Our Faithful Brooklyn Traveler: 1 year on the road…

Shunning adventure motorcycles, this is the view from an old Honda

Shunning adventure motorcycles, this is the view from an old Honda

Back in April we reported that our long, lost Brooklyn Traveler, Pipe Adams had crossed over the equator on his mission to set himself free, and see the world on a 1970’s Honda CB500T, which is not top of the list of adventure motorcycles.  Well, he has just passed the 1 year mark on his travels, mostly in Central and South America… Read More …

MotoPreserve Road Trip: Mid-Ohio Vintage Days, Part 3

Typical booth at Mid-Ohio Vintage Days Swap Meet

Typical booth at Mid-Ohio Vintage Days Swap Meet

After a treacherous trip through the rain, we finally arrived at Mid-Ohio Vintage Days, ready to take a load off, and get dry.  We were given a quick tour of the grounds by some friends familiar with the event, and then decided to pack it in, and start fresh the next morning… Read More …

MotoPreserve Road Trip: Mid-Ohio Vintage Days, Part 2

We have arrived at Mid-Ohio Vintage Days!

We have arrived at Mid-Ohio Vintage Days!

The trip out to Mid-Ohio Vintage Days proved to be a bear, with the weather stacking against us, hindering our progress, and turning a slab-only ride into a ‘hurry up and wait’ affair.  Dodging storms and a never-ending string of trucks along I-70 became tiresome, and impatience set in, with us just wanting to reach our goal quickly and safely… Read More …

MotoPreserve Road Trip: Mid-Ohio Vintage Days

The Versys packed and on the road...before the storms.

The Versys packed and on the road…before the storms.

Danny and I launched off from MotoPreserve on our road trip to hit Mid-Ohio Vintage Days, The annual big kahuna of swap meets, racing, and all things vintage motorcycle. Little did we know the trip to Ohio would see us inundated by lightening, thunder and 18-wheelers barely missing us, while we cowered on the side of the road, trying to wait out the torrential Pennsylvania weather… Read More …

The Triumph Bonneville has a nice ride…and a lost GoPro

The Versys and Bonneville gear up for the ride...

The Versys and Bonneville gear up for the ride…

Scott had gotten the 1973 Triumph Bonneville ready for a longer ride, after rebuilding the top-end, and testing out on local rides throughout the city.  New overbore, rings, valves, valve guides and a whole lot more went into this refurb, and it was finally time to get it out on the open road for some fun… Read More …