Category Archives: Deliverance Ride 2014

In November 2014 a group of friends and I rode coast-to-coast from Los Angeles, California to Orlando, Florida on Harley Davidson motorcycles. These are daily blogs of our adventure.

USA Deliverance Ride 2014: The Prologue

You may recall (but probably don’t) that way back in March I blogged about a forthcoming adventure to ride Harley Davidson Motorcycles coast-to-coast across America. It is christened the Deliverance Ride; partly because the aim is to deliver bikes from … Continue reading

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Let the Adventure Begin: Home to Los Angeles

Thursday 30 October 2014 Finally our big trip to the US is here. When we first planned to do the trip it seemed like it was forever away, and continued to feel like forever away right up until the time … Continue reading

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Los Angeles: Paddling in the Pacific and a First Taste of LA Riding

Friday 31 October 2014: It turns out that our breakfast meeting time was not so unreasonable. I slept well, but was awake by just after 5am and it was clear that sleep was no longer an option. We met up … Continue reading

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Day 1 – Los Angeles to Twentynine Palms: Rain, Escape from LA and Suffering Fools

Saturday 1 November: I declare this Day 1 as this is where the adventure really starts as we set off on our great journey across the US. The good thing about starting the adventure in LA is that you can … Continue reading

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Day 2 – Twentynine Palms to Gila Bend: Tarantulas, Running on Empty and Space Age Accommodation

Sunday 2 November: All trace of yesterday’s rain had vanished; the sky was clear and blue, the sun was shining and it was already getting pleasantly warm. We retraced our steps from last night for a few miles, then set … Continue reading

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Day 3 – Gila Bend to Tombstone: Cacti, Gunfights and Milk Stout.

Monday 3 November: If I thought yesterday’s 7:30am start was a bit early imagine my joy today to be back in the Space Age restaurant for breakfast before 6am. We were on the road by 7am. We had anticipated riding … Continue reading

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Day 4 – Tombstone to El Paso: Breakfast Jazz, Geronimo and Harley Overload

Tuesday 4 November: Once again we are up at silly o’clock in the morning, and today it is cold: there is frost on the bike saddles, not what I was expecting in Arizona! Breakfast at the Trail Riders was basic, … Continue reading

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