macadamia's Awesome North American Adventure

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by macadamia, May 15, 2013.

  1. MizzouRider

    MizzouRider Long timer

    Joined:
    Jan 22, 2007
    Oddometer:
    1,971
    Location:
    Fly over zone
    I'll be following along until we leave for Alaska. :D
    We are leaving in about two weeks. Hope to see you on the road. We hope to be in Deadhorse around the 29th..
    I've added a few things to my GSA, but not that much. Four of us (2 GSAs, a Super Tenere, and a 990 Adventure R.
    We are planning a pretty aggressive pace. Vacation days are like hen's teeth.. :lol3
    Trip of a lifetime for us.
    Ride safe, enjoy.
    #61
  2. macadamia

    macadamia XK Red 27 Technique

    Joined:
    Dec 5, 2010
    Oddometer:
    1,390
    Location:
    Idaho Falls, ID
    Well, the doctor says I have an ear infection. I'm on antibiotics and some ear drops. I'm progressing on the move-out of my apartment - I need to be out by the weekend. I plan to leave as soon as I'm moved out...

    I'm hoping to be on the road by Monday the 17th. I'll be adjusting the route for the trip north, due to my late start. I will probably just super-slab it (I-5) all the way to Canada and adjust my route from there...
    #62
  3. macadamia

    macadamia XK Red 27 Technique

    Joined:
    Dec 5, 2010
    Oddometer:
    1,390
    Location:
    Idaho Falls, ID
    Where are you starting from? I see you are from Missouri, but it doesn't say where. Are you riding up the eastern side of the Canadian Rockies? Since I'm leaving so much later than I had initially planned to, I may see you in Deadhorse... (-:
    #63
  4. MizzouRider

    MizzouRider Long timer

    Joined:
    Jan 22, 2007
    Oddometer:
    1,971
    Location:
    Fly over zone
    10 days away from our start.. Whew
    We are meeting up in St Joseph Missouri on Fri the 21st, then on to Lusk Wyoming for first night out. Up through Montana. We are going to stay further west on the return. Then cut east after we get down to Idaho. I'd put our pace at "pretty aggressive" as far as miles per day. The Iron Butt ride is more aggressive, but we will be pushing it hard every day.
    I'll be looking for you.
    #64
  5. advFord

    advFord Been here awhile

    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2012
    Oddometer:
    522
    Location:
    Orange County, CA
    did you do the ride? postponed?

    Also, did you keep your XChallenge?
    #65
  6. macadamia

    macadamia XK Red 27 Technique

    Joined:
    Dec 5, 2010
    Oddometer:
    1,390
    Location:
    Idaho Falls, ID
    Postponed indefinitely... I still have the X Challenge and may be putting it for sale...
    #66
  7. Pantah

    Pantah PJ Fan from Boston

    Joined:
    Oct 25, 2004
    Oddometer:
    10,869
    Location:
    India Wharf
    Sad tale...
    #67
  8. Critic

    Critic More or less!

    Joined:
    Sep 12, 2005
    Oddometer:
    1,359
    Location:
    West of the Illinois, heart of the state!
    postponed? No breakfast at the Silver Dollar?
    #68
  9. chrish4ku

    chrish4ku Been here awhile

    Joined:
    Jul 30, 2009
    Oddometer:
    936
    Location:
    San Leandro, CA
    Ya - I hate the word Indefinite - it's usually associated with a negative. Hope to hear from you soon Mac.
    #69
  10. Rob.G

    Rob.G Mostly Harmless

    Joined:
    Jan 14, 2010
    Oddometer:
    2,310
    Location:
    Fulltiming in an RV! Currently NW Oregon
    Well maybe you'll finally have time to ship back that Jetboil I loaned you 18 months ago and have been asking for repeatedly.
    #70