Dear Family & Friends,   I am again promoting a worthwhile charity event..  I am the SLO organizer for the Distinguished Gentlemen's Ride. It is a worthwhile cause that raises funds for prostate cancer research and men's mental health. ( who doesn't know a man that doesn't need to improve his mental health?? ) This is a world wide event that is...
Day 10 Dear Family & Friends, OK one last blog report and you won’t have to put up with my emails for a while. This morning I left Crescent City, CA. bright and early. That is just about the farthest northern coastal city in California. For the next hour it was my last bit of coastal riding.. As is usual along the...

  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...
Day 7 Dear Family & Friends, Today was one of those surprise days.. We knew we had a fairly long ride from Nampa, ID to Bend Oregon and we thought it would be mostly flat, boring, highway through eastern Oregon which is mostly high desert. We left Nampa early and headed west on the freeway for about half an hour and then...
Day 6 Dear Family & Friends, Before I get into todays events I need to respond to the usual few emails I get commenting about my creative spelling… Here are my three excuses. 1- I never claimed to be very good at grammar or spelling. My degree is in engineering. 2-The spell check I use often tries to complete the words for me before...