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 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 8 and 9

Motorcycle road trip day 8 was a ride from Canmore to Edmonton, Alberta. Still lots of thunderstorm activity in the area. I don't mind motorcycle riding in the rain, but I'm not a big fan of thunderstorms. I have a friend that was actually hit by lightning while riding his motorcycle. After checking … [Read more...]

Motorcycle Road Trip 2011 – Day 7

Day 7 of my motorcycle road trip was another beautiful day of riding through the Rocky Mountains. The Rocky Mountains are truly amazing. Very few places in North America are this dramatic and beautiful. Leaving Kelowna on Highway 97 had me riding along side some very scenic mountains, streams and … [Read more...]