The objective is simple: Ride to the Columbia, Missouri and get there in time so share dinner my friends gathering for the event.Continue reading Redbeard Cruise Redux Day 2 – US24 (mostly) to Columbia
Today I leave for the second memorial party for our dear departed Redbeard Emeritus. I hope to leave work early so I can get some miles in before dark (famous last words).Continue reading Redbeard Cruise Redux Day 1 – Night Ride West
A single-post summary of the entire 2021 Snarl Par-Tay trip, with all the usual trimmings.Continue reading 2021 Snarl Par-Tay – Summary, Map, and Stats
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Today I finish following US2 east and turn south across the Mackinac Bridge for a nice slab blast home on I75. Then the weather decides to throw me one last curve.Continue reading 2021 Snarl Par-Tay Day 15 – Parting Shot from the Weather Gods
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Yesterday I flirted with two storm fronts and managed to stay dry. Today, the weather gods had me right where they wanted me. All I wanted to do was take a swing by my alma mater and get part-way home.Continue reading 2021 Snarl Par-Tay Day 14 – Riding Underwater
Yet another day of US2 east. This one features carefully timed merging between two storm fronts to arrive in Duluth without needing to don raingear.Continue reading 2021 Snarl Par-Tay Day 13 – Dodging Storms
Today continues the US2-east mantra, crossing the rest of Montana and almost half of North Dakota.Continue reading 2021 Snarl Par-Tay Day 12 – US2 into North Dakota
Today’s route is simple: US2 east. The scenery is far from simple: through the foothills to the continental divide at Glacier National Park to the endless grain fields of northern Montana.Continue reading 2021 Snarl Par-Tay Day 11 – A Cool Day along the Western Hi-Line
Today I’ve cross the remainder of Washington eastbound on State Highway 20 through the mountains.Continue reading 2021 Snarl Par-Tay Day 10 – Crossing on 20
I decide to ride the North Cascades highway and visit friends who couldn’t make the Par-Tay, but I need to arrive before evening or their region turns into Wild Kingdom. Will I make it?Continue reading 2021 Snarl Par-Tay Day 9 – Race to Oroville