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. …

2011 BMW R1200R Classic: The Gentleman’s Hooligan Bike

My taste in motorbikes often runs towards the hooligan side of the street - such as my '07 Speed Triple SE - but I also have a long-running love affair with comparatively "sensible" Boxer-engined Beemers, ever since I rode a buddy's yellow R90S cafe racer many years ago. Lately, I've had my eye on a …

Lane Splitting Lesson Learned, or Reminder: Watch the Road Too!

I've been riding motorbikes a long time, and I've been lane splitting since I started riding on the street. For me, it's an integrated part of street riding. I'm not sure I'd want to ride on the streets if I couldn't filter through traffic. I've also done a lot of commuting by motorcycle, in some …