Took the Niner RLT for some mountainous mixed-surface riding. Gravel and road. Sure, I’ll call it groad. It is a groad bike after all. I think I’m sticking with the nickname Adrian Groady.
Hi. I’m still around. Lots of stuff has been happening and it’s been a rough mix. We don’t have to get into it now. In the meantime, did some camping and hiking. I think you people like photos, no?
Plus an additional 13 miles and 45m home, that’s will be nearly 36 hours on a bike this month for ~530 miles. Mostly commuting.
A critically important series of case studies centered around testing comfort on various surfaces and in various containers. All testing approved and executed by Moneypenny. Future updates to be posted as studies are released.
New bike day.
Spent the weekend back in Moab, but this time for biking and hiking. There’s so much that’s not accessible on pavement, let alone even with 4x4 access. The mind boggles!
Spent the weekend in Moab for the 21st annual Cruise Moab. I had high hopes of taking a ton of great photos and making detailed notes for a writeup. The camera had other plans and I was so dang busy coaching newbies over obstacles and explaining how their trucks worked that I didn’t really take notes either.
Pop-top Astro camper conversion.
I had previously done a writeup one year and 4 days ago about the expenses incurred from owning a 20 year old SUV. This is an update to that post, detailing what it has cost to keep this now 21-year-old SUV running and operating since completing a substantial amount of baseline repairs shortly after acquiring it.
164k miles and 21 years- as far as I can tell the valve cover has never been off. Pulled it to replace the VC gasket, clean the throttle body, and unclog an EGR port in the intake manifold.
Straight from Japan! The Lobster adjustable wrench. I’ve got a serious soft spot for tools and this is the newest addition to the moto tool roll.
In an effort to make searching for their newest product
difficult nay impossible, ARB has named their most recent recovery device quite simply: Jack.
All four (4!) of the light bulbs to backlight the speedo and tach were out on the 650GS’ gauge cluster. I’d been avoiding riding at night and putting off this dreaded job but that’s no more!
Oh yeah, it’s still kind of chilly over that way.
A Monkey that knows Karate and a 485mi trail that averages 10,350ft in elevation.
From BaT: 1978 Steyr-Puch Pinzgauer with what might very well be one of the coolest graphic packages I’ve seen in a while. Definitely the coolest on a Pinz.
If you live under a rock or just don’t check Oppo every 15 minutes, you might have missed all of the awesome content produced for Embiggen Days. Or if you’re like me, you’ve just been purely overwhelmed with all of the sweet embiggened content and couldn’t find enough time to read it all.