06 Ride to the Wall

Summary

Dates: 7/20/06 – 8/12/06
Stats
  • Total Days: 43
  • Total Miles = 6,904
  • Gallons of Gas = 172.6
  • Total States this trip = 26
  • New States this trip = 14
  • Total States = 30
Highlights
  • Blue Iguana & Bohemians pool side, SLC
  • Riding across the desert of UT
  • Independence Pass, CO
  • Broke and Busted in Wichita
  • Riding the Ozarks
  • H-man Drive, West Plains, MO
  • Land Between the Lakes
  • Cherohala Skyway
  • Riding the Dragon
  • Coronas on ice & tiki lights pool side in Easton
  • Hanging out at Seaford HD, DE
  • Touching the Wall
  • Visiting d’Canon Club East
  • The Great River Road in Wisconsin
  • Bad Teachers RC in Sturgis
Lowlights
  • Getting run off the road
  • Broke and Busted in Wichita
  • Exhausted in Tennessee
Tips
  • Have at least one spare debit/credit card
  • Know your road side service number
  • Pack fewer clothes than you think you need
  • Pack Cortaid and bug spray
  • Pack Imodium
  • Take a couple of atlases/sets of maps
Quotes
  • “How’s it going, old timer?”
  • “Do you work at the prison?”
  • “People like you camp over there.”
  • “You’ll be with me from now on.”
  • “Cheeseboiger, cheeseboiger! No fry, cheeps! No Coke, Pepsi!”
  • “Don’t leave him! There’s too many Indians!”

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