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Rock n Ride 2019 Part 2: All Shook Up

Rock n Ride 2019 Part 2: All Shook Up

Youngstown OH – White House TN Fri April 26, 2019 (~727 miles) The storm system that blew through yesterday evening was howling outside the cozy confines of my hotel room as I worked on my route into the wee hours. Luckily, the main storm front appears to have gone through and Youngstown was in the […]

Rock n Ride 2019 Part 1: Don’t Be Cruel

Rock n Ride 2019 Part 1: Don’t Be Cruel

Southeast MA – Youngstown OH Thur April 25, 2019 (~603 miles) For the past two years, I’ve kicked off the endurance rally season with Rallymaster Lynne Carey’s 33 hour Rock n Ride event in April. I was looking forward to getting back into the rally-mode mindset and seeing many of my long-distance rider friends again […]

BMRx Rally 2016 Part 5: Mad Dash

Sun 9/25/2016 – Mon 9/26/2016(Leg 3)Akron OH to Newport VT~1273  miles Woke up a half hour before the alarm this time and dozed for another 25 minutes or so before my polite cell phone alarm went off. Killed the Meanie before it could wake the hotel. Had some room coffee while I packed and double-checked […]

BMRx Rally 2016 Part 4: Closer to Home

Sat 9/24/2016 (Leg 2)Toronto ON to Akron OH~ 805 miles Screamin Meanies work…I guarantee it! The adrenaline surged immediately when this friendly looking device exploded with sound about 4 hours after my head hitting the pillow, waking me up instantly and completely, as I quickly pressed the 3 buttons necessary to make it stop. I […]

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