Category 'Motorcycle Trips'


California Wine Country

Mendocino, California March 10, 2013 Yesterday, I rode from Coos Bay, Oregon to Garbersville, California. A pleasant ride in good weather. The day didn’t start so well. In the morning, at the hotel in Coos Bay, I put my bike in neutral and started the engine for a warm-up. I went into the hotel room […]


On The Coast

Coos Bay, Oregon March 8, 2013 The ride from Salem to Coos Bay was really fun, especially the traverse from Eugene to the coast. The morning ride to Eugene was free of rain, but was very cold. The traverse from Eugene to Coos Bay proceeds over the mountains to Highway 101, very scenic and beautiful. […]


Resting in Salem

Salem, Oregon March 7, 2013 Dear Family & Friends: I had a slight break in the weather, so I bolted from Seattle in mid-morning. The ride South on Highway 5 was bearable most of the way. I turned West on Highway 12, hoping to make it to Highway 101 so I could ride South along […]


Arrival in Seattle

Seattle, Washington March 6, 2013 Dear Family & Friends: I arrived in Seattle this morning in a driving rain. I took a cab to Liberty Sidecars to pick up my bike & sidecar. The sidecar is stunningly beautiful. I love it, and I know Ollie will love it. Pete Larson, the owner, gave me a […]