ETA Title change / update I will try to post this as close to real time as I can, but as you can see already a few days behind. If you are on our route of travel, holler out! Wednesday, 5-22-19 And so it begins again....... FINALLY! Had a few distractions, but finally got the bike loaded yesterday for departure this morning. I am riding with long time friend, Butch. @Pca1957 . I have long wanted to ride to Alaska, and all the way to Deadhorse once I heard about The Dalton Highway. Butch has always wanted to do the Alaska Highway, his grandpa worked on construction up there during the war. So we each have a major bucket list item this ride. We’re riding a pair of Super Tenere’s, mine is a black 2012 Nuclear bike, his a 2013 in White. His is fairly new to him, we met the seller in Bozeman this past winter to fetch it up. Both bikes are well sorted we are leaving on new Mitas E07 + and fresh oil and other service. Without spilling all the beans, after we reach our primary objective, we plan to return to the lower 48, and spend several more weeks riding about. Planning on about 2 months total for the trip. So… The following in italics is one of the last paragraphs from my 2017 ride report. My big objective on this ride was to fill in most of the missing states that I have ridden in. I filled in 13 states this trip, and I have now ridden a motorcycle in every state save one, ALASKA! I plan to fix that! And I live within a few hours distance of the Canadian border and have never ridden in Canada. We are planning to cut up early enough to get Manitoba, then the provinces between us and our objective. Here’s some pics of the departure: What a day! Cold and rain and wind all the way. We gave the wave off to camping. All the outer gear was wet, we were cold, and I don’t care what gear you have, all day in rain and wind at speed and stuff gets wet. Hoping tomorrow is a better day, but we are OFF! And that was all the pics for today. I never grabbed the camera one time after the departure. It was a cold miserable day.