2018 Summer Ride, Day 10, May 16, Wed

Planned destination Kent Plantation House, Alexandria, La and Longwood Octagonal House in Natchez, Ms. Ride Conditions Warm again to start, guess we can plan on leaving our riding jackets in the tour pack till we get farther North. The ride today was short, but it was a pleasant drive, green and trees is always good... Continue Reading →

2018 Summer Ride, Day 9, May 15, Tue

Planned destination Our plan is to leave Nacogdoches, TX for Natchitoches, LA. We want to check out the town and a nearby plantation, and then head East. Planned Stops In Natchitoches, LA visit Kaffie-Frederich Gen. Mercantile store and eat at Lasyones Meat Pie Restaurant. We are going to ride along Cane river to Oakland Plantation.... Continue Reading →

2018 Summer Ride, Day 8, May 14, Mon

Planned destination Our plan was to see the Battleship Texas and the San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site, and then head to Louisiana to stop for the night. Planned Stops Battle Ship Texas We did make it to see the Battleship Texas, it opens at 10 am, and we got there right 10. Vets get... Continue Reading →

Packing For the road trips

Packing We will be on the road for about four months, and some people have asked about packing for our road trips, so after getting the stuff that we want to take with us, I took some pictures, to show what it looks like. The large suit case carries all our clothes, but no outer... Continue Reading →

2018 Summer Ride, Day 6, May 12, Sat

Arrived in Spring, Texas to visit some friends this weekend. Staying with Mary and Michelle, till Monday morning, when we will continue our travels. Planned destination The only destination we had for today is to meet up with Carole and her husband Ray, a friend that I went to school with years ago.  It’s nice... Continue Reading →

2018 Summer Ride, Day 5, May 11, Fri

Planned destination We had two planned stops on our way to Spring Texas, which is where we plan on spending a few days. Planned Stops The Texas capitol building in Austin is one of the stops we had planned, and the other stop was to see some old friends, but timing caused a cancellation of... Continue Reading →

2018 Summer Ride, Day 4, Thur May 10

Planned destination Our main goal today is to ride the twisted sister run. There is motorcycle museum that we might stop at, but we are not sure of where it is or the name. Minnie found out about it from some of the stuff she has read to prep for this trip. End of the... Continue Reading →

2018 Summer Second Ride, Day 3, May 09, Wed

Planned route Todays ride is just to get us close to Twisted Sister, which is a name given to a collection of three Texas farm roads that has a lot of curves and is a scenic and fun ride for motorcycles. We would like to stop at Rocksprings, if they have any motels, we will... Continue Reading →

2018 Summer Ride, Day 2, Tue, May 8

Planned Stops We are planning to hit two more national monuments in Arizona, Chiricahua National Monument and Fort Bowie National Historic Site.  And then we are headed to Clint, Texas, to end the day. Today’s Ride Conditions Taking off it was 64 degrees, we needed our riding jackets to start, an hour and a half... Continue Reading →

2018 Summer Ride Day 1 May 7

Starting 2018 summer ride Minnie and I have started this year’s summer ride this morning. We were fueled and on the freeway by 7:30am. Temperature was 81 degrees and the sky was clear. Temperature rose to 100 degrees by 12:30. We want to stop at five of the National Parks/Monuments that are in the state... Continue Reading →

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