BMW Shop Ride to Oatman, AZ. & Southern CA. ride with Drake. April 2013

I am combining two ride reports again, a BMW shop ride and our visit to southern California with our friend Drake. First up, our BMW of Las Vegas shop ride to Oatman, AZ. The route View Larger Map A perfect spring day in southern Nevada, on our way to the …

Chloride, AZ. Day Trip Feb. 14, 2013

Another perfect early spring day for a day trip. We had been trying to get the old historic/ ghost town of Chloride, AZ. for some time, and today was the day. The route View Larger Map A perfect day to ride, temperature was in the high 50’s when we passed …

Las Vegas BMW Shop Ride Feb. 2013

The BMW dealership in Las Vegas had a shop ride this past Saturday. It was just a day trip, but it was our first “ride” of 2013. One note for 2012, we put 21,050 miles on the BMW last year, that will be tough to beat this year. The Route: …

Williams, Grand Canyon, Page, and Phoenix, AZ. Nov. & Dec 2012

Time for an after holiday road trip. The weather was just perfect during Thanksgiving (mid 70’s and sunny), but we had family with us, so I watched and waited until the holiday was over – and off we went. We both had wanted to go back to Page, AZ. and …

Dual Ride Report – Death Valley National Park (Nov) Phoenix, AZ. (Oct)

I’m putting two ride reports together since the Phoenix route has been up before and the Death Valley ride was one day trip. First, we had another picture published in the BMWMOA magazine – (#3) fall colors was the topic. Death Valley National Park day trip. The route View Larger …

Phoenix, Tonto National Monument Sept. 2012

Finally cooled off enough (the temps in August were consistently over 105) to get out and ride down to Phoenix to visit two of my kids & granddaughter Madison. The weather had been just way too hot, but we finally got back on the BMW after a month long hiatus. …

2012 Vacation Trip Part 2, Olympic & Redwoods National Parks, CA. Hwy 1

The route. View Larger Map After arriving back at the Seatac airport, we took a cab to pick up the BMW. Drake had installed the cruise control, and had invited us to come and stay at his cabin near Port Townsend and have dinner. We loaded up the bike and …

2012 Vacation Trip Part 1 Yellowstone, North Cascades National Parks, and Metlakatla, Alaska.

Our 2012 vacation trip. The route covers the first part of our trip to Seattle, WA. View Larger Map Click on the larger view to see the complete route. I left work early, but it was 115 degrees, so we waited a few hours before leaving. Beginning mileage. Away we …

Birthday Getaway May/June 2012

I had three more vacation days I had to use or lose, so I took my birthday weekend off for a great 5 day trip. First though, a couple of items to cover. I bought beadriders.com seat covers for both Donna & I in August of 2010 after our trip …

Video & Professional Pics from Hwy 129 May 2012

We ordered some pictures from the professional photographers on the Dragon. And added our own videos that Donna shot while we rode the “Tail of the Dragon” Hwy 129 in North Carolina & Tennessee. From killboy.com From 129slayer.com Crank up the volume and let’s go for a ride….The Tail of …

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