MONTEREY, Calif., to SAN FRANCISCO — Big Sur conjures up images of natural California beauty, marked by craggy coastlines coupled with the dramatic roar of the blue Pacific.
ROHNERT PARK to MONTEREY, Calif. — Don’t you just hate it when you pass the midway point on a long-awaited vacation? That precious time you’ve been banking on and dreaming about for months now just seems to be zooming by.
EUREKA to ROHNERT PARK, Calif. — A heavy layer of dense fog blanketed Eureka when we awoke Wednesday morning. Its wetness clung stubbornly to our windshields and seats, creating a notable chill in the air.
WHITE CITY, Ore., to EUREKA, Calif. — Several of our Pacific Coast Rush riders commented to me on Tuesday that the morning ride was one of the best, if not the best motorcycle ride they’d ever experienced. Nothing makes an event planner happier than hearing those words of praise.
MOUNT HOOD TO CRATER LAKE and WHITE CITY, Ore. — We woke up Monday with fire in our bellies, eager for another adventure and a full day in the saddle.
SEATTLE, MOUNT RAINIER and MOUNT ST. HELENS, Wash./COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE, Ore.— Two dozen industry folks and friends who share a passion for motorcycling and boating gathered in Seattle during the weekend to launch a spectacular weeklong tour of the West Coast.
In 2012, my good pal of many years and marine industry colleague Jim Krueger and I had kicked back and were having a casual conversation over a motorcycle ride lunch when I dropped a hint about a boaters-and-bikers tour.
ON THE AMTRAK AUTO TRAIN FROM LORTON, VA., TO SANFORD, FLA. — My post last Friday from Gettysburg, Pa., covered a marvelous afternoon and evening with my former teacher and Civil War aficionado Richard Mancini for a personal tour of the historic battlegrounds.
GETTYSBURG, Pa. — If I started this blog by telling you we had thoroughly enjoyed a day of touring, you’d likely assume I was referring to the motorcycling kind, right?
ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Day Six of The Freedom Ride can only be described as … awesome. Honestly, I did my very best to drum up another word, but nothing else sufficed. Also, it’s the one word I heard repeated and rolling off the tongues of our riders multiple times throughout the day. I uttered the…more