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Astrophotography 3: Camping in Big Sur

During a California camping road trip, the author happens upon one of the greatest campsites in America

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The Great American Road Trip: an Itinerary for Driving Cross Country

I’ve taken a handful of cross country road trips over the years.  However, there are still a few cross country road trip ideas that remain on my bucket list:  riding a motorcycle cross country, taking one of America’s historic highways the whole way from coast to coast (US-50 is the most likely candidate), driving cross… Continue reading The Great American Road Trip: an Itinerary for Driving Cross Country

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The Truth about Riding Motorcycles

This blog was prompted, believe it or not, by a troll comment on Harley-Davidson’s Facebook page.  This particular fellow was egging on Harley riders by posting pictures of his lime-green sport motorcycle, boasting about how it outperformed Harley motorcycles in every way imaginable:  better acceleration, better handling, better brakes… on and on. He might well… Continue reading The Truth about Riding Motorcycles