With each rotation of my squeaky wheels I was closer to home. I had journeyed so far for so long, yet time had flown by like it always does, and I was suddenly nearing home turf. Memories drifted by. The crisp cold of the Andes Mountains Continue reading CGL 125 Mini-Motorcycle Diaries: End of the Line
My odometer hit 30,000kms somewhere in Colorado, and the feeling of being back in the United States was bittersweet. On the one hand I was happy and excited to have made it so far. On the other, I was sad it would all be coming to an end. The friends I met along the way reminded me the adventures weren’t over yet though, and for that I was grateful. I wasn’t ready to face the end quite yet. Continue reading ADVrider Mini-Motorcycle Diaries: 8 months, 30,000kms, two continents and one little Honda CGL 125
High up in the hills near Matehualpa in northern Mexico lays Real de Catorce, an old silver mining ‘ghost’ town dating back to the eighteenth century. It was a short riding day, less than 80km from Matehualpa, but 22km of cobblestone at high altitude wasn’t easy. The narrow one lane tunnel into town burrowed under a huge mountain Continue reading ADVrider Mini-Motorcycle Diaries: Mexican Ghost Towns and the Revenge of Mrs. Moneybags
Waking up at 5:45am to a 6.3 magnitude earthquake in the State of Veracruz, I could hear women screaming and crying Continue reading ADVrider Mini-Motorcycle Diaries: Mexicooooo!!!