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An Introduction to Expedition 65

Sleeping under the same patch of Arizona stars as travelers from all over the world, I’m at an annual gathering called the Overland Expo (before there was an east coast edition), getting overloaded with inspiration and information about traveling to any and every part of the world. I’m an addict and willing to admit it. …

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Published Stories RideApart RideApart [PS]

Shutdown at the Showdown

Last weekend was loaded with detours. Instead of attending what had become a spring ritual, a ride with Jimmy Lewis at the AltRider event in Pahrump, Nevada, I took on the task of helping another publication do what needed to be done. Ride motorcycles. The crew at RideApart threw together a collection of staff, family and friends to …

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Expedition 65 Projects

E65: Follow Us Everywhere

Think about what you plan to be doing in September and I’d forgive you for not knowing your exact plans beyond knowing you’ll probably be “at work” or wishing you were somewhere else. For me and my cohorts here, we’ll be on a lifelong journey to the end of the world, come along for the …

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About.com Harley-Davidson

A Dark Side Throwback [About.com]

When I got the call from the motorcycle editor of About.com to ride the brand new 2016 Harley-Davidson FXDLS Dyna Low Rider S this week (priced at $16,699) in my own Los Angeles backyard, I couldn’t say no. Two weeks and 45 minutes later, I arrive at the host hotel (traffic!) and climb down off my …

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Japan Motorcyclist [PS] Published Photography Travel

The Crystal Alignment

After a long-fought mental battle between words and thoughts over a relationship’s ending, on nearly the anniversary of such occasion, and furthermore, on Valentines day of this year, my motorcycle touring piece from Japan has just been published in Motorcyclist Magazine, and is available online!  And it’s not a downer, I promise! Akin to an alignment …

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Press Releases

2016 Zero Motorcycles Line-up

Zero Motorcycles 2016 Lineup – Two New Models New for 2016 are two new models and larger capacity cells across the lineup. More akin to shopping for a computer over a traditional internal combustion motorcycle, balancing range and efficiency against your budget instead of accessory and electronics packages, the price chart for the 2016 Zero …

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Published Photography RoadRUNNER Travel [PP]

The (Next) Year In Pictures

Building upon the RoadRUNNER publishing archives, and culling images from it’s 15 plus years of backstock, comes the 2016 wall calendar… this year’s edition starring one of my very own images. What an honor! A California touring piece titled “Hot Springs, The Hard Way,” and detailing the ride north from Los Angeles to the geothermic hotbed of Bishop. …

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Colombia

Ruta Del Sol

Bucaramanga to Santa Marta | Nov. 28 | 328 miles | Today was our longest day of the tour… and the one with the greatest challenges to both mind and body. Rick had warned me about the weather at the coast. While I sweated through the humidity in Cali, he suggested I get used to …

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Colombia

Farm to First Class

Villa De Leyva to Bucaramanga | November 27 | Proving our predictions right, the road out of town was dirty, wet and bumpy…. the roads, not the girls you perv… leading us from the village to Acrobuco where we spotted a roller derby team practice and the main artery road between Tunja and points North …

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Colombia

A Thankful Day

Villa De Leyva Rest Day | Monday, November 26 | With no intention by the organizers of this tour, our first rest day (at the perfect time btw) fell on Thanksgiving. And although Cristbol Columbus came to “my” America, he and his cohorts had also traveled south to “this” America… but they don’t celebrate the same …

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Colombia

Congo into Bogota

Honda to Bogotá | Monday, November 24 | Today’s ride (Day 3) was an easy one, only 100 miles from Honda to Bogota, but it was one of the most dangerous… aka fun. Juan thought is much like a video game and Lia just opened her head and smiled… calling it a dream and noting how …

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Colombia

Into the Mist

Salento to Honda | Monday, November 23 | Our second day in the saddle began after a little side trip to the farm. Our guide wrangled together one of the local jeeps (regularly on tourist hire) to deliver those of us not recovering from a hard first night to a coffee plantation for a morning …

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Colombia

Introduction to Green

Cali to Salento | Monday, November 22 | Day one in Colombia started with a few flipped switches… from languages, to currencies and eventually schedules.  After a familiar landscape at the Marriott hotel, we get picked up and delivered to the garage nearby where I find out that there’s no support vehicle on this tour… …

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Colombia

Cali to Cali, Colombia

California to Cali | Monday, November 21 | On the heels of the Long Beach stop of the International Motorcycle Show, a long day steeped in visiting friends, corporate reps and new model releases, I wing off this month towards the equator… to my 19th country and first visit to South America. There I will …

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Colombia

No Rest For The Weary

  Barely recovered from my last tour, a circumnavigation of Morocco with Edelweiss Bike Tours, I’m writing one story while preparing for the next one… In just over a week I’ll be flying off to South America and joining Motolombia on their giant loop through Colombia tour, I’m very excited for this one!   Don’t screw it up Fonz. Lest you make enemies …

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Morocco

Tic-Toc Maroc: Scraping Around Spain

Ronda Loop to Malaga Finish | October 31 | 163 Miles | Today began with more choices, options to make a loop ride though the country back again to Ronda over famous Andalusian roadways or to stay in town and poke around until the rest of the group returns. It’s only about 90 miles between Ronda and …

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