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Rider In The Storm

Aguila, AZ to Surprise, AZ

After an uneventful night (in a good way) beside the Burro Jim Motel, I woke to an incredibly colourful sunrise. Not a bad way to start the day. However, I was still in Aguila. As discovered yesterday, there isn’t a whole lot in the way of services there. As such,Read More…

Welcome To Arizona

Blythe, CA to Aguila, AZ

This morning began with the sound of rain on my tent. Yes, rain. Actual precipitation. Falling from the sky and landing on my tent. Yes, I realize that’s generally how precipitation works. The puzzling part is that when I went to sleep last night I was in the desert. OrRead More…

Cake And Ice Cream

Brawley, CA to Blythe, CA

Waking up to an alarm clock is not my favourite way to start the day. I’m sure I’m not alone in that sentiment. And yet, that’s how today began. To make matters worse, the alarm was on my phone and my phone was charging on the other side of theRead More…

What We Have Here Is A Failure To Navigate

El Centro, CA to Brawley, CA

If there was ever any doubt as to whether or not my itinerary on this journey is being made up as I go along, well … today should alleviate any doubt. After my somewhat long day in the heat yesterday, I was generally pleased with my progress as I wasn’tRead More…

A Desert Warm Up

Alpine, CA to El Centro, CA

The weather is one of those things that has a significant impact on how any given day will go. With the forecast calling for hot weather for the foreseeable future, I decided to get on the road a bit earlier than usual today. As such, I was packed up andRead More…

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