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Winter Riding
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Winter weather in Georgia has extremes. Sometimes we have cold, icy weather. When the weather is beautiful, it is time for some great riding. Even though the previous day was rainy, the forest roads in the Cohuttas were dry enough. … Read More

Puerto Varas
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I flew from Santiago to Puerto Montt where I met our guide, Daniel. We are a group of four. Dave and his Jane are from Maine.  We all have many interests in common including world travel, mountain biking, outdoor sports, … Read More

Santiago
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I avoided the protests in Santiago downtown area. Staying in Vitacura, I enjoyed walks in a very modern, international city. The nearby mall had top end shopping and many places to eat. I enjoyed walking through nearby parks, visiting museums, … Read More

Departure flight this evening
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All my bags are packed, I’m ready to go. Preparation for this trip has been different from past rides. I am focused more on my packing than on my motorcycle. For long trips, much of the road experience depends on … Read More

Ready to ride
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Tommorow evening I fly from Atlanta to Santiago, Chile. As with previous rides, I enjoy having a “theme” for the ride. The time spent on a bike provides a certain meditative quality. It is a chance to shift my thoughts … Read More

T-4 Weeks
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I’ve been shopping a bit in preparation for the trip. Not a lot that is critical, Moto-Skivees, point and shoot camera, replaced Sena headset, gloves, Mosko Moto bag. Also enjoying family time as Atlanta United competes for MLS championship.

T-6 weeks to Patagonia Trip
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So it’s time to start more detailed planning for the Patagonia Trip. I expect some riding on unpaved roads. Whenever I have the opportunity, I ride around on forest roads. I reviewed the Patagonia route, weather conditions in Chile and … Read More

Another great day of rides
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A great day of riding. Starting off with a larger group on Wayah Road to Franklin. Then three of headed North to ride the Rattler. Wayah Road The Rattler

Eastern V-Strom Rally 2019
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I enjoyed another year at the Eastern V-Strom Rally. Info here; https://www.easternvstromrally.com/

Fishing
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We had fun fishing, hiking. and sightseeing.    

Misty Fjords Floatplane
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I booked a floatplane tour for Misty Fjords early during our stay in Ketchikan.  A good trip is dependent on the weather.   Later as we toured Ketchikan. we found the airplane that we had flown in featured throughout town.  … Read More

Ferry from Juneau to Ketchikan
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Chad and Javier joined me in Juneau to share a part if the adventure.  Meeting ar the ferry terminal for an early AM departure, they were a bit challenged in wating for a taxi. This ferry ride was much longer … Read More