motorcycling

1st ride of 2014

January 1, 2014 Highways

Last year was a disappointment in mileage on the motorcycle. So, I thought it would be a good idea to get a good start in 2014. Is January 1 early enough? See you on the highway. Brent

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A Gallery of Motorcycling Memories

November 7, 2013 Highways

Thinking about motorcycling and trying to regain the joy, I assembled a few photos of past adventures. Memories for a Throwback Thursday. See you on the highway. Brent

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Post trip gear review

August 12, 2013 Highways

The “Fill in the States Map” Part 1 tour is over, and I want to share some information about the motorcycle and riding gear. It’s always good to look back, and pay attention to how effective was the planning. The Motorcycle Just after starting out on this trip, the 2008 Suzuki V-Strom DL650 rolled past […]

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Home Sweet Home

August 11, 2013 Highways

Day 6, August 10 A decent night’s rest and drying out is what I needed most before the final push home. And, it was to be a short one, only 275 miles—about a five hour ride. Checked out of the motel. Gassed up and headed north on I-75. Of course this tour would not be […]

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Rain, rain, go away: Georgia, South Carolina and north

August 9, 2013 Highways

Day 5, August 9 The day started out as a beautiful ride from Augusta, Georgia, and it didn’t take long to complete my mission: fill in all the states of the Southeast. South Carolina was the last one. I actually had been in North Carolina last year when I attended the Horizons Unlimited event. About […]

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A scary beginning and end: Georgia

August 8, 2013 Highways

Day 4, August 8 I’m covering lots of ground. In fact, I’m covering so much ground my friends are asking about it. Ara Gureghian, Oasis of My Soul, says, “I hope you are enjoying yourself. It sounds more like you are on a mission covering the States versus looking around you. I use to do […]

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South by Southeast: Mississippi to Florida

August 7, 2013 Highways

Day 3, August 7 The humidity was so bad, my glasses fogged up when I walked out of the motel to pack the bike. After a little time, the fog disappeared, and I pulled out to head southeast. For a poor state, Mississippi has some mighty fine roads. Four-lane divided highways with smooth pavement. In […]

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