iPhone Addict

Aug 12, 2013 View Comments by

Last week I was embracing the simple life while being cut off from the world with my lack of Internet and technology. That was nice and my “detox” felt great, but I’m back baby! My iPhone 5 is in full force, barely making it through the day on a full charge. Here come some examples […]

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Motorcycle GPS – No Batteries Required

May 16, 2013 View Comments by

Last week I had some fun with the concept of calling people versus email and texting. In fact, smartphones have to be one of the greatest inventions ever for travelers. Case in point, whenever I rent a car I immediately hook up my phone and turn on the GPS. Don’t even get me started on […]

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Pura Vida, Costa Rica

Apr 29, 2013 View Comments by

It is 3:54 am right now and I am typing this from Montezuma, Costa Rica in my $15 dorm room. One of my dorm mates from Montana just stumbled in from the bar. As he flops into the bunk over my head I realize it’s close enough to wake up time anyway. I need to […]

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Magic Along The Way

Mar 31, 2013 View Comments by

Last fall my buddy Stan led us on a group ride from Hellertown, PA, to Conowingo Dam in Maryland. The dam, which spans the lower Susquehanna River, was built in 1928 and at the time was the second largest hydroelectric project by power output in the United States (Niagara Falls was the largest). The original […]

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There Is No “Wrong” Turn

Apr 14, 2012 View Comments by

I love gadgets and gizmos as much as the next guy. But I have forsaken one particular moto-accoutrement that so many riders seem to find absolutely indispensable. Yep, I never have warmed up to the GPS. When I’m touring for RoadRUNNER, I have to use one so our mapmakers can have an accurate log of […]

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Geotagging on the Road – Part 2

Dec 08, 2011 View Comments by

In the last issue we discussed how and why to geotag your photos. In this segment we’ll be touching on methods of geotagging while you’re on the road. Writing GPS coordinates of a photo’s place into the digital file helps to present, archive and/or relocate the motive and put it into an informative context. Only […]

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