Dale Franks

I write stuff. A lot of it is about cars and motorcycles.

Finally?

So, every year, you hear the rumors: “There’s a new VFR on the way.”  “It’ll have five cylinders.”  “It’ll be a 1,000cc V-4 superbike.”  Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.

There’s something about the venerable Honda VFR that provokes fanatical loyalty from it’s fan base. … Continue reading

All is right with the world

Last night, my final replacement racing stripes came in from Premier Cycle.  I put them on, so this morning I finally got to ride my fully restored FJR to work.  Actually, I’ve been riding it every day since my last post, but without all the stripes. … Continue reading

I’m Baaaack!

As of yesterday afternoon, I have my motorcycle back!

I’m a little rusty on my timing and technique, but it seems to be coming back quickly.

I. Am. Happy.

Progress

Well It finally came.  I received a check from CNA insurance for $6,427.08 to pay for the repair of my motorcycle.  I drove over to North County House of Motorcycles with a cashier’s check, and they’ll be ordering the parts for my bike on Monday.

It’s been… Continue reading

Desmosedici RR…and Stuff

This is a picture of the Desmosedici RR.  And a really hot chick.

Ducati Desmosedici RR and...companion.

Ducati Desmosedici RR and...companion.

I have no idea what they have to do with each other.  But, I like them both equally.

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