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Route 66 – Olympics Avoidance

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Sat
14
Jul '12

Blogging in the USA

So then. Blogging, Facebook, e-mails, etc. Yes, we all like to keep in touch with family and friends when we’re away and I will be taking photos and attempting to update this blog as I go. Which all means lots of data. Now, on ┬ámonthly basis – without really heavy photo uploads of large RAW […]

Fri
13
Jul '12

Route 66

This is the route I’ll be following:

Thu
21
Jun '12

It’s On!

Well despite a few issues with making international payments, I’m now definitely booked with Bikers American Dream to hit Route 66. Flights are now confirmed and the agenda looks great. Let the countdown begin!

Sun
10
Jun '12

Another Change of Plan

Sadly, Global Enduro had to cancel the Sturgis trip as a group had had to cancel. Thankfully, there was another authorised trip on Harley Davidson’s website: Route 66 Westbound – 2400 miles from Chicago to Los Angeles with more or less the same dates, so definitely do-able. This was on my bucket list and whilst […]

Tue
8
Nov '11

The Ride to Sturgis … By Harley Davidson

So then: a change of plan. The cost of shipping Blue Rex to and from the States was working out to be too expensive and too complicated to arrange. Then a friend of mine announced he’d bought himself a Harley Davidson Street Bob. As I didn’t know which model that was, I went over to […]

Sat
13
Nov '10

What’s it all about?

Welcome to Blue’s Big Trip: it’s a blog set up for my trip across the USA in the summer of 2012. I intend to take my 2002 Kawasaki ZRX1200R from the UK by airfreight to Anchorage, Alaska and then from there ride down via Seattle – where I have family – to Los Angeles and […]