Casey ponders the trip while we wait on food

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Somewhere in kentucky

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Casey and I are on a pit stop to recharge. We are about 150 miles from evansville, IN. So far the ride has been uneventful but fun. We are seeing small town and… Continue reading

1st stop Subway in Dunlap

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All loaded up.

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Casey is signing some papers for his home purchase and then we are hitting the road.

Everything is ready to go.

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Bikes are serviced, bags packed and ready to be strapped on. Now all we need is for Casey to close on his house and for 5:00pm to roll around so I can get… Continue reading

First full tank on the new sprocket

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Riding around last night I felt the bike start to cough in its search for fuel. I realized that it was time to switch to reserve and find a gas station. I didn’t… Continue reading

We have power!

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Both bikes are wired for power to keep the gps going. It’s amazingwhat you can do with some zip ties. 2 more sleeps until we leave.

Countdown to launch.

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Tank bag: Borrowing at lunch.Sheepskin: Borrowing on Thursday night.CamelBak: Check.15-tooth front sprocket: Check.Maintenance current: Check.Gel-filled gloves: Not yet.Breathable clothing: I have been advised of a sale at Kmart. Epic ride: Nearly underway.

Mileage

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Here, for your reference, is the miles per gallon graph for every mile I have ridden this bike since new to me. It includes near-redline blasts down the interstate, and putting back and… Continue reading

Getting ready for the big ride.

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Yesterday was the big day for motorcycle maintenance for me. I had called Rose Kawasaki early last week to see if they could take in the bike to do a few things to… Continue reading