The Twisty Route

A Sunny Weekend

October 28th, 2017|117 Photographs in 2017, The Twisty Route|

October 28, 2017 - One has to take advantage of sunny days in Vancouver at this time of year because they can be few and far between. It’s a standard joke that it rains here pretty much from October until May. Except it’s not really much of a joke. So when the sun comes out [...]

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 [...]