The sun is close to setting on my impromptu camp site at Red’s MIAZ gathering.
After a good night’s sleep, I was ready for an easy — albeit full day’s — ride down to Superior, AZ for Red’s MIAZ gathering. I had know idea that the day would become something of an endurance test. Continue reading The winds from hell
The last time I went down to Red’s MIAZ (Meet In Arizona) gathering, I got nearly all the way to St. Louis, Missouri on the first evening’s ride. This time, as noted in my previous post, I only got to Springfield, Illinois, which meant that I would need to make up the lost hour the next day. That would be a challenge since this day was to be 800+ miles anyway.
The good news is that there wasn’t a drop of rain in the forecast. The bad news is that there was a steady strong wind coming from the west and I would be doing battle with it all day.
Continue reading Making up lost time
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
This is my first attempt at a gallery added from a web UI.
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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
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)