Healing and more changes


Recap…this blog has been a bit sleepy because well?  I haven’t been doing much since October 17th, 2015 except trying to heal from my crash.

What comes around goes around

What comes around goes around


I feel like I am always saying good bye to something…this time it’s my brand new 2015 BMW 1200GS.  Totaled on October 17, 2015 only after owning her for 3 months.  Welcoming back will be my loaded 2013 BMW F800GS.

The Lure of the Motorcycle

The Lure of the Motorcycle


October 17th, 2015 was a new adventure for me.  I crashed and totaled my brand new 2015 BMW 1200GSW.  Some were hoping this would be my wake up call hoping I would not want to ever ride again.  I wonder if those same people question those who have been in a car crash?  I digress. […]

BMW’s new air-cooled GS


 SOURCE:  MCN by Richard Newland Published: 08 October 2015 BMW stumbled over a rampant global sales success when they released the R nineT. The world went nuts for the air-cooled retro roadster, leaving the factory struggling to keep pace with demand, and as hungry owners twiddled their thumbs for delivery, bikes were changing hands in […]

After 2.5 months there is still a glitch…


I have moved back to the States from Canada just a little over 2 months ago. The Transition back has been not without complications.

Prepare mentally for the three kinds of spring riding hazards


Great advise about getting back on your bike if you have not been riding through out the winter.

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? […]

How earplugs save your hearing and make you safer


I wear plugs do you? SOURCE: REVZILLA     Want to keep riding for the long haul? You need to protect your hearing. Photo by Lance Oliver.   Lance Oliver TeamZilla Editor Follow Me on G+ PUBLISHED: JUL 16, 2014 If we live long enough, the day may come (the horror!) when we’re too old […]

Suffering in Silence


If you make it to the bottom…;-) This could be for any loss. There are many days since January 30th, 2014, the day my life to me turned upside down that I sit alone in solitude contemplating my future.  After my wife left I was lost, there was chaos inside my whole being.  Dramatic effect […]

Departure Day


Nothing like getting woken up at 0215 to three dogs barking in the house and then I made the mistake in letting them out and all hell broke loose.  We have bears around as well as many other creatures.  I did not see anything but the dogs had a scent. The culprits… So, innocent looking […]

“If you’re going through Hell, keep going.” – Solo X Country 2014


Departure date May 17, 2014 for 30 days. Plan – Vancouver, BC to North Carolina to Long Island, Upstate New York and back. Don’t know the route yet. LINK TO my Ride Report on ADV Rider Forum Click HERE SPOT Live Tracking Page I have done quite a few big RR’s and smaller one’s but […]