Good job, Dean!
While you were doing this in August/Sept, Jeanne and I took the Stelvio on a 5,200 mile road trip. I forgot all about this thread until I ran across it last night.
You were in my old neck of the woods (born in Carmel, lived in Monterey/Pacific Grove growing up)....and I have been riding back there every year since the early 90's for AMA and WSBK dates, then MotoGP for a few years.
Loved the bit going up Nacimiento-Fergusson Rd...that's a great road, perfectly suited for the big adventure bikes.
Let's hook up for a ride soon