Do you ever wonder what’s around that next bend, where that side road leads or what’s over that hill? I do. All the time. It’s what drives me and motivates me.
Exploring for me is not about looking for what hasn’t been found, but rather what I haven’t seen with my own two eyes. It’s seeing something far off in the distance and figuring out how to get there to take a closer look. It’s personal discovery and adventure.
I was blessed from the day I was born with a Mom and Dad that loved to go out and travel around. I was 6 or 7 and remember being on the edge of the Grand Canyon with my brothers and sisters watching the sun rise, 9 in Bryce Canyon, 11 or 12 and traveling the island of Puerto Rico for a month and many trips to Baja California in between years. Those times are what planted the seed in me to travel and explore.
Midway on the Washington Backcountry Discovery Route (WABDR) June 2015 on the KLR650
Today, I’m on the brink of turning 53. Since 2009, I’ve logged almost 100,000 motorcycle miles. I’ve ridden the western states primarily, and made forays in to Canada and Mexico. I have several bikes, a Kawasaki KLR650, Husqvarna TR650 Terra, Kawasaki Super Sherpas and a KLX250S, as well as a Suzuki VStrom 650 and a GZ250. This site leans toward my adventures on the Super Sherpa, but I’ll also post about trips on the other bikes.
Campo Train Museum, Campo California 2014
For those of you that visit my site, I am humbled by your interest. I sincerely hope that you enjoy what you see and what you read. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask. I love what I do and I love to share it and talk about it.
Marker on the Oregon Trail near Oregon Idaho border 2012