Journey to the High Country, Pt. 6

Million Dollar Highway

Well, here we are, Part 6 of my Colorado ride report. This is the closing chapter of my ride, but it’s a big one! Looks like I’m still in Salida… July 1, 2013 – Million Dollar Highway, Part 1 Waking up in Salida, the day looked like it’d be a good one…for awhile at least. […]

Journey to the High Country, Pt. 5

Mt. Evans

Welcome to Part 5 of my ride report! At this point in the story, I’m nearing the end of my adventure; however, I still had a few days of fun left. Let’s pick it up in Georgetown, where I’d spent the last 2 nights… Sunday, June 30th – Mt. Evans and South, beginning the final […]

Journey to the High Country, Pt. 4

Loveland Pass

Welcome to Part 4 of my Colorado ride report! At the moment, in this trip, I’m holed up just north of Buena Vista, CO…let’s get the show on the road! Friday, June 28th – Mmm, Loveland Pass I woke up to a dusty campsite; the wind was blowing and dust was coating everything…almost as bad […]

Journey to the High Country, Pt. 3

McClure Pass - Colorado 7/2013

Welcome to Part 3 of my Colorado ride report. The scenic hits keep coming in this edition! In the last part, I had pitched my tent for the night in Glenwood Springs, CO; we start there… Thursday, June 27th – Black Canyon of the Gunnison & Cottonwood Pass I woke up at a somewhat more […]

Journey to the High Country, Pt. 2

Rocky Mountain National Park, summit

Welcome to Part 2 of my Colorado Ride Report. Things start to get adventurous from here on out; enjoy! Two days are covered and there are a ton of photos… Tuesday, June 25th – Rocky Mountain National Park Today was a free day as my brother and nephew were going out mountain biking, so I […]

Project Hothands – Underway


So earlier, I had mentioned my preferences for commuting and followed it up by remarking about my cold hands. Well, I’ve started taking steps to remedy that situation by purchasing a Symtec Heated Grip Kit; these should help greatly. They’ll be used in conjunction with some Suzuki V-Strom hand guards, which haven’t arrived yet. Yes, […]