Monthly Archives: September 2010

Ever had a blowout?

In 2005, Arlene and I were riding south from Winnipeg to Sturgis on I-29 in South Dakota. We had a rear tire blowout at 120 kmh. I thank my advanced rider training for knowing what to do and of all … Continue reading

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Towing with a bike

Over the years I have heard many fairy tales  about towing a trailer with a bike and every one was told by someone who has never towed one. We have towed a light trailer and a heavy one with brakes … Continue reading

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Memorial to Ron

On September 7th, 2010 our friend Ron Remenda passed away suddenly. Ron was a great friend and we will miss him – especially on the road. Some of our greatest memories of the road are shared with him. He taught us all about leading a group and  … Continue reading

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CO poisoning on a bike?

In 2006 we were riding to Alaska from our home in Langley. We rode north through BC with the route becoming more and more remote the further north we got. Anyone who rides long distances knows that it’s not unusual to get a … Continue reading

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Co-Riding

      When we ride two-up, we always consider ourselves rider and co-rider, not rider and passenger. There is a distinct difference between a passenger and a co-rider. A passenger is basically along for the ride and not necessarily participating in … Continue reading

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