The Lure of the Motorcycle

The Lure of the Motorcycle

October 17th, 2015 was a new adventure for me.  I crashed and totaled my brand new 2015 BMW 1200GSW.  Some were hoping this would be my wake up call hoping I would not want to ever ride again.  I wonder if those same people question those who have been in a car crash?  I digress. […]

Summer Riding Tips | STREET SAVVY Beating the Summer Bummer: Don’t Get Tourist Trapped!

By Jerry Smith  July 21, 2014 Link to original POST click HERE I learned using ball field or farm sprinklers not the best idea. There could be fertilizer in the spray. In this case I was OK cooling off…but there are better ways when temps reach 114 F


  Matches my tattoo!  Readjustment begins and starting out on the right foot!   

2015 Long Island or Bust Tour – Day 5

April 26th 2015 I ended my day seeing this pair of Great Horn Owls.  Roosting by their nest.  So uninhibited and so beautifully perched.  Such an amazing creature and HUGE.

2015 Long Island or BUST Tour – Day 3 & 4

April 23 & 24 2015 FIAT 500L TREKKING Should really call this FIAT fun…if I had to choose 4 wheels to drive the roads I have been on it would be this car…making my trip interesting and engaging…almost as good as my bike.  Almost! What would a car trip be without locking yourself out of […]

USA road Trip 2015 – Day 1

April 22 2015 My TRACK LINK Here to SPOTWalla. April 22, 2015 – An important day to remember.  The day I left BC for New York after my 18 years of growing up in Canada.  Now, Dual citizen, I am returning  to where it all started.  I mean where I was born. Seems like I […]

Lost in the Shuffle & My Therapy Bike

March 9th 2015 Time is flying by and at times I feel like it’s all happening to fast yet too slowly.  “It” being my transition from Canada back to the USA.  I feel like I have been speaking about this for a long time but my decision to move really was only confirmed back in […]

Looking Through My Lens…Vancouver & Greater Vancouver Beauty

February 18th 2015 I have a friend from New York visiting me here in BC.  We actually flew back together after my amazing 2015 Winter X Country ride.  Should really rename my last trip to Spring Like Ride. 😉 Anyway, I am back to BC and for this week playing tourist.  Soaking all the beauty […]

The LAST 110 Feet, The Break IN – 2015 Winter Trip Day 29

February 12th 2014 – Day 29 my Last Day Riding – short video clips are part of this post and click on the pics for higher resolution Original Route looked like this which was always just a rough idea

Amazing Ride Williamsburg to Chestertown, MD – Day 28

February 10th 2015 – Day 28 I had a great short visit with my best friend from undergrad and her partner.  Ann Marie and Allison are two very genuine people who do amazing things within their own careers.  As always gracious hosts and a place I could call home.  Thanks guys for the hospitality and  […]

2015 Winter Trip – Williamsburg, Colonial Parkway & Yorktown

February 8th & 9th, 2015 – Day 26th & 27th This will be a quick post as I woke up to freezing temps at my friend’s house in Williamsburg and was reminded once again it’s winter.  Rainy this morning as I pack up for my last 2 days of riding.  Hoping Feb. 11th does prove […]


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