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The Godfather

Yesterday I officially became a godfather to my niece Emma. It didn’t exactly catch me by surprise as this has been three years in the making. After Emma’s birth my sister Kasia asked me to be the godfather, but due to us living on two different continents the scheduling itself turned out to be a…

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Turkish Vacation: Side and Manavgat

SIDE Side, pronounced Seede, is an ancient Greek city dating all the way back to the 7th century B.C., but is now mostly a Turkish resort town with some of the best-known classical sites in the country. To us, however, it was home for the week. I’m not gonna get into our five star hotel,…

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Turkish Riviera

I’ve had a pretty gruelling work schedule for the past few months, one that pushed any vacation plans further and further down the calendar year. But, as you have already seen here, the Schwalbe scooter is coming along well, and I chose the time in-between trade shows to take a couple of weeks to refresh…

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Intermot Photos

I don’t really have too much commentary for this other that I hope you enjoy these photos. There’s quite a lot to take in at the show. One aspect very noticeably missing from the Intermot was the models. EICMA is definitely more model friendly than Intermot. I also noticed that the Queen made her presence pretty…

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Scooters on Display

For some reason totally not explained in any way, shape, or form, there is a display of scooter posters in the middle of a shopping mall here in Wrocław. Naturally I had to investigate…and read all about every single scooter shown. I saw the display from afar, mostly because I saw my beloved Schwalbe in the…

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Schwalbe at Intermot

Keeping up with more Schwalbe news, I spent the last weekend in the German city of Koln at the Intermot motorcycle trade show. Having been at the past 4 EICMA’s in Milan, I’ve never been to Intermot due to it’s biennial event status. I was told it would be smaller, less important, etc. But I…

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Deine Schwalbe

I’m guilty of neglecting this blog a little. Well, neglecting it a lot actually. And I’m not one to make excuses, it’s just that I’ve been pretty busy in other areas of my life. One such area is the Schwalbe scooter seen below. My role in this scooter is that of a project manager. I…