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

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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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  • MARCH

    Harley Tracks: Across Vietnam to The Wall Progress reaches closer to pages and covers. Three years of writing, a winter in developmental edit, and a copy edit have brought my manuscript to the status of proofread. What began as a joy ride from Hanoi in January of 2009 has taken me on a journey I could not have imagined. A book designer did a fantastic job with my idea for a cover and will receive the manuscript in the first of April for layout. I toured Bang Printing in Brainerd, MN, [...]
  • WEEKEND HARLEY TRACKS: AUGUST

    On Aug. 23, the ICVMC, (In Country Veterans Motorcycle Club) made their annual honor run to the High Ground Veterans Memorial Park in Neillsville, WI. Memorials rest on a beautiful acre of God's country to pay tribute to those who served and sacrificed for our freedom. It also honors those who supported them from home, and those left behind. A replica of the Liberty Bell hangs for all to ring in memory of the fallen. Our group counted among a parking lot full of riders on that solemn [...]
  • STURGIS 2014

    For me, for two nights, a quiet neighborhood existed on Boulevard St. in Sturgis - in recovery from lyme disease that was a pleasure. But that's not what the rally was about. Four blocks away, national and global riders converged with a controlled force, thanks to the Sturgis PD, on Main Street. Hundreds of thousands parked, rode, and strolled; drank, ate, and gaped; vendors filled every gap with T's, patches, and anything else one could pin or bolt to a bike. The action reached to [...]
  • The Run to the Wall – and back

    7,800 miles in 30 days - demanding, exhilarating, and once home - a bit of exhaustion. Solo to the west, I rolled over the plains and mountains, across spacious southern Idaho, through Oregon's forests, to a small town near Eugene. Roger, and Ellen, the love of his life, welcomed me after the long ride. I first met him at my resort home west of Nha Trang, Vietnam, in 2009, and we enjoyed a great reunion. I had never known anyone with a transistor radio collection, or who could build a [...]
  • Run to the Wall 2014

    In route to meet the NVAR, Mike and I stopped for another photo at Johnny's Bar in Hollister. Fortunately, at 8:30 a.m., they were closed - and we had front door parking. Gloria and Ruth took a moment from their morning walk to talk with us. Back on that fateful weekend, the 4th of July, 1947, young Gloria walked past Johnny's each day without an offensive word heard - and then we were off. Thirty riders; veterans of Vietnam, Mid-East, and Afghanistan wars, along with era vets and their [...]