Long Haul Paul takes a chopper on a record breaking ride for MS

Long Haul Paul with a Chopper
On July 12th, I managed to set my fourth and probably my dumbest world record and another successful fundraiser for people living with Multiple Sclerosis. With donations from Yamaha, Bridgestone, Low and Mean, Denali Electronics, Aerostich, Rob’s Dyno and Baxter’s Garage, I built a custom chopper from a Yamaha Bolt. With the paint still ... Read more

The Seven Year Itch — Long Haul Paul Fighting MS

One of the lesser reported symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis is itching. It can occur anywhere on the body, and is caused by damage to the nerves in the brain or spinal cord, specifically the nerves that transmit signals to the area of the body that is screaming to be scratched. The skin that is ... Read more

Long Haul Paul’s Nonstop to Nowhere World Record Attempt to Raise Funds for MS

Long Haul Paul
When you throw all the activities I have done in the last six years to raise money for Multiple Sclerosis charities, it adds up to $130,000. That’s about 37 cents for every mile that I have traveled raising awareness. If I wasn’t such a chicken, I would change my tagline to ride a million ... Read more

Long Haul Paul bringing MS awareness to rural America

Long Haul Paul rural America
  As  much as I enjoy riding all over the country and hanging out at motorcycle rallies and trade shows, it only takes a minute to remind me of the reason I left the security of a steady job and decided to dedicate my foreseeable future to bring education, inspiration and hope to others ... Read more

Long Haul Paul — Spare Part or Art?

Long Haul Paul
After six years on the road, my body finally cried uncle and forced me to take a breather for a few weeks. I had been having issues with my arms and neck—pain and numbness—mostly for a few years. Around December of last year, I began to have weakness in my right arm, specifically the ... Read more

Long Haul Paul — Riding Yamaha

Long Haul Paul Yamaha black leather
It took me almost six years and over 300,000 miles, but I was finally able to convince a major manufacturer that my million-mile journey for multiple sclerosis (MS) was worthy of corporate backing. Factory supported riders are pretty common in televised motorcycle racing, dirt bike and arena cross racing, and most spectator driven two-wheeled ... Read more

Long Haul Paul and Accidental Samaritans

Long Haul Paul Good samaritan
The odds of crushing my motorcycle’s exhaust header into a pancake, destroying the engine sump guard, ripping off the oil filter, having four quarts of oil spew onto both wheels at high speed and living to tell about it are fairly slim, so someone was looking out for me on a cold and wet ... Read more