Wednesday, September 06, 2006

Scootering Across the Country

Scootering Across the Country

Nice article in the Washington Post profiling two riders in the upcoming Cannonball Run. (Warning free registration required, for this and other annoying sites, try Bugmenot.)

I think scooters are dirt bikes for city rednecks," Mike said. Both enjoy machines they can tinker with.
They have planned the trip with the discipline of a military campaign. The route will stay off the interstates and follow the Oregon Trail much of the way. Support vehicles will follow them. They have even plotted the elevations along the journey, an important consideration as their carburetors gasp in the thinner air.

via 2strokebuzz

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