41,000 miles across Vietnam in faith and honor with a playful vengeance

Easyriders Magazine March 2018

“If you like motorcycles, HARLEY TRACKS has to be your next book. Everyday was an adventure. The writing is crisp, detailed, and flawlessly edited.”

Henry Zeybel – Editor: Vietnam Veterans of America Magazine

“There have been many books about epic bike trips–but none are like this one: brazen, brave, and seriously badass.”

Bill Hayes – Author: The Original Wild Ones & American Biker

“I appreciated the deep respect you had for my fellow soldiers, sailors, and airmen. When you called out in the Swan Song Chapter “Brothers! FALL IN – it’s time to go home.” I believe they all heard you.”

Tom Campbell – Vietnam Veteran, SEAL Team One

“I mostly avoid the Vietnam stuff, however, a very good friend sent me your book–I read all of it on Sunday.”

John A. Shaver, Jr. – Vietnam Veteran

“I’m 74 and have no experience with motorcycles. My first thoughts were, WHAT A BRAVE GUY & WHAT THE HECK, IS THIS GUY CRAZY! I truly loved the ending of your book.”

Carol Slater – St. Paul MN

A spiritual journey — with a handful of throttle

Profits support Veterans and their families

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Book Specs:

Non-fiction, Hardcover 6 in. x 9 in., 324 pages, Color photos, Shipping wgt.: ~1.5 lbs 
Publisher: Tracks Press, ISBN: 978-0-9882838-6-2, LCCN: 2015903186, Library of Congress Copyright Reg. TX 8-158-612

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  • Kokomo Reunion

    The 33rd Howard County Vietnam Veterans Reunion in Kokomo, Indiana rocked. I hauled the bike and books there in one day, and hoped to never drive through Chicago again--tolls with a tandem trailer are outrageous. I met NVAR friends Tuesday night in on an old airstrip turned campground . Vets from around the country converged over 10,000 strong for a wonderful weekend. Wednesday morning I rode into Kokomo to visit the Veterans Memorial Park. Within it, a new memorial honors Blue/Gold Star [...]
  • Post 2015 & Pre 2016 – Sturgis

    It happened so fast, a million people converged on the Black Hills in a flash, and now it's in the past. Thanks again to those who packed Harley Tracks on their ride home. Ken, from WI, was the first to order the book on his return home - Thank you Ken. Since my return I've sent books to a magazine editor for a review and post, and to radio and tv hosts for reviews and interviews. On this cloud covered day, a great review came out of the blue; Henry Zeybel, an editor at Vietnam [...]
  • Sturgis 75th Anniversary Rally

    It's over. A million riders left Sturgis with a million memories. Many rode to it, and from the amount of RV's with trailers, and equal number hauled their bikes. The times they are a'changing. The H-D store expanded to accommodate a single day's crowd of 30,000 before the rally officially began, and the crowds kept coming. I met bikers from Main to California, and from Finland to the Philippines. Stories from Harley Tracks intrigued them and I was humbled to receive recognition and [...]
  • Harley Tracks to the Sturgis 75th

    July 23 - 26: an annual brother's weekend at the lake; it was such a hit last year that we added another day. On Sunday evening, after I drop Matt off at the airport, I'll tow the trailer into the night bound for Rapid City SD. By Tuesday morning I'll be set up for book signings inside the Black Hills Harley Davidson store. Tales from previous adventures entertained with comments such as Wow, or  crazy; but reviewers have called "Harley Tracks" poignant and epic, brazen, brave and badass. [...]
  • 4th of July Hollister Freedom Rally

    Harley Tracks opened at the Birthplace of the American Biker, Hollister CA. Bikers converged on this little town, as they had done since 1947, for an innocent good time. My adventure through Vietnam on a Harley surprised them and I look forward to their comments on the book. Manny, pictured with me in the booth, stopped by a couple times to hear first hand tales and share laughs; and patrons of the Dugout in the VFW Club gave me an encouraging sendoff. Now for my drive back to [...]