Tag Archives: solo riding

Best Birthday Gift Ever

Never ride faster than your guardian angel can fly! Well, apparently my guardian angel can fly 120 km/hr because that is how fast I was going when I hit a pothole in Colombia that should have sent the bike crashing … Continue reading

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HU Ontario 2016

This year I am the host of the Horizons Unlimited Ontario Motorcycle traveller’s event. I had so much fun last year that I couldn’t resist the opportunity to step up and take on a larger role this year. About a … Continue reading

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Border to Border – entering Mexico

With my 1,500 mile form signed it was no just a matter of crossing into Mexico and completing the Border to Border. I followed the signs, paid my told and entered Mexico, 3 minutes from the hotel, easy. Now I … Continue reading

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BunBurner 1500

After a hot shower and sleeping for only about 5 hours I was back on the road again to complete the second challenge – 1,500 miles in 36 hours. I was tired, but ready for the ride. It was still … Continue reading

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Iron Butt – SaddleSore 1000

I have been planning an Iron butt ride since I got back from my big adventure four years ago. For a variety of reasons it wasn’t working out, finally I made the decision that no matter what I was going … Continue reading

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Planning for the Iron Butt

I’m not much of a planner. My profession demands that I plan my days, months, quarters and of course year-end, but outside of work I resist it as much as possible. My research into the Iron Butt tells me it … Continue reading

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New Gear

It has been time for new riding gear for a while now. My pants no longer fit me as I’ve managed to keep weight off. My Tourmaster jacket is looking worn, very worn, but it should since it is five … Continue reading

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Ride with my Wife and Lego Man

With over 114,000km on my bike I am surprised at how little of that time has been 2 up riding. Probably not the thing to be thinking about as I embark on a weekend road trip with my wife and … Continue reading

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off the beaten path – Northen Ontario – part 2 of 2

So this is long overdue but here is Part 2 of my Northern Ontario trip. Now where was I – Oh yea – sleeping with my hunting knife, worrying about bears. I should have been worrying about checking my air … Continue reading

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Horizons Unlimited

In the second weekend in September, I will be presenting at the Horizons Unlimited Ontario event, discussing 2 different topics.  My friend Bill and I will discuss the pros and cons of doing a long distance trip solo or with an … Continue reading

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