Trans America Trail: There are Two things to do in Winnemucca, Nevada

Scott Shady Motel
Originally Published in my column for RoadRUNNER Magazine on: 8/21/2014 as Trans America Trail: There are Two things to do in Winnemucca, Nevada If you type Winnemucca, NV, into Google, one of the first search results is from Trip Advisor. It boldly states, Two Things to Do in ...

Trans America Trail: Pavement Day

Highway 50 - So Lonely
Originally Published in my column for RoadRUNNER Magazine on: 8/21/2014 as Trans America Trail: Pavement Day Luke and I are both meeting up with separate groups at the end of the TAT. We’re traveling east through Glacier National Park, but our timing will be slightly different. The other riders ...

Trans America Trail: A Desert Oasis in Baker, Nevada

Successful TAT Water Crossing
Originally Published in my column for RoadRUNNER Magazine on: 8/21/2014 as Trans America Trail: A Desert Oasis in Baker, Nevada A quick bite at Mom’s Cafe in Salina gets us started right. We learn that we missed the crab leg special from the night before. All for the best; ...

Trans America Trail: Ouray to Moab

AH Descending Ophir Pass
Originally Published in my column for RoadRUNNER Magazine on: 8/14/2014 as Trans America Trail: Ouray to Moab Ouray to Moab Just loading the bike this morning is a bit challenging. My foot continues to swell, but once forced into the boot, it is a little more bearable. After ...

Ouray, Colorado : Happy Birthday Luke

Luke meets his bikes owner
Originally Published in my column for RoadRUNNER Magazine on: 7/31/2014 Ouray, CO : Happy Birthday Luke Swab As we leave the trail and enter Salida I am fully tempted to call it a day.  Bearing any weight on my foot is not an option, but letting my ...

Heading out of bounds (Part 2)

Wrapped around a tree 3
Originally Published in my column for RoadRUNNER Magazine on: 7/31/2014 Heading out of bounds : The Blindside (Part 2 of 2) Continued from Heading out of bounds: The Blindside Part 1 If you have ever had one of those moments where time stands still, you will understand ...

Heading out of Bounds

Oh look . . . more mud!
Originally Published in my column for RoadRUNNER Magazine on: 7/24/2014 Heading out of bounds : The Blindside (Part 1 of 2) It’s our first full ride day together and we are getting a late start. I have been up for a bit, but have yet to see ...

Meeting Luke Swab

Tim's Cabin
Originally Published in my column for RoadRUNNER Magazine on: 7/17/2014 Meeting Luke Swab! Heading out on the second half of the TAT lacks any real fanfare. It’s a day like any other, trying to get too many things done, in not enough hours – the girls are ...

Fanfare for Return (Half Way)

KLR Surgery for Round 2
Originally Published in my column for RoadRUNNER Magazine on: 7/10/2014 Fanfare for Return (Half Way) Arriving home is a strange and bittersweet feeling. The journey is only half over but coming home in the middle creates some type of finality. From this point forward I will have ...