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June 18th, 2013 | Florida

Key West to Tampa…

Before we left Key West, there was one last thing we still had to do… Normally, of course, I would have ridden up onto the sidewalk to take the photo, but there were already a small crowd of people gathered there, and a police officer keeping an eye on things. He did not like me […]

June 9th, 2013 | Georgia

Thwarted by Andrea…!!

I had checked the weather channel before going to bed, and the presenter was warning of “possible flooding” and “up to 4 inches of rain in places”. She did not mention which “places” would receive the heaviest rain, but ended her broadcast with a cheerful “Look0ut Jacksonville and Brunswick !!”, as if announcing that a […]

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 […]

April 8th, 2012 | Peru

The Biker Brotherhood…

Just as I was leaving Nazca, I received an email from Adrian and his wife Diana, who were stuck in Puno… His rear tyre had punctured so badly, that he was unable to repair it… He was arranging for a truck to take them and their bike to Arequipa, where he hoped to get his […]

March 10th, 2011 | Asia

The Temple of Doi Suthep…

A visit to the Temple of Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep in Chiang Mai is a must if you’re in the city… Doi Suthep, is actually the name of the mountain on which the temple is built, but most people refer to the many shrines collectively as “Doi Suthep” If anything, the ride to and from […]

April 30th, 2010 | Africa

The “K. to K.” Run…(Kampala to Kigali)

The rain that I had been warned about came down in buckets on Thursday, and when I looked out of my window, the parts of Kampala that I could see, were awash with water… I decided to put my ride to Rwanda off for the day, and rather get an early start on Friday… I […]