For the first time in a long time, I’m hitting the road in the morning on my bike. The Street Triple is not really considered a touring bike; instead, it is labeled a “naked” bike. I’ve often thought over the years that living a minimalist lifestyle might be the best way to live. I guess I will be giving minimalist touring a shot this week.
Since my wife and I are working completely different schedules, I will probably only be gone a couple days, then come back to Louisville, where I can do some day riding, then be home with her in the evening. Aside from enjoying the mountain roads of North Carolina and the city of Asheville, I have a couple ulterior motives for heading south this week. Take a look: