Category Archives: Travel

This area is about the documentation of non-motorcycle related travels.

Riding the Steens Mountain Loop

The Steens Loop is formed by two roads, north and south, both traveling east from different points of the Hwy 205 and completing the loop by connecting in the summit area of the mountain. The north access road to the … Continue reading

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Another trip to Portland

It’s still raining here today and I still have plenty of stories to tell from my rides this summer.  I had big ideas for this summer, going to Alaska was one of them.  In the end, there were only rides … Continue reading

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The Ducati Multistrada does the California Sierras

The Multistrada found its way into my garage for me to open my street riding horizons.  It is here to take me on long distance trips while bringing an edge to the touring side of riding, the Ducati edge I … Continue reading

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To Crater Lake and other nice places with the Ducati Multistrada

This post is written in memory of my Uncle André Benito D’Agord (Tio Benito). After several days of rainy and cold weather I was more than ready to ride when things cleared on the weekend’s weather forecast. And to compensate … Continue reading

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Have I lost the thread of the story?

If you are one of the three or four (on a good day) regular readers of this blog you must be wondering where have I been and why have I been so quiet. Has he dropped off of this earth? … Continue reading

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Triumph Tiger 800 XC, Alsea Falls, the Coast…

You must be thinking how these stories have become boring and repetitive. And you are right. Sunday after Sunday there I go to the coast or some other place, showing off Oregon’s beautiful landscapes and most of the times spoiling … Continue reading

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Crater Lake National Park with the Triumph

[This story is a continuation from my previous post, Metolius River, 2012 Edition.] Leaving the Metolius River area [Sunday, September 2] I rode south towards the Crater Lake via 97, following along the transition between the Cascades and the Oregon’s … Continue reading

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Winchester Bay, Oysters, and the Ducati

Where was I? I started writing this post two weeks ago and then non-bike related business took me off-track. And the story actually happened almost a month ago. Time to catch up! Continuing from my last post, the plan was … Continue reading

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A Quasi-Adventure with the Streetfighter 848

Adventure has been defined as “an undertaking usually involving danger and unknown risks”and it is commonly said that an adventure starts when things don’t go according to plan. Which includes situations when you purposefully deviate from your well designed, but … Continue reading

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Another lame excuse to ride that Ducati Streetfighter 848

A July 4th holiday in the middle of the week + that McKenzie pass road that just opened for the season + the Sisters Coffee Company (because it is there at the end of the road) + that poisonous Ducati … Continue reading

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