Tag Archives: weather

Posts where weather plays an important part.

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 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.

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.

Maintenance, Tornado, and the Ride Down to SCUM

After my Mad Dash home from the ParTay, I needed to perform the 12,000 mile service on the Nightowl so Karen and I could ride down to the SCUM run. The first day of that southward ride had a little weather excitement. Continue reading Maintenance, Tornado, and the Ride Down to SCUM

Posted from Greer, South Carolina, United States.

A Cold Escape

As mentioned in my previous post, Mother Nature was doing her very best to keep me and the Nightowl housebound in Michigan instead of riding down to Daytona Bike Week.

She failed. Continue reading A Cold Escape

Daytona 2016 Preview

The annual Daytona Bike Week has historically been held the first full week of March. This may be a nice time of the year for Floridians and those who live along the Gulf Coast, but in the northern states, it’s still winter. Continue reading Daytona 2016 Preview

Posted from Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States.

A long day with a underused rainsuit

I woke up fairly well rested and with no vestiges of the sinus headache that had plagued me the previous day. This was a good thing because I had 1300 miles (2092 km) to ride over the next two days. I also didn’t want to ride too late the night of the second day since I was going to be staying with friends and wanted to arrive early enough to be social. Continue reading A long day with a underused rainsuit

Posted from Cheyenne, Wyoming, United States.