Gordon aka Scoot'n Art, has been riding motorcycles since the age of 12. He has owned 2 Yamaha (1978 DT100, 1980 IT125), 1 Honda (1982 GL500 Silverwing), 1 Kawasaki (EX500) and his current bikes are a 1996 BMW R850r and a 2009 BMW G650 Xcountry. He purchased the R850r new in August 1996, it currently has 50,000+ miles on the clock, and the G650 in September of 2009. Gordon has ridden the R850r to the Atlantic ocean and Pacific ocean and most points between including parts of Canada. He became a member of the Iron Butt Association in 2001 by completing a SaddleSore 1000 from Bend Oregon to Sidney Nebraska. He completed the 1127 mile ride in less than 22 hours. In April of 2010 he attended the Gateway BMW GS Challenge and Won first place. Gordon is a member of the Gateway Riders BMW motorcycle club, although not as active now, he has held the office of Treasurer for 2 terms, served as Membership Director for 2 terms and served as Editor of the Gateway Gazette for 3 years. He still does some traveling on the BMW, but most of his riding is the commute to and from work.