Archive for the Motorcycle Rides Category

Charity Ride for a Veteran – March 2018

Posted in Arizona, Cave Creek AZ, Charity Ride, Harley-Davidson, Hideaway Grill, Motorcycle, Motorcycle Events, Motorcycle Rides, Motorcycles, Scottsdale AZ on March 13, 2018 by DRF

I participated in a ride to help support a veteran who lost 2 legs and an arm while serving in Afghanistan.  All proceeds were going to the Veteran.  There was a great turnout for this ride.  I didn’t try to make an actual count, buy by my estimates there were over 1,000 motorcycles on the ride.  At $20 per rider and $10 per passenger, I’d say they raised quite a bit of money for him.


Lot’s of bikes showing up for the ride.


More and more bikes showing up!


Getting ready for the ride.


We arrived at the destination in Cave Creek, AZ.



A good show of support as more and more bikes arrived.


This ride, only about 15-20 miles.  From Scottsdale, AZ to Cave Creek, AZ.  A short ride, but for a worthwhile cause.

Glacier National Park, Montana

Posted in Boat, Flowers, Harley-Davidson, Lakes, Lodge, Montana, Motel, Motorcycle Rides, Motorcycles, Mountains, National Parks, Tunnel, Water, Water Fall on October 19, 2017 by DRF


Here’s a few photos on our ride through Glacier National Park, Montana.



This was my first trip here to the park.  It was very impressive.  We didn’t stray off the road much due to time constraints.  If you really want to get the most out of your visit, you’ll need a few days to get off the paved roads and take some hikes up to the glaciers, lakes etc.

A Ferry Boat Ride across Puget Sound, WA.

Posted in Boats, Ferry Boat, Motorcycle, Motorcycle Rides, Motorcycles, River, Washington, Water on September 30, 2017 by DRF


Getting ready to board a ferry boat in Mukileto, WA.


All loaded up with a few other motorcycles.


The ride across Puget Sound didn’t take very long.


I’m enjoying the ride on a nice and cool sunny day.


Arriving in Clinton, WA.


Front row seat on the front of the ferry.  We’ll be heading East now through Washington.

San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge

Posted in Boats, Bridge, California, Clouds, Fog, Golden Gate Bridge, Hwy 101, Jetty, Motorcycle, Motorcycle Rides, Motorcycles, Pacific Ocean, San Francisco, U. S. Coast Guard, Water on September 20, 2017 by DRF

San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge.  It was an adventure riding over it on my motorcycle.  It was so windy I couldn’t hold a straight line.  I must say it was a little nerve racking to say the least!


A view from the North side of the bridge on the East side looking South


Another view with a jetty and a few boats below the bridge


Another view with a few of the jetty and a few boats


U.S. Coast Guard boats


A closer view of some U.S. Coast Guard boats


This was taken on the North side of the bridge on the West side looking down.  By the time I got up here, I was only able to get a glimpse of the bridge for a few seconds due to the clouds/fog.  It was very windy day.


It was a pretty nice day here in San Francisco.  Too bad the bridge got fogged in when I went up the hill to try and get a photo looking down.

Alice’s Resturant – Woodside, CA

Posted in Alice's Resturant, California, Food, Motorcycle, Motorcycle Parking, Motorcycle Rides, Motorcycles, Restaurant on September 17, 2017 by DRF

This place, Alice’s Resturant has been on my “bucket list” for a few years now.  I finally made it.  It’s located South of San Francisco in Woodside, CA.

It’s my understanding this restaurant was named after the song by “Arlo Guthrie” titled “Alice’s Resturant Massacree”, most commonly referred to as “Alice’s Resturant”.  The song is based on a true story and was released in 1967.

For those in my age bracket!, you know it…  “You can get anything you want at Alice’s Resturant…”


Not many people here this morning.  It get’s very busy on the weekends though.


By the time I left, a few bikes and cars were arriving.


It’s a nice restaurant with a lot of memorabilia on the walls.


The food was excellent here!


Of course I has to get a shot with my motorcycle in the frame!


As you can see, by bike is loaded down for this trip.  Next stop San Francisco, CA.


Morro Bay Harbor, CA – Morro Rock

Posted in California, Harley-Davidson, Hwy 101, Morro Bay, Morro Rock, Motorcycle Rides, Motorcycles, Pacific Coast Highway (PCH), Pacific Ocean on September 12, 2017 by DRF


Morro Rock.


Morro Rock.


Boat harbor in Morro Bay, CA.


Morro Rock in the distance looking from Morro Bay’s harbor.


A nice scenic area in Morro Bay with a great view of Morro Rock.


Downtown Morro Bay, CA.

A beautiful day for a ride in Southern California.

The above photos were taken in Morro Bay, CA on my latest ride.  The home of “Morro Rock” located just offshore.   According to Wikipedia, it’s a 581-foot “Volcanic Plug”.  I’m not sure what that means exactly, but it sure is impressive.

Pismo Beach, CA – Nice Ocean View

Posted in Beach, California, Motorcycle, Motorcycle Rides, Motorcycles, Pacific Coast Highway (PCH), Pacific Ocean, Pismo Beach, Scenic View, Water, Waves on August 31, 2017 by DRF










Here’s a few photos near Pismo Beach, CA along the Pacific Coast Highway.  It was a nice warm sunny day.  Next stop will be Morro Bay, CA with a few photos of Morro Rock.  Sure was a nice day for a motorcycle ride!

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