Category Archives: Cruises

At Hunt Valley: Bridget’s Brother from Another Mother (and Father)

I got over to the regular Hunt Valley Horsepower show Saturday morning after donning my leather jacket and Snoopy cap. It was chilly enough for gloves–50 degrees or so, I guess–but the car ran flawlessly after burning off the oil … Continue reading

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I heard “the squeak”

Bridget is running well but there is always something to fix on a car like this, and I’ve been hearing a persistent squeaking noise coming from the front end. Sounds like the passenger side. Paranoid about my wheel bearings, I … Continue reading

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Hunt Valley run

Little rain fell as I drove Bridget to Hunt Valley this a.m. with the top up. Wasn’t enough to use the wipers, and didn’t continue as I joined a smallish crowd of regulars. The tank was there. A guy with … Continue reading

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Hunt Valley Horsepower

It’s been most of a year since I rode over to the big mall off Shawan Road; I was excited to see the temperature this morning already in the low 50s. I suited up in the Snoopy Hat (TM), scarf, … Continue reading

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Sorting update

I took Bridget to vote this morning and then to work. I call it the “Tom Magliozzi Memorial Drive a TD to Work Day.” From now on, every November 4.

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Speedster Palooza & MGs on the Rocks

Dr. Clock (Alan Merklin) changed his annual Pumpkin Run this year to a mid September Saturday. Karen and I ran it down with a crew of about a dozen Speedster People & it was a sweet run–mainly through the same … Continue reading

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In Pittsburgh

Somewhere around mile 125 the right hand top tensioner let go and began flapping around inside Bridget’s passenger compartment like an errant moth. It smacked me in the head, brushed up against my cheek and snapped in the interior wind, … Continue reading

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