Category: Rides of Discovery

Posts about rides to see and photograph areas or locations of particular interest or beauty. Historical sites, natural wonders, national parks, natures seasonal changes would all be candidates for a Ride of Discovery.

Fall Colors Tour (Eddie’s Perspective)

Fall Colors Tour (Eddie’s Perspective)

 I can’t think of a better way to wrap up the Fall Colors Tour (Series) than this.  Eddie has created, and has kindly given me permission to post, an excellent video which includes all of the locations visited as part of the Fall Colors Tour.   You may recall, I hadn’t yet arrived when Eddie,…

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Fall Colors Tour (Grandfather Mtn)

Fall Colors Tour (Grandfather Mtn)

Day two of the fall colors tour started out chilly.  Mid to high 30s, depending on the thermometer you chose.  So we delayed our departure for Grandfather Mountain State Park to give the sun a chance to warm things up a bit.  By mid-morning, however, we were on our way and it wasn’t very long…

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Fall Colors Tour (Wayah Bald Lookout)

Fall Colors Tour (Wayah Bald Lookout)

Due to some scheduling conflicts, I wasn’t able to ride up to North Carolina with Eddie and John.  So, I got an early start the following morning and was able to join them just after noon.  They had visited Dry Falls in the morning.  I had already been there in June, when Lori and I…

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Fall Colors Tour (Series)

Fall Colors Tour (Series)

Only 5 more days and I’ll be starting out on my next adventure.  This time taking a Ride of Discovery with a small contingent of Moto17Jax.  This will be only my second “Ride of Discovery” trip, the first was this past June, and once again I will be heading into the Blue Ridge Mountains.  In…

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St Marks Lighthouse (St Marks, FL)

St Marks Lighthouse (St Marks, FL)

The Ride This past Sunday morning, at 9am sharp, 17 riders and one pillion kicked up their kickstands and set out on a 180 mile ride to St Marks, FL.  The group also grew a bit as we added riders, who live along the route, at gas stops.  This ride differed from previous rides in…

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The River

The River

Not far from my home, there is a short stretch of 2-lane blacktop that is one of my favorite rides in northeast Florida.  It’s county road 13 in St Johns County which runs along the eastern bank of the St Johns River. The scenes of the river and the long docks leading out to boat…

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