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A Little Ride, and a Big Church


While you are reading this I am heading towards Southern Illinois to have a slightly above average burger with several hundred other motorcycle riders. I will have posts about that, but you will have to wait. In the mean time, … Continue reading

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Smart Phones on the Road


I am an unabased Android user. I used an unlocked Nexus S when I was traveling internationally, and have a Galaxy phone now which I use to blog, take pictures, and shoot videos. I also listen to audiobooks, mp3s, watch … Continue reading

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Overland Expo-ing


I applied for the change to speak at the Overland Expo in Arizona this May. Despite what you might think, I really didn’t expect them to be interested. Amazingly, they were and I am on the schedule for three talks. … Continue reading

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Target – Argentina


I am very much wanting to go to Argentina next winter. On a more honest note I’ve missed more of my saving targets than I’ve hit so far on this dream, but there is time to make it work. And … Continue reading

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It’s Always Good To Have A Plan B


For years, before my long trip to South America, I had used an XS1100, Yamaha’s vintage big tourer, to travel around the United States, and had no complaints about it’s performance. It was big and heavy, but had excellent performance, … Continue reading

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Cannonball 2012 and the Harley Museum


The Cannonball is a motorcycle ride from New York to San Diego. If that wasn’t cool enough, the ride is open only to bike manufactured in 1930 and earlier. I first heard of the Cannonball in 2010. It took a … Continue reading

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Cannonball 2012 and the Harley Museum


The Cannonball is a motorcycle ride from New York to San Diego. If that wasn’t cool enough, the ride is open only to bike manufactured in 1930 and earlier. I first heard of the Cannonball in 2010. It took a … Continue reading

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We Can Make it Better


A bit out of order, but this post is going to be about the work done on Curiosity since I’ve been back. As you might recall, while in the Atacana Desert in Chile, Curiosity vomited out it’s oil (after I … Continue reading

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The Joys of International Air Travel


December 29th and 30th, 2011 I had only spend a few minutes looking at flights when I got to Santiago, since I was more concerned about getting Curiosity shipped and I didn’t want to leave until the bike was gone. … Continue reading

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Shipping and Santiago


December 26th through the 28th, 2011 Monday morning I had a simple plan – arrange shipping for Curiosity back to Milwaukee. Looking at Horizon’s Unlimited there was only one air shipment listed out of Santiago, from LAN Cargo back in … Continue reading

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