Motorcycling the Oregon Coast

The final leg of our motorcycle loop through Oregon and California was riding north along the Oregon coast. We've been wanting to take the bikes along this particular route since we moved to Washington, and six years later we finally made it happen! We spent three days riding from Arcata, California to Port Orford, Oregon …

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Motorcycling Through Lassen Volcanic National Park

One of the highlights of our week-long motorcycle loop through Oregon and California was spending a couple days in Lassen Volcanic National Park. I had never heard of this park until I started looking at a map of national parks within some proximity to where we live in Spanaway, Washington. I don't know how long …

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Afternoon at Elandan Gardens

On our way to Bainbridge Island from Gig Harbor during our recent Labor Day motorcycle trip, we made a stop at an unusual roadside attraction Brian found near Port Orchard called Elandan Gardens - home to hundreds of different types of Bonsai trees! Bonsai, the Japanese art of growing miniature trees, is a process that produces exceptional …

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Morning in Bremerton, Washington

Brian helped devise an awesome two-day motorcycle trip around the Kitsap Peninsula and several nearby islands we'd never managed to visit for Labor Day weekend. We started our adventure Saturday morning, hopping on one of the first ferries from Edmonds to Kingston so we could make our way south to our first destination, Bremerton. We've …

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