2015 Long Island or Bust Tour – Day 7 & 8 – MOAB FUN


April 28th & 29th 2015

No commentary…just videos and pics…they will show how magical this area is much better than me…👍 I will return to this area one day with my bike.  You need a bike for sure.

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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.

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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.

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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 the said car?  Day 3 and did it.  Luckily I locked myself out in a parking lot full of fishermen(women).  I was going to have Fiat Roadside come bail me out but a bunch of crafty folks ended up using some fishing line with a hook to snag my keys. They were able to “catch” them and bring them up to the sun roof.  My trusty stick did not work for any of us by itself. Continue reading “2015 Long Island or BUST Tour – Day 3 & 4”

2015 Long Island or Bust Tour – SpotWalla Page


I will just pin this post for now just in case anyone wants to see my track live or not live. 👍

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FIAT 500L TREKKING = FUN

Long Island or Bust Tour – Day 2


April 23 2015

Thanks to my friend Wayne I have changed to the title of this trip.  As he pointed out I crossed the border into the USA in about 45 mins after I left BC.  👍 Day 2 was a day that I forgot about why I left BC and that I was moving.  I actually felt like I was on a vacation of sorts and just had fun riding through the Cascades in my car.  Beautiful mountainous roads, ones that a biker would die for really.  One area I wanted to go was blocked by snow but I did get some altitude at this time of year.

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USA road Trip 2015 – Day 1


April 22 2015

My TRACK LINK Here to SPOTWalla.

Canada-2-USA

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Day I became a Canadian Citizen

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.

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Seems like I have done a full circle.  Circle of my life in a way.  My transition to the States won’t be an easy one.  I never had an adult life there.  Left soon after grad school.

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Dual Citizenship, “WICKED” TATs, House is Empty…time to go


April 18th 2015

So much has been going on since my last post.  Too much it seems because it’s making time fly.  I leave April 22nd.  Leave BC, Canada for New York to start.  I am driving my car and heading to where?  I will have my SPOT on and post a link to my Spotwalla page soon if anyone’s interested.   I know I am not on two wheels….

but I get to drive this fun little car and I am going to go places I have never been on previous X Country trips.

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My Celebration of Life


In 10 Days I will start my trek via my car to the USA, east coast and will take Cruizer’s ashes to this site…I need to in order to move on from my guilt for not being home last year when he suddenly and unexpectedly died.

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Keeping with trying to be open minded while in the great magical states of South Dakota and Wyoming I stopped to celebrate Cruizers life.

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I saw this American flag off rt. 16 about 100 km’s outside the east entrance to Yellowstone. I was surprised to see such a flag that seemed, I don’t know out of place?

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ATGATT????


The Choice Is Yours: Sweat Or Bleed
By Adeyemi Bennett – July 09, 2013

My COMMENTARY:  Most accidents end up in road rash or more seriously DE-gloving of the skin.  You don’t die right away.  You are treated like a burn victim sometimes days to months.  Skin grafts after skin grafts.  Worst case scenario you develop an infection that can lead to sepsis.  There is no cure for sepsis, aka blood infection except antibiotics and crossing of the fingers.  If you die it’s counted as a medical complication secondary to the bike accident.  Motorcycle stat deaths do not show how many die from road rash.  So, wear gear, be smart…not everyone is lucky enough to die at the scene from a head injury or become a donor.  My 2 cents.

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It was over 100 degrees out that day, so a friend who’d just started riding decided it would be a good idea to ride to work without his jacket. Long story short, it wasn’t. Especially when he t-boned a car at 35mph. Here’s grizzly proof that getting a little hot in full gear isn’t such a bad idea.

We’d been in the middle of a heat wave here in LA, with the usual 72-and-sunny replaced with humidity and temps in the high 90s and low 100s. In conditions like that, riding around in a leather or textile jacket may seem like an insane thing to do. But to me, it’s the most sane. I’m not here to preach or sound like an elitist to new or inexperienced riders, I only want to share with you the consequences of some of these choices. Maybe they’ll even scare you into making smarter decisions. Continue reading “ATGATT????”

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


worth a re-post…such a great trip…

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2015 Winter Trip FINAL Track – January 14th – February 11th.

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

final mileage or 8131 miles

Original Route looked like this which was always just a rough idea

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