Why do we BLOG???


I was given permission to post this on our blog.  Please read. This might be a post not many even comment on…sad but true.  Too intense?  Too political?  I don’t know but hope it’s read. It is very heart warming and humbling to know our blog about everything can influence a person like to this […]

Something Special about Trains Through Winter Landscapes


Regardless if you live on the side of the globe that never gets to see the snow, or are one of those who know it quite well – admit it, it does give you some amazing photographing material. For me, a combination of nature and technology has always been something special. This time I want […]

QUICK TIPS: Should You Ride A Motorcycle ?


Riding a motorcycle is a unique experience. Riding is fun and invigorating, yet the skills needed for safe riding, combined with the lack of car-like crash protection on a motorcycle, can cast doubts on whether a person should choose to ride a motorcycle. Some potential riders lack the ability to execute skilled and timely actions […]

The Unseen Lives of Miniature Cement People


Probably the most bizarre form of art/photography I have ever seen…..weird but cool SOURCE:  TwistedSifter on StumbleUpon Isaac Cordal is a Spanish artist that has been working on his own projects since 1999. His ongoing series entitled Cement Eclipses began in art school in 2002 but he didn’t start placing them on the streets until […]

More Safety Advise from Someone Who Crashed


10 Things I’ve Learned From 10 Motorcycle Crashes October 25, 2013 By Wes Siler I’ve had a few motorcycle crashes in my time. Some have hurt me, some I’ve walked away from. I’d like to think each one has made me a smarter, safer rider. Hopefully, by sharing what I’ve learned, you can be too, […]

Come see why we LOVE Vancouver & BC


Watch this dramatic short video showcasing why we live in BC and Vancouver.  Watch the entire video and you will get a taste of why we are called Beautiful BC.  Enjoy, especially for those who are not from here. Alterna Films FB page

Air Shots


Vancouver to Toronto via the air.  Nothing more just picks of the fog we have been having in Vancouver and how beautiful it was only a few hundred feet up in the air.  In TO for business for the day and then back home tomorrow. 

2013 World Map Archive TIme


Click the little pic below for larger versions Each year our maps of the world powered by Clustr Maps archives the red dots that accumulate throughout the year.  Apparently they do not want to map to turn into a big red BLOB…so, each year I post screen shots of the world map showing where readers […]

Leatt STX RR Neck Brace


Every once in a while I see an ADV rider wearing a LEATT brace but not many.  I have thought about adding this to our gear but many of the jackets out there are not LEATT friendly unless you move up into the real technical gear which for us seems to be just a bit […]

Our Wedding in a Nutshell – August 14th 2013


See gallery and click I guess there is no need to really write a post when one gets married.  In summary, we have been together for 16 years common law, Cheryl proposes one day out of the blue, a year later we are getting hitched for “real” up in Egmont, BC @ the Westcoast Wilderness […]

‘The Scooter Diaries’ by Ronald Bowman


Only a few hours left to make this dream come true…scroll down to the end and why not contribute a few $$…Gordon is only $4500 away from making this happen…. A review SOURCE:  OVERLAND MAGAZINE This book has been painstakingly edited by Gordon Bowman, the son of the author, who discovered his father’s rough manuscript […]

Scooter Diaries – a worthy investment


Originally posted on Advgrrl Motorcycle Adventures & More:
We never endorse requests for donations unless it is for our cause Autism.  But in this special case we would love to see this project come to fruition.  Take a look, see what an incredible story this can become…we want to see it, read it and for…