Riding less to ride more

Where did this year go!  It didn’t seem that long ago that I was writing the article “A Rider Greets Autumn.”  Unlike other years, this year has not been one for motorcycling.  My bike sat in the garage over the entire winter while I was in Sydney, Australia.  I’ve been traveling a lot by plane and... Continue Reading →

The Eastern Costal Mountains (300mi)

Wow... Somehow it seemed like I just got home from THE Moto 2011 and now it's time to hit the road again. As usual I've procrastinated till the last possible moment on things. The V-Strom was needing some major love. The rear tire would have to be replaced. The chain was louder than the motor... Continue Reading →

Up to Chico (247 miles)

For a number of years, I’ve wanted to go to Chico. I’ve only been through it twice but just jetting to the freeway from the mountains doesn’t really count. The problem, I thought, was that the ride to an from would suck. Chico is near the north end of the Sacramento Valley. I had figured... Continue Reading →

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