Loaded and ready for the journey

Work is done. Bike is loaded. Canada here I come.

Some repacking and reorganizing but I’m ready to go. Leaving for the cross-Canada journey tomorrow morning at 6am. Wish me luck!

Next stop – Saskatchewan!




First Ride of the Africa Twin - Longview, AB

New Adventure Tourer Ready to Go – The Africa Twin CRF1000L

I put down a deposit on the new Honda Africa Twin last January at the Calgary Motorcycle Show. With delays in shipping, and earthquake and demand for the bike it was a long time coming. I finally received the bike in December 2016 and began the process of customizing the bike while awaiting spring.

In the…




A Motorcycle Journey Across Canada - Coast to Coast to Coast?

The Canada 150 – Coast to Coast to Coast?

To celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday and break in my new Honda Africa Twin CRF1000L motorcycle, I’ll be riding from Calgary to PEI, back to Calgary (rest) to Telegraph Creek, and possibly to the Arctic Ocean (Dempster Highway – or at least into the NWT).

My goal is to visit all provinces and territories in one cross-country…




Jordan Valley, OR

Summer 2015 Ride to San Francisco, the Varadero, and Absence from Blogging

I haven’t seemed to find the time, energy or interest to update things on my blog over the last couple years. There always seems to be something to do and this has fallen to the bottom of the list.

I’ve learned a lot about various aspects of life from reading other people’s personal experiences through blogging…




First Half Marathon – Give’r

After battling illness for nearly four years, neurological issues and overall feeling terrible for so long, I’m finally ready to take on a new challenge and run my first half marathon.

The training started in September along with a change in diet. It would appear, although it is unconfirmed by tests, that I am a celiac….