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Posts from the state of California.

Redbeard Cruise – Day 10

After two days of celebrating Redbeard’s life with his friends, it’s time to point the Nightowl back east the head for home.

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Redbeard US50 Cruise – Day 7

Today I hoped to have an easy ride to the end of my westward journey and arrive at the party location for Redbeard’s memorial gathering. All that stood in my way was South Lake Tahoe lunch establishments, the Sierra Nevada mountains, and an oncoming heat wave.

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2019 PITS Cruise – Day 8

Closed the party, re-obtained a Bluetooth headset, and took the quick-and-dirty route to the loneliest road in America. Continue reading 2019 PITS Cruise – Day 8

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2019 PITS Cruise – Day 7

A short day of big trees, lost gear, bike wrenching, good friends, and great food. Continue reading 2019 PITS Cruise – Day 7

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2019 PITS Cruise – Day 6

One last day to get over the Sierra Nevada range and on to the party. Continue reading 2019 PITS Cruise – Day 6

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2019 PITS Cruise – Day 5 (Frostbite to Balmy)

Today we started in the deep freeze, imitated border collies, added two members to our happy little band, and crossed a desert. Continue reading 2019 PITS Cruise – Day 5 (Frostbite to Balmy)

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Riding the West Coast (Day 2)

My second day (and first full day) of riding north along the west coast, something I hadn’t done in 20 years. Continue reading Riding the West Coast (Day 2)

Riding the West Coast (Day 1)

For the first time in 20 years, I found time to ride as much of the west coast as possible. This post covers the first day (actually the last half of that day). Continue reading Riding the West Coast (Day 1)

Picking Your Battles (When to Ride Hard)

When planning your motorcycle tours, it can be wise to choose to ride harder on some days more than others. Continue reading Picking Your Battles (When to Ride Hard)

Home in a Hurry, Part 1

It’s Sunday and I’m headed back home from the SPITS run. I have another party to attend on the east coast (Chesapeake Bay) and want to arrive there this coming Friday. I also need to swing by the house and pick up Karen for this trip. That demands more riding and less sightseeing. Continue reading Home in a Hurry, Part 1

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