THE HOTEL CALIFORNIA, "You can check out anytime you like...."

Scott Nelson loves Saabs, but also tells me about his love of motorcycles. His background in motorcycles dates from riding with his father as a youngster. As he has gained experience, he has matured through the rigors and trials of flat track racing, cross-country racing, and road racing. He is a holder of the 100,000 mile Badge as a tourer.

Scott Nelson near Hotel California on one of his motorcycle mystery tours last winterBaja desert warmth in early February causes joyful headstand on Scott Nelson motorcycle tours Motorcycle Tour in Baja

Scott (standing on his head, on the left) has led his tour group to THE "Hotel California," near Cabo San Lucas in Baja California. Remember the words of the song, "... you can check out anytime you like, but you can never leave." (the Eagles)....Chilled, rain-weary Oregonians ought to look at the shirt-sleeve riding pictures above and realize that the pictures were taken on February 8-10, which is the date in history when Oregon recorded its all-time record coldest temperature of 54 below zero (see link).

Scott is a avid rider of motorcycles, preferring a large BMW road bike with full GPS for his long distance touring, but he also loves his Ducati bike (see picture below).

Scott sent me the picture below of one of his touring groups mixing it up with horses and ranchers at Silver Lake, Oregon, on the Oregon High Desert, in the vicinity of Christmas Lake Valley. This region is about a two hour ride southeast from Bend, Oregon.

Motorcycle Mystery Tours visits Silver Lake, Oregon. Scott Nelson is on the right.


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"Saab Means Turbo"

1986 Saab 9000 Garrett Turbo Unit


1993 Saab Ignition Key part, complete assembly for manual shift Saab 9000. Steering wheel attachs to top left side of part, ignition electronics attach at lower right.

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