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 […]

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 […]

Day 6 – All about heading into Spring?


Day 6 – January 19th 2015 UPDATE:  My spider bite on my right temple swelled up last night and puss came out.  I know gross eh?  It’s now infected because of my helmet, etc.  Put Bactine on it and it’s looking scabby but better.  Other than feeling like someone punched me in my eye, I […]

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.  […]

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 […]

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 […]

Eagle post coming


Trying to spend as much time out east with the Eagles. Big post coming up soon!

2014 – A Year to Forget but I am still THANKFUL…


Feel free to click the pics for larger Hi-rez versions 2014 has been one hell of a year for me and still is on some levels.  Separation, leading to divorce, death of my beloved 10-year-old Beagle, Cruizer…work issues, deciding to leave Canada after almost 18 years and start over?  So, what to do?  Do I […]

AltRider, Bikini Barrista & Chuckanut in the Dark


November 19th 2014 – My Seattle Day Trippin’ to AltRider!  All pics clickable and videos throughout this post…short clips Mileage 678 KM’s – left at 0600 and arrive home at 1930.  Weather?  Perfect, cloudy, some sun, cool temperatures and NO RAIN! I left in the dark and came home in the dark.  LOVE my new […]

I SURVIVED THE POLAR VORTEX on 2 Wheels


November 14th -16th 2014 In this video if you listen closely I rub my pegs….;-) Mileage 1178 Km’s

Princeton, BC to Leavenworth, WA


All pics can be enlarged by clicking on them and I always add more pics at the end that aren’t always in my posts.  Little raw videos at the end. Just FYI. Starting out temperature was -18C for everyone else .4F and let me tell you this…IT WAS COLD! The best part of my morning […]