Category Archives: Driving

It’s not selling because you’re charging too much… no pun intended.

GM Said to Halt Chevrolet Volt Production for Four Weeks If you ever wanted a metaphor of what is wrong with the current state of our country – it’s the Chevy Volt. Originally, it was touted as a car whose … Continue reading

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First road trip on the bike…

Last Tuesday night I decided to catch up with the rest of my family down at OBX.  The catch was, OBX is around 600 miles from here, and generally takes 10-12 hours to reach.  Since I’ve been riding for a … Continue reading

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Zen and the Art of IID Maintenance

Just the other day I had an Ignition Interlock Device (IID) removed from my car. Now drunk driving *IS* a big problem.  More people do it with or without thinking than you could even imagine.  If there was a breathalyzer … Continue reading

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GPS for Android

I’m a big fan of GPS, even when I know where to go, I like to keep an eye on the statistics of my current trip.  My first experience was with a Garmin Nuvi, which still works fine – but … Continue reading

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Had a thought…

By no means is this an original thought, as I’m certain that others have come to the same conclusion…  A couple years ago, I had the opportunity to drive my friend’s electric Mini for a bit around town.  The car … Continue reading

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Zen, and the art of the close call…

Heading home from work today, I’m coming into Florida doing about 40mph, a couple carlengths off the Mitsubishi in front of me…  Up ahead, a UPS truck is waiting to hang a left out of a parking lot, and a … Continue reading

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Well wonders never cease…

In my ongoing expose of just how many of the drivers in my town are complete and under buffoons, we have the driver of a late 90’s teal Ford Ranger. I’m heading back to work from a dentist’s appointment when … Continue reading

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Still worth a chuckle…

I’m heading home from PAC computers today after another vapor excursion when a black Dodge Charger R/T proceeds to ride up my ass like a proctologist funded by universal healthcare.  I slow down like I normally do, he backs off … Continue reading

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Oy

I really gotta wonder what is in the back of some peoples heads when they’re tailgating a motorcycle.  I’m coming home last night from running some errands, it’s hot, and muggy out, my facemask is coated with mosquito shrapnel, and … Continue reading

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Boooo

Took the truck out the other day for a drive down to Jersey, and noticed that the battery gauge was stuck at 9, and the battery light was flashing… The plug to the voltage regulator on top of the alternator … Continue reading

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