Livin’ like Zach Brown!

“I got my toes in the water, ass in the sand” -Zac Brown I remember the first time I heard that song and instantly loved it. The lake was a huge part of growing up. As a kid, I spent many weeks with family and friends on the shores of the lake swimming, boating, and... Continue Reading →

Flat Stanley Comes to California!

Background A few weeks ago I got a special package in the mail from my niece.  I had been selected for a Flat Stanley project.  Flat Stanley is a children’s tale where Stanley gets a new bulletin board for his room.  One night as Stanley is asleep the bulletin board falls on top of him... Continue Reading →

ROL Day 4: Yreka to San Jose

The talk of the town yesterday seemed to indicate that everybody was planning to roll down Interstate 5. From Yreka to San Jose it's about 350 miles. To complicate matters it was going to be near 100° for most of it. With that kind of distance in that kind of heat there are two schools... Continue Reading →

Nevada Bypass

Both the northern California and the southern California groups made it to Mammoth Friday night.  The So Cal guys rolled in at 7pm and the Nor Cal guys made it at 9:30pm.  Both groups rolled out 12 hours later.  Southern California did three major passes: Tioga, Ebbets, and Carson.  Northern California did Nevada. A few... Continue Reading →

The 20 year ride

Day 1: 191 miles I got an invite to go on a ride with some of my co workers. It turns out that this ride has been going on for about the last 20 years as the Memorial Day lap around northern California. This year they decided to move it out a week. I am... Continue Reading →

Less can really be more

Every vacation should have a purpose. It is even better is when that purpose is realized and fulfilled. We vacation to take time off to rest, for new experiences, to connect with others, etc. The past few years on my "trip into the woods" I've set out to experience: to ride, take pics, and ride.... Continue Reading →

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