Southwest Adventure 2015… Day 10

Steve Kinchen, Sr/ June 5, 2015/ BMW R1200RT, General Rants & Raves About Riding, Southwest Adventure 2015, Touring/ 0 comments

Departure Location: Vail, CO Time: 0815 Weather Conditions: 51, cloudy with threatening skies Daily High Temperature: Destination: Amarillo, TX (Originally Colorado Spring, CO) Arrival Time:2250 Daily Miles Logged: 555 Total Trip Miles: State Visited: Colorado   This day was defined by one word… RUN!  We spent the entire day running from a massive storm system that was spinning tornados all

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Southwest Adventure 2015… Day 9

Steve Kinchen, Sr/ June 4, 2015/ BMW R1200RT, General Rants & Raves About Riding, Southwest Adventure 2015, Touring/ 0 comments

Departure Location: Durango, CO Time: 0815 Weather Conditions: 55 and clear Departure Odometer: 7116 Daily High Temperature: 94 degrees Destination: Vail, CO Arrival Time: 1753 Daily Miles Logged: 332 Total Trip Miles: 3832 State Visited: Colorado As I begin to write this entry, I realize how late it is and we how much there is to do before our departure

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Southwest Adventure 2015… Day 8

Steve Kinchen, Sr/ June 3, 2015/ BMW R1200RT, General Rants & Raves About Riding, Southwest Adventure 2015, Touring/ 0 comments

Departure Location: Moab, UT Time: 0815 Weather Conditions: 67 and clear Departure odometer: 6714 Daily High Temperature: Destination: Durango, CO Arrival Time: 1955 Daily Miles Logged: 401 Total Trip Miles: 3491 State Visited: Utah, Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico Today marks our turn eastward and ultimately our trip towards home.  Don’t get me wrong, there is still plenty of miles and

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Southwest Adventure 2015… Day 7

Steve Kinchen, Sr/ June 2, 2015/ BMW R1200RT, General Rants & Raves About Riding, Southwest Adventure 2015, Touring/ 0 comments

Departure Location: Moab, UT Time: 0916 Weather Conditions: 84 Daily High Temperature: Destination: Moab, UT Arrival Time: 2130 Daily Miles Logged: 154 Total Trip Miles: 3090 State Visited: Utah- Canyonlands National Park & Arches National Park We were blessed with a bit of a break from the typical frenetic pace of our trip with a later start, the same hotel

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Southwest Adventure 2015… Day 6

Steve Kinchen, Sr/ June 1, 2015/ BMW R1200RT, General Rants & Raves About Riding, Southwest Adventure 2015, Touring/ 1 comments

Departure Location: Mount Carmel, UT Time: 0800 Weather Conditions: 51 degrees and sunny Odometer: 6179 Daily High Temperature: 96 Destination: Moab, UT Arrival Time: 1945 Daily Miles Logged: 386 Total Trip Miles: 2936 State Visited: Utah… Lovely Utah! As I begin to write this post, I realize that today is a bit of a blur and clarity of recollection may

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