Chopper Charlie: Frozen Toes and Greasy Fingers

Article By: Charlie Weisel Originally Published In The January 2020 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Snow globes, Christmas trees, stocking stuffers, and turkey. These are the things most typical Americans are thinking about this time of year. But we aren’t typical. Instead, we are using this winter season as an opportunity to rebuild or reinvent Read More >

Chopper Charlie: India Part 2

Article By: Chopper Charlie Originally Published In The February 2019 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine At the end of my India, Part 1 article, I left off talking about how we had become stuck in Kaza due to landslides and snow storms and about how we had to backtrack our way out after five days Read More >

Chopper Charlie: Live Small, Do Big Things

Article And Photos By: Charlie Weisel Originally Published In The March 2019 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine The almighty dollar… I’ve been chasing the living hell out of it lately. In some ways this is good: it’s smart to plan for your future and set yourself up for a life that isn’t financially stressful. However, Read More >

Chopper Charlie: Planning Season

Article By: Charlie Weisel Originally Published In The April 2019 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine They shuttled us to the back of ship where the orange escape pod hung precariously at a 45-degree angle, opened the hatch door and instructed us to climb in. Nervously, we exchanged glances of concern and did as we were Read More >

Chopper Charlie: Planning Season

Article and Photos By: Charlie Weisel Originally Published In The May 2019 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine I had the pleasure of speaking to a fellow long-distance rider and chopper enthusiast by the name of Bob Marshall last week on his podcast called American Road Runner. American Road Runner is also the name of the Read More >