Across America By Motorcycle


From left: Lloyd Hill, Me, my wife Laura, Carolyn Shaw, Dr. Charles Shaw, and Andy Faust. I AM NOW BACK HOME IN OHIO: On the afternoon of Monday, July 29th, I flew home from Flagstaff, Arizona, arriving home around 1:30 am on Tuesday. Willie Fernandez, my driver (and, as it worked out, my indispensable support Read more »

How I Found C.K. Shepherd’s Son

My attempts to research and discover any archival details (original manuscript, photos, etc.) from C.K. Shepherd’s 1922 book, Across America by Motor-Cycle, were stymied for years because I could not discover his full name. Ultimately, I resorted to a “brute force” approach. I logged into the WWI military records section of The National Archives in Read more »

Map and Timetable Update

Here is a quick Memorial Day weekend update to let you know the web site and YouTube channel has some new content related to my route and schedule this summer. The Route page on the web site has a link to the narrated moving map YouTube video, 4:52). A high-resolution image of the map is Read more »