I’ve been riding for more than 20 years, but I know I can be better and safer! After a recent long weekend of riding challenging roads in north Georgia with my friend Melissa, we decided we’d both like to take an advanced course to increase our skills. After researching the options near Atlanta, we decided […]Read more "REVIEW: ProRider Atlanta Skills Class"
Woah, this is cool! The Wall Street Journal wrote a story about how I got into BMWs, and why I love my R 1200 C (both of them!), especially for camping trips in the mountains. She Rides the BMW Motorcycle That James Bond Made Famous Hello to all my new readers who found me through […]Read more "WSJ: “She Rides the BMW Motorcycle That James Bond Made Famous”"
This is the best helmet I’ve ever owned, and for the price, it better be! My friend Sean has been a modular helmet guy for years, and raved about his Schuberth. I was indifferent to the flip-up design, and harbored concerns about safety – would it come loose on impact? But when my beloved Shoei […]Read more "REVIEW: Schuberth C4 Pro Modular Helmet"
Yes, this is a motorcycle blog. But the urgent need to fundamentality change how Blacks are treated in this country – both by individuals and ALL our systems – is too important for anyone with any platform, however small, to ignore. Below I’ve gathered some of the resources I’ve been using in my journey to […]Read more "BLACK LIVES MATTER"
My friends and I love camping on our bikes. The feeling of having everything I need on my motorcycle is very freeing for me, and nothing beats sleeping under the stars. Add beautiful roads and the fun of sharing the day’s riding adventures around the campfire, and you have a fabulous experience. So after a […]Read more "MOTORCYCLE CAMPGROUND LIST"
Will I have great hair when I get there, as promised?!? Enter code BIKERBROOKE at checkout so they know I sent ‘ya. Free US shipping! Truth is, having perfect hair after riding isn’t a high priority for me. But the longer I’ve let it grow, the more of a pain it is to […]Read more "REVIEW: Hightail Hair Protector"
Motorcyclists love to imagine themselves lone wolves, self-sufficient individualists who rely on their wits, skill and toughness to travel the world. Bullsh*t. We live in a society. And with our world community facing a deadly virus, it’s more evident than ever that our actions and lives are interconnected and we rely on each other and […]Read more "TRUST in the age of COVID-19"
NOTE: Due to the global COVID-19 virus pandemic, many of the events below have been postponed or canceled. Please visit the event websites for the latest information and dates. Stay safe, friends! I love moto events with my riding friends! The ride there & back, camping, checking out the beautiful machines, catching some live […]Read more "2020 Event Calendar!"
[Ride stats: Dec. 28, 2018; Western South African cape; 130+ miles] I’m not really comfortable on the back of a bike. I much prefer being in control. Turns out I can be relaxed on the back of a trike, however! My friend Melissa and I took an epic holiday trip to South Africa, and no […]Read more "Triking Cape Town"
[Ride stats: Nov. 10-12, 2018; Central California Coast, LA to Monterey; 750+ miles] Another work trip, another chance to explore! This trip to California was overshadowed, however, by a literal dark cloud of smoke from wildfires raging just north of L.A. near Malibu. While I had a fabulous trip, my mind kept snapping back to […]Read more "California On Fire"