Tagged: Scott Jacobs

0

The final Stage 15 — Palm Desert to Carlsbad

The final Stage 15 – Palm Desert, CA to Carlsbad, CA – 100 miles The last start on the last day. We sure got here fast. Like any intense event, time seems both to stretch in the middle like a rubber band and snaps back at you with speed at...

0

2016 Motorcycle Cannonball — Ready to Roll

It hardly seems like two years have past since the last Motorcycle Cannonball, but time races 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....

4

2014 Motorcycle Cannonball — Denouement

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Denouement — a final assessment of the Cannonball Run. It took 17 days and nearly 4000 miles from the shores of the Atlantic Ocean in Daytona Beach, Florida to its final conclusion in Tacoma, Washington yards from Puget Sound, an inlet of the Pacific Ocean. It...

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 13 — Elko to Meridian

Thursday, September 18, 2014 — Elko to Meridian Stage Thirteen — Today’s stage ended in Meridian, Idaho. It was a 257 mile journey from Elko, Nevada to Meridian. To date, the total distance traveled by the riders is 3269 miles. The strain is showing on Team Vino. Sharon is having...

Stage 10 — Golden to Grand Junction

Monday, September 15, 2014 — Golden to Grand Junction Stage Ten — This stage from Golden to Grand Junction, Colorado took us through the beautiful Rocky Mountains, following the magnificent Colorado River. For the riders on the vintage motorcycles it was an exceptional challenge as they had to climb 12,000...

Stage 8 — Junction city to Burlington

Saturday, September 13, 2014 — Junction city to Burlington Stage eight was the longest stage with a distance of 311 miles, and as it turns out it was also the coldest, at least for the start. The morning temperature was 37 degrees, and it was foggy with low visibility. For...

Stage 5 — Clarksville to Cape Girardeau

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 — Clarksville to Cape Girardeau Stage Five — This stage went from Clarksville, Tennesse to Cape Girardeau, Missouri for a total of 199 miles. Three of the Team Vino riders are rocking and rolling. The crew hits the road early to get to the hotel where...

Stage 3— Columbus to Chattanooga

Sunday, September 7, 2014 — Columbus to Chattanooga Stage three took us from Columbus, Georgia to Chattanooga, Tennessee. The trip for the riders was around 220 miles. It started off great with all four motorcycles running well. The riders were to meet at the end of the day at the...

Stage 2— Lake City to Columbus

Saturday, September 6, 2014 — Lake City to Columbus Stage Two — After a very short, and very wet night, the Cannonball organizers decided that it was too hard for them to ride from Lake City, Florida to Columbus, Georgia in a torrential downpour. Lake City is aptly named. The...

Stage 1 — Daytona Beach to Lake City

Friday, September 5, 2014 — Daytona Beach to Lake City Stage One — The ride started with a flourish, a bang and a sputter. The first run was from Daytona Beach to Lake City, Florida — a relatively short 140 mile ride. The four riders from “Team Vino” are: #11...