Tag Archives: sr250

At the Expo – Friday (Day One)


The Overland Expo officially started at 8 in the morning, with “Opening Remarks.” Instructors were supposed to be there, and my first class was at 10 so I was up. There was another instructor meeting in the morning, but we … Continue reading

Posted in Travel | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

At the Expo – Arrival


Despite my best intentions, I just couldn’t keep up the daily posts while at the Expo. There was too much going on, usually at the same time, and every time I did something there was something else I had to … Continue reading

Posted in Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Overland Expo Road Trip, Day 15


I  aware of a certain gap between day 10 and 15. Those were the days I was at the Expo, and were so full of friends, stories, classes, and laughter I didn’t get much writing done. Its more than can … Continue reading

Posted in Travel | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Overland Expo Road Trip, Day Eight


Oops, it seems I forgot to write this one. Not sure how I managed that, since I had time. All well. I went through Roswell and looked at all the Alien stuff, and there is a lot of it. I … Continue reading

Posted in Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Overland Expo Road Trip, Day Seven


One week gone. I am not completely happy with the pace I’ve been setting, especially today when I knew I had plenty of time. I rode over 400 miles, almost to Roswell, before stopping. I did stop to look at … Continue reading

Posted in Travel | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Overland Expo Road Trip, Day Six


I stayed up too late talking with my camp neighbors, who also insisted on feeding me (more). There were brief rain showers and some lightning in the distance, but nothing like the night before. They were up before me too, … Continue reading

Posted in Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Overland Expo Road Trip, Day Five


I camped just, and I mean just, outside Houston. The place claimed to be KOA, but was easily the worst KOA I’ve ever stayed at, and perhaps among the worst campgrounds in general. The tent area was tiny and doubled … Continue reading

Posted in Travel | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Overland Expo Road Trip, Day Four


The state park I camped in seemed deserted, though really it was just the tents-only loop I was on. I had picked a site near the water, and the frogs and birds were loud enough to wake me up in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Overland Expo Road Trip, Day Three


Third day on the road, and I’ll admit to a certain amount of fatigue. Clearly, I am out of practise, and the short ride (relatively) to Moonshine wasn’t enough to get all the rust off. Or callouses back. I slept … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Overland Expo Road Trip, Day Twp


I’ve slept in tent a lot in my life. I’ve even slept in tents on cement pads – but last night was awful. For reasons I don’t understand my earplugs weren’t helping with the traffic noise, and my sleeping pad … Continue reading

Posted in Travel | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments