Once again, we hosted the annual Lizrdbrth Memorial ride in Joshua Tree. Which is our fourth year now. It was time brush the dust off of P2 and hit the dirt. I don’t ride P2 very often, now that I have an adventure bike. I actually prefer riding on the slow winding back roads of … More Something Just Clicked
A couple of months ago, I mentioned that I purchased a 2014 Yamaha TW200 with only 97 miles on it from Ed Tamayo of 2wheelridersschool. After a long consideration, I decided to name her as “P2” since she is the second generation of the original Purple People Eater. Plus, her new vinyl wrap will contain … More The Transformation!
You remembered in my last post, I have gotten a new TW200 and have been working on the transformation. Well, she is almost complete but I needed to take a time out from working on her and to take her on a short road trip down memory lane. You see, two weeks ago would have been our … More A trip down memory lane…
A couple of weeks ago, I needed to make a pit stop to get new tires on the bike. The down fall with the TW200 tires, you can’t just go to any motorcycle shop to get them so I have to order them which usually take three to four days to receive them. So I … More Gina Comes to Town
Well, we had our 2nd Annual Russ Austin Memorial ride in Santa Margarita Lake, CA and once again it was a success. For those of you has been following my blog for a while, may remember that the last year event was a bittersweet experience for me. It was a joyous event in remembering all … More In Memory Of
“Tin Man” Sung by America Oh, Oz never did give nothing to the Tin Man That he didn’t, didn’t already have I can’t believe that the day actually has arrived where I’m starting the journey of a lifetime. I can remember the days where Russ and I were dreaming and scheming ideas and places to … More The Journey Begins!
After I posted about getting Purple back, my aunt made a comment about how as a little girl I have always loved the color purple, only eating grape ice cream and purple gum. So, she thought I was still infuriated with the color purple. I didn’t actually seek out a bike that was purple … More Why do we give our ride a name?
Whoo-hoo, Purple is back! I’m such a happy camper now that she is back under my legs. Now I got that silly song from the 60’s stuck in my head “My Boyfriend’s Back” by The Angels. My boyfriend’s back and you’re gonna be in trouble (Hey-la-day-la my boyfriend’s back) He’s been gone for such a … More Purple is back!!!
Remember about a month ago I wrote about one of the two most outrageous adventures that I have had on the TW200. Well, I think it’s time I tell you the story about the time I earned the nickname “The Flying Nun” by my fellow T-dubbers. It was my birthday weekend about 2 years ago … More The Flying Nun
The other day while at a workshop, someone asked me what was the most outrageous adventures that I ever had on a motorcycle. Two popped into my head very quickly, the Willie Boy adventure and the trail where I earned the nickname “The Flying Nun”. So in the spirit of “Throwback Thursday” that seems to … More WILLIE BOY, 2 TW’S, A GOOD SAMARITAN, AND A HELICOPTER.