Category: George Wyman

09 Nov

My Second George A Wyman Story is Published in RoadRUNNER Magazine

“In the Tire Tracks of a Pioneer: Across the Great Basin Desert” is in the December 2017 issue of RoadRUNNER Magazine. This is the second of a five-part series on George A Wyman, who in 1903 became the first person to cross the country on a motorcycle (or any type of motor vehicle, actually). Part […]

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

18 Jul

Following Wyman’s Tire Tracks. Update: Ogden Utah

It’s about a week into the trip and I have ridden from Lotta’s Fountain in San Francisco (the only source of water for the city after the 1906 earthquake), across California’s fertile Central Valley, up and over the majestic Sierra Nevada Mountains, and across the broad expanse of northern Nevada. Nevada has surprised me most […]

04 Jul

Q: Who is this man?

A: George A. Wyman, who in 1903 became the first person to cross the USA on a motorcycle. The motorcycle was a 200cc California, and it’s little more than a bicycle with a small motor attached. Look closely and you can see the pedals and chain! Good thing – Wyman needed to pedal more than […]

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. […]

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Copyright 2016, John M Flores.