A Motorcyclist’s Guide to the Galaxy: The Future of Socialization

May 11, 2020 View Comments by

People outside of the motorcycle community often think that our beloved hobby is mainly about the motorcycle and its mechanics. In reality, among the more important aspects of riding are keeping in touch with other riders and being part of social riding groups. Motorcycling, like other high-skill outdoor activities, such as sailing and skydiving, can […]

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Social Rider: Digital Assistants

Dec 20, 2019 View Comments by

Humans are not the strongest, fastest, biggest, or most agile species. However, Homo sapiens excels at one particular feature more than any other creature that has ever lived: exchange of accurate, meaningful, and rich information by way of conversation, either verbal or via gestures or other body language. Some other species have the ability to […]

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A Motorcyclist’s Guide to the Galaxy: Dealing with Murphy, Part 5

Sep 16, 2018 View Comments by

Regardless of whether I call it irony or karmic comeuppance, Murphy hit me while I was writing about him. Part 3 in this series included an embarrassing error. I wrote SOS in Morse code as OSO. Reflecting on how this happened and realizing it wasn’t a knowledge problem since I know the Morse code quite […]

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