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Kirkland, WA – August 19, 2018 Yesterday, Sunday, is registration/tech/orientation day. The hotel parking lot is filled with the last arrivals and is buzzing with activity. Friends getting back together for the first time in years. Newbies introducing themselves. The tension is starting to rise. Jerry gives a welcoming drivers’ meeting. Peter Schneider gives a […]

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New Pix on RallyRoadie.org

I’ve been way behind on posting and I promise to catch up. But, in the interim, there are new pictures on the Gallery pages. Click on the Photos/Videos link at the top of the home page. Later dudes and dudettes, Obi-wan

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Anaconda, MT – August 16, 2018

Today, another long slog. Get on I-90 and stay on I-90. (The route is I-90 to I-405 in Seattle.) The goal tonight is Ken Maynard’s place in Anaconda, MT with an ETA of early evening. The route is South Dakota, Wyoming and Montana. Like I said, a long slog. Leave Rapid City and stop in […]

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Rapid City, SD – August 15, 2018

It’s overcast, mid-America gray, and raining slightly. Which is good. I would rather overcast days for the boring slogs across the continent. There’s not much to see and driving for 10 to 12 hours per day through the heat and glare of the plains summer really wears me out. Even rain is okay – in […]

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Using the InReach Tracker Page

When you click on the satellite tracker icon  on the top of the blog page, the Inreach tracker screen loads and shows just a mass of location points for trips going back years. In order to de-clutter the screen, turn on filters by clicking on them Filters button and then clicking on the date range […]

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Kingdom City, MO – August 14, 2018

  No matter how many times I do this and how many different routes I try, this drive west is still boring. Today, the route is down I-85 to I-26 to I-40 in Asheville. Stay on I-40 to Nashville and then turn right onto I-24 to work up to I-70. Then west to St. Louis. […]

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Fort Mill, SC – August 13, 2018

The truck is loaded. Bags packed. Couple of last details, like this post, to do before I leave. Tomorrow AM @ oh-dark-30, I leave in Big Red for Seattle, Kirkland actually, and the start of the Alcan 5000 on Monday the 20th. It’s just a hair over 2,800 miles to Kirkland and it shouldn’t be […]

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