Street Bikes

The Current Ride - 2009 BMW K1300GT
Tamra's Birthday Present delivered 4/7/09

June 2010 - New England

Craig, Glenn and Tom hit NY, NH, VT, ME, CT and MA this year

Check out the PICs Here
See the 'Bike Camera' video Here

June 2009 - Back to Colorado

Craig, Glenn and Tom ride again

The Picture Library here
The Ride Video here



July 2008 - the Big Sky Country Ride

Jorge Marques, Tom Thompson, Glenn Sparkman and Craig Rodgers hit the road to
do a little bike riding.  They took in Wyoming, Montana, Canada, Idaho, Oregon,
Washington, and Utah.  They covered nearly nearly 2400 miles in 6 days.  Highlights 
included The Grand Tetons, Yellowstone, Glacier National Park and Hell's Canyon.

The Pictures Here 
The Video Here
The Story Here


November 2007 - Texas Hill Country

Click Here for the Pictures


June 2007 - The Pacific Coast Highway Ride

The Pictures
The Story
The Video 


July 2006 Smokey Mountains

3 minute video of ride (Helmet Camera)


The Story


Colorado Ride August 2005

Maroon Bells, near ASPEN.  THE most photographed areas in the country
Tom Thompson, Craig Rodgers and Glenn Sparkman near Aspen
(Tom was chilly)

Tom and Glenn admire my HONDA As we approach the tree-line, Tom approaches the speed of sound Glenn takes this picture while riding on my handle bars So pretty I almost forgot to turn

Ol' Smokey.  Not the train... the Ducati Blink and you miss this valley community Blurry? Yes.  You try to turn and take pictures. My speedometer and the speed limit sign lack agreement

in OURAY.  I don't know how you say it. You'll want to stay well to the left here !! Where did the dang road go?

This ride started in Raton, New Mexico.  We rode up through Taos and Pagosa Springs to Durango for the first overnight stay.  Day 2 starts with a Pennzoil breakfast for the Ducati, then it was off to Grand Junction via the Million Dollar Highway and Deloris Canyon.  Day 3 took us to Aspen where we discovered the newest technology in Band-Aids - Johnson  & Johnson Advanced First Aid - Advanced Healing Bandages.  Day 4 we climbed over Independence Pass and on to Gunnison - catching my favorite road Hwy 92 on the north rim of the Black Canyon.  Day 5 we picked up Hwy 12 South back to Raton to wrap up a great 1400 mile ride.  Roads like this sure screw up motorcycle riding in Houston.


Texas Hill Country Ride October 2004

Randy & Peggy Rodgers, Tom & Sue Thompson
Glenn & Beth Sparkman, Jorge & Kim Marques,
and Craig & Tamra Rodgers struck out on a 2-day
Ride in the Texas Hill Country - basing out of Fredericksburg, Tx.

Click on the pictures to enlarge....
 Saturday's riders - Tom looking Angelic - for once. On the Brisk Ride The Sunday Ride Group at Enchanted Rock The Willow City Loop...  Different 
Getting ready for the weave home. Jorge and Kim looking Silver Randy and Peggy on the Green Flash Glenn and Beth next to the sporty steed.
Craig and Sita Craig and Jorge blending in with the locals at Luckenbach Tamra doing lead vocals


Arkansas Ride May 2004
Glenn Sparkman, Tom Thompson and myself
joined the Texas Sportbike Association 
for ride in North Eastern Arkanasas.

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June 2003 - Motorcycle Tour of Colorado !

Glenn Sparkman, Clint Sparkman, Tom Thompson, Dennis Norton and I struck out on a 
four day tour of Colorado with our street bikes.  Starting in Durango, we headed to Grand 
Junction via the Million Dollar Highway, Telluride and Deloris Canyon.  From there our
destination was Leadville, taking in Aspen and Independence Pass.  On the 3rd day
we were off to Almont (near Crested Butte), making the highlights of the Black Canyon 
of the Gunnison.  The final day took us back to Durango on Hwy 149 past San Juan City
and Wolf Creek Pass.  We did 1167 wonderful miles of scenic beauty.


Climbing up to the pass Roaring through Deloris Canyon Taking a break on the Million Dollar Highway I love those little yellow twisty signs 
 Craig and Clint Yep, that is sleet.  Makes for tricky riding. The terrain was alway changing 10 MPH? Yeah right.
The best little Doghouse in Creede Hangin' in Telluride Tom 'Ironman' Thompson firing up the Ducati Tom and Glenn talking about how slow the young guys are. 
Where did all the trees go? Loading the trailer.  Much like musical chairs. L to R Glenn, Clint, Tom, Dennis and Craig

In Fond Memory...

Tamra's Mothers Day Present.  An '06 BMW K1200GT delivered 5/12/06

 As clean as it will ever be A bicycle built for two
2003 Honda ST1300 ABS Feb. 13, 2003
Our Valentines Gift to Each Other !!