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STATES I’VE RIDDEN MY MOTORCYCLE IN

Posted in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Kentucky, Montana, Motorcycle, Motorcycle Rides, Motorcycles, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming on July 3, 2017 by DRF

I’ve ridden my Motorcycle (or a rental) in each state highlighted below in Red.

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.

I’ll continue to update this page as I take my motorcycle rides around the U.S.A.

I’ll be adding a couple more states List in the coming months.

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Just putting a face to this motorcycle blog!

I usually ride alone on my motorcycle trips, so I don’t have many photos of myself.  Here’s one from my last ride out in Southern California.  I was on a ride along the Pacific Coast Highway.  This photo was taken in a cafe in Morro Bay, CA.

Sturgis 2014 – Planning for Another Ride

Posted in Arches National Park, Arizona, Camping, Motorcycle, Motorcycle Camping, Motorcycle Rides, Motorcycles, National Parks, Rocky Mountain National Park, Scenic View, South Dakota, Sturgis SD, Utah with tags , , , , , , , , on July 15, 2014 by DRF

I plan on going to Sturgis again this year.  This will be my 2nd time.  Tent camping along the way, I plan on staying at Fort Tuthill campground in Flagstaff, AZ,  Arches National Park in Utah, and Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado.  If I have time I’d also like to ride through Aspen, CO to take in the scenic views.  Each time I take a trip I try to take routes I haven’t been on before (unless I feel it was so nice I’d like to see it again).  I plan on going through Arches National Park which I rode through last year, simply because I enjoyed it so much.  If you plan on camping in any of the national parks, be sure to make your reservations well in advance.  They fill up quickly especially in the summer months.

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My trip back to AZ will probably have to be along the Interstate Highways since it will be the quickest.  I would prefer to take the back roads through the little towns, scenic views, more relaxing atmosphere, etc…  But I could only get so much time off from work!

Last Photo of the Yamaha RS Midnight

Posted in Arizona, California, Motorcycle, Motorcycle Rides, Pacific Coast Highway (PCH), South Dakota, Sturgis SD, Yamaha with tags on October 6, 2012 by DRF

My last photo of the Yamaha Roadstar Midnight.  I purchased it for my brother to use when he was able to come out to Arizona and go riding.  After about a year and a half, with some reservations, I decided to let it go.  It served its purpose quite well.  With my brother at the helm, it was ridden in AZ, taken to Sturgis in SD, and made a trip up the Pacific Coast Hwy in CA. It was a 2005 and only had 18,000 miles on it.  It was a nice ride.

3 More T-Shirts – Just What I Needed!

Posted in Harley-Davidson, Harley-Davidson Dealers, Motorcycle, Motorcycle Clothing, Motorcycle Collectibles, Motorcycle Events, Motorcycles, South Dakota, Sturgis SD on September 2, 2011 by DRF

3 More T-shirts added to my collection from the Black Hills Rally this year.  I don’t need them, but I got them anyway.  I think I’ve become a T-shirt addict!

Sturgis Bike Week – A Few Misc. Photos

Posted in Custom Bike, Custom Motorcycle, Harley-Davidson, Motorcycle, Motorcycle Events, Motorcycle Parking, Motorcycle Rides, South Dakota, Sturgis SD on August 30, 2011 by DRF

Just a few random photos taken in South Dakota during bike week this year.

Sturgis South Dakota – A Few Random Photos – Bike Week

Posted in Custom Motorcycle, Motorcycle, Motorcycle Accessories, Motorcycle Cargo Trailer, Motorcycle Events, Motorcycle Parking, Motorcycle Rides, Motorcycle Trailer, Motorcycles, South Dakota, Sturgis SD on August 29, 2011 by DRF

Just a few random photos taken in South Dakota during the 71st annual bike week, August 2011.

Sturgis Bike Week 2011 – Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) and Blackbeard (Ian McShane) on a Motorcycle

Posted in Custom Bike, Custom Motorcycle, Motorcycles, South Dakota, Sturgis SD on August 28, 2011 by DRF

Nice custom paint with Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) and Blackbeard (Ian McShane) from the Pirates of the Caribbean movies. Photos taken in Sturgis, SD during the 71st annual bike week, August 2011.

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