Author Archives: Bec

I'm not your typical motorcycle adventure blogger. First, I'm a girl. Second, I'm a passenger on a v-strom 650 riding behind my boyfriend from Louisville, Kentucky through 13 countries to Buenos Aires, Argentina.

the border approaches

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the network of generous riders continues to grow for us.  larry and louise (our gracious hosts in san antonio) sent us down to see their BMW mechanic, motohank.  and, in the last 24 hours he has proven to be our greatest resource yet.  first thing about hank is that if you own a BMW bike… Continue reading →

today texas is cold

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as everyday brings a brand new adventure on this trip, today’s has been focused on the weather.  we woke up at our campsite in about 40 degrees, slowly packed up the bikes and headed out for san antonio.  but, it was so cold we thought we’d head toward coffee and wifi first.  it was a… Continue reading →

the small things

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we’ve now been in austin for over 24 hours, and i have to say it has already become the small things that count.  i got a hot shower last night and dried of with an actual bath towel and we didn’t have to pack up and move on today.  those two things alone have made… Continue reading →

texas is big

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oh my, it’s been a long time since i’ve posted.  this might end up being the pace once we cross the border.  so i guess it’s better to get used to days without internet now.  we were sad to leave new orleans and the magic that it seems to exude.  but, the rest of louisiana… Continue reading →

the last hurrah

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we stopped in jackson, mississippi to visit our friends tory and richard on the way to new orleans.  it was really great to see their space and their city for a few days.  it was also great timing for getting off the bike for a day and resting up a bit.  we’re still trying to… Continue reading →

day one

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we have made it to portland, tennessee in one piece! (i didn’t know where that was until today, either)  i wasn’t sure how i would feel tonight after such  a crazy few days.  But, i am mostly just excited about having finally started on our way and relieved to have not forgotten anything super important.… Continue reading →

five days and counting

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This past weekend we hit some major benchmarks in preparation for this journey.  We officially have the weather forecast for our scheduled departure date (40 degrees and partly sunny, woohoo! way better than it could be at this point in a kentucky winter).  Bob finished his last ‘oficial’ day of work on Friday, which marked… Continue reading →

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