Monthly Archives: September 2010

Why are you on this trip?

I haven’t had time to pause much but when getting together with old friends for meals there seems to be a theme to their inquiries; “Why are you on this trip?” “Where’s Dave” “Why are you doing this alone”. It … Continue reading

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Odorama

Odorama, with a wink and a nod to John Waters, Smell-O-Vision…… Riding motorcycles is an assault to the senses in many ways, fumes, noise, scary semis, unexpected potholes, road kill. But then there are moments…………….even riding down Interstate 5, one … Continue reading

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“Oh My Bags Are Packed, I’m Ready To Go, I’m Standin’ Here, Outside The Door…”

Singing a little altered version of Peter Paul and Mary; “Leavin’ ON a big bike…”. My bags are packed, the rain here in Portland looks to be ending this evening and the Road Gods appear to be granting me safe … Continue reading

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If you don’t like the weather……………….

…..wait a few minutes. This weather forecast is infuriating. Now it’s showing the weekend on the Oregon coast as sunny and 78 degrees! Obviously, I will NOT make ANY decision until the night before I leave! Sorta like “Do you … Continue reading

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One Week To Go……..sorta

I’m watching the weather hourly , it seems, and it’s changing almost as rapidly.  Some days it tells me it will be sunny and wonderful all the way down the Oregon coast and others, like tonight, it tells me it … Continue reading

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