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June 28th, 2012 | Arizona

Hoover Dam, Las Vegas, Death Valley…

Another long and especially hot day in the saddle…!! Visited the Hoover Dam and met two amazing guys on their Harley’s… Ed Rieken and Dain Chapman, who hail from Tennessee, are riding their bikes around the southern states… What makes them remarkable, is the fact that they are both amputees, but have never let the […]

June 27th, 2012 | Arizona

It’s “Grand”, alright…!!

Our first real ride in the U.S.A. has been a memorable one… We covered 820 km and spent twelve hours on the road…!! I left the home of Mary Pacini in Gilbert, Phoenix at 6.45 am, a good time to get out onto the road, considering the heat that would later envelop the area…!! Mary […]

June 26th, 2012 | Arizona

No Victory at BMW, Phoenix…!!

In my experience, it is not often that BMW “drops the ball”, but in the case of Victory BMW of Phoenix, Arizona, they exhibited the worst case of “butter-fingers” I have yet experienced…!! On this trip, I have made use of BMW Motorrad’s services in Namibia, Kenya, Gibraltar, Poland, Thailand, twice in Australia, Chile, and […]

June 13th, 2012 | Mexico

Hot Ride to One Hundred…!!

Today has been a very special day for me on my journey around the world… When I crossed over into the USA from Mexico this afternoon, it marked the 100th country on my tour…!! This has been one of the many goals I set for myself when I left South Africa at the end of […]