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2013 Quail Motorcycle Gathering

The 2013 Quail Motorcycle Gathering illustrated not only the set theme of the Past, Present and Future of motorcycles, but also how art can be functional. The pictures here illustrate only a small fraction of what my senses took in. … Continue reading

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But Wait, There’s More: Waptki and Sunset Crater National Monuments (make-up loop)

Saturday July 21, 2012 I felt bad after missing the Waptki and Sunset Crater on the day that loop was scheduled. (We were supposed to include them after the Grand Canyon, the day Jeff’s Venom first gave up in the … Continue reading

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Day Four: Navajo and Hopi Loop

Thursday July 19, 2012 Today was a long day of wide horizons and many miles. Although I’m not a sailor, I enjoy the expanse of desert and chaparral, the big dramatic sky. From Flagstaff, we rode up 89 to 160 … Continue reading

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Day One: Meteor Crater out and back

Monday July 16, 2012 First day! Whoo Hoo! Today set the pattern of the days to come. First was camp coffee. Between the seven of us, we had three coffee makers and we put them all to good use. This … Continue reading

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On the Road to Flagstaff and the 2012 VOCNA Rally

Saturday July 14th After work on the evening of Friday 13th, we gathered at Fred Mork’s ranch. (We consisted of Jeff S. , Jeff W. Amy, Fred and yours truly, otherwise known as the Chief Bottle-washer from the Lube Ranch, … Continue reading

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Marin Concours d’Elegance

You never know where these vintage bikes will take you. Early on Sunday, May 20, 2012, Jeff and I found our selves dressed up and at the Marin Civic Center. This was the first year that motorcycles were to be … Continue reading

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2012 VOCNA Spring Opener

As usual, I started the day with great riding partners, Fred Mork and Jeff Scott, and good intentions to report the adventure. Fred and Jeff were properly mounted on Velocettes, the marque of the day. I rode my Buell Blast … Continue reading

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Finished… the 2012 Unfinished Project Show

Jeff and I returned to San Francisco to rescue the 1946 Velocette GTP from the gallery where the bike had been on display with other unfinished projects. It was like a two-week vacation for the bike. From here the bike … Continue reading

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Unfinished

Three Velocettes marked their spots in the 2nd Annual Unfinished Projects Show in San Francisco, California. This is a show of motorcycles and motorcycle-themed art that demonstrates what a fine line there is between the utility of these vehicles and … Continue reading

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My Velocette Daze

My Velocette Days By Leonard J. Moseley Transport Bookman Limited 1975 London England This book is a great addition to anyone curious about motorcycle history. It is a must-read for the person interested in the Velocette marque. Unfortunately it is … Continue reading

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