Monthly Archives:: March 2014

Day Four: Pendleton, Oregon to Cascade Locks, Oregon



Never take a beautiful day for granted. I finally got one, from start to finish today. Temperatures ranging from the low 60s up to the low 80s, clear skies and a light breeze. Perfect motorcycling weather. I wolfed down a quick breakfast at the Best Western Pendleton Inn, loaded up the Electra Glide and checked… Read more

Day Three: John Day, Oregon to Pendleton, Oregon



According to everyone I talk to, I’ve hit unseasonable weather during this trip to Eastern Oregon. What that means is, more rain today. When I woke up this morning, the rain was falling so heavily that it obscured the view out of my window at the Best Western John Day Inn. I went to the… Read more

Day Two: Sisters, Oregon to John Day, Oregon



Bright rays of sunshine and clear blue skies greeted me when I awoke this morning at the Best Western Ponderosa Lodge. I packed up my gear quickly, and headed for the breakfast room for a quick bite and a cup of hot coffee. And of course I had to make one last visit to my… Read more

Day One: Bend, Oregon to Sisters, Oregon



Okay, that’s a little bit of a cheat. Bend and Sisters, Oregon are only about 20 miles apart. But I flew in to Redmond Field Airport today to begin my motorcycle tour around eastern Oregon. Rather than riding off into the distance, I stayed around Bend for the day. Bend, Oregon was incorporated in 1905,… Read more