Category: Motorcycle Trip 2010

Day 21 – The Ride Home

Distance: 669.1 Kilometres
Low Temp.: 8 celcius
High Temp.: 14 celcius (for a few minutes around New Denver, BC)
Time on the bike: 7:45am-7:30pm.

The final day of the trip. While I had planned to take the highway 3 ride home it turns out I missed the ferry. I literally rode up to the port as…

Day 19 and 20 – Troutdale, OR to Moses Lake, WA and Nelson, BC then Home

Day 19 – Troutdale to Moses Lake

Distance: 320 miles (514 kilometers)
Low temp: 11 celcius (morning until Mt St Helens)
High temp: 28 celcius (end of day near Moses Lake)
Time on bike: 8:30-7:30pm

Really good ride today as I work my way back home. A few guys from the meet were going in generally the…

Day 17 and 18 – Troutdale, OR – VFR Meet

Group Ride Distance: 228 miles (367 kilometres)

I’m writing this on my second full day here in Troutdale. We had a really good turn out of riders for the meet this year. Lots of locals showed up for the rides and to hang out for brew. I’d say there were probably 25 riders in total.

We broke…

Day 16 – Grants Pass, OR to Portland, OR

Distance Traveled: 287 miles
Low temp. : 20 celcius (Grants Pass when I left)
High Temp. : 32 celcius (arrival in Portland)
Time on bike: 10:00am – 4:30pm

A largely uneventful day today as my goal was to not do anything to strenuous or that would wipe me out before the group rides at the VFR…

Day 15 – Fort Bragg, CA to Grants Pass, OR

Distance: 443 miles (712 kilometers)
Low temp. : 7 celcius (highway 1 to Hydesville, CA)
High temp. : 42 celcius (most of the way in the afternoon, from Shasta City onward)
Time on bike: 8:00am-5:30pm

Another long distance day but a good mix of sights, great roads, and later in the day, covering miles to make…