Ham Radio On The Great Continental Divide

Soon I will make way for the town of Roosville, BC at the border of Montana and Canada. Myself and Godzilla will make our way along the Great Continental Divide Trail over the course of two weeks until we reach Antelope Wells, NM.

As I make my way down the trail I’ll have a few key survival items in my possession. First, I’ll have a med kit. Second, I’ll have a Spot device. Third, I’ll have a handheld ham radio. Continue reading Ham Radio On The Great Continental Divide

I shall name it “Godzilla”

If you follow my Instagram account, you’ll notice a lot of the color orange lately. That’s because I’ve added a new KTM motorcycle to the garage. And not just any KTM. It’s their flagship adventure bike, which they so aptly named, Adventure-R.

1190 cc’s… 1.2 liter engine… wtf

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Ride to Park City, Utah

Originally, my plan was to build up my DRZ 400 S with the accessories to ride the Great Continental Divide Trail, from Canada to Mexico. Though I completed the build, I decided to postpone the trip after I applied to work for -and successfully landed a job with- Automattic. If you’re not familiar with Automattic, and love your WordPress.com blog and community, I highly recommend you check us out.

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Ride to Jenkinson Lake, CA

I did end up making it to the Sacramento WordPress Meetup event, but my ride stretched further than I originally planned. At the last minute I decided to go all the way out to Jenkinson Lake, CA to see a friend as well. Total round trip was over 400 miles in two days. Very pleased! For now, a short video (there is no audio) from my GoPro Hero 4 Session. Continue reading Ride to Jenkinson Lake, CA

Test ride to Sacramento WordPress MeetUp

There’s a Sacramento WordPress MeetUp on August 4th, 2015. It’s the perfect opportunity to ride up and see how the DRZ performs (and how I manage). 250 miles round trip should be perfect.

My new seat from Seat Concepts should be here tomorrow. A little slice of butt heaven. Which, if you’ve ever sat on something that’s too small for your butt for hours at a time you’ll know what I mean. Dirt and enduro bikes have narrow seats. Why put up with it? Adventure. A waning interest in cars and concrete. And one loose screw. Continue reading Test ride to Sacramento WordPress MeetUp