Monthly Archives: September 2013

Dragon

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Final day-

1,756 miles over 3 days, but lots of fun.  Today was slab from pre-dawn to sunset, 610 miles.  Only 1 road, Route 81-78, all the way to NYC. 

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Day 2:

We got rolling a little bit late, about 8:30, and didn’t arrive at the Dragon until about 12:15.  We pulled into the Deal’s Gap motorcycle resort and picked up our obligatory stickers, patches, and pins.  Since we hadn’t eaten since … Continue reading

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Day 1:

The four of us made an early start out of Manhattan, Queens, & Long Island.  I left at 4:30 and we met in Jersey City at a gas station just outside the Holland Tunnel around 5.  The ride in the … Continue reading

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Skyline Drive added to itinerary!

Skyline Dr parallels Rt81 about 11 miles east so we will take it in one of our directions, probably on the way home.  It does add about 2 hours on to the total making for a likely 14 hour day … Continue reading

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Slab riding-

Slab riding- While slab riding is typically reserved for ‘getting there’ or ‘getting home’ and is the case for us this time as well, if you’re in unfamiliar parts, you can try to turn into a somewhat more interesting experience.  … Continue reading

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De Minimus

This is a quick trip, under 72 hours total, from 4:30am Mon until about 7pm Weds. I am not bringing much beyond a long sleeve t-shirt and Gerbings gear for the early morning departures each day and my normal road … Continue reading

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The Route

Our route with stops: Here is the key part of the trip, the 120 miles of the Dragon and Cherohala Skyway:

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