EMT Lights, Round Two

EMT Lights, Round Two
The last set of lights looked so unprofessional and not anything like I had pictured, so I knew that I needed to find a different solution. I’m adding a Harley touring fairing on my bike, so I decided to start looking into some police package options. I found that they had a dash option that had 3 blue lights and two ...

EMT lights on a motorcycle

EMT lights on a motorcycle
I just got home from Afghanistan last week and am looking forward to getting back into the swing of things. One of the things I’m looking forward to getting back to is being part of the volunteer ambulance squad here in town. Before I left, I had a simple set up of lights on my ...

An IT Guy’s Desk…… in Afghanistan

Now, as an “IT Guy” back home, I have quite the desk. I alwasy have at least my 3 monitors and a laptop sitting there and I have a shelf that holds 3 computers, 1 rack-mountable server, and a big gigabit switch. So how did I manage to go from that, to a tiny 12″ ...

99 Iowa Counties – Planning

Well, I saw on a web forum that someone had ridden to all the counties in Nebraska and taken a picture with their bikes in front and where planning to do it in Iowa. So I brought up the idea to one of my buddies and he agrees that would be a pretty sweet deal. ...

Hardwire a Phone Charger on a Motorcycle

Back when I had an iPhone, I wanted to add a charger for it on my motorcycle, but I wanted something permanent. I could have added a 12V adapter and used a car charger, but I didn’t like that option. I later ended up adding a 12V plug, but with the hard wired car charger, I ...

Motorcycle History Month!

Well…. Not really…. But I’m in the blogging mood, so I’m going to go through the bike’s I’ve owned in my 5 years of riding. I know, not very long, but I’m only 22 😛 My Kawasaki ZR-7 naked bike. I saw this bike one day as I was driving to my motorcycle riding class. ...

Iron Butt Ride – Saddle Sore – 1000 miles in 24hours

So…. This post is only a year late…. But I just made this blog, so cut me some slack 🙂 Last Spring (2010) my unit was alerted that we would be going to Afghanistan in the Fall of 2010. Knowing that I would be leaving in August and be gone for 3 1/2 weeks of ...

Afghanistan

Well, I figure my first post could just as well be about Afghanistan. We only have about 6 weeks left until we are finally home. It’s been a long 8 months (Plus 3 months training in Mississippi and California). It can get pretty cold/snowy up in the mountains of Afghanistan This is a valley further ...