Postcards from the 2017 IBR: Chris’ Riding Adventures

Postcards from the 2017 IBR: Chris’ Riding Adventures

Last week when I went to my PO Box, I opened it to find among its contents two postcards that rode in the 2017 Iron Butt Rally. For the uninitiated, that’s the toughest road rally of ’em all. So the slogan goes – 11,000 miles in 11 days. Can you even imagine? These two cards more »

The Ebb and Flow of Motivation

The Ebb and Flow of Motivation

Ebb and flow. My thoughts and motivations come in waves, pushing in and pulling back. Just when I think I’ve got myself into a nice, natural posting rhythm, I go belly up and float along helplessly in the tide. It is times like these, times when I flounder, that I know I need to learn more »

Using Google Alerts For Road Trip Inspiration

Using Google Alerts For Road Trip Inspiration

There is no telling what will inspire you to hit the road to go and see something with your own eyes. You could, of course, leave things to chance. Afterall, serendipity is a beautiful thing. But, if you’re an information glutton like me – you like to cram your head full of information. Sweet, sweet, more »

Welcome to My Brain’s Filing Cabinet

Welcome to My Brain’s Filing Cabinet

Last night, Kenny was sitting on the couch flipping through photos on his phone. He’d scroll then tilt his phone my way and say “where was that?” and I’d answer. The answer would be something I knew immediately. Some were obvious if you’d been there. Even seemingly nondescript places have tell-tale giveaways. But some were more »

My Bonneville – The Great Equalizer

My Bonneville – The Great Equalizer

Some people take it as a personal affront when their motorcycle wave isn’t returned by another rider. I’m not one of them. I wave because I want to. Or sometimes, I don’t because I simply don’t feel like it. Overall though, you could say I’m more of a waver than not. It’s almost like an more »

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