Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Walt Ride 2011 Stats

Miles covered - 850
Crashes - 0
Animals struck - 0
Kidney stones - 1
Dead batteries - 1
Mechanical glitches - 0
Rain during road time - none
Tent floods - 1
Wood ticks - 1
Invented works - 2: forkenspoon and fraculator. (Don't ask.)
Speeding tickets - 0
Fake tree accidents videos - 1



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Monday, June 20, 2011

Walt Ride 2011 is one for the books and here is the proof in pictures

Walt Ride Crew 2011 at Richland Center, Alano Springs Campground



Tim takes a........ err, well, a break, it looks like in LaCrosse as the hunt for a battery lingers one
 

Pre ride map consultation with Christian and Paul


Tim and Mark discuss the new BMW left handed farkled dual paralever action dual drive.

This is what you get to sit in after 3 inches of rain.

Bill taking a picture of who knows what while taking a break at a roadside attraction known as Broken Mill Stones Randomly Tossed Near the Road.

Checking over stuff.









Tim was just happy to be here.





Paul extracs tick that took a liking to Christian's finger.



Jen and her favorite drink of the moment.


















Tuesday, June 14, 2011

This just in from the Route Master.......

Walt Ride Things:


Leave my house at noon! Come earlier if you want.

We are not cooking out. That's just too much to bring: pots, pans, food, cleaning things etc.
I am bringing a backpacking stove to heat water for coffee, tea, oatmeal, etc. You are welcome to use it.

I don't think there's a pool there.

Thursday: Partly cloudy, 70F, 167 mile, 3 hour ride to Richland Center.

Friday: Isolated thunderstorms, 70F, 180 mile around Richland Center.

Sat: Isolated thrunderstorms, 80F, 280 miles to/from Anamosa, IA motorcycle museum

Sun: Scattered thunderstorms, 80F, 200 mile ride home

Monday, June 13, 2011

The Walt Ride 2011 Countdown

has begun. Only three more days......

Sunday, June 5, 2011

This ride brought to you by the.....

 Hiawatha BMW Rally at Money
Creek Campground.
 Left- map consult by the side of the road. Above:
Debate about Tim's entrance at the rally HQ.