Balloon Rides, Links, Web Friends, and Motorcycles

We here at Balloon Excelsior no longer offer balloon rides for sale.

We concentrate on balloon flight lessons.

Following are useful links to take you to other places.  - Links at Hot Air


Balloon Rides for Sale:


Napa Valley Aloft

Owned and operated by Carol Ann and Nielsen Rogers in Yountville, California.


Balloons Above The Valley

Bob Barbarick's company offers balloon rides in the Napa Valley.     


Other Interesting Web Sites:


Duane's BMW Pages

Our friend Duane Ausherman is THE authority on BMW motorcycles.

World Wide Web Balloon Pages

Our Dutch colleague, balloonist Joop de Wilde started this list long before some of us even knew about the internet. Hundreds of balloon websites alphabetized.


The Early Years of Sport Ballooning

Dave Wesner has created a resource for those interested in the early years of hot air ballooning. Since we were there, we can't help but be interested.



Rick Jones provides links to rides, repair stations, training, insurance, examiners, and many other balloon-related topics.

Hot Air Balloon Directory

Hot Air Ballooning Free Classified Adds


Balloon Ground School

Long-time balloonist Bill Hughes has a traveling balloon ground school. (Liberty Balloon School)
Bill also offers
balloon rides in New York's Hudson Valley.



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