Category: Riding

Klim Badlands Pro black jacket

Into the Badlands…

… the Klim Badlands Pro, that is… I picked up my new suit at Romney Cycles last weekend – and I’ll tell you what, I’m excited! Over the last few years Klim has been building a reputation for tough, waterproof, comfortable riding gear. The main drawback? Their gear is expensive. This particular suit comes in […]

Gathering of the Super Tenere at Romney Cycles, West Virginia, May 18/19/20

The guys at Romney Cycles in Romney, WV, have been talking for a while about sponsoring an ADV-style weekend based out of the store, some time in spring 2012. Now it’s here! May 18/19/20 at the store. They have quite a few happy Super Tenere customers, but want to get to know us (and the […]

Aerostitch Triple Digit rain covers

Aerostitch waterproof overmitts

I lived in the UK for a period in the 80’s, and got used to riding in more-or-less moist conditions, more-or-less all the time. One thing I couldn’t get used to was wet, cold hands. I’d tried a number of different gloves, all claiming to be waterproof, but in all cases it was just a […]

Ear buds to match the bike!

I took a trip to New York City last week for a photography seminar at Adorama Camera. The talk by well-known photojournalist David Honl was inspiring, and I came away with some gear recommendations as well. Of course I couldn’t afford any of them! Well, one – this Black Rapid RS-7 Camera Strap makes the camera […]