Category Archives: Rides

Posts about our rides.

2022 Tour of Honor – Introduction

Recap of 2021 As I write this, it is almost the end of April. I also noticed that it has been almost a year since I got my rides posted. Let’s start with last year. Boy, was it a true … Continue reading

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2021 Tour of Honor – Tennessee Day Ride

May 7 I have an appointment to get the bike serviced next week. I will drop it off on Thursday evening, the 13th, they will do the work on the 14th, then I will pick it up that afternoon. I … Continue reading

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Pan America Ride

The Harley-Davidson Pan America has been sitting in the garage since Labor Day. I had taken it for a ride with Audrey and Mark the weekend after I bought it. I took a ride with Pat to find some dirt … Continue reading

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Ready for 2022

Unlike previous years, registration and prep for this year has been a bit easier. Unlike previous years where I had to wait until December 1 to sign up and get the next available number, I was able to reserve my … Continue reading

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BMW R1250GS vs. Harley-Davidson Pan America

I have been riding motorcycles off and on since the mid 1970’s. My list of bikes includes a Suzuki 380, Honda 360, 1999 HD Dyna-Glide Convertible, 2007 HD Road Glide, 2017 HD Ultra Limited, 2017 Can-Am RT-Limited, 2019 BMW R1250GS, … Continue reading

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2021 Tour of Honor – Day Ride in Old Haunts

My plan had been to get out before 8am and take a long day’s ride, hoping to get back home in time to meet Aaron, Lori, and Jonathan for supper. We woke up this morning, hearing the clock strike 8 … Continue reading

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2021 – Tour of Honor – Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana

April 25 I was actually out of the house and headed to the gas station before 8am. It was a few minutes after 8 when I left the gas station and headed on my trip. I had spent a little … Continue reading

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2021 Tour of Honor – Alabama Ride

Intro Initially, I had route planned to visit the remaining six of the seven sites in each of Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi. As the date and time neared for this ride to start, the weather looked like it wasn’t going … Continue reading

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2021 Tour of Honor – Hunstville Sunday Ride

April 18 After breakfast, I got ready for a ride. The idea is to ride to Huntsville and Trussville, knocking out two Tour of Honor sites in Alabama. It being Sunday morning, not a lot of traffic on US72 nor … Continue reading

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2021 Tour of Honor – Arkansas Ride

Looks to be a few days of great weather, nothing planned during the week, why not take a ride? Instead of waiting and letting Arkansas get in my head, I decided to tackle it early this year. Only having one … Continue reading

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