Moto-camping in Appalachians around the Nantahala and Smoky Mountains. Camping off a motorcycle is not as easy when you go off-road.
A quick afternoon trip up into the Bankhead forest, testing out a cheap Wal-Marx fishing rod. Overall a very successful trip, I failed to bag an edible fish but it was a great day riding.
Nice weekend on the ridge
A first attempt to downsize my motocamping gear and setup.
I have always been fascinated by the idea of “the wrong bike”. Ever since I started taking the wrong bike to the wrong place, I have enjoyed watching other people do the same thing. It also brings up the idea – what makes the “right” bike? Why can’t you ride a cruiser or sportbike down […]
I love the video below because it illustrates well the two extremes of adventure motorcycles and gear. The whole idea of having a perfect bike for adventure is ludicrous, and hopefully after watching, you will agree. From my experience, there so often seems to be a reluctance to ride without proper tools (bike, gear, tents, […]
A few months back I decided it was time to plan a trip. And so I did. Well, actually “we” planned a trip. I called Mulley and bounced my idea off him. I think it was the next day I made a phone call and everything was planned. From then on it was just a matter […]
Many times have I ridden the backroads around Tellico, coming an going to somewhere else – beyond. Always on the way to the mountains, or coming back – Tellico always seemed to be the “portal” to another space – the mountains of Tennessee, or North Carolina. I had always heard the dirt around the area […]