We would call it the Prohibition Tour. A two-wheeled tour with friends from various walks of American life with the single mission of enjoying the ride to Napa Valley, home of the Mondavi Estate and other winemaking operations that we’d see firsthand while sampling some of the best wine in the world.

Our journey to get there begins in LA, where introductions are made and the itinerary established. We’re not all friends yet, but we will be. That’s how road trips work.

The rumbling to life of 14 V-Twins brings a collective smile. We pull out in formation, heading 300 miles north to the first night’s destination of Big Sur and its sheer-cliff coastline. As always, it’s good to be on the road. more here