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2021 Snarl Par-Tay Day 5 – Where’d the Smoke Go?

After postponing my Lolo Pass crossing by one day, I finally get over the pass and wander across southeastern Washington state.

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2021 Snarl Par-Tay Day 4 – Minor Derailment

Bad luck prevents me from getting a reasonable start down Montana highway 200. By the time I get to Missoula, the remaining route is drowning in rain and wind. Decisions…

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2021 Snarl Par-Tay Day 3 – Smokey Scenic Route

Why take the direct slab route from Sheridan, Wyoming to Great Falls, Montana when you can scale several mountain ranges, tangle with a thunderstorm, and dodge deer? All it takes is a few hundred extra miles. Who’s in?

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2021 Snarl Par-Tay Day 2 – Impromptu Iron Butt

I’m feeling more human today, but running waaaay behind. I guess it’s time to just haul ass.

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2021 Snarl Par-Tay day 1 – Life with Crohns

I’m already leaving a day later than intended and I’m not feeling my best. I’m just going to start down the road and see what happens. What could go wrong?

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Riding the West Coast (Day 2)

My second day (and first full day) of riding north along the west coast, something I hadn’t done in 20 years. Continue reading Riding the West Coast (Day 2)

Riding the West Coast (Day 1)

For the first time in 20 years, I found time to ride as much of the west coast as possible. This post covers the first day (actually the last half of that day). Continue reading Riding the West Coast (Day 1)

2017 Par-Tay Summary

Another two-week journey out west for the annual Par-Tay is in the books. Here’s the pertinent route and statistical information from the trip. Continue reading 2017 Par-Tay Summary

Service Challenges and Good BBQ

Today I would attempt to perform some scheduled maintenance on the Nightowl and revisit a good BBQ place from a different trip a few years ago. Continue reading Service Challenges and Good BBQ

Posted from Davenport, Iowa, United States.

Nightowl 12k Service On-the-Road

I could have waited until I got home, but I wanted to see just how hard it was to perform this service while on the road. Continue reading Nightowl 12k Service On-the-Road

Posted from Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States.