We’re All Going on a Bear Hunt – Wild West Part Five

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Once out of Death Valley, the hottest place on earth, we quickly headed high up into the mountains and into some very different scenery. In the morning we were below sea-level amongst salt flats and white sand, by the evening … Continued

Movie Set Scenery – Wild West Part Four

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One of the reasons I like to travel is to see things in real life that otherwise I could only see in pictures. Our Wild West motorcycle tour confirmed this for me: there is nothing better than seeing something that … Continued

The Hottest Place on Earth – Wild West Part Three

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In the same way that nothing can really prepare you for skiing in -29 degrees Celsius (which we did in Ruka, Finland), nothing can prepare you for riding a motorbike in +48 degrees Celsius. It is not simply a case … Continued

Fat Boys and Softails – Wild West Part Two

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We never talked about doing this trip in a car; the plan was always to ride. It’s the old clichés – riding a motorbike provides a sense of freedom, the wind in the face, a feeling of being at one … Continued

Going Guided – Wild West Part One

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This is the first in a series of posts documenting my motorcycle tour of the Wild West of America. Thanks for stopping by. Links to each of the other posts in the series are at the foot of the article. … Continued

Dream Trip Booked: Now to Get Stronger

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LincsGeek and I have been talking about, dreaming about, going on a motorcycle tour of the west of the USA for years. Years and years. Probably about ten years. Maybe more. We have always joked that we probably wouldn’t actually … Continued