Category Archives: On The Road

Audible!

A landslide on Skyline Drive today is forcing me to switch the trip; slabbing 95 to Florida, the BRP south to north home. Will Skyline reopen in time? KSU is T-36 hours! UPDATE: 24 hrs later, fully open.  Still going … Continue reading

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Bun Burner 1500 completed!

Sunday September 28 at 5pm the four of us rolled into the Exxon station in Summit, NJ with 1,502 miles in 34 hours and 45 minutes, successfully completing the riding portion of the Iron Butt Association’s Bun Burner 1500. We … Continue reading

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Day 1:

Andrew set out very early from Queens sending me this photograph at 7am: By dinner time, he was checked in to this fine hospitality venue, 50 yards from the Canadian border crossing: That’s about 600 miles for the day, a … Continue reading

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Sundown Wild Forest, NY

My friend Alex recently withdrew from the rat race and moved out to some inherited undeveloped property in Sundown Wild Forest, NY. He has built this shed from hand, added plumbing, and is growing food and raising bees and harvested … Continue reading

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Bun Burner 1500

Vincent and Ariel, fresh with enthusiasm from their Saddle Sore 1000 ride this spring, have rallied the local RATs for a BB1500; 1,500 miles in under 36 hours.  After some discussion, we are heading into New England, right up to … Continue reading

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Ride Report

Ride Report Ride Report from Burn Up At Loudon, as posted on the NJ RATS site-

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Burn Up At Loudon

Here is the setup for next Saturday: $35 get us 2 nights camping (but we’re only going for one) as well as admission to the track for the weekend races and a noon run on the track Sunday before departing.  … Continue reading

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We’re goin campin-

The venerable regional RAT, the CT Rockers, are throwing another great event. Two years ago, I won a pair of Vanson leather gloves at their Massachusetts ride-in. Burn Up At Loudon is located at the NH Speedway in Loudon. There … Continue reading

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Bear on Skyline Drive

I took the rental thru the storm the next morning and got into Tally later that night. Five days later, commencement ceremonies over, I drove it back. The bike was fine, and off I went up Skyline Drive. Even tho … Continue reading

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Day 1:

I had a late start out of New York, leaving about 7:15am and took 40 minutes for the first 20 miles.  Entering PA, things loosened up and I made good time to the north entrance of Skyline Drive in Front … Continue reading

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