Category Archives: Events

Red River Scramble: 160 Days in the Saddle

  “How long are you going to keep this streak going Drew?”   “Until the bike fails, or I do…”   Saturday, July 22nd, Approximately 2:30 PM I pulled up to the intersection of Chimney Top Rock Road and KY-715. … Continue reading

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Red River Scramble: Where to Ride

The Red River Scramble “Meetup” is just a few days away now. Per my comments, I’ll be at Miguel’s Pizza Saturday morning (7/22/17) for breakfast, from there I’ll direct folks to the type of riding they’re looking for, and I expect … Continue reading

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Red River Scramble: Adventure Meetup in Red River Gorge

Early this year I was struck by the bug to do a significant amount of exploring in Red River Gorge this season. Obviously some of that has already come to fruition, and as a result I’ve received a lot of … Continue reading

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Progressive International Motorcycle Show: Chicago Highlights

This is my fourth year attending the Progressive International Motorcycle show and 2nd in Chicago. This year, a buddy of mine that has since moved away wanted to try to catch a show, so we met up in Indy for … Continue reading

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2017 Triumph Street Scrambler: First Impressions

After the Bonneville Reborn release last year, Scrambler faithful like myself were concerned that Triumph had intentions to cut the Scrambler from the Bonneville lineup. Fortunately, following the release of the new Bonneville Bobber, Triumph released the new Street Scrambler … Continue reading

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Back Across the Skyway, War Stories, and Solitude: Triumph Dragon Raid 2016.

A while back a close friend of mine moved down to Chattanooga to take a new job. He and I served together in the sandbox back in ’04; obviously we don’t get to talk as much as we used to, … Continue reading

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A New Tire in a Pinch: Triumph Dragon Raid 2016

Now that the first snow is starting to fall in Dayton… I’m finally circling back to the rest of my photos and video from “The Raid”: Three days of hooliganism (albeit “cruiser” hooliganism) had taken a heavy toll on the … Continue reading

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Moonshiner 28, Blue Ridge Parkway, Gravel, and the Kitchen Sink: Triumph Dragon Raid 2016

Having checked the Dragon and Cherohala off the list for 2016, I was chomping at the bit for the Moonshiner (NC-28 into Franklin) come Wednesday morning. The morning was the usual routine, leisurely (but delicious) breakfast at the Iron Horse, getting my … Continue reading

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The Cherohala Skyway, back to the Mile High Legend: Triumph Dragon Raid 2016

At last year’s Raid, I only traversed “The Skyway” once, and only from Stecoah into Tellico plains (during most of which I had no idea where I was). I was hoping to take the Skyway as part of the route … Continue reading

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The Tail of the Dragon, US-129: Triumph Dragon Raid 2016

  At some point this year I vowed “come hell or high water”, I was riding a different motorcycle to this year’s Dragon Raid. As such, with Rosie taking up residence on the porch, riding  a sportier chassis across “The … Continue reading

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