years of experience riding motorcycles, including the 14 years in the motorcycle business where the job I invented encouraged me to ride every different motorcycle I could (and I took full … Continue reading

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How to Save Harley-Davidson

How to Save Harley-Davidson Harley-Davidson is important to all motorcyclists.  Even if you’ve never owned one, or ridden one, or wanted to do either, H-D is still important.  As the owner of a competing dealership shared with me, the end … Continue reading

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Motorcycle Safety Is in Your Head

Motorcycle Safety Is in Your Head Not all of it, of course. Or even most of it. Still, here are three ideas you might consider adding to your riding equipment.  It won’t cost you anything to read about them, or … Continue reading

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