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Meeting with Deepak Chopra – Collective Consciousness, Ego, and Midlife

The day before boarding the plane and heading back home I had the privilege of meeting with Dr. Deepak Chopra at the Chopra Center in Carlsbad, California. We talked about going on the road, about ego and the value of humility, about the fascinating concept of collective consciousness, the importance of the present, and about subjectivity and […]

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Coming Back Home

back home

Friday, the last day of the cross country trip, was extremely strange. after being a “lone rider” for over a month,  I dropped off the bike at a trucking warehouse in Poway, California, gave it a big kiss on the tank, and took off in a taxi. I kept thinking about the next morning when […]

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California Dreaming

California Dreaming

After three weeks of riding each day until dark, packing, loading, strapping, and cornering, I spent three relaxed days in San Francisco. The contrast between the adrenaline rush of different-town-each-night is stark. The past few days made me realize how exhausted I am and how intense was the ride across the country. All of a sudden I […]

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Video: Route 66

Riding on old Route 66 in Arizona was a great experience. The following video may just seem like a bunch of old cars and the Wigwam Motel, but there’s much more to it (which is hard to convey on film). As soon as you get off the interstate it’s America in its 50s and 60s […]

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