Originally Posted by Boondox
I plan every trip extensively over our long and icy winters. It keeps me sane till riding season starts again in March of the following year. But I have yet to follow any of those exhaustively planned trips.
This is what I do, also. I plan my next trip and try to find interesting destinations during the winter.
However, I usually follow my plans pretty closely once I take off, but I leave the GPS and maps and itineraries at home. The route in my head takes me to some very interesting places.