Devils Hopyard State Park-A Great Day Trip!

Looking for a great day trip, go to Devils Hopyard State Park.  This is a public state park located at 366 Hopyard Road in East Haddam CT.  This amazing park spans 860 acres! Trevor and I rode the motorcycle to this beautiful park recently and we were not disappointed!  We

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The Legend of the Motorcycle Gremlin Bell

Gremlin According to folklore, a Gremlin is a mischievous creature that causes malfunctions in machinery.  These creatures are described as having spiky backs, large eyes and small, clawed bodies with sharp teeth. Gremlin Bell Some say a Gremlin Bell is a supernatural protector against evil spirits that haunt the roads

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Motorcycle Riding with a Passenger

Are you ready to ride with a passenger on your motorcycle?  Once you are an experienced motorcycle rider and you are ready to ride two-up, there are some things you need to know and practice before letting a passenger on the back of your bike. Having a passenger can be

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Motorcycle Safety for Passengers

Being a passenger on a motorcycle can be an amazing experience.  Freedom is a full tank of gas is a real thing! This post is about motorcycle safety for passengers.  To get my perspective on what it is like to be a passenger, read Finding Peace in The Passenger Seat.

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Top 5 Motorcycle Safety Tips

Here is a list of our Top 5 Motorcycle Safety Tips. To see the full list click here. Know Your Ability Make sure the bike you are riding is appropriate for your riding ability; style, size and power. Also make sure you know your ability to ride in all types

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Our Visit to the Springfield Museums

Hello everyone, as you may know from previous posts and our Turn-by-Turn directions on our site, Pat and I have taken many rides out to Western MA into the Berkshires and across the Mohawk Trail. On this particular ride we decided to make a few stops and take in some

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Motorcycle Safety Tips and Things to Remember for All Riding Levels

Hello All, in this post I will be addressing Motorcycle Safety and the things all riders need to constantly remember and consider in preparation for, and during your journeys. Some of this content will be geared towards New Riders but is also a good reminder to Seasoned Riders alike. As

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Finding Peace in the Passenger Seat: My Experiences as a Motorcycle Passenger

Riding as a motorcycle passenger can be an amazing experience.  It is almost indescribable.  We had our first ride of this season last week and I loved every minute.   I swing my leg over the bike and get comfy in my seat.  As Trevor pulls out of the driveway and

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Top 5 Items For a Motorcycle Road Trip

Packing for your motorcycle road trip can be painless.  Yes, there are certain items you will always bring.  And there will always be something you forget.  And something you bring and never use.  Learn from each trip and soon enough you’ll be packing like a pro! PACKING In a previous

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Smart Packing for a successful Motorcycle Road Trip

Planning your motorcycle road trip is fun!  Deciding where to go, picking a hotel, VRBO or Air B&B or other accommodations, finding great roads to ride and sites to see!! It’s all fun!  That is until you have to pack. Then that fun comes to a screeching halt when you

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Let the Journey Begin

THE BIG DAY Let the journey begin. March 7, 2020. Today’s the big day.  A day Trevor has dreamed about for a long time. After all of his extensive research and knowledge, he is now ready to buy a new motorcycle! Hello Moms Foxboro! MOTORCYCLE SHOPPING After many years of

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Top 5 Tools for Your Motorcycle Road Trip

The top 5 tools that I keep in my bike’s roadside emergency kit (not in any specific order) and why I feel I should have each item are as follows. Hand Tools – this includes Needle Nose Pliers, Hex or Torx Wrenches, Common Combination Box/Open Ended Wrenches, spare fuses, zip

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