Monthly Archives: January 2016

Bear Patrol

No, I’m not talking about manning up, launching and escorting an Aviatsiya Dal’nego Deystviya Tu-95 down the coast (or down the Mississippi River Valley, for that matter).  I’m talking about taking advantage of Saturday’s incredibly good weather (clear/PC, mid-60s) for … Continue reading

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Meeting Night

Photo by Andy Ackerman Truth be known, I was planning on commentary on our fellow St Louis drivers and how they handle (or don’t handle) snow.   Then again it could be worse; we could be living in the Charlotte to … Continue reading

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Winter Arriveth…

It might bet time to fire up the LBC Support Vehicle   Having previously lived in the Midwest (Lincoln AFB, Nebraska, 1959-1962 and Grand Forks AFB, North Dakota, 1966-1970), I’m fairly familiar with the wild changes of weather/temperatures/precip/etc this time … Continue reading

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10 Jan 16: 5 degrees

No, we’re not expecting or requesting any sympathy from our fellow Triumph owners in the Northern Tier states (including the editor’s former stomping grounds of North Dakota) BUT, doggone, 5 degrees this morning.  Winter has finally arrived in greater St … Continue reading

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2 Jan 16: 47 Degrees

Good thing I brought a pair of gloves…the HSD’s heater works quite well, thank you, but after about 30 minutes of my 50 minute patrol of the local area, my hands were starting to suffer sooo…. Still, rather incredible when … Continue reading

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Happy New Year! ….Post-Flood

Photos: St Louis Post-Dispatch For those outside the local area who periodically check this blog, here’s a couple of shots of the recent St Louis/Metro East flooding. The photo on the left shows I-44 westbound at Valley Park near MO … Continue reading

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