Tim Mayhew

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Tim Mayhew
Born1970/1971(age 49–50) [1]
Other names"Pashnit"
Known forMotorcycling writing and business
Website pashnit.com

Tim Mayhew is an American businessperson well known for creating the pashnit.com website for motorcycle touring enthusiasts. [2] The website, which started as a hobby in 1999 after Mayhew left U.S. Marine Corps active duty, [3] [4] catalogs over 250 roads, [1] and had 75,000 to 100,000 page views per month at one point from motorcyclists, bicyclists and auto enthusiasts. [1] [3] Mayhew estimates he has ridden 350,000 miles (560,000 km) and taken over 100,000 photographs documenting California roads. [5]

In 2004, after a Cycle World article about Mayhew and his website the previous year, [1] he launched a motorcycle tour business in California. [3] [4] [6] Mayhew has also appeared in print as an authority on the Suzuki Hayabusa, which he has used extensively as a tour guide. [7]

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  1. 1 2 3 4 David Edwards (November 2003), "Road man", Cycle World , 42 (11): 8
  2. Janet Fullwood (October 14, 2007), "Trips & Tours; GOING PL@CES", The Sacramento Bee via ProQuest
  3. 1 2 3 Bob Stokstad (August 2010), "Getting enough these days? Tim Mahew is -- leading tours and moving product" (PDF), City Bike: 10
  4. 1 2 Tim Mayhew, The History of Pashnit.com
  5. Tim Mayhew, About the Author of Pashnit.com
  6. Bruce Lebowitz (December 2012), "Pashnit about Norcal", Australian Road Rider Cruiser Classic+Trike, 4 (6): 81–85
  7. Tim Mayhew (2006), "Long Hauler", Cycle World's Sportbike