Motorcycle

Riding Iceland

February 4, 2011

Vatnajökull is the largest glacier in Iceland, and at over 3,000 square miles, covers more than 8% of the country. In the south east, between the towns of Skaftafell and Höfn a portion of the glacier (large enough to have its own name: Breiðamerkurjökull) flows down towards the ocean where it has formed a giant […]

Share
Read the full article →

America the Beautiful

August 6, 2010

Yesterday was our 365th day on the road. We arrived back on American soil 22 days ago and despite having all the internet we could want and the ability to easily place domestic calls, we have been almost completely incommunicado. Part of the reason may be trying to deny the fact that we’ve left the […]

Share
Read the full article →

Pikes Peak

August 29, 2009

While Anjel was volunteering at the Gabriel Foundation, I took a day to ride down to Pikes Peak, another one of Colorado’s over-14,000 ft summits, and home to the annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (our second famous motorsport destination so far – Bonneville Speedway being the first). The race is held every July, but […]

Share
Read the full article →

Maps: Tour du Colorado

August 29, 2009

A leisurely weekend ride from Aurora to Red Rocks Amphitheatre, up Mt. Evans (at 14,220 feet the highest paved road in the U.S.), stopping in Idaho Springs for a Buffalo burger lunch followed by a quick stroll through downtown Boulder, and back home in time to catch an evening showing of the G.I. Joe movie […]

Share
Read the full article →

Maps: California to Denver

August 29, 2009

Check out our exact riding route from California to Denver. The markers represent our final stops each night. Click “view larger” link at the bottom of the map to view the map at full size along with the marker descriptions. View Walnut Creek, CA to Aurora, CO in a larger map

Share
Read the full article →

Travelling the Backroads

August 28, 2009

Our adventure began with us leaving Walnut Creek, California and heading northeast towards Sacramento with an ultimate destination of Aurora, Colorado – located just south of Denver. Because there’s no rush and no reason to spend our days riding the 8-lane slab of Highway 80, we looked for alternate routes – which quickly turned into […]

Share
Read the full article →