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Videos from the road. West Virginia, Virginia, and North Carolina. The early days

TThis is the Biltmore Estate in Asheville North Carolina. It is the nations largest home and was built by George Vanderbilt one hundred and seventeen years ago. It has forty three bathrooms, thirty four bedrooms, and sixty five fireplaces. I paid nearly fifty dollars to do the walk through tour the day that I visited … Continue reading

Videos from the road. Christmas Day, and a fellow two wheel long term rider

This is Ivan, the fellow that I met in a McDonalds parking lot in Ft. Stockton Texas. At the time he was venturing off on the next leg of his four corners journey after being trapped in a west Texas motel due to bad weather for almost a week. This guy was packing more gear … Continue reading

Take me home, country roads!

It seems like yesterday that we were carving through the sweeping turns of the Skyline Drive, sending you off into the great unknown. But the day count says otherwise. While were were stuck in the 9 to 5 box, waiting to get through the day, you have been out there exploring the faraway corners of … Continue reading

Day 71 Hibernation

My eyes opened, feet traveled to the motel rooms window, hand slowly opened the curtain, eyes reluctantly recorded the weather conditions. My fate was sealed. Snow that had been forecast┬áhad arrived. An inch was already on the roads. It was only 7am though. Checkout time was 11am and perhaps it would be safer to travel … Continue reading

clip from the road

This is a short vid of some wild dolphins swimming in the Atlantic Ocean just off the shore of North Carolinas outer banks.

Videos from the road

This one is from Mt. Pisgah National Park. If you slow the video down in the first split second you can see me wipe out on the wet railroad tie. This one is from Day 2 of the trip. This is what it looks like to take a brave leap of faith from the 876 … Continue reading

Day 42 Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving everyone. I’m in Houston TX, where I’ll stay for a few days with my friend Daniel, his girlfriend Laura and her son J.D. I’m going to put my multi-day Houston experience in one post a few days from now. In the mean time I’ll put some of my better videos up that I … Continue reading


cargo rack continued

building the cargo rack with Steve

Steve and I designed, welded and bolted this steel cargo rack using a 220v miller mig welder and standard 1″ and 3/4″ sqaure steel tube from lowes. It took about seven hours and we finished around one am on 10/12/11. ┬áThe cargo boxes on the sides of the bike are Bostitch $30 waterproof plastic tool … Continue reading

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My name's Mike Krabal and I am from Jefferson County WV. I'm a thirty year old guy who still believes that you can be anything you want to be. I'm on a mission to find out exactly what that is.

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