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There is a Madness to My Method

Riding a sidecar gets me a lot of stares and a lot of questions….and a lot of assumptions. People assume that I ride a sidecar because I’m a girl and I’m afraid of falling over. They assume that I wanted a sidecar because it’s more stable and therefore safer. They assume that I ride a … Continue reading

The Road No One Wants to Travel

This has been one of the most challenging blogs for me to write.  I’ve been back from my trip out to Alpine, TX for a few months now.  I had planned to blog during the trip, but things happened and I just couldn’t write about it while I was living it.  This trip was actually … Continue reading

This is How a Team Works

Basic HTML vie  I recently had a bike working on weekend.  I’ve been having some mushy brake issues with the Big Girl since I got her.   We’ve bled the brakes numerous times but the problem never completely went away so we decided to overhaul the front brakes by installing some new spiffy stainless steel cables.  … Continue reading

Why is a Raven Like a Writing Desk?

I’ve always been told that my sidecar handles more like an ATV than a motorcycle.  Today I got the chance to find that out for myself.  I’ll cut to the chase and tell you that they are mostly correct.  I remember thinking at one point in the ride that a sidecar is all the fun … Continue reading

I Got My Bike Blessed and Then This Happened

What can I say about today except that it was close to perfect.  The weather was cool enough that I wanted some layers but not so cool that I was uncomfortable.  We checked the radar this morning and saw that bad weather was coming in from the North so we swapped our routes and rode … Continue reading

Day Three: Hello Schröddy

Yet again, it’s been a day of ups and downs. We rode about 150 miles today up into Oklahoma.  Apparently I finally got to see the pretty part of Oklahoma because it was stunning.  I also got to see how my rig handles on decent curves.  I was pretty impressed.  Because of it’s height and … Continue reading

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I'm just a Girl with a 1975 BMW R90/6 rigged to a 2006 Ural Retro Sidecar and a 2002 BMW 1150GS rigged to a DMC Sidecar. This is the story of my life on the road, in the garage, in my kitchen, my closet and, on occasion, in my makeup collection. I'm a Femme with a wrench, you have been warned.
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