Category Archives: Motorcycles

Skully Helmets

If I’m allowed back on a motorcycle – with the approval of my neurologist of course – this helmet looks awesome. I want one! Have you heard about it?

Skully Helmets

A Good Fitting Helmet is Important

This little guy is learning about wearing a helmet even on his four wheeler!

ATGATT at 2!

Four wheeling in the house!

My grandson has recently updated his ride to a Piaggio MP3 250cc scooter and a new helmet! Looks like he needs to grow a bit to fit into both!

Upgrading to a 3 wheel scooter!

Upgrading to a 3 wheel scooter!

Okay, maybe it is his parents that bought the Piaggio MP3 250cc scooter! They picked this up for a song. Needs a few little things, but overall it was a great deal. They sent me a link to JustGottaScoot.com to learn more about this scooter. I’ve never heard or seen a Piaggio before. Check it out!

Piaggio MP3 250cc

Piaggio MP3 250cc

Piaggio MP3 2500cc front view

Piaggio MP3 2500cc front view

Piaggio MP3 250cc twist and go!

Piaggio MP3 250cc twist and go!

Being in marketing, I love a nice logo!

Piaggio logo

Piaggio logo

Have you ever seen or heard about this scooter??

Checking In

Thought I’d check-in since I’ve checked out of social media for a while. A couple of weeks ago hubby went down on his motorcycle trying to avoid an accident with a vehicle that pulled out in front of him. I was at work and hubby called me on a borrowed cell phone. He left a voice mail telling me he went down. WHAT! Then I get a call from the local police telling me that he is being transported by ambulance to the hospital, but he was talking. WHAT! The officer said they rolled his bike into a parking lot, but didn’t know if it was drive-able. I left work immediately.

Made it to the Emergency Room, but hubby wasn’t registered yet so I had to wait until a nurse officially checked him in. Finally, I was let in to see him. Sat with hubby while the doctor and nursed checked him out, gave him pain meds, and sent him off for an x-ray. Turns out hubs suffered a broken collar bone on the right side, as well as some scrapes, and they expect bruising with soreness. Not much can be done for a broken collar bone so ER put him in a sling and sent us home. Hubby will be following up in a couple of weeks with an orthopedic surgeon to see how he is healing.

Our son and daughter-in-law drove out to see what they could do to help. I drove him over to the motorcycle to see if he could ride it home. Looking over the bike it is missing a turn signal and scratched up on that same side. Fork looked okay. He was able to get it home and parked it in the garage. So grateful for his help!

Today I took my motorcycle out for the first time in a while. Just doing errands. I’ve missed riding, but miss my riding partner even more.

Wishing y’all safe riding. God Speed.

How Popular is Motorcycling in Your State?

I found this infographic over at MotorcycleRoads.com and I had to share because I was surprised where my state was on the list. Minnesota is number eleven! Minnesota land of two seasons winter and road construction.

How about your state, are you surprised? More or less than you expected?

How Popular is Motorcycling in Your State?

How Popular is Motorcycling in Your State?

Source: MotorcycleRoads.com

Did You Name Your Ride?

Did you name your ride? I did. I named my Suzuki 650 VStrom Suzie. I know what you’re thinking … Suzuki … Suzie. Nope. I picked Suzie because that was the name of my first best friend ever. She lived across the street from me and the same age. We did everything together. True besties! That is until Suzie’s family moved away when we were in third grade. >sniff, sniff< It was natural to name my first bike after my childhood BFF!!

What about you? Did you name your ride? Is there a story behind that name? Do share!!

Annual Ride to Work Day 2013

The third Monday in June is Annual Ride to Word Day – June 17, 2013!

June 17, 2013 Ride to Work Day

June 17, 2013 Annual Ride to Work Day

Need some help rallying the troops? Head over to RideToWork.org and find all sorts of downloadable logos, web banners, signs, posters, and more!

Here’s to hoping we ALL have wonderful riding weather!

P.S. Ladies! Let me know if you’d like to share your story in The Profiles of a Female Motorcyclist! Email me at: pamela(dot)court(at)gmail(dot)com < Trying to keep the spammers at bay!

Possible New Spring Accessory?

A coworker sent this to me as an option to be able to ride during all this snow. What do you think? Yay or nah??

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Thankfully, it didn’t snow according to the forecast of 6 to 9 inches! Looks more like a couple of inches. Trying to stay optimistic in spite of the weather.

Failure Club Episode 80: Eric

What a lovely tribute. I found this on Yahoo, “Eric breaks-in his brand new bike on a road trip to commemorate his father.” It is a short video. Sorry about not being able to embed the code but I couldn’t seem to get it work.

Check out the video here.

Long Live the Kings

I found this documentary, Long Live the Kings. Makes me want to take a road trip with hubby and a couple of friends. Enjoy.

A film by Clement Beauvais and Arthur de Kersauson
Directed by Clement Beauvais
Produced by Arthur de Kersauson
Written by Clement Beauvais and Arthur de Kersauson
Dop Zack Spiger
Editing Clement Beauvais
A Moonwalk films Production
With the support of Edwin.
Picture and Blog: Hysteric Studio
Photographer Donald van der Putten
Making off Thomas Chedeville

Motorcycles by Blitz Motorcycles and their Facebook page.

Blog Challenge: 5 Pretty Awesome Posts You Might’ve Missed

Today’s blog post challenge is courtesy FuzzyGalore.com. Last week she threw out a brilliant idea to bloggers to go back and highlight some older content. I was quick to say yes, but as you can see, slow to get a post up! Here’s what I’ve dug up!

How It All Started …  was my first post.

Don’t judge me, just laugh!  was my confession as a newbie.

Hold please is a pitch for my favorite chick flick.

What does a women rider look like? Like this …  is the all-time highest hit post (over 2,130).

And finally, Live a Legacy my favorite.

Thank you Rachael for the challenge! I also have a Profile of a Female Motorcyclist: Meet Rachael on this lovely gal!