Trans-American Trail

Blogs about the Tran-American Trail

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Post Experiment – Dual Sport Riders Guide to the Galaxy

After leaving Maggie Valley, I headed west towards Tellico Plains to begin my route on the “Trans-America Trail.” At some point along the ride I had an epiphany and realized I had been incorrectly referring to the route as the “Trans-American” trail for about 2 years and 3 months and 4.5 days. I am sure …

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Trans-America Trail 2013 : Early Morning Start

Originally posted to RoadRUNNER Magazine on August 15, 2013 Trans-America Trail 2013 : Early Morning Start Mmmm, the day’s first sip of coffee. I am waiting for the sun to wake up so I can make the trek from Knoxville to Tellico Plains, TN (paved) where the Trans-America Trail now begins. It used to be Jellico, TN but …

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Dual Sport Touring Rider Shop Knoxville, TN

Dual Sport Riders Guide to the Galaxy

After leaving Maggie Valley, I headed west towards Tellico Plains to begin my route on the “Trans-America Trail.” At some point along the ride I had an epiphany and realized I had been incorrectly referring to the route as the “Trans-American” trail for about 2 years and 3 months and 4.5 days. I am sure …

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Dad's KLR and the Horn

Homer Hears a Horn: What Dad Would’ve Done

And with the addition of The Horn the final piece is in place. After three months of repairs and several days in the garage poking and prodding the KLR, my preparations are complete. My dad’s KLR, the bike that dragged him kicking and screaming out of the garage and onto the trail, is ready to head out …

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Adventure Hermit with my Girls at Red Rocks

Part-time Adventure Hermit . . . Fulltime Dad

There is always an air of excitement when getting ready for a big trip. However, with little ones at home it can also be a struggle. The road beckons, but family does too. Several years ago when I was still a touring musician and a stage manager I missed my oldest daughter Sophia’s loss of …

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Ride to Live. Live to Ride. Keep on Riding!

“When you were born you were crying and everyone else was smiling. Live your life so at the end, you’re the one who is smiling and everyone else is crying.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson I have just finished entering the VIN number onto the state of Connecticut’s Form H-13; otherwise known as the OFFICIAL REGISTRATION OF A MOTOR …

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