Category Archives: Bikes

This category is shamelessly dedicated to my motorcycles. Neither bike is the fastest, biggest, most expensive, or prettiest motorcycle on the planet, but each has become extremely well-suited to me. If you gaze upon them and do not find yourself dazzled by their brilliance… so what. I didn’t buy them to please you.

Planned for rain but got frozen instead

Nothing really went as planned for this first day out.

I wanted to get out of work around 3pm to I could be well on the road by 5pm. That would put me in good position to beat the advancing line of thunderstorms that was coming up from Indiana. It would also afford me the best chance to get down towards St. Louis, MO before I turned into a pumpkin.
Continue reading Planned for rain but got frozen instead

Posted from Springfield, Illinois, United States.

Test from web

This was posted from the web client on a PC.

Old image of the Cruiser
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And so on and so forth…

Ghost home from the Par-Tay

The following is my rework of an email message I posted to the slug list after arriving home from the annual Par-Tay up in the Pacific northwest. Continue reading Ghost home from the Par-Tay

Posted from Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States.

Progress home (so far)

The following is a post to the slug list on my way home from the annual Par-Tay in the Pacific northwest. Continue reading Progress home (so far)

Posted from Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States.

Memphis Cruise: Map, Stats, and Photos

Map

Here is the map for the Memphis Cruise. Click on the routes on the map to navigate to the trip report for that day.

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Retrospective Note (2016): Back in 1997, Apple Maps and Google Maps didn’t exist yet. Consequently, the map is tiny and based on a screen shot of a MapQuest map.

Posts

Statistics

Total number of days: 6
Total miles: 1,807
Shortest Day: 62.9 miles (Day 4 – Around Memphis)
Longest Day: 400 miles (Day 6 – Corydon, IN to Ann Arbor, MI)
Average Miles/Day: 301.2/day
Number of States/Provinces visited: 5 (MI, OH, KY, TN, IN)
Average Miles per Gallon: 43.12

Photos

Memphis Cruise Day 6

Route: Corydon, IN to Ann Arbor, MI Continue reading Memphis Cruise Day 6

Posted from Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States.