I recently had an opportunity to go visit my son and his family in Boise ID. Â I decided to explore US 93 which, for me, Â started north of Las Vegas and conveniently dumped me off on I-84 Â a couple of hours south of Â Boise. Â (US 93 technically starts in AZ, but since I was coming from the Los Angeles area it was easier to head north and start from here.)
In the fall, there is no better place to ride than SW Utah. Â Lucky for me, the fall colors are only about 600 miles from my house, and with that in mind, I headed to Torrey, UT a couple of weeks ago. Â My purpose was two fold: one, a group from www.bmwsporttouring.com was there, and two, the colors were in full bloom!
An easy way to access some superb So Cal riding, is to head up Angeles Crest Highway, CA2, from the 210 Fwy above Pasadena. Â Take care if doing this ride early Saturdays or Sundays as there is much traffic, both motorcycle and bicycle! Continue reading “A Fall Day’s Ride in the High Desert”
Well, “love” might be too strong a word, but I am in serious like…Now, you might ask, how can a veteran rider feel good about touring around on tires that run about $180 a SET? Â That’s right, not a tire, but a set. Â Well, the answers are pretty simple..of course the price is hard to beat, but I am on my third set now, and the mileage, durability, and feel of these tires is pretty awesome! Â They stick to asphalt like fat kid to a cake and are pretty good Â on dirt roads as well. Â I’m pretty much a dirt noobie, but from what I’ve ridden, not too shabby! Â Oh, and did I mention they cost $180 a SET? Â Thought so…. Â LOL
Anyway, I’m pretty sold on these tires. Â Price, quality and safety are superb. Â You should check out a set if they come in a size for your bike….