The week before Memorial Weekend is the time of year when I knock off the cobwebs and venture out on a short, multi-day, motorcycle excursion. On the calendar, May represents the time of year when I re-acquaint my body to long hours in the saddle; and “test drive” new equipment. This past week, I returned to the road with a new friend: Rick Kapko. … Continue readingA New Day for Adventure
This summer, while on my 25-day motorcycle road trip, my northern-most destination was Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. One purpose for traveling that far North involved participating in some leadership meetings called “The Bonfire.” While in Edmonton, I had opportunity to spend … Continue readingFriends N.A.B.
Video Clip > 9 days from now, in 208 hours, I will be climbing aboard my bike and setting out on the longest road trip of my life to date. My routes have been mostly determined. My daily destinations largely … Continue readingA Taste of Nebraska
I am fourteen days out from my upcoming mega-moto summer tour. This particular outing will be my longest excursion yet; both in terms of time on the road AND distance traveled. From beginning to end, by the time my venture … Continue readingChoices: Highway 16 or 23?
Have you ever driven across the plains of Saskatchewan? Growing up as kid, I can remember multiple driving trips across this Canadian Province. While in college, over New Years Eve, I almost froze to death one night in -70 degree … Continue readingBurstall, Saskatchewan
Video Clip 〉 The State of Wyoming actually surprised me. On this particular day, I traveled along Highway 191 in the evening; experiencing a phenomenal blacktop road, captivating scenery, and rarely another vehicle. What more could a summer cruising traveler … Continue readingWyoming – Hwy 191
Video Clip > About 1 hour WEST of Los Angeles, is Highway 33. Without question, this is one of my favorite roads to ride within the Southern California region. I particularly love to cruise Hwy 33 during the month of … Continue readingCruising Highway 33
Video Clip > I arrived at my Solvang lodging early in the evening. After offloading a bunch of my gear, I decided to take a quick impromptu outing into the Los Padres National Forest. I explain in further detail my … Continue readingLos Padres National Forest
Today was a good day. After checking into my lodge and off-loading some gear, with a few hours of daylight still on the horizon, I decided to do some exploring. Whenever you look at a paper map, the best roads … Continue readingGetting Lost
The year was 1985. I was a college graduate in search of an adventure. For years I had dreamed of riding a motorcycle up into the Alaskan panhandle to work on a commercial fishing boat. The work was dangerous but … Continue readingDelays, Detours, and Rekindled Dreams