A Good Place to Ride a Motorcycle!

More Pleasent Riding …but before you waste your time on this go to Lori’s blog www.bondorella.com it’s much better. Goodbye Denver and all the nice people at tha Magnolia Hotel. Thanks for taking good care of us and our motorcycles. Your Valets are the best anywhere! The Ride On 70 out of Denver you are…

Half way Home!

We’re Here! We got an early start and more good weather today but with a deadline today the ride was all business. I’m writing this from the Milk and Cookie Lounge at the Magnolia Hotel. The Magnolia is one of these historic hotels they’ve “Hipped” up. The room is nice and so are the people…

Las Vegas New Mexico

Late start=gas stops only! As we were leaving Winslow this morning we met Wade. He rides a Victory and we’ve seen him around quite a bit but never met. He’s real supportive of the project and we’re looking forward to riding with him sometime. Cliff Bar and whole milk is what we have at fuel…

Hanging around in Winslow

Lazy Travelers Last night was the first time we slept in the building except the time we slept on the floor and checked in to a motel early the next day. The time we learned about the cockroaches. This time we have cots, blankets, sink, toilet, air conditioning, and a bath tub. No clothes dryer…yet…

Captain Jacks Summer Party

Captain Jack’s having another party in Denver and we’re riding the Sportsters again. This year we’ll be spending a little time in the Motor Palace instead of wondering if it really exists! The deal No computer, no iPad…just an iPhone and Leica X2. The blogs will be on the iPhone so pictures may be out…

Busy month ahead!

First we eat! Fresh food from the Orange Homegrown Farmers and Artisans Market Gaytan Family Farm at Orange Home Grown. They have chickens too! Vegetables love riding around in old trucks. Denver in the middle We’re riding to Denver for a couple days and staying in Winslow on the way out and back. Bike prep…

A great July, lookin’ for an even better August!

End of Month iPhone Shots Heritage in one of Orange County’s last Orange Groves Valencias made good juice and marinade for chicken tacos! It’s impossible to be cooler than this. Santiago Canyon Boyco canteen Dinner in the bar at Panchos. Triumph riders in Ludlow. Almost to Winslow behind the storm. Last sunset in July from…

Twenty-four hours in Winslow

Route 66 and I-40 to Winslow I made it to Ludlow in time for breakfast, fueled up and arrived in Winslow around by 1:30. The weather was perfect as I trailed thunderstorms across the Deserts and Plateaus, catching a smaller one outside Flagstaff. Tasty Ham Steak from the Ludlow Cafe Roy’s was busy with a…

Rejects and a Few Reruns

Stuff you find when cleaning old files. 1966 Jeep CJ5 1955 BMW R50 Wall of Death Fans Wall of Death 2002 Harley-Davidson V-Rod Erasing pinstripes from Road King Road King and Sportster at Joshua Tree BMW R50 and Yamaha YM-1 2004 Harley-Davidson Sportster Rudy’s old Car Triumph Bonneville and BMW R80G/S Jawa Speedway Rudy’s Brother…

Junk, Jeep, and building materials.

Lots of busy work We got the rear brakes apart, the drums turned, and lines made. The adjusters were frozen on the right side and one had to be removed with a chisel. We couldn’t source them locally but they should arrive Tuesday. The wood arrived for the Motor Palace floor and we ordered the…