Chasing the Chicken: Adventures at Cajun Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras in Acadiana – south-central Louisiana’s Cajun country – is a feast for all the senses.There’s music – usually Zydeco or a lively Cajun two-step; food — gumbo, boudin, and cracklins; brightly colored costumes;…

Roaming with the Dinosaurs–Syracuse’s Dinosaur BBQ

If there’s one thing I’ve learned in the 37 years I’ve been a licensed motorcyclist, it’s that bikers love good barbecue. Okay, I’ve been advised by my wife–an anthropologist–that one should never generalize about…

Daytona Bike Week 2015 Wrap-Up (+Photos)

I can hear the fat lady singing now. As I write this, Daytona Bike Week 2015 is wrapping up, and from my perspective, appears to have been very successful. Days that were mostly sunny, with high…

The best damn green chile cheeseburger in America: Sparky’s, in Hatch, New Mexico

[Hatch, NM] — As bikers, we’re constantly on the lookout for memorable roadside dives. Great barbecue, a great bowl of chili, a great cheeseburger — the list goes on and on. “Live to ride, ride…

Across the Balkans: Meet Jacob Laukaitis – Motorcyclist and “Digital Nomad” (+Video)

Jacob Laukaitis is a digital nomad. What’s that, you ask? “A person whose work is location independent,” he explains. “Essentially they can work from anywhere as long as they have their computer and a WiFi…

I Can See Clearly Now – F4 Customs Windshield Review

It’s probably safe to say you don’t give your motorcycle’s windshield much thought unless there’s something wrong with it.  Like fun-house-mirror distortion, scrapes, scratches, or bug splats, for example. Obviously, splats happen, but if it’s time…

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