Category: motorcycles

Mitas E-12 Rally Star

Mitas E-12 Rally Star and Michelin Anakee Wild Tires – Tested

After returning from a 5,500 kilometre trip, I’d have to say that both of these tires were very impressive both on and off-road.

The Michelin Anakee Wild has the manners of a sport touring tire on the road with plenty of grip in dry and wet conditions. It really shines off-road and I put it through…




First Ride of the Season

A bit of decent weather. First of the year.

I decided to go for a quick rip out to Kananaskis and a beef jerky run in Longview, Alberta.

Enjoyable ride in spite of the snow in the Rockies. Quiet on the roads and only seven bike sightings in the 300 kilometer ride.




Nuxalk Petroglyph

Chilcotin Adventure – Summer Trip 2018 – Chilcotin, BC to Hyder, Alaska

Summer journey to the north again. This will be a great excuse to camp, see new parts of BC and hang out with five really good buddies for a ten day ride.

This ride is ‘short’ in comparison with last summer’s 15,000 kilometres across Canada to PEI. It will also allow visiting some small First Nations/Indigenous…




The Next Day… A Year Later… AKA Lazy Ass Blogger

Robbie Burns – “The best laid schemes of mice and men, Go often askew”.

Well, I tried to blog again on my trip last year and well, failed….

Just couldn’t bring myself to write night after night again. A function of age? A function of laziness?

Well, I’ll let the photos speak for themselves (sort of – I’ve…




Loaded and ready for the journey

Work is done. Bike is loaded. Canada here I come.

Some repacking and reorganizing but I’m ready to go. Leaving for the cross-Canada journey tomorrow morning at 6am. Wish me luck!

Next stop – Saskatchewan!