Category 'Motorcycle Trips'


Ollie’s First Ride

Costa Mesa, California March 22, 2013 Yesterday, Ollie had his first ride in his sidecar.  As we all expected, he loves it. We had 4 video cameras trained on Ollie for the maiden voyage. Two GoPros were mounted on the bike, Simon, Jr., Ollie’s older brother, filmed with a video camera and Simon Sr., Ollie’s […]


Post-Trip Interview

Costa Mesa, California, California March 20, 2013 Here is a post-trip interview of my trip from Seattle to Costa Mesa in March of 2013. My inaugural ride with Ollie is postponed until tomorrow. Bill


Home Sweet Home

Costa Mesa, Ca. March 19, 2013 I’m home! When I woke up yesterday morning in Bridgeport, it was 20 degrees Fahrenheit.  My bike and sidecar were covered with frost. I left the motel around 9 am and headed South on Highway 395.  As I descended to lower elevations, it warmed up nicely.  I took my […]


Getting Close

Bridgeport, California March 18, 2013 After yesterday’s ride, I feel like I have now seen about everything on this journey. My ride Northeast on Highway 88 through the Sierra mountain range brought me significant altitude gain, which peaked at 8,000 feet, and bone chilling cold.  I bulked up with clothes and really enjoyed the day. […]