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New adventures, new blog

Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | Views [1013]

Quick update: for those of you who haven't yet made their way to my new blog, check it out at www.uneventenor.com   I'm embarking on my grandest adventure to date, to follow my travel hero, Richard Halliburton, around the world.  Who is Richard ... Read more >


Week eight: The Sierra Madre

Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | Views [2015] | Comments [2]

While Charlie and I were in Durango, a fellow ADVrider looked us up. Stephen has lived in the city for four years with his wife and two children, while working for a silver and gold mining corporation. On the weekends, he gets out and rides, and he passed ... Read more >


Photos: Week one: Albuquerque to San Felipe

Wednesday, 23 Mar 2011 | Photo Gallery

Albuquerque, Silver City, Tucson, nothern Baja, San Felipe
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Week One: Albuquerque, NM to San Felipe, Baja Norte

Tuesday, 22 Mar 2011 | Views [1722] | Comments [8]

It was the middle of March and the days were becoming hotter even while the nights held onto their chill. Soon the spring winds would pick up as they did every year, and riding a motorcycle through barren stretches of desert would become trying. Fortunately, ... Read more >


Pre-trip Motorcycle Gear Rundown

Thursday, 10 Mar 2011 | Views [3244] | Comments [2]

Here's a rundown on what I'm bringing with me on the trip to Panama and back: 1. Bike and mods: 2005 Yamaha XT225 16-tooth front sprocket to improve highway revs New rear sprocket (stock sprocket worn to shreds) New o-ring chain (stock chain lousy ... Read more >

Tags: equipment, gear


Unemployed, homeless and happy!

Thursday, 24 Feb 2011 | Views [909] | Comments [1]

Sitting at home in Evergreen, drinking a 90 Shilling at two in the afternoon on a Thursday. Ahhhh. It's vacation time. Or is it? I can't believe how busy I've been since quitting my job! Most of my free time has been spent online, figuring out all ... Read more >


Exciting update!

Saturday, 12 Feb 2011 | Views [503]

Bike is running beautifully again! I'm going to Panama! 


Bike update (and more)

Sunday, 16 Jan 2011 | Views [935] | Comments [1]

The bike is nearly complete. With the kickstart installed and functional, I feel I have the worst over. Yesterday my boyfriend and I installed the shiny silver Moose Racing handguards and rewired the rear signal lights to reach all the way to their new ... Read more >

Tags: planning


Double the Distance, Double the Fun

Saturday, 18 Sep 2010 | Views [3156] | Comments [3]

Today I installed the new 4.1-gallon Clarke gas tank on my XT225. And, overall, I have to say it was far less complicated than the sprocket swap out, which is to say, it was very easy, absolutely basic, un-screw screw-in stuff. First off, while the ... Read more >

Tags: clarke tank, gas tank, xt225


The official beginning of the trip

Tuesday, 14 Sep 2010 | Views [2501] | Comments [2]

Buying a motorcycle is one thing. A big thing, even! But anyone can buy a motorcycle and just leave it sitting around, riding it occasionally and never really going anywhere.  I want to go somewhere. And to that end, I began making modifications ... Read more >

Tags: mods, motorcycle, sprocket, xt225


Photos: Motorcycle maintenance and mods

Monday, 13 Sep 2010 | Photo Gallery

Motorcycle maintenance and mods
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The adventure never ends

Monday, 23 Jun 2008 | Views [660]

Location: The garage at my mom's house in Evergreen, Colorado. The aspen trees are blowing around outside the window, and I think it might storm soon. My dog is snoring at my feet. Most recent meal: Granola and real whole milk! Nothing better. ... Read more >


Change is good, right?

Thursday, 3 Jan 2008 | Views [895] | Comments [11]

Hey everyone (again). I'm very sorry to switch journals on you, but while buying my travel insurance today I discovered that World Nomads offers free online travel journals...with unlimited photo uploading. My previous journal only had 20 MB of photos.... Read more >

Tags: the planning phase

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