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Stage 13 — Williams to Lake Havasu

Stage 13 – Williams, AZ to Lake Havasu City, AZ – 232 miles It was a sunny but cold start this morning for the ride from Williams to Lake Havasu, Arizona. But anything is better than yesterday’s rain. We had a surprise visitor, Robbie Burg, an old friend of Ziggy’s...

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2016 Motorcycle Cannonball — Ready to Roll

It hardly seems like two years have past since the last Motorcycle Cannonball, but time moves forward just like the bikes. This year’s event, dubbed “The Race of the Century”, features motorcycles 100 years old and older. The motorcycles date from 1904 to 1916 and will be riding 3300+ miles....

Stage 16 — Yakima to Tacoma

Sunday, September 21, 2014 — Yakima to Tacoma Stage Sixteen and the Grand Finish — This is the final leg of the Cannonball Run. It took the riders from Yakima to Tacoma, Washington — a mere 142 miles — for the grand finish at the LeMay Car Museum. It was...

Stage 9 — Burlington to Golden

Sunday, September 14th — Burlington to Golden Stage nine took us from Burlington to Golden, Colorado. The riders had to climb 2,000 feet.The total distance was 250 miles. But the real altitude test will be tomorrow as the riders cross the Rocky Mountains. The finish today is at David Uhl...

Stage 7 — Sedalia to Junction City

Thursday, September 11, 2014 — Sedalia to Junction City Stage seven — The Cannonball Run is a bit like a traveling circus with both the thrills and perils. Several riders are out with irreparable machines. One rider broke his foot and while the bike rides on (atop his partner’s trailer...