Archives for July 2011

Motorcycle Road Trip 2011 – Day 23

Day 23 of my motorcycle road trip, and it was a relatively easy day. Only about 325 miles. After 23 days of just me and my motorcycle, I'm finally meeting up with my family. I will be spending 2 weeks at our cottage on Prince Edward Island. No overnight stays in hotels, just day rides around … [Read more...]

Motorcycle Road Trip 2011 – Day 22

Day 22 of my motorcycle road trip. Riding a motorcycle through Montreal was a little stressful, as drivers seem to have an "everyone for themselves" attitude about driving. After a short battle with the morning rush-hour traffic, I crossed the Champlain Bridge and got onto Highway 132 north. This … [Read more...]

Motorcycle Road Trip 2011 – Day 21

Day 21 of my motorcycle road trip, and today was an easy day touring around Montreal, Quebec. It had been many years since I last was in Montreal. Although my memory of that visit is quite foggy, it doesn't seem to have changed too much. Maybe that was because we spent most of our time in Old … [Read more...]

Motorcycle Road Trip 2011 – Day 20

Day 20 of my motorcycle road trip, and this was a tough day. I'd been dodging thunderstorms for several days now. Leaving Palmyra, New York this morning, I knew there were thunderstorms in the area. Since I got somewhat off-track yesterday, my first goal was to get onto Highway 104. As I approached … [Read more...]

Motorcycle Road Trip 2011 – Day 19

Day 19 of my motorcycle road trip, and it was another scorcher. I got off to an early start hoping to minimize riding in the mid-day heat. I decided to take the direct route to Niagara Falls through southern Ontario, rather than riding south of Lake Erie to Niagara Falls, NY. Lots of thunderstorms … [Read more...]