Please join me on SidestandUp.com motorcycle radio Tuesday August 28 5-6:30 pm PT, I talk with Jan Plessner, one of the most respected pros in the motorcycle industry, about her new gig developing LadyMoto.com. You've heard us chat before when Jan was head of PR at Kawasaki USA – but this next talk will focus on […]
Halloween eve on a Monday night and boo as in boo hoo nobody's coming to my door because I live on a dead-end street in a neighborhood with exactly zero children. I used to love Halloween in San Francisco because I'd sit on the front porch with my landlord who lived in the big house […]
Heading Toward the Sun is an older story of mine but I'm finding that Scribd lets me publish all these old pieces in one place on the web very nicely. This story is told in greater detail in the first chapter of American Borders, but you might enjoy this shorter version. Heading Toward the Sun.
The Promontorio del Garganano doesn’t seem to belong to Italy at all. It is a geographic anomaly, a hunk of earth that lunges out into the sea. Millions and millions of years ago it started moving here from Dalmatia to settle uncomfortably, and now it seems to reach southeast toward Greece. Perhaps in another few […]
Yesterday I thought I might cross into Tangier from Malaga, but today, with the help of Don — a Uralista — who lives here have decided to ride past Algeciras, which is supposed to be a zoo. Twenty minutes down the road at the most popular windsurfing beach in the world lies Tarifa, a much […]