Archive for September, 2021

Mystix

Is blogging obsolete? I was mocked recently for still doing this, but I’m not a luddite. My first computer was a Commodore 64 and I’ve kept abreast of technology ever since. Now computers like my Asus ROG Zephyrus have so much power that upgrades can be less frequent but have […]

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Rough & Road Deo-Graft helmet liner

Have you ever wondered if any of those in helmet anti perspiration liners work? No, me neither until recently when I gave one a try. Because summer in Japan is so humid and I had a brand new Nolan N70-2GT helmet I thought it would be nice to try stop […]

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Rough & Road Summer Gloves

Since Covid I’ve had lots of spare time to examine my gear and realised much of it was worn out or no longer met my standard for comfort or safety. Most recent item I threw out was my crap Alpinestar summer gloves and replaced them with these. Rough and Road […]

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What is the most comfortable summer motorcycle jacket?

Nylon Vs Cloth Nylon mesh jackets are what I have always worn in peak summer or if I am in SE Asia where days are steamy but recently I started to question this choice. In Japan summer is high 30’s with humidity that has you perspiring 5 steps outside of […]

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Northern Exposure

I’m going to pick up where I left off my Ishigaki to Wakkanai motorcycle tour that was washed out in May. It’s been a wet year. And Japan is a country that has no dry season to begin with. A semi reasonable looking forecast appears so I book an overnight […]

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