Tag Archives: michigan

Posts from the state of Michigan.

Newfoundland Day 1 – Start of an epic ride

After about 15 years of thinking about it, I’m finally going to ride across Newfoundland, with my best riding buddy, but first we have to get there.

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Haystack Conference – Day 1 and 2

With the COVID-19 threat waning, some IT conferences, like Haystack, are being held live again. That’s a good excuse to jump on the bike.

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Redbeard Cruise Redux Day 1 – Night Ride West

Today I leave for the second memorial party for our dear departed Redbeard Emeritus. I hope to leave work early so I can get some miles in before dark (famous last words).

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2021 Snarl Par-Tay Day 15 – Parting Shot from the Weather Gods

Today I finish following US2 east and turn south across the Mackinac Bridge for a nice slab blast home on I75. Then the weather decides to throw me one last curve.

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2021 Snarl Par-Tay Day 14 – Riding Underwater

Yesterday I flirted with two storm fronts and managed to stay dry. Today, the weather gods had me right where they wanted me. All I wanted to do was take a swing by my alma mater and get part-way home.

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2021 Snarl Par-Tay day 1 – Life with Crohns

I’m already leaving a day later than intended and I’m not feeling my best. I’m just going to start down the road and see what happens. What could go wrong?

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Redbeard Cruise – Day 16

The last day of this trip. All I have to do is dodge a few rainclouds between Des Moines, Iowa and Ann Arbor, Michigan. What could go wrong?

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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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