Mar 312010
My Iron Butt Association Rides

  I’ve done 3 IBA (IronButt Association) rides. I post the trip reports here in case anyone is contemplating giving  one of them a try they might get a few hints – I also post them to do a little bragging! Lots of tips and information about the IBA here My SS1000 (Snow Sled 1000 […]

Dec 062009
New Puppy - Rocky

We recently lost our longtime companion and friend, Spartacus. Sparty was a Black Lab that we had to put to sleep after 12 years of pure joy. He was a companion for our kids and after they left home he was a friend and companion for us. *Click on the itty bitty pictures to see […]

Nov 192009
Dual Sport Video - funny

Tim, Norb, Dave and I went for a fun little dualsport ride to Bloomer Mountain. Bloomer is a CalFire lookout with a commanding view of the Northern Sacramento Valley. From there we followed EncinaGrande Road down to Oroville Lake. Oroville lake level is way down and we discovered the remains of an old town called […]

Sep 182009
New Camera

We’ve been wanting to buy a Digital Single Lens Reflex camera since they were first introduced but the prices were WAY too high to even consider. We started looking around recently and discovered that like everything else electronic the prices have dropped to managable levels in the entry level DSLR’s. We curretly have a Canon […]

Aug 082009
Jay Leno's Garage

I have enjoyed Jay Leno’s humor for years – he has a way of making you laugh without being offensive. The other side of Leno is where I’ve been particularly interested and that’s his hobby of collectiing antique and interesting motorcycles and cars. While there are numerous Hollywood and sports stars that collect cars and […]

May 142009
Vintage Motorcycle Pictures

Some great vintage photos from the collection of Jerry Hatfield, author of The Rollie Free Story.These photos will change each month, but the author has a photo collection numbering in the thousands so he should never run out and have to repeat. Click on the thumbnail to view the article.

Feb 192009
February 2009-Snow in Cohasset

It started snowing on Valentine’s Day – when it was finished on the 17th we had about 3 feet of snow. It caused lots of problems for us but we will survive. The big casualty at our place was the shelter in which I sometimes park the motorcycles. It had my V-Strom and Stella’s Yamaha […]

Aug 192008

We occasionally do some Geocaching on our motorcycle rides. Here’s some pictures from my Picasa account of a Geocache that we found in the hills behind Paskenta.                   We had gone on an impromptu ride after Church and Stella was wearing her high-heel shoes. She climbed with the […]