infinity ride – 8,000 miles in 8 weeks

start from Richmond, sprint to Chicago, ride complete Route 66 to LA for two weeks, head east for New Orleans, hit Appalachian Mountains on way back to Richmond (4 weeks option, circle route, not presented on map below)

optional time-line: 44 days (6 weeks, one weekend), split on 2-week batches: CHI-LA, u-ride, south portion.

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coast to coast, back to back…

this ride report covers our ride from New York to L.A. and back, from August, 3 to August, 26. we’ll ride 6,500 miles in 23 days, on two consecutive coast-to-coast road trips. we’ll head from NY to Chicago, than take Route 66 to L.A., spending two days at Grand Canyon; after day-off in LA, we’ll head for New Orleans, than take route via Appalachian Mountains all the way to NY, via Washington D.C.

option: ride is from Richmond, VA to L.A. and back, via Chicago entering Route 66, than back to Richmond via New Orleans. this ride is 6,005 miles long. three riders.

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2012 BOS-LA-NY Ride

BOS-LA-NY Ride (Boston to Los Angeles to New York, coast-to-coast ride) 7,000 miles in 30 days


Day 1 to Day 3 Boston, MA to Chicago, IL (983 miles)

Day 4 Chicago, IL to Springfield, IL (225 miles)

Day 5 Springfield, IL to St. Louis, MO (170 miles)

Day 6 St. Louis, MO to Springfield, MO (220 miles)

Day 7 Springfield, MO to Tulsa, OK (220 miles)

Day 8 Tulsa, OK to Clinton, OK (230 miles)

Day 9 Clinton, OK to Amarillo, TX (185 miles)

Day 10 Amarillo, TX to Albuquerque, NM (300 miles)

Day 11 Albuquerque, NM to Flagstaff, AZ (365 miles)

Day 12 to Day 13 Grand Canyon, AZ

Day 14 Flagstaff, AZ to Needles, CA (180 miles)

Day 15 Needles, CA to Los Angeles, CA (330 miles)

Day 16 Los Angeles, CA

Day 17 to Day 28 Los Angeles, CA to New York, NY (3,400 miles)

Day 29 New York, NY to Boston, MA (220 miles)




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Defragment Tour

Executive getaway ride – Boston to LA on full Route 66, than ride south to New Orleans, and than via Rocky Mountains to New York, and back home. Some 7,000 miles in 4 weeks, totaling 20 riding days. There are three of us on this ride: Gawain, Lancelot and Tristan.

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Boston to LA (back-to-back)

This is coast to coast ride across USA – Boston to Los Angeles, than to New Orleans and New York, and back to Boston. 6,000+ miles, 4 full weeks (28 days, 20 riding). Time-frame: July, 7 – August, 3 (in progress). Route:

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Harley Around the World

Tristan, 42, retired professional soldier, motorcycle rider, world voyager; an amateur writer and photographer with associate degree in world history; rides custom 2012 Dyna Wide Glide.

HAW is 5-year voyage around the world in several stages based on continents. Thus in stage 1 and 2 we’ll be in North and South America (Prudhoe Bay, Alaska to Ushuaia, Terra del Fuego and Buenos Aires, Argentina), stage 3 will be in Africa (Cape Town to Tangier), stage 4 in Europe (Gibraltar to Istanbul), stage 5 in central Asia (Istanbul to India), stage 6 in south Asia (India to China), stage 7 in China, stage 8 at Japan, stage 9 in Australia and stage 10 in continental USA.

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Seattle to New Orleans B2B

B2B Seattle, WA – New Orleans, LA  7,000 miles, 18 states, 5 weeks. More than 3,000 miles through Washington, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi – and than – additional 4,000 miles through Mississippi, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kansas, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, Nevada, California, Oregon, Washington.

Redmond Hogs – Harley Owners Group, Redmond, Seattle, WA made of Frank (Tristan), riding 2010 Dyna Wide Glide CVO; Jack (Lancelot), riding 2010 Fat Boy Lo SBC; Bobby (Gawain), riding 2011 Dyna Fat Bob FXDF; and Dave (Galahad), riding 2010 Fat Boy BS.

Frank Nyman, 42, (alias Tristan), rides 2010 Dyna Wide Glide CVO.

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