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Right Scan>Right Time.

My time as an ambassador in DC. Yes, you read that right.

This past week I spent a few days being a Ambassador for Right Scan> Right Time. I was one of 40+ Ambassadors, most colon cancer survivors, who stormed the Hill to meet with Representatives to tell them our stories and drive the point that medical … Read More

Bike at sunset on the Mississippi River

Ride of a lifetime: Part I.

This has been one heck of a ride. Truly a ride of a life time. I’m pinching myself constantly to make sure this dream is a reality. And yes, it is. I have the photos to prove it. And it’s not over. Not even close. … Read More

Elegia and me in front of City of Hope fountain

An amazing day spent at City of Hope.

Since the moment I came up with the idea for this ride, I wanted to involve City of Hope in it somehow. It was important to me because my dad had been treated there from when he was first diagnosed with Familial Adenomatous Polyposis [FAP] in … Read More

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Ride update No. 1 from Vail.

While sitting here at Bearfish Pub and Grill in Vail I figured I’d post a ride update on this blog of mine. I have been posting from my phone to the Destination Regularly. It is a little more complicated posting here, so blog posts will … Read More

Ride Route Map 7.15.12

Date set for DXRide to hit the road. Yeeeeehaw.

The date would be Tuesday, July 17th. The ride has been postponed and altered because of two factors. My sister having a much needed surgery and the Pikes Peak Hill Climb being postponed because of the wildfires that ravaged the Colorado Springs area. I am … Read More

Wild Horse Creek Ranch/Mackay, ID

Super excited to be participating in Reel Recovery’s Fly Fishing Cancer Survivor Retreat in Idaho.

I will be participating in a Reel Recovery Fly Fishing Retreat. Reel Recovery is a wonderful organization that promotes the healing powers of fly fishing through 3-day retreats held across the United States for men who are Cancer Survivors. I absolutely love the philosophy behind … Read More

Elegia and me at Spirit Rock

Elegia. Meet one of my favorite stretches of asphalt, Hwy 55.

Since I was on the Menominee Indian Reservation to get a physical from my primary doctor. For the purpose of him signing a medical release form for the Reel Recovery Fly Fishing Retreat I will be participating in, I figured I’d introduce Elegia(the Ducati Multistrada … Read More

The Blessing

Blessed.

My mom and I  went to mass at the National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows today. I have been to mass there once before last Christmas. It is a beautiful place of worship. This mass was especially emotional for me, because of my … Read More

Pikes Peak Summit Sign

First leg of the ride altered by Colorado wildfires.

While I sit here waiting for my sister to get out of surgery I thought I’d announce that the first leg of the Destination X Ride has been affected by the postponement of the Pikes Peak Hill Climb due to the wildfires ravaging the Colorado … Read More

Elegia and me

Meeting my ride companion, Elegia, for the first time at Ducati Milwaukee.

Talk about a monumental day for the Destination X Ride. Picking up this beautiful beast of a bike, the Multistrada 1200 S. She will be accompanying me on this ride of a lifetime. An adventure and then some. And yes, her name would be Elegia. … Read More

DestinationXRide&Ducati

Psst. A bit of a huge announcement.

THE DESTINATION X RIDE IS ABOUT TO HIT THE ROAD AND DUCATI IS BACKING IT. Yes, you read that right. Ducati has decided to support me on my ride/adventure/journey/dream by supplying a Multistrada 1200 S Touring Edition. The bike is currently on it’s way from … Read More

Trout Fishing Me

Back on the Pine.

Saturday May 5th was definitely a special day. It was the first time in years that I found myself out in the water enjoying the Wisconsin Fishing Season Opener. My friend Don invited me to spend the weekend trout fishing with he and his son … Read More