We interrupt your regularly posting of twowheelstwofeet motorcycle blog for the latest breaking news… On Tuesday, August 16th, sometimes after 11:00 am, I looked out my window and noticed that there is another plume of smoke to the south of me. Sh*t…not another fire! We’re just wrapping up from the Pilot Fire near here which … More Adrenaline, Decision and Perception….oh sh*t!
Last year, the Overland Expo (OX) was the start of my journey around the back road of United States. This year, I will be working the event as an ASL interpreter for an attendee. Now, I need to figure out which mode of transportation I want to take to the event. Plus, I need to see … More Overland Expo 2016
There are events and rallies throughout the world for all types of overland adventurers such Horizon Unlimited, Overland Expo, Overland Rally, and Touratech Rally. It was at the Horizon Unlimited event where Russ and I got the travel bug and started dreaming about life on the road. As you know, our dreams got cut short. … More Prelude to Overland Expo 2016
A couple of months ago, I mentioned that I purchased a 2014 Yamaha TW200 with only 97 miles on it from Ed Tamayo of 2wheelridersschool. After a long consideration, I decided to name her as “P2” since she is the second generation of the original Purple People Eater. Plus, her new vinyl wrap will contain … More The Transformation!
You remembered in my last post, I have gotten a new TW200 and have been working on the transformation. Well, she is almost complete but I needed to take a time out from working on her and to take her on a short road trip down memory lane. You see, two weeks ago would have been our … More A trip down memory lane…
Believe it or not, I’m still alive and well. And, yes, I know that it has been quite a while since I have last written a blog post. My next sentence was going to be an apology for not keeping up with the blog but you know what, I’m not going to. In the beginning, … More Finding the Passion Once Again!
Since, I’m still waiting on test results and have various doctors appointments scheduled, I decided it was time to tear down the motor on Purple to get to the root of why she is drinking so much oil. Also to get her back together in time for a TW200 group ride in Joshua Tree. Well, … More International Motorcycle Show
I have been living in the area of Southern California known as the High Desert (which the local calls it but the more accurate term is the Mojave Desert) for the last five years. The high deserts is defined as areas 3,000 feet and higher with an average annual precipitation of less than 10 inches. … More Desert Living
In the spirit of Throwback Thursday, I would like to share a story about a man who woke up one morning with a head full of ideas and started making plans. This man decided that he wanted to ride his horse across the United States. In ordered to pursue his dream, he bought or borrowed … More The King of the Road
Back in May, I wrote a post about life lessons learned from the road. Well here’s an updated version of that post since I have now been on the road for over four months. It was also one of my presentation at the Horizon Unlimited California event last month. Life is too short – I … More New Life Lessons from the Road