Category Archives: 2009 Honda CRF230L

2015 Blue Ridge Trail

So we finally got around to riding the rest of the Blue Ridge Trail (BRT).  We hadn’t actually taken any overnight moto trips since our epic Alaska adventure last summer, so by late summer this year, we were ready to … Continue reading

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Ride and Hike – Buffalo Mountain

Despite enjoying both motorcycle riding and hiking, we usually don’t combine the two. We’re ATGATT (All the gear, all the time – referring to safety gear) kind of people, and that usually means its not worth the effort at trail … Continue reading

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Fall 2013 Moto Roundup

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Here’s a gallery of fall and early winter 2013 ride photos that mostly didn’t get their own posts. Most of these are moto tag photos from within half a days ride from home, as that’s most of the riding that … Continue reading

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DS Day Ride

Lately, this pesky work thing has really been cutting into our play time, thus the lack of anything interesting to blog about the last few weeks. We’ve even had several weeks of perfect moto-trip weather to taunt us as we … Continue reading

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Blue Ridge Trail – Damascus to 460 (Day 3 and Home)

Day three was Sunday morning, and we awoke to yet another beautiful day. Showers had come through overnight, but packing up camp was more pleasant than usual due to some free bacon from our new friends. We hit the pavement … Continue reading

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Blue Ridge Trail – Damascus to 460 (Day 2)

Day 2 started with overcast but dry weather as we ate some oatmeal for breakfast and packed up camp. Having no idea what was in front of us, I was hoping for some easier roads and pretty scenery for a … Continue reading

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Blue Ridge Trail – Damascus to 460 (Day 1)

IT FINALLY STOPPED RAINING. Well, at least long enough for a weekend camping trip. There has rarely been more than a day without showers this summer.  This is great for things like….I dunno, hydropower, for example, but bad for doing … Continue reading

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Blue Ridge Trail part 2 – Motorcycle assisted hiking

Our dualsport ride on the blue ridge trail a couple of weeks ago turned out to be so much fun, we decided to go again on Saturday. Once more, we zipped 100 miles up the highway (as much as one … Continue reading

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Sunday Ride – Dualsportin’ the BRT

Here are a few pics from our most excellent ride on Sunday: The above was taken on the Blue Ridge Parkway north of Roanoke, on our way to some off-road adventure riding a section of the Blue Ridge Trail. The … Continue reading

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Dualsportin’

Probably can’t ride the street bikes here: This grassy hilltop where we had lunch is inside an off-road park with a network of trails not too far away. This section was nice, and the weather was just perfect, but overall … Continue reading

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More moto madness….New moto!

There are just too many places that need to be explored by motorcycle that the street bikes just can’t go. After talking about picking up some used dual-sports for years (street legal dirt bikes), it’s time to go for it. … Continue reading

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