Join Date: May 2009
Location: Canmore Alberta
Hi Gord, I hope that hospital stay brought you a little further along the way to recovery. If it works for you, I might pop in on my way east around August 7.
I've altered my route to go south to Shelby MT, then all the way to Milwaukee on the secondaries. I decided I really didn't need to see Saskatchewan this time around. Keeping to the two lane highways will add a day to my trip, but I think will make it feel more like a proper journey and hopefully will allow me to meet more local people along the way.
I think Diane will be ready to get on the bike with me next spring. We've agreed that this year is for me to get back in the groove riding and become familiar with the bike before taking her two up again. With the trips I've planned, I should have 10,000 miles in by the time the snow flies.
Liberty, I hope you get a chance for a good run soon. The West is made for riding.
I've put 4,600 km on the bike, and so far very pleased with it. Took it out for a run yesterday evening. It cruises really smooth at 130 km/h (only 4500 rpm). That will make for easy miles on the trip. While passing by Lac des Arcs two sports bikes blew past me at a highly illegal speed. I briefly matched them just to show I could do it, then let them go on their way.