To-Do List : A Life-Long Pursuit of Fun

To-Do List : A Life-Long Pursuit of Fun

To-Do List : A Life-Long Pursuit of Fun

What started out as a Bucket List of things I wanted to do on my motorcycle has grown and changed a bit. Sure, I still see myself achieving some of these or visiting them with my bike. But some? Some are just things I want to do/see/try/visit, however I make my way there.

To Do

  • See the sunrise on Mt. Washington
  • Write my name on Cadillac Ranch in Amarillo, TX
  • Stay in an over-water bungalow in Bora Bora
  • Moki Dugway
  • Walk Across the Brooklyn Bridge
  • Storseisundet Bridge in Norway
  • Go for Afternoon Tea
  • Visit Kane's Donuts for Breakfast 05/08/2013
  • Boldt Castle 03/08/2007
  • Colle delle Finestre
  • Passo san Boldo
  • Spend a weekend in Montauk
  • Col de la Bonette - France
  • Ride a motorcycle in Spain
  • Eat a lobster roll in Maine
  • Ride a Royal Enfield in the Himalayas
  • Learn to surf
  • Visit the Pied Piper of the Lincoln Highway 04/12/2013
  • Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater 12/05/2004
  • Visit Nashville
  • See The Last Supper in Milan 10/01/2000
  • Ride the mountains of Georgia 12/06/2012
  • The Biltmore Mansion - Asheville, NC 01/05/2003
  • Eat a Nathan's Hotdog - Coney Island 10/01/2008
  • Visit Amsterdam 27/12/2004
  • See the Elgin Marbles 01/01/1993
  • Go for a soak at The Blue Lagoon in Iceland 04/04/2009
  • The Reading Pagoda 10/10/2011
  • Aiguille du Midi 31/08/2014
  • See the Mona Lisa 30/12/2004
  • Go up inside the Statue of Liberty
  • Visit Graceland
  • Bicycle across the Golden Gate Bridge 07/05/2015
  • Ride in a sidecar 14/10/2012
  • Sleep in a caboose motel
  • Go whitewater rafting
  • Try rappelling
  • See the Parthenon 09/09/2000
  • Deal's Gap 12/05/2003
  • Cherohala Skyway 12/05/2003
  • Lombard Street - San Francisco 01/06/2008
  • Visit Alaska
  • The National Motorcycle Museum
  • The Liberty Bell 15/06/2012
  • Mail Pouch Barn Hunting Trip
  • Do a lap on the Nurburgring
  • Check out Bosozoku motorcycles in Japan
  • Pike's Peak
  • The Marine Corp Memorial - Washington, DC 06/07/2006
  • Camp in Monument Valley
  • Take the Lolo Pass in Idaho
  • Leave a sign at the Sign Post Forest, Watson Lake - Yukon
  • The collapsed Kinzua Bridge - Keating, PA 02/07/2015
  • West Quoddy Head Lighthouse
  • Have a piece published in a moto magazine
  • The Rockville Bridge - Marysville, PA
  • Go on a safari
  • Tunkhannock Viaduct - Nicolson, PA 08/11/2015
  • Learn to play a song on the guitar
  • Read Siddhartha
  • Hand of the Desert - Atacama
  • Sleep in a Treehouse Hotel
  • Attend Roller Derby
  • See a geisha
  • Learn to play ukelele
  • Start drawing regularly again
  • Sing karaoke
  • Northern Lights
  • Sleep in an igloo
  • Buy a pair of Louboutins and not feel guilty about it
  • Learn to meditate
  • Go to an ice bar or hotel
  • Touch a tarantula
  • See the giant Gundam in Japan
  • Ride the Wonder Wheel in a Swinging Car
  • Bonfire on the Beach
  • Pet a Lion or a TIger
  • Hike a Canyon
  • Attend a moto-blogger meetup
  • Go to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
  • Keith Haring's Crack is Wack Mural
  • Make a phone call in a red British phonebooth
  • Attend a school bus demolition derby
  • Go the Christmas Tree Lighting at Rockefeller Center
  • Sleep in an Airstream trailer
  • Own a dogs playing poker picture
  • Visit and leave a letter in the Kindred Spirit mailbox - Bird Island near Sunset Beach, NC
  • Send a postcard from Santa Claus, Indiana 12/10/2015
  • See the Milky Way 15/07/2016
  • Hike Walters Wiggle to Angels Landing in Zion

Bicycles, Wheels, Wings and Other Moving Things

  • Own an old pickup truck
  • Ride in a Smart Car
  • Ride a Penny Farthing bike
  • Ride a waverunner 15/07/2016
  • Bi-plane Ride
  • Ride the Cyclone at Coney Island 12/08/2012
  • Have the courage to skydive
  • Take a multi-day trip on my fatbike
  • Ziplining
  • Ride in a blimp
  • Drive a Lamborghini 05/01/2011
  • Ride the funicular in Pittsburgh 05/12/2013
  • See the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile 24/04/2012
  • Ride a mechanical bull
  • Ride an Alpine coaster or slide
  • Ride a snowmobile
  • Take a bicycle vacation 02/05/2015
  • Bicycle around Central Park
  • Mountain Biking in Moab
  • Ride on a camel
  • Ride on a paddleboat

Blood, Sweat & Tears

  • Run a Marathon
  • Run a Half-Marathon
  • Run the 10 Mile Run to the Brewery 20/01/2014
  • Run the Cow Harbor 10K 20/09/2013
  • Run a 5k 01/06/2013
  • Try Sandboarding
  • Do a mud run/adventure race 09/07/2012
  • Polar Bear Swim
  • Stand Up Paddling Boarding 01/09/2013
  • Take a multi-day Hiking Excursion
  • Scale a rock climbing wall to the top
  • Hike the Half Dome trail in Yosemite
  • Hike the Hall of Mosses Trail - Hoh Rainforest - Olympic National Park

Europe

  • Gaudi's Casa Batlló - Barcelona
  • Visit the Amalfi Coast
  • Atomium in Brussells
  • Ride the London Eye
  • Visit Mont Saint-Michel
  • Lake Reschensee drowned church tower 06/06/2017
  • Neuschwanstein Castle
  • Visit Santorini, Greece 09/09/2000
  • Go up the Eiffel Tower 30/12/2004
  • Gondola ride in Venice
  • See Buckingham Palace 10/01/1993
  • Preikestolen - Norway
  • Stay in Corvara, Italy 08/09/2010
  • Tour Gaudi's Sagrada Familia
  • Lake Como, Italy 01/09/2010
  • Throw a coin with my right hand, over my left shoulder into the Trevi Fountain
  • Cube Houses - Rotterdam, The Netherland 29/12/2003
  • Cathedral of Sts. Peter and Mary in Cologne, Germany
  • Palace of Versailles, Versailles, France

Food

  • Eat Fried Green Tomatoes
  • Bigelows Fried Clams - Rockville Center
  • Eat a Philly Cheesesteak in Philly 20/11/2011
  • Eat Shoo-fly Pie 05/12/2013
  • Eat a Primanti Brothers Po Boy
  • Eat Strudel in Austria
  • Eat at Haag's Hotel
  • Eat at Tail o' the Pup
  • Texas Lunch - Lock Haven, Pa. 06/06/2014
  • Lexington Candy Shop - NY
  • Randy's Donuts 01/05/2015
  • Eat at the Circus Drive-In 13/12/2016
  • The Clambox in Ipswitch, Ma.
  • Get Car-hop service
  • Pinks Hotdogs - LA
  • Eat at Modern Diner - 364 East Ave, Pawtucket, RI 02860

Motorcycle Stuff

Museums & Art

  • Andy Warhol Museum
  • Neon Museum & Boneyard - Vegas
  • The American Sign Museum
  • Philly Mural Excursion
  • HR Giger Museum and Bar 31/08/2014
  • See Robert Indiana's LOVE in NYC 03/12/2009
  • See Van Gogh's The Starry NIght 01/02/1996
  • The Sistine Chapel
  • Van Gogh Museum - Amsterdam 28/12/2003
  • Visit the Louvre 30/12/2003
  • See the Victory of Samothrace 30/12/2003
  • The Museum of Bad Art
  • The SPAM Museum
  • PennDot Road Sign Sculpture Garden - Meadville, Pa 02/07/2015
  • Grounds for Sculpture - Trenton, NJ
  • See Bernini's Ecstasy of St Theresa
  • Michelangelo's Moses
  • Velveteria - Museum of Velvet Art - Los Angeles
  • See the Space Shuttle Discovery at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
  • The Hermitage Museum
  • The Kelpies - Scultpure - Falkirk, Scotland
  • Barney Smith's Toilet Seat Art Museum - San Antonio, Tx
  • Visit Peter Toth's Sculpture Studio - Edgewater, Fl
  • Visit the Henry Ford Museum
  • Galleta Meadows Estate Sculpture Park - Anza Borrego - Borrego Springs, Ca
  • Visit the Edward Gorey House & Museum - Yarmouth Port, MA
  • See the Love Butt

Roadside Americana

US Travel

Whole Wide World

  • See the Taj Mahal
  • Angkor Wat
  • Visit the Great Wall of China
  • The white cliffs of Dover
  • Machu Picchu
  • Guggenheim Bilbao
  • Uluru
  • The Pyramids of Giza
  • See the Moai on Easter Island
  • See Château de Chambord
  • Nova Scotia
  • Stay at Le Château Frontenac in Old Quebec
  • Stonehenge 10/01/1993
  • Sydney Opera House
  • St. Basil’s Cathedral in Moscow
  • Wat Rong Khun - Thailand's White Temple
  • See the Matterhorn
  • Sedlec Ossuary - The Bone Church - Czech Republic
  • Explore Faroe Islands

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