Saying Good Bye is NEVER Easy…


March 14th 2015 (videos included) If you LOVE dogs like I love mine then you will understand why I feel compelled to do an entire post about saying good-bye to my best friends.  One of the hardest things over the year has been knowing that life changes comes with many consequences. Since I am picking […]

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 […]

Depression, anxiety and self image… why do we do it to ourselves? ~ Gelände Straßetastic


A dear Virtual friend writes from his heart about a topic not many talk about.  I congratulate George for taking the time and having the courage to share his own personal story and journey. Please visit George’s blog by clicking the below link….👍 Depression, anxiety and self image… why do we do it to ourselves? […]

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 […]

Day 25 – Virtual Tour of Myrtle Beach


February 7th 2015 – Day 25 – Tourist Day (videos and pics) The countdown begins…UGH! I have to admit I really like being a tourist at times.  It was still “cold” for many but I found it perfect as usual.  Around 60F with a light breeze.  I am not really going to say much in […]

Day 24 – A New Friend, Myrtle Beach & What a SUNSET


February 6th 2015 – Day 24 It was chilly out this morning when I packed up.  I think it was about freezing.  I ended up using my heated liner and gloves all day.  I point this out because it’s the first time I have had to use heat for a while and the first time […]

Days off the Bike continued + My First Really Great Birthday


February 2nd, 2015 I felt like I had to get a post together on my 49th birthday.  What’s funny is that my father and I just came to realize I could use his iPad as a hotspot to access WIFI.  They don’t have internet at their home in Florida.  Long story but my folks feel […]

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 […]

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 […]