Category 'Motorcycle Trips'

7
Oct

Salt Lake City to– can you guess where I am now?

Las Vegas, Nevada October 7, 2014 Dear Family & Friends: Another great day on the road. I traveled through Utah, a sliver of Arizona and into Nevada. For a good part of the trip I enjoyed tailwinds. The weather held up, but the heat was pretty overbearing, and exceeded 100 degrees at times. I pulled […]

6
Oct

Subject: Billings to Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City, Utah October 6, 2014 Dear Family & Friends: Here is my report for the last two days. Billings, Montana  to Butte, Montana (October 4) I didn’t make a lot of forward progress on this ride. I enjoyed clear skies and a bright sun, and I was even able to remove my gloves. […]

4
Oct

Medora to Billings (“Here Comes the Sun”)

Billings, Montana October 4, 2014 Dear Family & Friends: I checked out of the hotel in Medora at 9 am. The temperature was 32 F. My bike refused to start, and I drained the battery trying to get it running. This was a protest over the fact I left the bike out in the open […]

3
Oct

Williston to Medora (losing the battle with the weather)

Medora, North Dakota October 3, 2014 Dear Family & Friends: I know what you are thinking: he’s not even out of North Dakota?? What is it about me that attracts bad weather? Every year on Everest, I have had bad weather. For example, this year, as I was about to step on the summit, a […]