Category Archives: Nightowl

The Nightowl is a 2015 BMW K1600GTL. Six cylinders of smooth effortless power coupled with all the electronic safety and comfort features you could want on a mile-devouring sport-tourer. Yeah, baby!

Redbeard US50 Cruise – Day 3

Today I cross journey across Missouri and halfway through Kansas. Highlights include a great morning ride, an eagle, a free lunch, and somehow managing to beat the closing bell… twice!

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Redbeard US50 Cruise – Day 2

Today I meet up with US50 and point west across southern Indiana and Illinois.

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Redbeard US50 Cruise – Day 1

I begin yet another journey west for yet another party, but this time the reason and route have more significance than usual.

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Deer Encounter in Town

This is hardly worth noting, but I encountered this family of deer in my way out of town for a day ride today. I was curious to see if the 4K video camera on the front of the Nightowl picked them up.

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Capturing a typical day ride in 4k – Innovv k5

For years, I’ve been trying to come up with a way to post video of some of the gorgeous scenery and great roads that I encounter while touring. I think I finally have the answer and this post contains the first attempt at using the new solution.

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2019 PITS Cruise Summary

With the two-week journey out to California for the Party In The Saloon (PITS) complete, it’s time to post the pertinent route and statistical information from the trip.

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2019 PITS Cruise – Day 14

An easy slab-blast home.

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2019 PITS Cruise – Day 13

A boring dash across the plains, unless it’s windy as hell the whole damn day. Continue reading 2019 PITS Cruise – Day 13

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2019 PITS Cruise – Day 12

I bid a sad farewell to the Rockies and start crossing the windy Great Plains towards home. Continue reading 2019 PITS Cruise – Day 12

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2019 PITS Cruise – Day 11

I aimlessly weave through Colorado to see several canyons, a few mountain passes, two wildfires, and lots of photo stops. Continue reading 2019 PITS Cruise – Day 11

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