Archive for November, 2020

November 29, 2020

A Road North

Crabtree Farm

Late November before the forecast snow flies and I take the Kit out for a speedy 50 miler. the 2 mile stretch past this Lake Bluff destination just before you reach the Great Lakes Naval Station is a nice run past open fields and wooded copses.

November 28, 2020

Antipodean Antics

Summer Gatherin’

– with the Southern Hemisphere heading into the warmer season they’ll be enjoying outdoor events sooner. The Kiwi’s have been undertaking controlled measures with COVID-19 so I’m sure there will be distancing and mask wearing protocol.

November 27, 2020

Under a Tudor Crown

Ministry of Information

– motivational quotes can inspire confidence and achievement. Or, they can just tell you to go out and ride!

November 26, 2020

Gobble

Thanksgiving

– a green tee with a happy looking turkey pilgrim riding a dirt bike.

November 25, 2020

Plato’s Cave

An Allegory…

A narrow profile of a Trials Tiger Cub with the sideways sunshine offering a shadow view of the bike itself.

November 23, 2020

All shipshape

… and Bristol fashion

– sent over from GB’s southwest correspondent, Rich, is this vintage motorcycle and scooter dealership located on Bath Road in Arnos Vale. The shop opened in 1960 with success selling the Raleigh Runabout moped.

November 21, 2020

Family Tree

DNA

– For over six decades there has been a Tiger model in the Triumph line-up. Each generation epitomized the riding needs of its time.

November 20, 2020

In the dunes

Adieu warm days

– a week shy of Thanksgiving sees us in the transition of seasons. Cooler weather and shorter days means wrapping up and making sure your clearly visible in duller lights or low suns.

November 19, 2020

Muddy Butt

Patina from mileage – best kind!
November 18, 2020

A Ride on the Wild Side

Alaska or Bust!

– here’s some adventurer scooting along the truckers route between Fairbanks and Prudhoe Bay. Also known as The Dalton Highway. I’d love to take the Big Kitteh along this road.

November 17, 2020

Eight Fifty

Join the Streak

– Today saw the launching of a base model 900 Tiger. More road-centric than the Rally model it’s aimed at the city commuters and Highway or A road tourists. Diablo Red or Caspian Blue are the color options.

November 16, 2020

The Rozzer

The Law Rolls

– As Judge Dredd keeps patrol over Mega City One so does the Lion heralded law enforcement of Brit Cit rove the southern England spanning conurbation of the 22nd Century.

November 15, 2020

Relocation

Blinkers on the Move

– a quick alteration to shift the indicators from their lower, and exposed, position to a placement just off the headlight. The old location is replaced with a small flush Union Flag motif LED light. Kit made by Terry Harrison in the UK.

November 14, 2020

Over rock, through stream and up brae…

By Trials & Tribulations

– my nephew took ownership of his new trials bike today. A 280 Aprilia Climber. A super fun looking ‘farm tool’ where he can learn balance; throttle and clutch control.

November 13, 2020

Cobbles

Street Cafe

Assassins in the City. With blacked out visor and matching leathers here’s a femme fatale using the dual sport Tiger to chase down targets. Double oh?