Gatlinburg Tennessee 2013, Day 3-Riding the Tail of the Dragon & Cherahola Skyway

Steve Kinchen, Sr/ October 31, 2013/ BMW R1200RT, General Rants & Raves About Riding, Piaggio MP3, Touring/ 0 comments

Departure time: 10:00am Departure temperature: 57 degrees Miles covered: 189 Locations visited: Wears Valley, Townend, Foothills Scenic Parkway, Deals Gap, Robinsville, Cherahola Skyway. After taking a day to recover from the drama of our day one ordeal, we were finally off to enjoy all that the fall has to offer motorcycle enthusiasts in East Tennessee. As we departed our cabin,

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Can The Weather Forecasters Ever Get It Right?

Steve Kinchen, Sr/ March 31, 2013/ BMW R1200RT, General Rants & Raves About Riding, Piaggio MP3/ 0 comments

My wife and I have been planing an overnight getaway to Biloxi, Ms for nearly a month. Our schedules have been so busy with the arrival of our precious new baby girl, work related trips for me, extra hours spent on weekends working and many other mundane goings on. I have been watching the weather reports with great interest as

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New Windshield and GPS For The MP3 400ie

Steve Kinchen, Sr/ March 3, 2013/ Piaggio MP3/ 0 comments

I started with the base model MP3 400ie on November 9, 2009 and had my local Piaggio dealer, The Transportation Revolution of New Orleans, order the color matched oem top case which is 48 liters in size and a perfect fit for the bike.  Shortly thereafter, I discovered the need for a taller windshield than the standard “fly screen.”  I

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