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…Roadtrip

…Roadtrip

Finally, the weather cleared. My Saab has fresh rubber. Grab my sleeping bag, my coffee maker, a couple of books & I’m off to Denver to snatch up a BMW R69S. I will report from the road…

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BMW Oracle Racing

BMW Oracle Racing

Sailboats… BMW ORACLE RACING It may not be motorcycles but it is BMW. Incredible mega-machines like this really get my attention. So, here is a look at a huge 100′...

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3 months, 11,500 miles, on a moped, in 1978

3 months, 11,500 miles, on a moped, in 1978

When you think “hardcore” biker you don’t normally imagine a dude on a Moped Trip… In 1978, after running up a pile of miles on a Mobylette moped, Walter Muma took his 49c moped with 22,000 miles on it apart for spares & bought a new one. He then loaded up his gear, took off & rode the new one from Ontario, Canada to Fairbanks, AK & back again. Walter thoroughly documents his trip with tons of pictures...

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Motorcycle Travel Stories Revisited, a list.

Motorcycle Travel Stories Revisited, a list.

I’ve been reading a lot lately; specifically, Paul Theroux books. Travel narratives with no motorcycles involved. I got my start reading travel narratives back in the early 90′s when I went & met Ted Simon in Atlanta doing his slide show presentation about traveling around the world on an old Triumph motorcycle & wrote… Jupiters Travels. That book sent me down a path in search of more books like it. Obsessions Die...

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American Dakar Rally Racer Jonah Street

American Dakar Rally Racer Jonah Street

If you love Motorsport, if you love the Paris-Dakar Rally, now called The Dakar Rally  it starts in 3 weeks. Jonah Street is riding a WR450 Yamaha and is a racer from America. http://www.rallypanam.com/ Facebook Dakar...

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