History The Dutch United Provinces declared their independence from Spain in 1579; during the 17th century, they became a leading seafaring and commercial power, with settlements and colonies around the world. After a 20-year French occupation, a Kingdom of the Netherlands was formed in 1815. In 1830 Belgium seceded and formed a separate kingdom. The […]

2015 Long Island or Bust Tour – Day 20 – THE DRAGON

May 12 2015-all pics clickable I wasn’t sure what I was going to do all day here near Robbinsville, NC so I decided to drive up to Knoxsville, TN to check out some RV’s.  Just for the hell of it.  Unbeknownst  to me I ran into the real “Tail of the Dragon”…hence the above video.  […]

2015 Long Island or Bust Tour – Day 6

April 28th 2015 Spending time in my my car with me has been healing.  The states of Nevada and Utah are so beautiful.  I highly recommend riding your bike on the roads I have been taking or drive.

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 […]

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 […]

Back On The Bike, Day 23 – Rain and then Sun

February 5th 2015 (feel free to click the pics for HI-Rez versions) After 6 days off the bike visiting my parents in Polk City I am back riding and heading into the Winter abyss of the North East.  I enjoyed my vacation within a vacation but I felt I needed to get back on the […]

Lay Over – R&R in the Winter Florida Sun

February 1, 2015 Ahhh…rest time.  After 17 days on the bike and over 9000 KM’s or about 5700 miles later, I thought I needed some R&R off the bike.   I rode on Friday from Bonifay, Florida to the Lakeland area where my parents have a RV/House.  Great place to layover and get some rest.  I […]

Happy ONE Year Anniversary to ME?

January 30th , 2015 – Day 16 & 17 I had this whole reflection post about my last year drafted but I deleted it.  Today is my one year anniversary that my ex told me she was going to leave and never looked back. I am not not going to harp on the details but […]

Baton Rouge BMW & New Orleans Tour

January 28th, 2015 – Day 15 (NEW ORLEANS)-click the pics I should have really called this trip BMW Dealership Tour.  On a serious note, I did not have to be in New Orleans until 1500 hrs so I thought what the hell, stop by Baton Rouge BMW and see if they can figure out my […]

Climate SHOCK and the LA State Trooper

January 27th, 2015 – Day 14 (all pics in all posts can be clicked for larger versions)

Oklahoma, Arkansas, Texas and Back to Arkansas!

January 26th 2015 – Day 13 I woke up this morning to a very cool and crisp sunny day.  Compared to yesterday I immediately took a look at that flags and they were still.  I thought nice….no 40-50 MPH winds to contend with for today.  Little video from yesterday’s ride. All the weather people said […]

Day 10,11& 12 – Interstate Riding – Looking for Mountains

January 23rd , 24th & 25th 2015 I woke up on Day 10 to my bike totally covered in frost.  I have finally hit winter at this point to justify the name of my trip.  👍

Long Way to ABQ via the Apache Trail

January 22nd 2015 – Day 9 After leaving GO-AZ dealership the day before I went to another virtual hosts house for an over niter.  Terry and Heather.  What a nice couple.  We had really good pizza, hung out with their pets, I have all ready forgotten their cat’s name but their dog?  Jack.  Terry and […]

Day 8 – GO-AZ & SPOOKY FAST – A very warm WELCOME

January 21 2015 – Day 8 I am usually much more efficient with updates as I put day 8 together on Day 11.  This trip more than any other trip has not only been about a little bike issues but more importantly taking time to enjoy myself with detours and meeting so many virtual friends.  […]


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