Day 8&9 Dear Family & Friends, OK I missed a day! It was a late night last night….. So Tuesday I left Bend, Or. on my own. My riding buddy Brian needed to head home for work. I really enjoy riding with him, but riding solo also has a special charm. Being on the road alone gives me a total sense of...
All clean and ready to ride. My Friend Brian, ready to lead the way... Dear Family & Friends, Day one of our adventure.. The first leg of our trip is a three day ride to Salt Lake City, Utah for the National BMW riders convention.. I am riding with a friend of mine, Brian Louw. I really enjoy riding with him because...
Dear Family & Friends,Another couple of days have passed on our great adventure.. Every day is special.. As Duane says every time you experience something new you gain 75 days of life so I expect to be a very old man!After the Isle of Man we ferried back to Liverpool and rode north to visit some people I have...
Day 5 Dear Family & Friends, Today was our last day at the BMW rally. It is quite the event. Amazing number of vendors selling everything you could think of for motorcycle touring. They also had all sorts of demonstrations and seminars and different subjects. We also went to a bike show there for vintage BMW motorcycles which was way cool...
Monday June 25th Dear Family & Friends, I now have absolute proof of global warming… The weather is England is unbelievably good. Clear blue sky and it is getting warmer and warmer.. Today it actually reached the 80s..!! The prediction is for record heat this week. It is hard to believe I am in England except for the beautiful countryside. Last night I stayed...
Our local active motorcycle club is the Coast Riders and April 27th& 28th we rode from SLO to Willow Springs Raceway near Rosamond, CA for the annual vintage motorcycle races. Always a fun event. I love the old bikes because they are so different and you can really see how they work. 100% mechanical with no fancy electronics or...
Dear Family & Friends,This may be my most challenging blog. It is hard to write an exciting story about an island that is one large rock with sheep and penguins…. Today we are visiting the Falkland Islands!Our ship set anchor outside the Falklands harbor because it is to big to go in! We are lucky today that the weather is...
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Dear Family & Friends,We are definitely on the home stretch now.. No broken motorcycles or bodies so I think it has been a tremendous success.....Sunday morning we woke up at the beautiful B&B we stayed at near Goodwood. Blue sky and no clouds in sight..The Goodwood Revival is an amazing event. It is the one event that even if you are not...
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