Monthly Archives: August 2016

Safe Motorcycling?

All Rights Reserved © 2013 Thomas W. Day safe adjective not able or likely to be hurt or harmed in any way : not in danger not able or likely to be lost, taken away, or given away not involving … Continue reading

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Unnecessary Evil?

All Rights Reserved © 2012 Thomas W. Day In a recent long, sometimes emotional, occasionally irrational discussion about the superiority/inferiority of belts, drive shafts, and chains, the comments from a few of the MMM regulars illustrated how much we humans … Continue reading

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Sliding to A Stop

All Rights Reserved © 2013 Thomas W. Day I was exploring some of the dirt roads between St. Paul and Taylors Falls on a Saturday morning this past fall, when I had the occasion to come to a couple of … Continue reading

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Gangbanger Holiday

This past weekend, Friday through Sunday, was River City Days in Red Wing. More than usual, we had packs of loud, incompetent, badged and tatted pirates parading through town creating smog, noise, irritation, and entertainment. We made it to the … Continue reading

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Dumb Laws for Stupid Products

All Rights Reserved © 2013 Thomas W. Day On my usual mid-week trip to the library, I got stopped by a Ramsey County Sheriff’s Deputy. As usual, he asked, “Do you know why I stopped you?” I did not. “You … Continue reading

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Dumb Laws for Stupid Products

All Rights Reserved © 2013 Thomas W. Day On my usual mid-week trip to the library, I got stopped by a Ramsey County Sheriff’s Deputy. As usual, he asked, “Do you know what I stopped you for?” I did not. … Continue reading

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When You Know the End Is Near

http://www.behindbarz.com/ “BEHIND BARZ is a FAH-REE, full color, glossy magazine. It is distributed in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. We also have subscribers in other parts of the country and all over the world! We showcase all types of … Continue reading

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When You Know You Are Living with Marching Morons

Business Insider’s recent article about autopiloted cars, “Autopilot in cars is going to be a very tough sell,” proves that we’re well on our way to a society that is more emotional than rational and more stupid than sentient. The … Continue reading

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No Motorcycle Content, but Damn!

Electric Hack Saw – Handmade – $5 (Red Wing, MN) Handmade electric Hacksaw. Works like a charm and great for heavy-duty jobs.Great engineering and craftsmanship.

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Measuring Facts

“One of motorcycling’s few saving graces is the disconnect between how dangerous the activity is and how safe the practicioners feel. I’m not well-travelled, so I tend to believe this is an American (USA, not Canada or Mexico.) trait. It … Continue reading

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