Mojave Desert and Death Valley Motorcycle Ride

After months of anticipation, my motorcycle ride in the Mojave Desert and Death Valley is here. I leave this morning for Raw-Hyde Adventures. I'll spend the next week dual-sport riding through the Mojave Desert and Death Valley. I'm renting a BMW R1200GS for the off-road riding experience. This … [Read more...]

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...]