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And When I was 60 I Was a Vagabond Biker

The “Northwest Passage” Odyssey of 2004 Well, a vagabond at least for a few weeks. No, there is nothing to be ‘proven’ in a venture of touring on a motorcycle for almost 7,000 miles — merely a need to satisfy … Continue reading

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My maps

(this posting may need work … this is an old posting that is being pulled into WordPress) Playing with maps. The first link below is from http://www.mapbuilder.net. This is all an experiment (isn’t life?) and the map is a work … Continue reading

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My first motorcycle cross-country trip

It was Labor Day 1978 and I had a brand new Honda … king of the touring world at the time. Continue reading

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2006 Bike trip to the West

Summary It’s over but not forgotten. A great trip with many memories, one of which I could do without (the valve stem debacle).  I departed June 30 in the early morning and got back home about 1:30PM on July 21. … Continue reading

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2006 bike trip – details

FAQ and info about the July 2006 trip. Checking the blog, photos and map. 6.25.06 More details below, but if you want to “ride along” then here are the quickie instructions. This site will be updated most days with wild … Continue reading

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Northeastern Burnet County

We had a good ride today with J.R., Vance, Tom and Norm. We went East on 1431 to Cow Creek Road, up the road to Oatmeal, thru the boonies into the SE side of Burnet, then 963 to Oakalla, 221 … Continue reading

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Blitz to Branson 2006

(lots of broken photo links. Gotta fix those.) Note: Clicking on a thumbnail will open the larger version of the photo. Executive Summary: to Branson, MO for the 12th annual “Blitz” to Branson, a BMW rally held at a hotel! … Continue reading

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Colorado 12 passes tour

(the originally intended route is further down) 12 Passes Trip Via Jones Valley Click here for photo gallery. My 12-Passes trip began with a trek to Jones Valley in Arkansas for the annual family reunion. July 1 Left home 7 … Continue reading

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