Sir Edmund Hillary RIP

Alpine Mountain Climbing is frankly something that terrifies me. Razor edged peaks that ascend into the clouds don’t tempt me. That said, the achievement of Hillary and Tenzing Norgay boggles the mind. With primitive equipment and clothing, but superior skill and determination this pair stepped onto the summit of the world’s tallest mountain in 1953. …

World’s Fastest Indian

Rarely is there that opportunity where father and son blog on the same topic, but here it is. _The World’s Fastest Indian_ a film about legendary speed freak Burt Munro tickled my fancy. Burt Munro set the land speed record for a motorcycle under 1000cc’s at 204.5 mph in 1967 at the Bonneville Salt Flats …