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2018 MotoGP Austin – Let’s Meet!

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4/19 Update: I’m bringing this post back to the front because I’ve now got a location in mind. Many thanks to reader Jack R, who spent some time scouting suitable locations for us to meet. We’re going to Banger’s Sausage House & Beer Garden! It’s close to Handbuilt (5 minute drive), won’t have live music going to drown out any …

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Triumph and Tribulations – Exploring the UK

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Every summer, Vy and I take a motorcycle trip – we try to alternate between staying in the US or going out of the country. In 2017, we took 12 days to explore England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Scotland. I’ve shared the story in several parts over the last few months, so here’s one place where you can catch it …

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Triumph and Tribulations – Exploring the UK, Day 12

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June 28th, 2017 – London, England to London, England: ~25 miles Missed Day 11? June 27th, 2017 – Birmingham, England to London, England: ~130 miles Just like that, we’re at the last day. Vy and I spend some time in London to see the usual sights, and of course we bring Baby Jack along for our tourism spree: As our …

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Triumph and Tribulations – Exploring the UK, Day 10

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June 26th, 2017 – Carlisle, England to Birmingham, England: ~230 miles Missed Day 9? June 25th, 2017 – Pathhead, Scotland to Carlisle, England: ~170 miles Thankfully, our Triumph Explorer is still in the parking lot in the morning. This was the one morning when I was concerned about the safety of our bike, and as soon as I woke up …