Motorcycles, Travel

New Bike Trailer – Stinger XL 112

After riding my bike out to Vancouver Island last year I wanted to find a better option this year. The solution was to buy the Stinger XL 112 folding trailer. I plan on going out every year and participating in Ryde The Rock and visiting my dad. Having a trailer to tow my bike out seems like a good idea. My only problem is I do not have room to store a conventional trailer. Buying a folding trailer solves that problem. Don’t get me wrong I think riding my bike out there and back last year was a once in…

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Motorcycles, Travel

Highwood Pass Ride

Yesterday I went on a ride through Highwood Pass in Kananaskis Country, which is just west of Calgary, Alberta. Highway 40 takes you through the highest paved pass in Canada and offers spectacular views of the mountains and wildlife. We saw a couple groups of mountain goats crossing the highway along the way. This is a very popular ride with motorcyclists as a round trip from Calgary is just over 300 kms, so it makes for a nice day trip on a bike. This was my first time taking highway 40 over the pass and the weather was perfect. The…

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Motorcycles

Riding A Motorcycle In The Year 2020

Last year I bought a used bike and started riding a motorcycle again. In my youth I rode motorcycles on the farm. In my early 20’s I raced motocross all over Alberta. I also owned a Honda 750 Supersport for the street. I really missed riding so getting a chance to buy a bike and hit the road again was a dream come true. It’s hard to describe what it’s like to ride a bike until you actually have done it yourself. There is a sense of freedom you can’t get doing anything else. Riding a motorcycle taught me to…

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