A new day, a new rule.

New rule: no stopping without getting gas. Wish us luck – it’s still raining. Here are pics from the the last couple of days. I had some great ones of Montreal but for some reason the camera didn’t save them.

The thing about an adventure is….

It’s not reeeaaally an adventure until something doesn’t go quite as planned. Yesterday morning in Montreal James and I took a bit of time seeing some of the city before hitting the road. It was going to make for a late night, but we figured we could do it and still make our destination. Enter the rain. We rode in the rain for almost 3 hours yesterday. Big, heavy rain drops that stung when they hit. At one point we pulled over to a Walmart to get some Rainex because... Read The Rest →

Settling in for the long haul

We did it. It’s hard to believe, but we actually got all packed up and on the road today. And only 3.5 hours later than our planned departure – that’s almost a record for us! The thing about starting a big adventure ride is that it starts the same way as any other ride. Well, aside from the gear laden bikes and months of planning. You hop on and start out of your driveway, down your street and through your neighborhood. It actually takes quite some time into the trip... Read The Rest →

"Being shot out of a cannon will always better than being squeezed out of a tube."

Or so says one of my favorite writers, Hunter S. Thompson, who quickly followed the statement with “That’s why God made fast motorcycles, Bubba.” Hooray for fast motorcycles and hooray for motorcycles that will help you get to the arctic circle and back! Shockingly, there are only two days left before we depart for Alaska. I’m vacillating between uber excitement and staving off the surge of panic that inevitably comes with taking 34 days off from work to ride over 11,000 miles across country – much of which will be... Read The Rest →

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