Author Archives: Andrew Pain

Continuing East – Overland Expo West 2016 Part Five


Once I reached Oklahoma staying on Route 66 became more important. My route now followed I-44, the toll road, and where I’d broken down on the way west. I didn’t want anything to do with that highway, and anyway I … Continue reading

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Breaking back in – Overland Expo West 2016 Part Four


I hate saying goodbye to everyone, and lingered Monday while others left. Finally it was time for me to go as well, and I hoped on Rabbit and rode away. I had a new engine, which meant I had to … Continue reading

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Being at the Expo – Overland Expo West 2016


The Overland Expo officially starts Friday morning. A lot of people arrive on Thursday,  though, and there are meetings and such for the instructors, so I make sure I’m there before registration opens Thursday afternoon. I try to wait for … Continue reading

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Overland Expo West 2016 Part Two – Wherein I drive a lot


So Rabbit was dead. With the end of the spark plug smashed that meant something, probably a valve, had broken. That meant a top end rebuild. I certainly wasn’t going to do that on the side of the road. I … Continue reading

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