The Blog's categories

This my blog page where you will find the latest post on top, and years and years of older posts below.
For a more focused way of reading, you can select the Categories underneath My Articles tab at the top !
Enjoy your stay here and check back once in a while!

2016 US trip

Independence Pass, CO, 2016

September 1, 2016US travel Not only the Dutchy, in fact, but a whole bunch of people from the “Kachadourian Lodge” set out to visit the pass, and subsequently have lunch in Aspen on the other side! On this day, July

Read More »
EuropeRides

Col de la Madeleine Savoie France

Collected here is a small series of photos of the Col de la Madeleine. The photos were made between 2005 and 2009. Col de la Madeleine is one of the more challenging ‘cols’ (or mountain passes) with rather narrow roads

Read More »
France

Up to the Col de l’Iseran

Yesterday Nina and I decided to benefit from a more cloudless sky and ride up to the Col de l’Iseran (Iseran Pass) that connects Val d’Isère – the famous posh winter sports resort) and the Maurienne Valley and Modane on

Read More »
EuropeRides

My Kingdom for a Castle

… some famous man must have said this at some point in history….. or so the legend goes. Here’s one of my ride tales posted on the US BMW SportTouring forums quite a few years ago. This week the weather forecasters announced

Read More »
EuropeRides

Pegasus Bridge, Normandy

Pegasus Bridge, Normandy Part Three of our Normandy Trip Report….. One of the things I wanted to see this time ’round was the famous Pegasus Bridge in Bénouville, captured by Major John Howard and his paratroopers. This was one of

Read More »