Archives for August 2011

Motorcycle Road Trip 2011 – Days 48 and 49

Day 48 of my motorcycle road trip, and I got up early to beat the Nevada heat. The daytime temperature in Nevada has been in the high 90's for days. It was still dark as I rolled out of Twin Falls, Idaho, and headed south on Highway 93. I don't know if it was because I was so close to home, or … [Read more...]

Motorcycle Road Trip 2011 – Day 47

Day 47 of my motorcycle road trip, and another very scenic day. I left Jackson, Wyoming, heading west on Highway 22 and the Teton Pass. This took me through the southern portion of the Grand Teton Mountains to Victor, Idaho. Victor is a small town of about 2,000 people, at the western end of the … [Read more...]

Motorcycle Road Trip 2011 – Day 46

Day 46 of my motorcycle road trip, and it was another amazing day. Not many places as scenic, diverse, and so full of character, as the American west. I left Cody, Wyoming this morning heading west on Highway 14. Shortly after leaving town, I came upon the Buffalo Bill Dam, and then into the … [Read more...]

Motorcycle Road Trip 2011 – Day 45

Day 45 of my motorcycle road trip, and it was another very fun day. I left Sturgis not sure whether to take Highway 14 or 16 over the Bighorn Mountains to Cody, Wyoming. The first part of the trip along Highway 90 was typical high speed interstate. It is amazing how quickly you can put on miles when … [Read more...]

Motorcycle Road Trip 2011 – Day 44

Day 44 of my motorcycle road trip, and I got off to an early start. I knew it was going to be a long day. Lots of sightseeing side trips. I flew along Highway 90 toward the Badlands of South Dakota. With a 75 mph speed limit, you can really cover miles, fast.  I reached Highway 240, and exited … [Read more...]