The following indicate locations of overnight stays on summer tours; nights stayed (if greater than one) are in parentheses. "No bullet" is a point of interest without necessarily an overnight stay. Bold text indicates touring two-up with Ellen Reynolds.
Machine: 1992 BMW K 75 RT

1994 tour

  • Portland, Oregon (Fathers' Day)
  • Boise, Idaho
    Craters of the Moon Monument
  • West Yellowstone, Montana
    Yellowstone National Park
    Ten Sleep, Wyoming
    Bitterroot Range
  • Newcastle, Wyoming
    Mt. Rushmore National Monument
    Wall Drug
  • Kimball, South Dakota
  • Madison, Wisconsin
    Milwaukie, Wisconsin
  • Lake Forest, Illinois (3)
    Lake Forest College
    Ed Packel
  • Ashland, Ohio (3)
    Ashland University
    Alison Reynolds and Patrick Snook
  • Niagara Falls, New York
    Niagara Falls
  • New Haven, Connecticut (2)
    New York City, New York
    Ocean City, New Jersey
    Cape May, N. J. - Lewes, Deleware Ferry
  • Annapolis Maryland
  • Falls Church, Virginia (2)
    Washington, D. C. (July 4)
    Virginia precursor to Blue Ridge Parkway
  • Dunbar, West Virginia
  • St. Louis, Missouri
    Washington University
    Fulton, Missouri
    Westminster College
    Warry Williams
  • Kansas City, Kansas
  • Smith Center, Kansas
  • Ft. Collins, Colorado (2)
    Colorado State University
    Erik and Sidney Thompson
  • Green River, Wyoming
  • Boise, Idaho
  • Portland, Oregon
    26 days
    about 7600 miles total distance

  • 1995 tour

  • Portland, Oregon
  • Alturas, California
  • Independence, California
    Death Valley National Park
  • Las Vegas, Nevada (2)
    Hoover Dam
  • Grand Canyon Village, Arizona
    Grand Canyon National Park
  • Chinle, Arizona (2)
    Canyon de Chelly
    Painted Desert
    Petrified Forest
    Meteor Crater
  • Flagstaff, Arizona
    Sedona, Arizona
  • Phoenix, Arizona
  • Tucson, Arizona (2)
    University of Arizona
    J. D., Margot, Athena Garcia
  • Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Santa Fe, New Mexico
    Linda Sattley
  • Colorado Springs, Colorado
    Robert Jackson
    Denver, Colorado
    Beverly Pierce Wilson, David Wilson (Wheat Ridge)
  • Green River, Wyoming
  • Twin Falls, Idaho
  • Portland, Oregon
    17 days

  • 1996 tour

  • Portland, Oregon
  • Arcata, California
    Shirlee Templeton
  • Williams, California
  • Davis, California (3)
    Gerald and Geraldine Lester 50th Anniversary
  • Lee Vining, California
    Mono Lake
  • Panamint Springs, California
    Death Valley National Park
  • Reno, Nevada
  • La Pine, Oregon
  • Portland, Oregon
    10 days

  • 1997 tour

  • Portland, Oregon
  • Winnemucca, Nevada
    July 4th Celebration
  • Salt Lake City, Utah
    Arches National Monument
    Scenic By-way 128 (from Moab, east of Arches -- remarkable!)
  • Grand Junction, Colorado
  • Silverthorne, Colorado (7)
    Mathematica in the Mountains (Ed Packel and Stan Wagon)
  • Boulder, Colorado
    Alison Reynolds and Patrick Snook
    Bob and Karen Norway
    Colorado Rockies vs. Los Angeles Dodgers, Coors Stadium, Denver
  • Ft. Collins, Colorado (2)
    Colorado State University
    Erik and Sidney Thompson
  • Cody, Wyoming
    Chief Joseph By-way (incredible!)
    Yellowstone National Park
  • Missoula, Montana
    Lolo Pass
    Wallowa Mountains
  • Portland, Oregon
    16 days

  • 1998 tour

  • Portland, Oregon (6/11/98)
  • Crescent City, California
  • San Rafael, California
    Lee, Kim, and Julie Reynolds
  • Los Altos Hills, California (2)
    Palmer and Gladys Dyal
  • San Luis Obispo, California
  • Hawthorne (Los Angeles), California
  • Los Angeles, California (2)
  • Placentia, California (2)
    Barbara, Bill, Terry, Kirstin, Cassidy Glennan
  • Mesa, Arizona
  • El Paso, Texas
  • Del Rio, Texas
  • San Antonio, Texas (2)
    Bill Raynes
    begin touring with Jim Miller (aka Geezer #1)
    Guadalupe River float
    Gruene, Texas
    San Antonio Market: La Margarita and Mi Tierra restaurants
    Austin, Texas: lunch wth Bill Robertson; visit with Bill and Margaret Robertson
  • Farmers Branch (Dallas), Texas (2)
    conclude touring with Jim Miller (aka Geezer #1)
    Jim Miller (aka Geezer #1) and Eva Miller, Ernestelle Raynes, Bettye Hardesty
    brunch with Shirley Lively Smith, Leah Hopson
  • Wichita Falls, Texas

    Bob Wills Monument, Turkey, Texas
    Turkey, Texas (boyhood home of Bob Wills)
  • Clovis, New Mexico
  • Santa Fe, New Mexico
    Sattley residence (huge version); photo by Ellen Reynolds
    Linda Sattley
  • Page, Arizona
    Glen Canyon Dam

    View toward south entrance from visitors' center, Zion National Park
    Zion National Park
  • Ely, Nevada
  • Susanville, California
    Lassen National Forest
  • Portland, Oregon (7/3/98)
    23 days
    5800 miles total distance

  • 1999 tour

    The "Greeting Oliver" tour
    (with Natchez, no Mobile, with Memphis and St. Joe . . . )
  • Portland, Oregon (6/25/99)
  • Burley, Idaho
  • Kimball, Nebraska
    SW corner of Iowa
  • Kansas City, Missouri
    NE corner of Arkansas
    SW corner of Tennessee including Memphis
  • Sardis, Mississippi
  • Hattiesburg, Mississippi (6, including an automobile side trip to New Orleans)

    Oliver, Patrick, and Alison
    Oliver Whitby Reynolds Snook, Alison Reynolds, Patrick Snook, Ellen Reynolds,
    Gene Kimes, Kathy Kimes, Phil Snook, Wendy Snook
    University of Southern Mississippi
    Natchez, Mississippi and Vidalia, Louisiana
  • Longview, Texas
    Mattye Ruth Richardson and Nancy Richardson
    Pittsburg, Texas; begin touring with Jim Miller (aka Geezer #1)
  • Farmers Branch, Texas (2)
    Jim Miller (aka Geezer #1) and Eva Miller, Ernestelle Raynes, Bettye Hardesty
    conclude touring with Jim Miller (aka Geezer #1)
    Big Texan Steak Ranch, Hwy 287, Amarillo, Texas (chicken fried steak)
  • Boise City, Oklahoma
  • Grand Junction, Colorado
    Women's World Cup final, Salt Lake City, Utah sports bar
  • Twin Falls, Idaho
  • Portland, Oregon (7/11/99)
    16 days
    5250 miles total distance

  • 2002 tour

    The retirement tour, designed to ride in all contiguous states in which I hadn't yet ridden the K 75 RT
  • Portland, Oregon departure (6/10/02)
  • Boise, Idaho
    Bear Lake; Garden City, Utah
    Bear Lake from the west shore at Garden City, Utah
  • Rock Springs, Wyoming
  • Ft. Collins, Colorado (2)
    Erik and Sidney Thompson
    Rafael Ubico
    Excellent piano music of Mark Sloniker
    Rafael Ubico and Erik Thompson
    Nebraska (8 min 45 sec)
  • Smith Center, Kansas
  • Springfield, Missouri
  • Corinth, Mississippi
    Jacinto, Mississippi

    Site of burial of Arthur Exum Reynolds (the half-brother of my great great grandfather) and of other relatives, Jacinto, Mississippi cemetery
  • Albany, Georgia
    joined by Ellen Reynolds
  • Savannah, Georgia (2)
  • Williamston, North Carolina
    Chesapeake Bay bridge and tunnel
  • Nassawadox, Virginia
    Assateague Island
  • Linthicum Heights, Maryland
    Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York
    Peter Wallach in Manhattan
  • Boston, Massachusetts (3)
    Dan Reynolds and Amanda Evans
    Greater Boston Motorsports dba (in part) as Cambridge BMW
    Rhode Island
    Begin touring with Jim Miller (aka Geezer #1)
    New Hampshire
  • Falmouth, Maine
    Jim Miller (aka Geezer #1) and worthy steeds, Falmouth, Maine
    Bar Harbor to Yarmouth on "The Cat" catamaran
  • Yarmouth, Nova Scotia
    Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia
  • Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Ieva Vitins; Dalhousie University; Halifax waterfront; tall ship ride
    Ieva Vitins and Jim Miller (aka Geezer #1)
  • Truro, Nova Scotia
    Prince Edward Island (in by ferry, out by bridge); Charlottetown; pre-Canada Day sound check of Rufus Wainwright
  • Moncton, New Brunswick
    66666 miles
    K 75 RT at 66666 miles; Jim Miller (aka Geezer #1) in left mirror; Robert Reynolds in right mirror
    Objects in mirrors are closer than they appear
  • Edmundston, New Brunswick
    St. Lawrence River valley
  • Québec, Québec
  • Montreal, Québec
    end touring with Jim Miller (aka Geezer #1)
    Ottawa, Ontario
  • Pembroke, Ontario
  • Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
  • Ironwood, Michigan
  • Crookston, Minnesota
    Grand Forks and Cavalier, North Dakota
    Fahey plot in Catholic cemetery, Cavalier, North Dakota
  • Winnipeg, Manitoba
    Wildwood Motorsports (BMW dealer)
    Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
  • Medicine Hat, Alberta
    Cranbrook, British Columbia
    Today I complete 100000 miles on BMW motorcycles (R 65 and K 75 RT)
  • Spokane, Washington
  • Portland, Oregon (7/12/02)
    33 days
    9361 miles
    33 states, including the twelve of the contiguous not previously toured: Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampsire, Maine, Michigan, North Dakota (regrets to Alaska and Hawaii)
    9 provinces: Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Québec, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia (regrets to Newfoundland-Labrador and Nunavut)

  • 2003 tour

    Los Angeles trip to attend the retirement luncheon of Judge Samuel W. Warner

  • Portland, Oregon departure (5/12/03)
    Ashland, Oregon Shakespeare Festival. But (surprise) no plays on Mondays.
  • Yreka, California
    Lassen Volcanic National Park. But (surprise) not yet open (closed winters).
    Still Life with New Helmet and Old Gloves I
  • Davis, California
    Richard and Gwain Evans, David and Tiffany, Nellie
  • Long Beach, California (three nights) Samuel Warner, Jan Donsbach, Jerry and Emily Rogers, Patsy Weatherford
  • Los Altos Hills, California Palmer and Gladys Dyal and grandsons William and Thomas Latta
    Palmer Dyal
    William and Thomas Latta
    A planned meditation at the west end of Golden Gate Park was moved to the west end of Judah St. because of the Bay to Breakers Run.
    Still Life with New Helmet and Old Gloves II
  • Willits, California
    Still Life with New Helmet and Old Gloves III
    Still Life with New Helmet and Old Gloves IV
    Still Life with New Helmet and Old Gloves V
  • Coos Bay, Oregon
  • Portland, Oregon (5/20/03)
    9 days
    2622 miles

  • 2005 tour

    The tour to visit Celia in Tucson and other dear ones along the way
  • Portland, OR (6/21/05; 79665 mi)
    McDermitt, NV Mormon crickets dense on roadway
    Mormon crickets in McDermitt, Nevada
  • Winnemucca, NV (6/2/05)
    Tonepah, NV via Big Smoky Valley
  • Las Vegas, NV (6/22/05; 80668 mi)
    Hoover Dam
    Kingman, AZ
  • Tucson, AZ (6/23/05; 81000 mi) (5)
    Monsoon north of Tucson
    Celia Reynolds
    Sabino Canyon

    Sabino Canyon
    Becca Gardom

    Celia Reynolds and Becca Gardom
    Biosphere II
    El Centro, CA
    Salton Sea, CA

    Still Life with Aging Helmet and Ancient Gloves
  • Boron, CA (6/28/05; 81591 mi); Edwards AFB
  • Los Altos Hills, CA
    Palmer and Gladys Dyal

    Gladys and Palmer Dyal on their new deck
  • Davis, CA (6/30/05; 82112 mi)
    Richard and Gwain Evans; Nellie

    Richard Evans in pyro mode

    Gwain Evans in the kitchen
  • Ashland, OR (7/1/05)
    Shakespeare Festival; Richard III
  • Portland, OR (7/2/05; 83708 mi)
    11 days
    3038 mi

  • 2007 Tour

    The "US 287/What ABS?" tour
  • Portland, OR (6/7/07) departure [85232]
    Port Townsend-Keystone WA ferry
  • Sedro Wooly, WA
    North Cascade Highway 20
    Marblemount, WA breakfast
    Winthrop, WA
    Grand Coulee Dam, WA
    Still Life with Old Helmet and Older Gloves I
    Colville Reservation
    (missed Chief Joseph's gravesite)
    Inchelium-Gifford WA ferry
    Still Life with Old Helmet and Older Gloves II
    Lake Roosevelt
    Kettle Falls, WA
  • Chewelah, WA
    Dan Stein and Caroline Locher-Stein
    The gravel cliff
    Sandpoint, ID
    Bonner's Ferry, ID
    Kalispell, MT
    Myra Finck and sister Bette
    South route around Glacier Park
    Browning, MT
    Nearest to collision with deer
  • Choteau, MT (north terminus US 287) [86300]
    First block, US 287 southbound
    Yellowstone Park
    Grand Teton Park
    Still Life with Old Helmet and Older Gloves III
  • Lander, WY (no HBO in Lander -> no final installment of The Sopranos)
    Wind River Reservation
    (missed Sacajawea's grave site)
    Medicine Bow, WY
    Still Life with Old Helmet and Older Gloves IV
    Virginian Hotel ("Smile when you call me that.")
    Laramie, WY
  • Ft. Collins, CO (2)
    Erik and Sidney Thompson; Rafael Ubico
    Bicycle trail ride
  • Lamar, CO
    Amarillo, TX
    Still Life with Old Helmet and Older Gloves V
    Big Texan Steak Ranch
    Ft. Worth, TX (leave US 287) [87930];1630 miles on 287
  • Farmers Branch, TX (4)
    Jim (aka Geezer #1) and Eva Miller
    Paterfamilias Jim Miller (aka Geezer #1) in a green shirt, surrounded by family members
    Scott Miller family
    Seth Miller family
    Robert and Johanna Sweitzer
    Marcia Cooper
    Ft. Worth, TX (rejoin US 287) [87998]
    Waxahachie, TX
    Court House, Waxahachie
    Palestine, TX
    Bounced once near Kountze, TX
    Beaumont, TX
    Port Arthur, TX (south terminus US 287) [88333]; 335 miles on 287; total 1965 miles
    Last half-block, US 287 southbound
    Estimate length of 287 at 1953 miles; 1791 miles quoted official possibly excludes gap (officially 96.2 miles) through Yellowstone/Teton region
  • Winnie, TX
    Houston, TX
  • Austin, TX
    Dean and Cynthia Arrington
    Still Life with Welcome Sign
    Margaret Robertson
    Chuy's Restaurant
    K 75 RT at 88888 miles. Robert Reynolds in both mirrors (where is Geezer #1?)
    Objects in mirrors (one being broken) are less similar than they appear
  • Big Spring, TX
    Roswell, NM
  • Albuquerque, NM
    Farmington, NM
    Four Corners Monument
    Roadside drug check plus truck wreck
  • Cortez, Co
    Monticello, UT
    Moab, UT
  • Woods Cross, UT
    La Frontera Restaurant
    Snowville, UT
    Boise, ID
  • Ontario, OR
    OSU wins College World Series in Omaha
    Baker City, OR
    Arlington, OR
  • Portland, OR [90753]
    19 days
    5521 miles

  • 2013 Tour

    The "100 kMiles/Weather Dodging/Aging Bike/Greeting Louis/Busted Clutch" tour
    Plan: Portland - Atlanta - Philadelphia - New York City - Ontario - Portland
  • Portland, OR (4/12/13) departure [95550]

    initial odometer reading
    Hitting the road; photo by Ellen Reynolds
    Hood River, OR first notice of right fork oil leak
  • Ontario, OR
    Tracking behind one rainstorm and ahead of another
    Lunch in Twin Falls, ID
    Mild dust storm, US 84 in southern ID
    Snowville, UT rest stop

    Country Store Snowville with Coca Cola decor scheme
    Former favorite La Frontera Restaurant (Woods Cross, UT) now Lorena's, as good or better

    Lorena's in Woods Cross, UT
  • Woods Cross, UT
    Decision to head south instead of east because of snow forecast for Denver
    Slight road ice near Soldier Summit, UT

    Still life with Utah
    Lunch in Moab, UT
    Decision in Cortez, CO to continue southward to avoid snow forecast possible in southern Colorado
    Decision in Shiprock, NM to stop at Farmington, NM rather than go south to Gallup, NM
  • Farmington, NM
    Decision to continue southward to Albuquerque, NM to deal with slow oil leak from right fork
    Dusty skies and heavy cross winds in northern NM
    Breakfast stop, Cuba, NM

    Excellent Presciliano's Cafe, Cuba, NM
    Coffee stop, Bernalillo, NM
    Electrical problem manifest entering US 25 southbound
    Arrive at Sandia BMW lot, Albuquerque, to discover starter relay failure; shop closed until next day (Tu)
  • Albuquerque, NM (2)
    News of Boston Marathon bombing

    Historic Albuquerque Alvarado Hotel, now the Transit Center
    Repair of fork and starter relay replacement begun Tuesday, finished Wednesday
    Dust storm before and after lunch in Clines Corners, NM; temperature drop to mid thirties from there to Amarillo, TX

    Still life with Route 66 historic Clines Corners
  • Amarillo, TX
    Decision to avoid Oklahoma City, OK (tornado forecast) and to divert along US 287 to Dallas, TX
    Scattered low cumulus clouds all the way to Dallas

    Still life with Greg Moore, Texas roadside park

    Decatur, TX on the day intended for Decatur, GA
  • Dallas, TX (arrive 4/18/13)
    Jim Miller (aka Geezer #1) and Eva Miller

    Jim Miller aka Geezer #1

    Eva Miller
    Roadside lunch courtesy of Eva Miller

    Still life with bucolic Louisiana dinner site
  • Vicksburg, MI
  • Birmingham, AL (arrive 4 20/13)
    Gerald M. Fuller; area tour

    Gerald Fuller, friend since the '50s

    Birmingham from a hillside
  • North Decatur (near Atlanta; arrive 4/21/13), GA (8)

    Odometer shot upon arrival in North Decatur, GA
    Ellen Reynolds [arrived by air (4/18/13)], Dan Reynolds, Amanda Evans, Theo Reynolds, and new-born Louis Richard Reynolds (3/31/13)

    Theo Reynolds rides

    Louis Richard Reynolds and Theodore Francis Reynolds with their Grumpy
    Emory University; Montessori School; High Museum of Art; Fernbank Museum; Piedmont Park
  • Gastonia (near Charlotte; arrive 4/29/13), NC
    Lunch at Blue Ribbon Diner in Mebane, NC

    Still life with Mebane, NC diner
  • Ashland (near Richmond), VA
    Lunch at Grumpy's Bar and Grille, Aberdeen, MD

    Still life with Grumpy's Bar and Grille, Aberdeen, MD
  • Philadelphia, PA (arrive 5/1/13; 6)
    Ellen Reynolds [arrived by air (4/29/13)], Alison Reynolds, Patrick Snook, Oliver W. R. Snook
    Keystone State Boychoir concert; Oliver's tennis matches; walking in central Philadelphia; dinner at la Spina

    Welcome committee Ellen Reynolds and Patrick Snook, Philadelphia

    Oliver Snook ready to ride

    Alison Reynolds ready to ride

    Septa Transit Gift Store and museum with Alison Reynolds
  • White Plains, NY (arrive 5/7/13)(2)
    Cornelia Locher, Laura Castleman, Matthew Castleman (aka M. E. Castle)

    Cornelia Locher at her table in White Plains, NY
    New York City (5/8/13): New York Transit Museum; Peter Wallach

    Entrance to the New York Transit Museum

    Peter Wallach (archival 2012)

    Grand Central Station celebrates 100 years
    Back on the road in light rain that got heavy enough to drive me off the road near Bear Mountain Park after getting lost and finally crossing the Hudson near Peekskill, NY after taking HW 6 across from US 684
    HW 17 to Elmira via skirts into Pennsylvania and via Binghamton, NY
  • Horseheads (near Elmira; arrive 5/9/13), NY
    US 8 to US 390 to HW 20A to Buffalo, NY; Peace Bridge to Ontario near Ft. Erie; briefly lost, back to Canada 3; dozens of people on riding mowers on large lawns
    Transition to Talbot line HW 3 at junction with Canada 4, then to 401 near Chatham, Ont.
    Reached 100,000 miles on K 75 RT on 401 about 20 miles east of Windsor, Ontario (5/9/13)

    Odometer on the verge

    Odometer at 100000 miles for the K 75 RT

    Location marker east of Windsor, Ontario for the milestone
  • Farmington (near Detroit), MI
    Early morning dash via Lansing, MI to Muskegon, MI and ferry to Milwaukee, WI

    Morning fog at the Muskegon, MI ferry harbor
    Exploration of South Side near and in Mitchell Park and of the Wauwatosa central area (home for me 1942-1945)

    Still life at site of first bicycle riding success, 1942

    Pond on which I learned to ice skate, 1942
  • Brookfield (near Waukesha [near Milwaukee]), WI
  • Cedar Rapids, IA
    Ellen informs me of Red Cloud, NE site of Willa Cather memorabilia and the need to visit it
    Discussion with Erik Thompson about Colorado visit; he will be going to Baton Rouge
    Decision to track US 26 from its eastern extremity (Ogallala, NE) to Portland

    Where you however can't yet get a burger at 9 AM
    Avoidance of incipient gasoline shortage mishap west of Omaha, Nebraska
    Decision to stage toward Red Cloud via York, NE rather than via Grand Island, NE
  • York, NE

    Just south of Interstate 80 near York, NE
    Red Cloud, NE, Cather Center, and Caitlin's greeting

    "Are you Bob?" Caitlin asked. Great welcome to the Cather Center.

    Young Willa Cather residence, Red Cloud, NE
    Temperature reaches 102 F
  • Hastings, NE
    Pre-dawn departure to avoid forecast afternoon storms
    Decision to shift off Interstate 80 to US 30 at Brady, NE (nap on table at Community Center)

    Nap site on US 30, Brady, NE
    Ogallala, NE and the joining of US 26, with the intent of following it to Portland, OR

    Eastern end of US 26
    On to Scottsbluff, NE and a Mexican meal rough approximation (Olé!)
  • Scottsbluff, NE

    This is really three side-by-side coal trains standing at Guernsey, WY
    Tracking the North Platte, partial share with Interstate 25, to Casper, WY

    Still life with failing bungee of rain jacket
    Pause at Shoshoni, WY, kindly sheltered at "Fast Lane" store against forecast 60 mph winds
    Onward to junction with US 287, along which backtrack to Ft. Washakie, WY and the Sacajawea Cemetery

    Sacajawea grave monument, Ft. Washakie, WY
    Return to US 26 and further along Wind River to Dubois, WY
  • Dubois, WY
    Surprising ice (with clear track) to 9600 ft and to Tetons
    Abandon US 287 as it heads north to Yellowstone

    Still life with cloudy Tetons
    Large U-turn south, then north with substantial rain to Idaho Falls, ID
    Extra stretch to incorporate a segment of US 26 south of Idaho Falls
    Long stretch past Craters of the Moon Monument
    Glenns Ferry and the excellent Hanson's Cafe and Motel
  • Glenns Ferry, ID
    Keeping track of US 26 through Boise, ID and into eastern Oregon; Notus, ID lunch at Garage Drive-In

    Garage Drive-In in Notus, ID
    Lunch in Unity, OR; loss of clutch between Unity and Prairie City, OR
    Temporary hiatus of tour at the (very helpful) Austin House at Austin Junction; AAA tow to Baker City, OR and handover of repair to Oregon Trails
    Mileage 102424

    Odometer at beginning of tour hiatus

    Way too still life with refuge

    Still life with AAA truck
  • Baker City, OR
    By Greyhound to Portland, three hours late into and out of Baker City and seven hours to Portland
  • Portland, OR (arrive by bus 5/19/13)

    Still, life with the Hound, leaving Baker City
  • Baker City, OR (arrive by bus 7/25/13; repair interval 68 days)
    Mileage 102429 (five added miles for test drive in repair)
    Decision to credit earlier ride from Vale, OR to Portland, OR on US 26 as having fulfilled the Ogallala to Portland intent of the US 26 ride
    Remains of the clutch
  • Portland, OR (arrive at last 7/26/13)

    Quitting the road; photo by Nancy Biasi
    Mileage 102734

    Final odometer reading
    Total trip miles 7179 (deducting the five test miles)
    Total number of trip days 38
    Calendar days start to finish 106, coincidentally the since gas-up mileage shown on the odometer above

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