More Nostalgia: Honda ATC 250R – The Devil’s Own ATV. Yes, Please.

As I said last week, I'm a motorbike addict. It's Friday afternoon - I must be lusting after motorcycles I don't need. Today during my afternoon browsing-for-bikes-on-Craigslist coffee break, I came up a 1986 Honda ATC 250R. ATC as in all-terrain cycle. As a kid, I rode all kinds of motorcycles ranging from late-sixties, barely-ridable …

The Rose-colored Glasses of Memory: My First Motorbike

I'm a motorbike addict, a junkie too far gone to even bother with denial. My morning coffee and lunchtime routines includes a lot of "researching" of the Craigslist motorcycles section and the BARF Classifieds. Today I came upon a 1969 Honda CL350 Scrambler for sale down in Santa Cruz. This was my first street bike! …

Interesting Poll on Linkedin: Should Every Manager Have an MBA?

I live within walking distance of a lot of hot startups. Working in the San Francisco Bay Area and rubbing shoulders with all the entrepreneurial royalty, it's easy to start feeling like everyone has an MBA. Hell, I'm pretty sure the barista downstairs from my place has one to go along with his attitude, and I've …

Lane Splitting is Safer. Here’s Why.

There are lots of reasons lane splitting is good. For me, it's mostly that I become almost immune to traffic congestion and can slip through gridlock smoothly and quickly. Perfect for commuting. Also, it's fun! Safety is another really good - but often forgotten - reason motorcyclists should split lanes, as demonstrated in this video. …

Distance to Discount Ratio? How About a Work to Incentive Ratio?

Today, TechCrunch called out some numbers from the folks over at JiWire that quantify how far people are willing to travel to get higher levels of discounts. Wait - people will travel further for bigger discounts? No way! Kidding aside... first, this overly simplified take on the data makes me think a lot of people …