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Posts from the state of Washington.

Wandering Home from the ParTay – Part One

With another righteous (and likely last) ParTay gathering in the books, it was time to point the Nightowl east towards home. Just how to get there, however, is a more complicated matter. Continue reading Wandering Home from the ParTay – Part One

Riding the West Coast (Day 3)

My third (and last) day to riding north along the west coast, retracing a route I took in the opposite direction almost 20 years ago. Continue reading Riding the West Coast (Day 3)

Airport Shuttle and Eclipse Pursuit

Today I had to drop off Karen for an early flight home. Then I would dash down to some good place to view the solar eclipse, with luck, someplace that wasn’t already a mad house. Continue reading Airport Shuttle and Eclipse Pursuit

Posted from Garden Valley, Idaho, United States.

Par-Tay Arrival and Ferry Drama (almost)

For today’s ride, Karen and I would cross Puget Sound (we hope) and ride down the Hood Canal to the Par-Tay. Continue reading Par-Tay Arrival and Ferry Drama (almost)

Posted from Shelton, Washington, United States.

Two-up Enjoyment in the Cascades

With Karen added to the ride, we would indulge in a short ride and take in the best features of the North Cascades Highway. Continue reading Two-up Enjoyment in the Cascades

Posted from Rockport, Washington, United States.

Wasting Time in Montana (on purpose)

Today I had a short distance to go and a long time to get there. What to do? Continue reading Wasting Time in Montana (on purpose)

Posted from Spokane, Washington, United States.

The Mad Dash Begins

After two days of resting, hanging out with good friends, doing some electrical work (not on the Nightowl), and eating great food, it was time to head back east. Unfortunately, this leg of the journey would not be so leisurely as the one coming out. Continue reading The Mad Dash Begins

Posted from Bozeman, Montana, United States.

Riding the North Cascades and Puget Sound

Today’s ride would start with a ride along Washington highway 20, otherwise known as the North Cascades Highway. It would end with a ferry ride and a nice easy roll down the west side of Puget Sound to my friend’s place on a nice little island. Continue reading Riding the North Cascades and Puget Sound

Posted from Shelton, Washington, United States.

My Rear Tire is a Disaster Magnet

Almost everybody who rides motorcycles cross country will eventually have a flat tire on the road far from home. I had endured this challenge a mere two weeks ago and had no idea that I was due to deal with it again. Continue reading My Rear Tire is a Disaster Magnet

Posted from Omak, Washington, United States.