Beautiful Scenery

For me, riding is not only the miles that you leave behind, but it's also the memories that you take with you.  I have been fortunate enough to see with my eyes some places across this country that are simply spectacular.  While pictures can never quite do these places justice, they can certainly help to spark a forgotten memory for me.  I hope that they will inspire you to witness them for yourself.

Included here are a picture or two from each of my trip reports.  If you like what you see, I've included a link to each trip report so that you can read about my adventure and find out how I made it to such a beautiful place.

These are in chronological order.  My trip reports are listed in reverse-chronological order.

From the Around the Lakes Trip, June 1997:

Split Rock Lighthouse State Park
Located in Minnesota along the Lake Superior shoreline.
Houghton, MI Lookout at night
Located in the upper peninsula of Michigan.

From the Appalachians/Ozarks Trip, October 1997:

Atlantic Ocean Sunrise
Taken at Fernandina Beach, Florida.

From the Ozarks Trip, March 1998:

A river in Oklahoma
Eastern Oklahoma on route 59 (maybe) in the Ozark Mountains.

From The Appalachians Mtns. Trip, May 1998:

A river in West Virginia
Along state Route 4 Northeast of Charleston.

From the West Coast Trip, August 1998:

Pacific Ocean Sunset
Taken from Beverly Beach in Oregon.
Northern Cascades
Northern Washington state along state route 20.

From the Appalachian Mtns Trip, October 1998:

A Mountain lake
Taken on the Blue Ridge Parkway at dusk.
The view from the Cherohala Skyway
Located west of Robbinsville, N.C

From the New England Tour, April 1999:

Niagara Falls at night
Taken from the Canada side of the falls during a colored light show
Otter Point
Acadia National Park, Maine

From the Around the Lakes Trip, May 1999:

Lake Superior
a nice overlook after crossing back into Minnesota from Canada
The Houghton, MI Bridge
Taken at night with the full moon

From the Four Corners Tour, July 1999:

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, CO
An Arizona sunset
with the mountains near Flagstaff in the distance

From the Appalachian Mountains Trip, October 1999:

A mountain home
along the Blue Ridge Parkway

From the Southwest Adventure, May 2000:

The Talimena Skyway
Eastern Oklahoma

From the Around the Lakes 2000 Trip, May 2000:

Agawa Bay, Lake Superior
Ontario, Canada

From the Rocky Mountain Tour, June 2000:

Rocky Mountains
Near Independence Pass, Colorado
Flaming Gorge National Rec. Area
Northern Utah, near the Wyoming Border

From the 2-Up Appalachia Tour, August 2000:

Bald River Falls
Near Telico Plaines, TN
Mabry Mill
Along the Blue Ridge Parkway

From the Michigan Lakes Weekend, September 2000:

Lake Michigan
Sleeping Bear Dunes

From the Fall Color Run, October 2000:

Land Between the Lakes, KY
Fall Colors
Blue Ridge Mountains

From the Arkansas Adventure, April 2001:

Ozark Mountain Valley
Along Scenic Highway 7

From the ATL 2001, May 2001:

Lake in the Clouds
Porcupine Mountain State Park, MI

From the Atlantic Coast Run, June 2001:

North Carolina, inlet off the Atlantic
The Beach
Outer Banks, N.C.

From Nova Scotia, July 2001:

Blue Atlantic Water
Along the Cabot Trail
Cape Enrage Lightstation
New Brunswick

From the Arkansas Weekend, September 2001:

Ozark Mountains
Mt. Nebo State Park

From the Fall Color Run, October 2001:

The Countryside
Along the Blue Ridge
Fall Colors
Blue Ridge Mountains

From Around the Lakes 2002, May 2002:

The Mackinaw Bridge
Lake Superior Shoreline
Near Montreal River Harbor, Ontario

From 2-Up Western US Tour, June/July 2002:

The Never Summer Mountains
Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
A Mountain Lake
Along route 130 in southern Wyoming

From North Carolina Blast, August 2002:

Stormclouds on the Blue Ridge
Blue Ridge Parkway, near Boone, NC
Bald River Falls
Along the Cherohala, near Telico Plains, TN

From Fall Color Weekend, October 2002:

Blue Wisconsin Lake
Somewhere in Northern Wisconsin

From Fall Color Run, October 2002:

Fall Foliage
Along the Blue Ridge Parkway, Virigina
Linn Cove Viaduct
Along the Blue Ridge Parkway, N.C.

From Around the Lakes 2003, May 2003:

Along Trans Canada 17 in Ontario
Split Rock Lighthouse
Split Rock State Park, MN

From ATL Weekender, September 2003:

Houghton-Hancock Bridge
Hancock, MI
Foliage and Rapids
20 miles north of the Soo, Ontario, Canada

From ATL2004, June 2004

Pierce Stocking Drive View
Near Glen Haven, MI
Blue Lake
Along a dirt road somwhere, Ontario, Canada

From Left Coast, August 2004

Somewhere in Nebraska...yes, Nebraska
Flaming Gorge
Flaming Gorge National Monument, Utah

Last Update 3/9/2005