I start watching a lot of YouTube videos on dual sport motorcycles and trails. I learn about the New Mexico Backcountry Discovery Route and start doing a little reading. I decide to order the Butler Map on the route. I download MotionX-GPS and Rever for my iPhone. I download the GPS track. I have a three day weekend coming … Continue reading Discovering the New Mexico Backcountry Discovery Route
The first step is to sort out what I already own, as far as camping gear goes. I have quite a bit of hiking gear I bought 15+ years ago, but never really used. At the time, I’d been planning to hike some or all of the Appalachian Trail with my girlfriend, who was an … Continue reading First Steps
I was looking through YouTube for information on long distance off road trails, when I stumbled onto Teague Fleury’s Get Lost. The film starts with a great hook, Fleury’s motorcycle has broken down on a narrow, shoulderless road. I decided to give it a shot, even though it’s a feature-length documentary, nearly two hours long.
If you think you’d like to watch Fleury’s film, you might want to stop reading now; spoilers and impressions will follow.