John Ryan: The Living Legend

Everyone has their version of what a "long" day was. When I first started riding, 100 miles was a long day. As I got more tuned into what made me more comfortable and I got stronger the mileage went up. Currently more than 500 miles is a "long" day for me. I've done it twice:... Continue Reading →

60,000 and it keeps on ticking!

Happy Halloween! Last night the DL rolled over 60,000 miles on the odometer. It was a beautiful day here in California (plus I wanted to get some more miles on the bike) so I decided to ride out to the various evening engagements. For some reason I’d been really anticipating this milestone for quite a... Continue Reading →

Leading group motorcycle rides

Once the day has come to actually ride the ride, here are some tips to help everything run a bit smoother and for all the riders to have a good time. Overcommunicate: If I can say only one thing, this would be it.  It's amazing how many times you can say things and people just... Continue Reading →

I miss motorcycling

I feel like it has been a really long time since I've been out on the bike. The overnight in Tahoe was fabulous, but that seems like ages ago. About five or so weeks later I needed to go see the dentist for my biannual checkup. I have moved a few times in my stay... Continue Reading →

Time is consantly going….

The reality that I'm leaving has now hit me hard. They say that time is a unidirectional vector that moves at the pace of about 24 hours every day. With all the planning and prep that has gone into this trip, it's hard to believe I'll be leaving tomorrow. Anel has be great and patient... Continue Reading →

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