Delta Blues Highway Revisited

The Delta Blues Highway – HWY 61 & 49 Dylan wrote about it in Highway 61 Revisited. Led Zeppelin named an album about it, Walking into Clarkdale. The world of rock n’ roll is formed on the beat and chord structures. The Delta Blues is the foundation of our current rock music. Delta Blues developed in…

Texas Hill Country

Texas Hill Country Three Sisters The Twisted Sisters comprises of Ranch Roads 335, 336 & 337a. With an average rating of 98 as reported from Teas Hill Country, it is a wonderful way to spend some time riding the “Hill Country.” The Hundred Mile Loop From Leakey, take Ranch Road 336 North, to Highway 41.…

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 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…

Adventure Motorcycling

Unsupported Lightweight Motorcycle Travel …Two roads diverged in a wood, and I, I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference. Robert Frost Adventure Motorcycling is the ultimate in minimalist lightweight unsupported motorcycle travel by riding a long distances in manner similar to our earlier travelers using simple equipment with…

The Muscle Shoals Sounds

“Muscle Shoals has got the Swamper; And they’ve been known to pick a song or two; Lord, they get me off so much; They pick me up when I’m feel in’ blue.” “Sweet Home Alabama” by Lynyrd Skynyrd Muscle Shoals is the largest city in Colbert County Alabama, United States. Muscle Shoals is located on the south bank of…

The Shoals

The Singing River Legend “The legend of “The Singing River” is well known to many people in northwest Alabama, a beautiful story and description of the early Muscle Shoals of the Tennessee River. Among the more interesting descriptions of the shoals is the legend associated with the Yuchie tribe, who in their language called the Tennessee…