Posts in Category “log”
Almost Two Iron Butts Back to San Francisco
By Jared on June 19, 2017 | ride update alaska
Everybody out! That's an order! Day 21 and our (almost) iron butt ride awaits. Lets do this thing! read more.
Our last day on the Alaska Marine Highway
By Jared on June 12, 2017 | ride update alaska
When life gives you Alaskan ferries, take pictures. More about day 20 right below! read more.
Our third day on the Alaska Marine Highway
By Jared on June 05, 2017 | ride update alaska
Another day on the boat. The weather goes sour, we get soggy, and we get to visit the brothels of Ketchikan. Day 19, your time has come! read more.
Another Day Aboard The MV Columbia
By Jared on May 29, 2017 | ride update alaska
The boat was underway and all we could do at this point was wait. We may have been stuck but we managed to make the most out of our time. More about what we did... read more.
Motorcycle the Alaska Marine Highway
By Jared on May 22, 2017 | ride update alaska
A new day, a new adventure! We pack up, head into town, and wait for the Ferry. Day 17. Lets rock and roll! read more.
Putting around Haines Alaska
Rain. The Bringer of Life. Rain. The Bringer of Flash Floods. Rain. The Bringer of Wet Socks. Rain. The Bringer or Boring Days. Rain. We woke up very much the same way we fell asleep... read more.
The Cold Rainy Ride to Haines
Our ride from Tok to Haines was horrible and beautiful at the same time. I guess it was too much to ask for perfect weather the whole three weeks. Nevertheless we trucked on. To Haines!... read more.
Being Helpful on the Road Back to Tok
By Jared on May 01, 2017 | ride update alaska
After a restful night at the campgrounds behind House of Harley, we got packing. We were to make a Wal-Mart stop and then hit the road for Tok. Our riding portion of the adventure was... read more.
Motorcycle Hope and the Whittier Tunnel
By Jared on April 24, 2017 | ride update alaska
It was another beautiful day in Alaska. We had just concluded our one night stay in Homer. We had figured, by this point, we were sufficiently far enough away from Haines that we should slowly... read more.
Motorcyling to the Homer Spit
By Jared on April 17, 2017 | ride update alaska
A preview of things to come. We enjoyed Seward but there was much more to see. More about Day 12 after the break.. read more.
We Motorcycle Down to Seward From Anchorage
By Jared on April 10, 2017 | ride update alaska
Day 11 was a bit of a rest day. After sleeping about 12 hours we did decide to keep trucking. There was much to do and not enough time to do it all. More after... read more.
The Day of Rest: Motorcycling Can Be Tough
By Jared on April 07, 2017 | ride update alaska
Still a little weary from the day before, we packed up and got back on the bikes. We then proceeded to ride back the way we came. Back to Glenallen, back to that darn Thai... read more.
Riding Motorcycles at the Kennicott Circus
By Jared on April 03, 2017 | ride update alaska
We survived a night camping out on the Denali. It definitely got the coldest here that night. We were prepared though with lots of warm clothing (and worst case, our motorcycle gear). By the morning... read more.
How do I sell a used motorcycle?
By Jared on March 31, 2017 | ride update alaska
Selling a motorcycle be a bit nerve-wracking the first time you do it. In this article, you learn actionable tips and tricks to get selling motorcycle right the first time. read more.
Riding Motorcycles on the Denali Highway
By Jared on March 27, 2017 | ride update alaska
We woke up to sun to subtle drips and taps on the top of the tent. (Ugg. Rain.) We had enough of the Arctic Circle. We packed up with haste and began our journey back... read more.
Motorcycling to the Arctic Circle
By Jared on March 24, 2017 | ride update alaska
Rumor had it it was raining in Anchorage. Rain is a good thing but not when you're riding your motorcycle through it. We decided to book for Fairbanks. Our final target: The Arctic Circle. read more.
By Jared on March 20, 2017 | ride update alaska
Top of the World highway was reccomended to us from the guy who originally owned Gregg's motorcycle. He said "if there is one thing you shouldn't miss don't miss the Top of the World Highway."... read more.
The Final Stretch
By Jared on March 17, 2017 | ride update alaska
After another night of successful camping, we were on the road again. Destination: Dawson City. read more.
Give Me A Y
By Jared on March 13, 2017 | ride update alaska
Our first night of camping went well. Especially for the fact that the mosquitos were all over us within 2 minutes of arriving. We made friends with one of the locals whom had found Gregg's... read more.
Glaciers Glaciers Everywhere
By Jared on March 09, 2017 | ride update alaska
We had our eye on the prize, Yukon territory. It was a bit of a stretch from Vanderhoof but we were naive. So we packed up our stuff and headed back out on the road... read more.
Getting Aquainted With Canada
By Jared on March 05, 2017 | ride update alaska
We were off and running early in the morning. We knew it was to be another long day in addition to crossing into Canada. See the route and log below for more info. read more.
By Jared on March 03, 2017 | ride update alaska
It's 4:30am and you're stumbling around in the dark attempting to prevent the weight of your eyelids from pulling you back into a deep slumber. The motorcycle gear seems harder to put on. ("Did I... read more.
Planning the Great Alaskan Journey
By Jared on March 01, 2017 | ride update alaska
Both Gregg and I own the BMW R1150GS (both 2000 model year). I was apprehensive about upgrading from a 2002 F650GS at first because of the size but was soon convinced after purchasing that it... read more.
By Jared on February 28, 2017 | ride update alaska
As you may or may not know, [Gregg G](http://axisonatilt.wordpress.com). and I just finished our trip to Alaska. We rode our motorcycles approximately 7081 miles in just 3 weeks! We took tons of pictures and videos... read more.
The backend of Mt. St. Helens
By Jared on October 23, 2016 | ride update
One thing that I enjoy seeking out in the northwest is the paved mountain roads that zig and zag up and down the mountainous region. They're welcoming and just have enough space to enjoy cruising.... read more.
In the Hood
By Jared on October 21, 2016 | ride update
After a few days spent in Portland, it was time to get back on the road. My throttle hand was itching to get back to its rightful place. But first, the trip from Portland to... read more.
Portland you're fun
By Jared on October 18, 2016 | ride update
Not too much of an update here but I did want to highlight some of the cool places I went to eat and also the places I explored! read more.
Don't freak out
By Jared on October 17, 2016 | ride update
Tow truck rides are always interesting. You don't quite know whats going transpire as you chug along down the road. Does your tow truck driver like plushy dolls but is burly and covered in tattoos?... read more.
By Jared on September 14, 2016 | handlebarcam ride update
Being on the road can be filled with fun but it also can be filled with problems. Broken motorcycles == broken hearts if you know what i mean. ;) During the first leg of my... read more.
Don't go chasing waterfalls
By Jared on September 11, 2016 | handlebarcam ride update
Sometimes you really love a place enough to stay a little bit longer than you expected. Crater Lake on Day 7 happened to be that place. read more.
A little social engineering will do
By Jared on August 29, 2016 | handlebarcam ride update
So i'm still trying to figure out what format works best for these posts. I have limited time to write, edit and also adventure. Most posts I will at least include the following: 1. Lessons... read more.
Losing my way and tasty redemption
By Jared on August 16, 2016 | handlebarcam ride update
In my quest to find something new and different to do, I find myself wine tasting in the valleys of Oregon and talking about the properties of the abundant backcountry wood. On top of it... read more.
Mountain passes and jerky
By Jared on August 15, 2016 | handlebarcam ride update
My day started at Clam Beach where I bid adieu to barking dogs and loud families. I wanted to get away from the coast which was cloudy and cold for most of my trip. I... read more.
Don't eat the clams at Clam Beach
By Jared on August 14, 2016 | handlebarcam ride update
I head north after briefly enjoying Westport. The next destination? The Avenue of the Giants and Eureka. I had already been to this area around 3.5-4 years ago when I rode with a buddy from... read more.
Unintentional night riding
By Jared on August 07, 2016 | handlebarcam ride update
Fort Brag you've saved my opinion of northwestern California coast. I almost gave up on it completely until I rolled through your pearly gates\*. \* No gates or pearls read more.
Busy being busy
By Jared on August 06, 2016 | handlebarcam ride update
I wanted to make a point to discuss something that I think plagues lots of people: the act of being busy but without purpose. For me, my worry was (and still is) to continue on... read more.
I am now homeless
By Jared on August 04, 2016 | handlebarcam ride update
I just spent the past 2 weeks selling my life away. Starting tomorrow morning I will be living with only the things that will fit in my motorcycle luggage. My first day free from worldly... read more.