Monthly Archives: April 2014

My Thoughts: 2015 Yamaha SR400

In the past couple of years there’s been a resurgence in small displacement motorcycles, with even Harley-Davidson deciding to build a newbie-friendly 500cc bike. Manufacturers are finally realizing that not everyone wants a monstrosity of a motorcycle, and let’s face it, gas isn’t getting any cheaper.

sr400

Straight outta 1978. Photo credit: yamahamotorsports.com

Yamaha had been a little left out of the small bike market in North America, with nothing in between the ancient V-Star (a re-badged Virago) 250 and the 600cc sporty-but-comfortable FZ6R. Enter the SR400. Read the rest of this entry

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First Ride of 2014

After my last post confessing my anxiety relating to the first ride of the year, I am very happy to report that the first ride went amazingly well, and just as I expected the panic dissipated before I got to the end of my street. Read the rest of this entry

Spring Anxiety

It’s finally starting to feel like “real” spring here, not the fake spring that arrived over three weeks ago, teased us with with promises of flowers and warmth, only to punch us in the gut with 40cm of snow as soon as we let our guard down. Read the rest of this entry

Fixed Seat Rowing

for rowers, coxswains, and coaches

G E O R D I E B I K E R

Goodtown: a collection of things two-wheeled

Travels on a Motorcycle

Overland journeys, allotment dilemas, cycling, open water swimming and walking a dog.

chickthatrides

Dirt, asphalt and other shenanigans

Daily Bikers

Ride, Wrench, Write, Repeat

The Footloose Nomad

A (little) travel Blog.

Nomadic Motorcycle

by Jayson D. Ambrose

lisaon2wheels

Lisa on Two Wheels. Motorcycle Enthusiast.

All things bike

The incessant ramblings of two bikers

A Pair of Stroms

V-Strom Adventure Riders