riding

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 [...]

Wall-E got a new lid! (65/365)

March 6th, 2015|Photo a Day - 2015|

March 6, 2015 - My third helmet since starting riding. The first was a modular front Scorpion with integrated sunglasses. It was fine, but I never really liked the flip up style because it seemed noisier, was definitely heavier, and my logic says that something made of more than just a single moulded piece simply [...]