The Twisty Route

What a difference a week makes!

August 7th, 2017|The Twisty Route|

August 7th, 2016 - A week ago we went for a motorcycle ride to Squamish for a coffee. That day was spectacular, hot, and under beautiful blue skies sporting a few puffy clouds. We stopped at Porteau Cove for a rest and to take in the sailing race just finishing up at the old ferry [...]

RePost: Are motorcycle riders smarter?

June 14th, 2015|The Twisty Route|

Riders, riding a motorbike every day could be keeping you smart and preventing Alzheimers. So says Dr Ryuta Kawashima, author of the Nintendo game Dr Kawashima’s Brain Training. He conducted a study at the University of Tokyo that found riders aged 40-50 had improved levels of cognitive function after riding their bikes daily to work for just [...]

A rodent release, a boat ride, a family visit, and the trip back home: Kootenay Loop Motorcycle Camping Trip – Part 4

August 24th, 2014|Kootenay Loop 2014, The Twisty Route|

Wednesday August 6th, 2014 We spent last night in Derek & Julie's tent trailer. It was actually a lovely alternative to sleeping in a warm house, and beat the air mattresses and tent for a couple of nights. Strangely though, I was more conscious of the fact that there were animals roaming out there now [...]