Astoria to Roseburg

Astoria was a great little town by the water.  We spent the morning at the Maritime Museum, which was really cool!  We had fish & chips at a very cool food “truck” that was actually a boat called Bowpicker.  The halibut was delish!! From Astoria we headed South down Hwy 101 until Gardiner where we…

2016 West Coast Itinerary

Our bike adventure started in 2003 when we bought our first bike, a 2003 Buell Lightning.  For the first three years we explored “local” roads & landmarks in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, and Wisconsin.  In 2006 I brought home Shawn’s Uly as a birthday surprise!  With the comfortable upgrade, and the ability to carry more luggage, our trips got…

West Coast 2016

Summer is officially here and we are gearing up for a great ride to the West Coast.  We’ll also swing North for a few days at Banff with Rob & Staci.  Although it isn’t as epic as Alaska, we will cover close to 7,000 miles.  On this trip we’ll visit 14 states and 2 Canadian…

Eat & Sleep

We love good food & a good night of sleep.  After days on the road & eating instant meals from a bag, we looked forward to days where we could eat good food & rest in a great place.  Here were a few of our favorite spots. Best Eats: Dash Bistro, Stewart, BC (Hyder);  Fabulous food…

Tire Change Without a Tire Changer etc….

Shawn has had some practice in the garage, mounting tires without a tire changer, & he is getting pretty fast!  I hope this is a skill he doesn’t have to practice on our trip to Alaska, but I am happy to have new tires for my ride!  She is ready to go!  Shawn even cleaned her up…