1974 CB550

1979 CBX

2011 CBR250R

Bikes NC700X Rambling

Another new bike!

I thought between my three bikes I had one to cover any occasion.  I was wrong.  LOL  I’m looking to do some longer trips this year and none of my bikes are really…

Gear Riding

Some new gear

When I got the bike out of 29 years of storage last year, I just drug out my old riding gear.  As the new riding season is quickly approaching, I treated myself…

CB550K Parts

CB550 Dash Lights

Well I have looked high and low to try and find the dash light harness for my ’74 CB 550.  I removed the harness back when I was drag racing the bike…

CBR250R Tires

Pirelli Sport Demon Tires

I was thinking I’d wait until next year to replace the tires on the CBR250R, but I had some other items I wanted to purchase and the tires came at a very…

Riding

Experienced Rider Skills Training

Labor Day 2018 saw me and 11 other bikers taking the Ohio Department of Public Safety BRS-2 (Experienced Rider Skills) training course. It was a very informative All-Day course, and at only $50,…

Riding

Almost a hood ornament…..

One the way home from a quick trip into town today, I had the bad luck of having the driver of a full sized pickup truck pull out of a side street…

Rambling

Squeezing the fuel

I’ve put almost 2000 miles on the CBR250R in the last month and boy is it easy on gas! With a mix of open road, commuting, and in town riding, it’s averaging…

CBR250R Repair

New parts for the CBR250R

Well the items I thought were going to be the first problem areas might not be problems at all, but after a couple weeks on the bike, I have found several other…

CBR250R

A new bike in the garage…..

Well, good fortune has smiled on me this week.  The owner of the CBR250R sent me a text with a counter offer of $1900.  I replied, I’d split the difference and give…

Bikes CBR250R

Looked at a 2012 CBR 250R

It might  just be spring fever, but I’ve been looking at bikes lately.  Today, I rode up to Bellefountaine, Ohio to look at a Honda CBR 250R. The bike had low mileage…

Riding

First ride this year!

Very nice day for Ohio in February…  almost 80 degrees and sunny. Changed the oil & filter, filled up with some fresh gasoline and off for some back-road touring of about 150…