Day Four: Salmon UT to Eureka MT

Day Four: Salmon UT to Eureka MT

Highway 93 from Salmon to Eureka, MT was spectacular. High mountains, rivers, forests, and prairies were barely visible, however. The smoke was simply too thick to see through, and photographs of anything more than a half mile away were almost indistinguishable. I...
Day Three: Evanston WY to Salmon UT

Day Three: Evanston WY to Salmon UT

High prarie¬†motorcycling… long, lonely roads, and not many towns. I did ride over a pass or two, giving me a few twisties to ride. The air is still clear here in Wyoming and after crossing into Idaho, the heat becomes an issue. 95 degrees in Idaho Falls. I...
Day Two: Panguitch UT to Evanston WY

Day Two: Panguitch UT to Evanston WY

I packed up at first light. Checking the map for the evening destination it didn’t seem all that far away. I had chosen a route that¬†was mostly two lane blacktop and with speeds averaging 50mph, I figured I could reach Alpine Wyoming with enough time to set up...
Day One: Phoenix to Panguitch, Utah

Day One: Phoenix to Panguitch, Utah

  Let me start by saying that was too far for the first day. I should have stopped in Kanab. I got to Panguitch just in time to pitch a camp and hit the rack. Phoenix was hot even in the earliest hours of daylight. But by the time I got to Sunflower on 87, it...
The Game is On: Second Attempt

The Game is On: Second Attempt

I LEAVE SUNDAY MORNING, JULY 30 I have not been talking about this much because – well – talked it to death last time and then it fell apart four days in. That won’t happen this time. My back is in good shape – better than it has been in 6...