"It gets to the point that some part of the riding bud relationship begins to go bad as some lifestyle
issue or riding style issue starts growing like those green mold spots on an old block of cheddar."

~ Jefe Smith from his book, LIFE, AMERICA and the ROAD to KEY WEST

Olympic Peninsula Ride – NW Corner

After riding up the length of California and Oregon, we rode up the Pacific Coast of Washington following the thin corridor between the water and the Olympic Range. The west side of these mountains are one of the wettest places in the United States as the tall mountains extract the moisture from near constant fogs…

Olympic Peninsula Ride – Fires

My ride up to the Olympic Peninsula was longer than planned to skirt the huge fires and resulting smoke plumes in Northern California and Southern Oregon. Not only was staying clear of the fire danger important, but staying clear of all of the fire fighting personnel and equipment was the least I could do help…