Category: Blog

01 Jul

From 26 to 100 with RoadRUNNER Magazine

In the early 2000s, I noticed a new magazine on the magazine rack – RoadRUNNER Magazine. Printed on thick, oversized paper stock, it immediately stood out and felt great in the hand, more like the smart British motorcycle magazines (BIKE and Two Wheels Only) that I admired. The focus on motorcycle travel was refreshing and […]

01 Oct

Introducing PhotoMojo: My new motorcycle photography column

I’ve started a new column for RoadRUNNER Magazine called PhotoMojo. In each column I’ll share a bit of what I’ve learned about photographing motorcycles and motorcycle trips over the last twenty years. Gosh, has it really been that long?! Check out the first column in the October 2017 issue of RoadRUNNER Magazine or click here… […]

01 Sep

Packing Light

I’d like to think that I’ve got motorcycle trip packing down to a science or at least well figured out by now. Sometimes I get a press bike that has a huge topcase and generous panniers and I just throw everything in and go. Other times, I get a cool bike that doesn’t have any […]

06 Aug

I’ll be at RoadRUNNER’s Touring Weekend

I’ll be at RoadRUNNER’s Touring Weekend August 10-13, 2017 in Kingsport, TN, leading rides and presenting George A Wyman’s story on Friday night. Hope to see you there!

23 Jul

I am doing an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on Reddit

I receiving a lot of interest in this trip as I was planning it and as I am on the road, so I thought that I’d do a Reddit AMA. Check it out: AMA I am riding from SF to NYC on a Zero DSR electric motorcycle. Ask Me Anything. from motorcycles

30 Jun

Do you know this man?

Time for a new adventure! But first, a little history…Do you know this man? If you ride motorcycles, watched Long Way Round and like pointing your bike towards the horizon, you should. This guy is our Ferdinand Magellan, our Charles Lindbergh, our Lewis and our Clarke. This guy is our Homer…and I don’t mean Simpson. […]

05 Jun

On the Road Again

Back on the road for my next RoadRUNNER Magazine assignment. This time I’m exploring the Catskills Mountains of New York on a Royal Enfield Continental GT. This is an authentic vintage cafe racer, not some modern day bike with antique lipstick. 500cc of low compression power. Less than 30HP. Top speed of…who cares, it’s so […]

28 May

How many photos can you get from a single Ricoh Theta shot?

Here’s the original 360: I want to ride my #bicycle. I want to ride my #bike. #theta360 – Spherical Image – RICOH THETA And here are the variants: The road ahead The sky is round Me and the road Selfie The sky is round (marble) The road ahead (marble) The world is round Me and […]

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Copyright 2018, John M Flores.