Ride Reports

Below are links to an assortment of ride reports that cover some rides I have enjoyed in the past. Many of these reports are written not only to entertain, but to also give the readers detailed information that will encourage them to enjoy the ride themselves. Often there is a companion GPS track available for the ride on the GPS Files page.

CannonTrek.CO - Bashing Big Bikes in the Backcountry
Riding rugged mountain passes and backcountry paths in Colorado on large dual sports.

A CannonRide Down the Great Divide
A trip down the great divide from Banff, AB to the border with Mexico.

A CannonTour of the Eastern Upper Peninsula
An adventure bike ride around the eastern UP.

Big Bikes on the Kentucky Adventure Tour
A 900 mile loop through the rugged mountains of Appalachia.

A Cannon(ada) Ride Around Lake Superior
Exploring the area around Lake Superior in far greater depth than the Circle Tour.

Northern Wisconsin Adventure Trail (NWAT)
A 950 mile dual sport loop through the rugged and beautiful forests of northern Wisconsin.

A CannonRide Around the Bend (Big Bend Region)
Touring the dual sport riding and history of the Big Bend region of Texas.

Upper Peninsula Adventure Trail (UPAT)
An adventure motorcycle ride that circles the upper peninsula of Michigan.

CannonTrek.Ca (CT VIII- Rockin' Ontario)
A trip to Elliot Lake and Manitoulin Island in Ontario.

CannonTrek.U.P. 2014
A 1,100 mile dual sport around the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

CannonTrek IX (1100 Miles, 4 Days, Sand, Rock, & Dirt)"
An 1100 mile group ride in the Upper Peninsula.

A CannonRide Through the Door
An 840 mile ride through Kettle Moraine, the Door peninsula, the Fox Valley, and back to SE WI.

A CannonRide Through Iron County
A 350 mile loop exploring history and nature in the vicinity of Iron County, WI.

Wisconsin-Michigan Adventure Trail
An adventure motorcycle ride for small-medium dual sports that circles northern Lake Michigan.

Redbird, Moonshine, Interlake, Land Between the Lakes, Badlands
A tour of some riding parks in Indiana and Kentucky.

Big Bike Solo in the Black Hills
A comprehensive ride guide to the Black Hills.

Gangster Tour
A tour of gangster sites in Wisconsin.

Big Bike Solo in the Western UP
A historical scenic tour of the western upper peninsula of Michigan.

Big Bike Solo on the Pony Express Trail
A historical ride on the Pony Express Trail from Missouri through Wyoming.

Big Bike Solo on the Trans-Am Trail (TN-MS-AR-OK-NM)
A ride on the Trans-America Trail from Tennessee through New Mexico.

Ships, Trains, Bridges, and Ferries - CannonTour Around Lake Michigan
A tour around Lake Michigan.

Locks, Dams, Bridges, Barges, and Bluffs - CannonTour Wisconsin's West Coast
A tour of the Mississippi River along the west coast of Wisconsin,

Water Bombers, Ships, and Bears - CannonTour Circling Lake Superior
A scenic trip around Lake Superior.

3500 Miles of Mapped/GPSed Dual Sport Routes - 1200 Mile Sampler
Excellent mapped riding in the lower peninsula of Michigan.

Moab Sampler
A trip to ride the Moab area.

CannonTreks VI & VII - 1100 Mile Dual Sports
Great four day group adventures in the upper peninsula of Michigan.

CannonTreks IV & V - 1100 Mile 3 1/2 Day Dual Sports
Great group adventure rides across the upper peninsula of Michigan.

CannonTrek III - 1100 Mile DS, 3 1/2 Days, 15 Start, 8 Finish
A great 4 day group adventure in the upper peninsula of Michigan.

CannonTrek II
A great 4 day group adventure in the upper peninsula of Michigan.

CannonTrek
A group ride in the lower peninsula of Michigan.

The Yellowstone Trail - Forging Transcontinental Routes
A historical ride across the Yellowstone Trail in Wisconsin.

Northern Highland - American Legion State Forest
A dual sport ride in a northern Wisconsin state forest.

Wisconsin Rustic Roads Motorcycle Patch
Rustic routes in Wisconsin.

CannonChick's Colorado Adventure
Riding the mountains of Colorado.

We Took a Kickin' at Coal Creek
Rides in Tennessee and Tellico Plains area.

Michigan Cross Country Cycle Trail
A motorcycle trail that extends across the lower peninsula of Michigan.

Michigan Lower Peninsula Dual Sport Safari
A dual sport route around the lower peninsula of Michigan.

Upper Peninsula Dual Sport Safari
A dual sport ride of the upper peninsula of Michigan.

National Forest Rides from SLAP (AR), Eastern Rndvs (TN/NC), and Ohio
Rides from MO, AR, TN, NC, and OH.

2007 Six Days of Michigan
Riding the CCC's Six Days of Michigan.

2006 Six Days of Michigan
Riding the CCC's Six Days of Michigan

2005 Six Days of Michigan
Riding the CCC's Six Days of Michigan.

Finding Gold in the Black Hills
A trip to the Black Hills.

Exploring Elliot Lake, Ontario on ATVs
Scouting motorcycle riding around Elliot Lake, Ontario, using ATVs. Also a visit to Manitoulin Island. (Best viewed in "Journal" style.)

Riding Hatfield McCoy in West Virginia on ATVs
ATVing on the Hatfield-McCoy Trail System. (Best viewed in "Journal" style.)