Saratoga Springs to Syracuse – Following the Erie Canal

Riding a motorcycle through upstate New York in late October is a crap shoot when it comes to weather and overall rider comfort. To be sure, I have no issue with weather as I’m fully prepared, especially since I added those heated Gerbing gloves to my arsenal. Fact is, weather and its cloud of undertainty […]

Friends & Family: Ludlow, Vermont in the Shadows of Okemo

With the temperature dropping and skies threatening, I only hoped that I would make Ludlow before nightfall and, ideally, dry. Per my standard riding practice (SRP), I do whatever I can to avoid interestates and multilane highways, I found myself skirting around and then riding through Concord, the capital of New Hampshire. Sporting a glistening […]

MAX BMW – North Hampton, New Hampshire – many reunions

I know I’ve been slow on the update to — but one thing is for sure, I haven’t been slow to keeping busy. So at the risk of filling the e-mailboxes of my followers and subscribers, please humor me by allowing me to catch up with a handful of posts and pics of my […]

Northampton, MA to Conway, NH — staying warm

The blustery breeze blew the cover off my motorcycle as I loosened its tension cord. All around blue skies with only pockets of marshmallow puff clouds. A perfect fall riding day, I thought. “I can’t believe all that stuff fit in your duffel,” Dave revealed as I tied down my Ortlieb dry bag to the […]

East Coast Journey Off To Good & Suprisingly Lucky Start

I reunited with Doc, my F650GS Dakar motorcycle, last week in Virginia and was able to spend valuable time with my brother and his family before heading north to my first east coast BMW dealer presentation in upstate New York. Of course, before heading out I had to give my sister-in-law, Maria, and my niece […]