Tag Archives: nevada

Posts from the state of Nevada.

Redbeard Cruise – Day 11

The is the second day of the ride home and covers a fairly lonely crossing of the rest of Nevada. One in Utah, I revisit a national park and dodge just over the Arizona state border.

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Redbeard Cruise – Day 10

After two days of celebrating Redbeard’s life with his friends, it’s time to point the Nightowl back east the head for home.

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Redbeard US50 Cruise – Day 7

Today I hoped to have an easy ride to the end of my westward journey and arrive at the party location for Redbeard’s memorial gathering. All that stood in my way was South Lake Tahoe lunch establishments, the Sierra Nevada mountains, and an oncoming heat wave.

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Redbeard US50 Cruise – Day 6

Today I needed to cross Nevada so I could make my hotel reservation in Virginia City. Getting ther would leave me an easy day to ride on Thursday to reach the early festivities for the California version of the Redbeard memorial party. It’s not even 500 miles; easy right?

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2019 PITS Cruise – Day 9

Traversing the loneliest road in America, on a Monday, in October. Continue reading 2019 PITS Cruise – Day 9

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2019 PITS Cruise – Day 8

Closed the party, re-obtained a Bluetooth headset, and took the quick-and-dirty route to the loneliest road in America. Continue reading 2019 PITS Cruise – Day 8

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Picking Your Battles (When to Ride Hard)

When planning your motorcycle tours, it can be wise to choose to ride harder on some days more than others. Continue reading Picking Your Battles (When to Ride Hard)

Home in a Hurry, Part 1

It’s Sunday and I’m headed back home from the SPITS run. I have another party to attend on the east coast (Chesapeake Bay) and want to arrive there this coming Friday. I also need to swing by the house and pick up Karen for this trip. That demands more riding and less sightseeing. Continue reading Home in a Hurry, Part 1

Posted from Delta, Utah, United States.

California at Last

Compared to the last few days, the last ~350 mile ride into California was pretty uneventful. It was still a very enjoyable ride. Continue reading California at Last

Snow to Start, Wind to Finish

As reported earlier, I already knew I had to ride through some snow today. What follows is the tale of how I survived the day.  Continue reading Snow to Start, Wind to Finish

Posted from Tonopah, Nevada, United States.