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Posts regarding the SPITS run (Springtime Party In The Saloon).

2017 SPITS/MAMMARY Summary

Here’s the summary, route map, and statistics from a trip to two parties, on consecutive weekends, on opposite sides of the country.  Continue reading 2017 SPITS/MAMMARY Summary

Posted from Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States.

Home in a Hurry, A Wet Part 4

All I had was another 500+ miles to ride to get home for a day before venturing onward with Karen to the next party. Unfortunately, there was a weather system to fight through to get there. Continue reading Home in a Hurry, A Wet Part 4

Posted from Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States.

Home in a Hurry, Part 3

Compared to the excellent scenery and high drama of the trip so far, this day was absolutely boring, but effective. Continue reading Home in a Hurry, Part 3

Posted from Des Moines, Iowa, United States.

Home in a Hurry, Part 2 (through snow?)

The second day of a four-day ride home from the SPITS run, started innocently enough but ended with the worst winter conditions I’ve ever encountered on a motorcycle. Continue reading Home in a Hurry, Part 2 (through snow?)

Posted from Fort Morgan, Colorado, United States.

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.

Canyons, Red Rocks, and Snow Flurries

Since I rode further yesterday than planned, I was able to splurge an entire day to cross Utah and experience it’s natural wonders… and fickle weather patterns. Continue reading Canyons, Red Rocks, and Snow Flurries

Posted from Panguitch, Utah, United States.

Colorado Passes and Dodging Snow

This day would start with never ending vistas of mountain beauty and end with a mad dash to beat the weather over a few mountain passes.  Continue reading Colorado Passes and Dodging Snow

Posted from Monticello, Utah, United States.