Posted in August 2012

The Body Project, Part I: a jump start

The Body Project, Part I: a jump start

With the realization of a nearing departure, I need to use these 15 weeks and really kick my preparation into gear.  There is still much to be done: research of visiting countries, outfitting the bike and training the body as well as the mind for the endurance of long distance, long term travel. To knock … Continue reading

Scraping the Pegs of Vulnerability

Scraping the Pegs of Vulnerability

There was power in the twist of my wrist.  My stance was rigid, becoming part of the machine beneath me. I rode with clarity, sharpened by contention, following the apexes of curves at 65mph up in the Angeles Crest.  I kept telling myself to slow down, that it is Sunday, and cops are usually hiding … Continue reading

Taking time for love… (2 Cheers)

Taking time for love… (2 Cheers)

Part I: As I find myself tangled in the madness of trip planning, motorcycle preparation and how to file my daily life as I know it away for 6 months, I have to remember to stop and take time for the things in my life that I love… Amidst the activities I found to bring … Continue reading