Author: smccormick

August 10, 2017 smccormick

How To Clean Vinyl Boat Seats & Upholstery Marine grade vinyl is designed to endure harsh marine conditions, but without proper care and maintenance they will break down much faster. The best way to prolong the look, feel, and longevity of boat seats and other upholstered items is to keep them clean, dry, and out…

August 8, 2017 smccormick

You’ve heard about EPA compliant fuel systems and tanks.  Heard the horror stories regarding portable tanks that blow up like a balloon until they reach five PSI.  Since 1 Aug, 2013 all vessels sold in the US and using gasoline as a fuel have had to comply with the EPA Evaporative Emissions Regulations for Boat…

October 18, 2016 smccormick

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September 25, 2009 smccormick

For those of you who have been traveling along with us you know we took a two week vacation from riding during our vacation because we were so far ahead of schedule.  So even though we were gone for 75 days and on the road for 72 days we only actually road for 51 days. …

September 21, 2009 smccormick

We woke this morning to the realization that this is our last day of homelessness and hours of fresh air.  Who knew we would have such mixed feelings about having a roof over our heads and a soft bed once again.  But reality is such and in just 33 or so miles our trip will…

September 19, 2009 smccormick

Today’s ride reminded us how much we appreciate the back roads with no traffic, although the generosity of drivers makes just about any route enjoyable or not.  We transitioned a number of times between quiet and busy and for the most part the drivers made it  all a pleasure. Lots of history in this area…

September 17, 2009 smccormick

Maintaining our causal touring mornings we missed the continental breakfast but between provisions and the generosity of the hotel clerk  were managed to eat too much just the same.  Cleaned up and got outside to a chilly morning, the thermometer said 52 degrees.  BBBBrrrrr.  Just 0.8 miles down the road we crossed into Massachusetts. The…

September 17, 2009 smccormick

We enjoyed our morning at the B&B, not really wanting to get out of bed at 7, but, having agreed to seven thirty for breakfast, we had no choice.  The lady made us a nice breakfast and we sat around the table eating and recounting our adventures for her.  Before we knew it it was…

September 15, 2009 smccormick

Woke up this morning to the sound of some anglers just before the alarm went off.  We had left the tent fly only partially on to help with ventilation and during the night it had blown off so we had a nice view of our lock and the surrounding forest.  While we were admiring the…

September 15, 2009 smccormick

Somehow we managed to get up and out this morning before lunch.  In fact we were at a breakfast place before 8:30… Let’s get an amen!!  While we were at the restaurant we inquired into the reason for the boxing centric community.  The waitress told us that there were a high number of local guys…