Blog Section: Bill’s Garage

Sidetracked: Rain on an Old Tin Roof

Jan 22, 2018 View Comments by

Thunder roared in the distance as I ducked under the rusty, corrugated sheet-iron structure. I was a lone 16-year-old boy wearing a faded Levi’s jacket, tight, high-water 501s, and a white T-shirt. Three hundred miles into the day’s journey, my 4 a.m. departure was taking its toll. It was my longest day yet on a […]

Tags: , Categories: Bill's Garage, Chronicles Read more

Sidetracked: Kickstands Up At Eight!

Jan 24, 2016 View Comments by

It has been said that collecting a group of motorcycle riders to leave on time is like herding cats. Four motorcycles and a dozen ATVs are packed into the corral in Salinas de Garci Mendoza, Bolivia. The village is a half-day ride from the world’s largest salt plains known as the Salar de Uyuni, where […]

Tags: Categories: Bill's Garage, Touring & Safety Tips Read more

Adventure Riding – What’s it To YOU?

Dec 08, 2015 View Comments by

Adventure: A bold, unusually risky undertaking or hazardous action of uncertain outcome. “Where’s Kurt?” I ask, as Disco pulls his bike up beside mine. “I passed him a couple miles back. He won’t be riding that KTM out anytime soon. His rear wheel spun clean off the hub.” This is supposed to be a 50-mile […]

Tags: Categories: Bill's Garage, Chronicles Read more