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Redbeard Cruise – Day 12

I ride through Monument Valley, up the Moki Dugway, and end up in Durango, Colorado.

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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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Redbeard US50 Cruise – Day 5

I’ve accelerated my pace a bit to try and arrive a day early, so mountain passes, a nasty construction zone that closed US50, oppressive heat, and a steering instability issue with the Nightowl were not helping me get down the road.

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Redbeard US50 Cruise – Day 4

Last night, I had foolishly reserved a room for this evening in Salida, Colorado, which was almost 500 miles away. I’d better get my ass across the rest of Kansas and up in the mountains.

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Redbeard US50 Cruise – Day 3

Today I cross journey across Missouri and halfway through Kansas. Highlights include a great morning ride, an eagle, a free lunch, and somehow managing to beat the closing bell… twice!

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Redbeard US50 Cruise – Day 2

Today I meet up with US50 and point west across southern Indiana and Illinois.

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Redbeard US50 Cruise – Day 1

I begin yet another journey west for yet another party, but this time the reason and route have more significance than usual.

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