Cannonball Run Stage 16: The Finish Tacoma

Cannonball Run Stage 16: The Finish The Checkered Flag fell today as the 2014 Cannonball Motorcycle Endurance Run finished at Tacoma, Washington. The participants riding pre-1937 motorcycles completed the approximately 4000 miles across the USA. The overall top finishers with perfect scores came from Class 1 under 700cc included 1924 Indian & 1928 BMW R52.…

Cannonball Run Stage 13: Meridan, Idaho

2014 Cannonball Ball Stage 13:  Elko, Nevada to Meridan, Idaho Today’s our ride started in Elko heading north on Mountain Highway. The Cannonball Run has brought out many riders who want to follow the Run. Several Californian riders are staying at Motel 6. BMW, Guzzies and DR’s fill the parking lot.    We filled up…

Cannonball Run Stage 8: Update Dodge City to Colorado Springs

Dodge City, Kansas  Western Kansas The cold rain has quit but the temperature is 41 degrees when Van and I are leaving Dodge City KS. We are heading west across Kansas to Colorado. There is a cold arctic 30mph wind blowing hard out of the North knocking the motorcycles around every turn. I experienced a…

Cannonball Run Stage 6: Cape Girardeau to Sedalia

Stage 6 Cape Girardeau to Sedalia Thursday, September 11, 2014 It’s a day to remember for sure. A moment of silence to remember what happen and those that were lost of this terrible tragic anniversary. My prayers are for all families involved. There are scarifices to having our freedoms and I am proud of our…

Cannonball Run: Stage 5 Clarksville to Cape Girardeau

Stage 5  Clarksville to Cape Girardeau, MO a short day of 200 miles through Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area with lots of farmland, lakes and rolling hills. A beautiful region of Tennessee call The land between the Lakes National Recreation Area. The major story of the day involves a secondary Harley rider who…

Cannonball Run Stage 1: Daytona Beach

Stage 1:  Cannonball Endurance Run 2014 leaves from The Daytona Beach Resort on Friday, September 5th. Here is a Thursday walkabout in the resort parking lot. Many teams were working on their machines while others were out on practice rides working out any issues. On Friday, the teams will stage their machines on the “World’s Most…

Chaptering San Diego

Chaptering Chaptering v.1. To tour cross-country, intermittently, by motorcycle. 2. Completing a series of small road trips that, when combined, are a significant excursion. 3. Storing a motorcycle and gear at varied destinations then returning periodically for more adventure. Rider Magazine, September 2014 I first learned of the idea of “Chaptering” or riding a motorcycle…

AMCA Cannonball Run 2014

The Antique Motorcycle Clubs of America Cannonball Run The original Motorcycle Cannonball event was organized in 2010 by Lonnie Isam in honor of “Cannonball” Baker’s historic 11 day cross country ride. Forty-five collectors of motorcycles built before 1916 participated in a rally which started on a pier at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina and ended on…