A Most Difficult Part of the Journey

A Most Difficult Part of the Journey

This part of the road is a possible problem. It is far beyond my tanks capacity for mileage, and I am not sure I can carry four gallons of petrol on the bike. This is a huge disappointment if I cannot take this road. My bike can get about 200 miles to a tank, so I am...
The Bike is Chosen

The Bike is Chosen

THE BIKE IS CHOSEN 2008 KAWASAKI VULCAN NOMAD ; THE BIKE: I got a great deal on a 2008 Kawasaki Vulcan 1600 totally outfitted for long motorcycle trips. With only 20,000 miles and an owner that was as fastidious about this bike as anyone could be, it seems to be the...
Motorcycle Lessons Tomorrow

Motorcycle Lessons Tomorrow

MOTORCYCLE RIDING LESSONS START TOMORROW GEARING UP FOR FALLING DOWN ; MOTORCYCLE LESSONS… As I have said, it has been 41 years since I have been on a motorcycle. And that is a long time. In addition, the last bike I rode was a small sporty chopper. A Honda CB...
Tentative Schedule – 37 Days on the Road

Tentative Schedule – 37 Days on the Road

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE FOR THE RIDE OF A LIFETIME REMEMBER: NO FREEWAYS! ; THERE Hannagan Meadow, AZ night one Farmington, NM night two Salida, CO night three Vernal, UT night four Lava Hot Springs, ID night five Hamilton, MT night six Cranbrook, BC night seven Lake...
Packing For A Motorcycle Trip

Packing For A Motorcycle Trip

PACKING FOR A LONG MOTORCYCLE TRIP FINDING EXCELLENT INFORMATION ONLINE ; It’s never too early to begin to plan the packing. Understanding HOW I am going to pack for the trip will help me understand what I should take on the trip. Since the purpose is to make...