Category Archives: Travel

Hennessy Hammock–Gear Review


One thing I am looking to do more over in the upcoming year is some reviews of gear – so you up and coming small bike (or light-packing) travelers have a sense of where you spend your hard earned gas … Continue reading

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Horizons Unlimited Ontario, Part One


I have been a fan of Horizons Unlimited for years before my trip. There is something empowering about that website that ADVRider lacks. Perhaps it’s the steady undercurrent of “You need to stop reading ride reports and get on the … Continue reading

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Wrecking on Purpose


I’ve worked a lot as an EMT-Paramedic. Since 1997, except for when I was full time traveling and full time writing. Both those periods were entirely too brief, but that is for another time. On a nice summer day I … Continue reading

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The Rumble of Freedom


For the last year or so I’ve been living in Milwaukee, Wi. This is where I was living before my year on the road, and it was easy to settle back into. Too easy, perhaps, but here I am. Milwaukee, … Continue reading

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And I’m back. Probably.


Sorry for the lack of recent posts. I have all kinds of excuses, but the simple truth is I was having fun doing things and just did a terrible job sharing. this means that we all have some catching up … Continue reading

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Grounded Hammock


Sorry for the lack of posts, truth is I’ve been busy trying to get Pain, Curiosity and a Bear Part 3 done, working too much, and both my last trips were on the big bike, mostly due to time restrictions. … Continue reading

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Grilled Meat–Part Two


Having reached the northern part of Lower Michigan, surviving the Might Mac Bridge and a flat tire, I headed for one of those little secrets the Midwest keeps from the rest of the country. Nice riding roads and beautiful scenery, … Continue reading

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Grilled Meat – Part One


One of my favorite places to hang out online is Region 4 of Sport-touring.net. They are a fun, active community and meet regularly for coffee and rides. I don’t usually ride with them, since I prefer solo travel even before … Continue reading

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At the Expo–Sunday (Day Three)


Sunday morning  the classes start later, and the various vendors are encouraged to cook breakfast for the attendees. Given the amount of cooking stuff for sale, it makes more sense than you would think at first. The Adventure Trio, while … Continue reading

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At the Expo– Saturday (Day Two)


I woke up at 6, about half an hour before the alarm I had set. With an 8am class I didn’t want to oversleep. I‘d known there was no chance at a shower in the morning, confirmed when the line … Continue reading

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