Archive for ‘Chicago’

June 26, 2022

His ‘n’ Hers

Chi-street cred

– I managed to snap a shot of a pair of bikers hauling up Ashland Avenue. Honda Helix superscooter and Suzuki GS1000.

June 17, 2022

Sunset Strip

City Heat

A chap and his Bonneville on Sheridan Road. Heading home to Rogers Park I was at the red light near Loyola when this dude swerved up.

June 9, 2022

Get the cream crackers!

Fancy a bit of Rossiysky comrade Gromit?

Smart Soviet-red combination spied today by our intrepid man on the ground, Dean. Solid looking tool for sure!

May 29, 2022

Michigan Miles

Highway 12
Green Corridors
Spring Foliage
May 1, 2022

Coming out of winter

Out & About

– Lake Bluff was the nearby destination with grey skies overhead. Project site visit to inspect trees that are going to be transplanted. Good to be on the bike in spring. New sheepskin saddle cover is plush and make you want to ride off into the west.

April 14, 2022


Speedy Delivery

– interesting advertising on the rear of a box truck along the Interstate in the Chicago suburbs. A rabbit (or is it a hare?) riding a speedy sports bike.

March 30, 2022

Yellow Peril

Tuning Fork

– Kenny Roberts yellow Yamaha spied on Sheridan Road. Nice looking roadster.

March 26, 2022

City Scooter

Turquoise Transport

Spied just off Michigan Avenue under a towering Sears Tower this colorful scoot sits waiting for some art college hipster to zing off through the urban grid.

March 20, 2022

Padfoot and Harelip

Spring is in the Wind

– Bike running just great. Windscreen ideal to keep a cool lakefront air off me. Cup of coffee in Waukegan. Roads fairly quiet.

March 13, 2022

Winter Warmup

First Ride Out

finally able to get the Tiger onto the road today. Temperatures in the low fifties and blue blue heavens. The Lake echoed a classic Caribbean azure along the North Shore. New knobbly tires and clear tall windscreen were a treat. Short mulch path off road was transverse with ease.

December 2, 2021

Commuter Suzuki

Off to work

– spied on Lake Shore Drive on my way into work today. A well used V-Strom carrying its owner into the City. The decal clad top box says this rider means business in urban traffic.

October 23, 2021

St Mary’s Road

Lengthening Shadows

– nice afternoon ride up through Lake County. Low stretched shadows across the road ahead. Leaf offering hints of autumn.

October 7, 2021

Kraftfahrzeug Trunkenpolz Mattighofen

Someone is headin’ outta town

– behind a dirt bike owner on Lake Shore Drive. Hopefully it came home muddy.

September 17, 2021


Adler viewpoint

A swing-by the planetarium to get the classic Chicago architectural backdrop. LSD was a mess but the view was worth it.

September 3, 2021

Van Life

Band Transportation

We were behind this van coming home along the lakefront. Good range of 70’s band names.