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Santa Rosa to Crestline on an Indian Roadmaster

On a motorcycle that tells you to take the long route, the scenic route

14480696_10208353441686861_1913731188925121509_o“It was a damned fun weekend of racing,” I read in an email from¬†photographer Barry Hathaway.

He’d been to cover Indian Motorcycle returning to flat track racing at Santa Rosa in California.¬†

Little did I know that afterwards he’d also ridden himself and his camera equipment home on a willow green and ivory Roadmaster. That’s when he emailed these photos across.

“My route was from Santa Rosa to San Francisco on the 101 and then I made my way to Bishop via Yosemite National Park,” he said.”This bike says, ‘Take the long route, the scenic route. Let’s see what’s out there’. Or, is that what I said? In any case, it was time well spent.”

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This desert native was curious about the Indian. “Green is bad luck”, he told me. “Thanks”, I said.

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www.barryhathaway.com

About the author: Dan Tye

Dan came up with the idea for Adventure 52 after meeting so many like-minded people who love all kinds of adventure activities. He started out as pilot in the RAF, has worked as a ski instructor and has spent the past 12 years as an editor and journalist for motorcycling, aviation and adventure magazines.

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