It’s been the month for visits from Sharka’s distant relatives. This time, a 99 NB belonging to a fellow named Jessie came to town. And they came the long way. Albuquerque was on about mile 6800 of their journey.
July 5th, 2012 — Spotlight
The Spotlight shines on Steve’s white R2 Limited Roadster in this post. Come check out the Rooster.
Geoff pointed out in an earlier blog entry that I drove 20 hours just to hang out for 16 hours. To be honest, the math kinda surprised me…I didn’t think to think of it that way. On the surface it’s true. But to me the 10 hours there and back (each way) was a part [...]
July 1st, 2012 — Drives
Another drive around New Mexico. The magic that is NM-4 through the Jemez mountains is the focus of this one.
“Brothers don’t shake hands; brothers hug!” It all started with a vibrabeep on my phone. Steve texted to let us know he was 45 minutes out. WOOT!
I needed bonding time with Rooster in a bad way.
This morning I left the house at 7:45 am. That’s an unusually early time for this small business owner. Usually I roll out between 8:30 and 9. After 9am – the highways in North Dallas are empty enough not to feel congested and my drive time to the office is less than half of what it would be any time before 9am. But this morning I wasn’t headed south…
June 28th, 2012 — Drives
A small change from the usual wrenching and toy photos: a drive! Sharka and Flipper tackle some foothills and the infamous Sandia Crest Road.
A review of Project-G’s new leather goods, a shift boot and vintage-fit brake boot. Be warned, there’s a lot of gushing.
June 24th, 2012 — Guest Blogs
Part Two of this journey is our drive up to Denver where my wife will hang out with friends whilst I’m stuck working. She’ll then fly home and I’ll start the drive back with another lay over in Albuquerque where the Three Amigos will finally be able to meet up and do some drives!
June 18th, 2012 — Spotlight
Time for another spotlight post! This time, the light is cast on a nearly-quarter-million-mile-old 92 named Flipper. Flipper belongs to my buddy Stoly (as you might have surmised from his excellent guest post.)