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 14: Lewiston, Idaho

Cannonball Run Stage 14: Lewiston, Idaho Today’s ride started cold in the morning. We put on our heated jackets and heavy gloves. As the day continued the sun was hidden behind the mountains keep the temperatures cool. Riding in Hell’s Canyon along the Salmon River was quite cool. Finally around lunch, the sun cleared the…

Cannonball Run Stage 9: Pike’s Peak & Garden of the Gods

Pike’s Peak Highway is a 19-mile paved toll road $12.00 that starts at Cascade, Colorado to the summit of Pikes Peak at 14,110 feet altitude. There is not much oxygen at that altitude. Walking from the motorcycle to the gift shop caused light headiness. Garden of the Gods Garden of the Gods is a public park located…

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 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…

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…

2014 AMCA Sunshine Chapter National

AMCA Sunshine Chapter, Antique Motorcycle Club of America Winter National Swap Meet  was held during the first weekend of Daytona Beach Bike Week in March.  The local AMCA chapter hosts the swap meet at the Silver Sand Bridle Club Grounds in New Smyrna Beach, Florida just south of Daytona Beach. Once again this swap meet was…

Why does it always rain at this rally?

Two Wheels Only Motorcycle Resort and Campground® Suches, Georgia  1982-2011 Two wheels Only Motorcycle Resort is a great camp ground to use as a base while enjoying the Blue Ridge Mountains. There are showers here at Two wheels Only Motorcycle Resort. There is so much amusing stuff to do in the mountains surrounding Two wheels…

Coonbottom Poverty Riders

Poverty Riders International  of Tallahassee Welcome to PRI Campout Poverty Riders International hosts their campout annually the weekend before Thanksgiving. Originally held at various places in Tallahassee, the rally has moved an hour west to Scott’s Ferry.  The dues are only a grand a year but if you’re lucky the executive council will vote to suspend dues…