Monthly Archives: September 2012

Riders for Health celebrates Team Ride West!

Riders for Health Dual Sport Scavenger Hunt is a Seattle area success!   Seattle volunteers Deb Shiell, Dave Preston, and Bill Hucks organized Riders for Health’s first ever Dual Sport Scavenger Hunt last month.   From left: Dave Preston, Tracy … Continue reading

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Risk Homeostasis – Dare to Be Safe

Risk Homeostasis – The Theory that Confounds Interesting mention in a Dave Seale column in this month’s Motorcycle Consumer News of a theory termed “Risk Homeostasis.”  First coined by a Professor Wilde at Queens University in Canada, the theory is … Continue reading

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Looking For Your Personal Favorite Vehicle of All Time!

I’ve been a car and motorcycle enthusiast (“nut” in the usual parlance) for well over half a century. In that time I’ve spent, in my head, several million dollars I’ve never had on cars and motorcycles that would just be … Continue reading

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Super Triathlon – To a Land Beyond the Iron Man

In late June we traveled to Idaho to root for son Will as he completed his first “Iron Man” triathlon – a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike ride, and full marathon. At the time I marveled at so many … Continue reading

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The Value of a Close Call

Had a close call on my motorcycle recently. You?  If you’ve never had a close call either A.) Good for you or B.) Shame on you for being a liar!  Not my place to go all moral preachy on you, … Continue reading

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A Short History of ATGATT

 What is ATGATT anyway? ATGATT is an acronym bandied about by experienced motorcyclists that stands for “All The Gear All The Time.” Trivia fact #1:           An acronym is created when the first letters of a phrase are put together … Continue reading

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