The Transformation!

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!

In Memory Of

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

The Journey Begins!

“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!

Purple is back!!!

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!!!

The Flying Nun

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.