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 7 – Vegas, Hoover Dam & I was in AZ and NV at the sametime


I am behind in posts.  This always seems to happen as days goes by.  I am having bike issues again but that will be for Day 9.  😉

Short Post, Long Day


Day 4 – January 17th 2015 Today I tried to be a tourist, I really did.  However, the Drive-Thru Tree Park was closed and when I attempted to make it to Fort Bragg the weather was so horrible that I did not feel very safe on Route 1.  It was slick and it was pouring […]

Doesn’t Feel Like Winter Anymore….


2015 – EASTBOUND-Down and Around the USA Trip January 15th & 16th 2015 I don’t seem to be really making that much distance each day.  Having too much fun meeting so many nice folks on the road and hospitable folks allowing me into their homes.  Today, Friday, Jan. 16th  I met this young man, CARLOS.  […]

Day 1 of how many?


January 14th 2015 It was weird to ride across the Sumas, WA border this time. Weird because I have no clue when I will ever be back in that neck of the woods ever again. I am moving back to the east so when will I come back to BC via my bike? That’s why […]

SPOTWalla Tracking Link


Track my Winter Ride by CLICKING HERE This will go live as soon as I leave in the morning, Wednesday, January 14th 2015.  Did a little more tweaking to the bike, not much time to really plan anything between trying to sell my house and hanging out with friends etc.  So, let’s see how this […]

2015 Countdown and Prep for my WINTER X-sing


Click the pics Got myself a little entertainment for this trip…my Mini Bose Yesterday, January 10th, 2015 my new buddy and friend Mike came over to assist with checking over my bike before my trip.  Mike is like family now, met through the virtual world, rode together on a Dual Sport BC ride, have the […]

STAY TUNED….January 2015 Departure?


This could be my route for my X Country Winter Excursion…departure date still being determined. Will make a pit stop in Florida to see my folks, (snow birds) and cousins if all works out. More details to come…will probably take the 101 down through the Oregon Coast… 8366.71 km or 5198.83 miles

Green, White, Brown – Winter in the PNW (Gerbing, what I know)


My initial reason for heading down to Washington State yet again was really to get to Gerbing  All pictures can be clicked for higher resolution and open in a new tab and to add to my heated gear collection so I can ride x country this month sometime soon I hope to drop my bike […]

French readers I need your help


What are the lyrics of this song I love in English? THANKS GEORGE from the UK

2014 Quick Review


As I work on my post from my last road trip with my car, not my bike here TWO quick slide shows of my year in review.  I mean quick!  😃  Enjoy, and I will get my act together to post about my December 30th 2014 – Jan 1 2015, 2010 KM or 1250 mile […]

Remembering 2014…my own form of therapy


MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE. Best to watch videos full screen and in HD When I look back at all the years I have spent in Canada, all the fortunate riding I have been able to do since 2010 when I got my street license these videos will enable me to really see, feel and reflect. My […]

Canada to the USA….oh, the joys of moving back “home”


Update: I learned how to import vehicles into the USA from Canada today. Not terribly difficult but nonetheless work. I had to contact BMW & Fiat USA to apply for letters of compliance. This was after I called the Canadian divisions because that made sense to me.  NOT! 😒 Compliance letters mean my vehicles meet […]

Not ready to part with my “beauty”…


If some of you have been following my year 2014 you will know it’s been one struggle after another.  Break up of my marriage/relationship after 17.5 years, the sudden death of my 10 year-old beagle, job issues, and now I am in the process of actually selling my house and transitioning back to the USA […]

Lower The Water Level please……


December 13th 2014 – (all pics are clickable for hi rez and there are videos in the post.) Rode out to see the Eagles again today at the Sandpiper Golf Course about an hour ride east of my house.  Been going out here every year for almost 18 years.  Will be going out a lot […]