The Bumblebee and the Vespa 2014

I think it's time for me to redefine what this new blog is about. In the past I've posted individual blogs for motorcycle/motor scooter rides to places like Alaska, Nova Scotia, Key West, Mexico, Canada, New York, etc. That's all well and good but it seems nowadays I'm dividing my rides into shorter ones comprised of two or more weeks each on different bikes. The total time and mileage is about the same, it's just split into multiple rides with a break somewhere in the middle.

The summer of 2014 serves as a good example of that wherein I rode south to Tombstone, AZ on my '92 BMW R100GS Bumblebee/Ural sidecar rig, (phew!) then returned home for a few days and set out again on my '07 Vespa 250ie motor scooter to visit Canada. That summer has gone and the seasons have changed as will the reports, some will be about shorter rides, some will be about maintenance, and maybe on occasion I'll post a photo or two just for interest. I may even introduce other bikes, a few of which are lurking under cover in the barn...

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Sunday, June 29, 2014

Jun 27 - Day 04 Bumblebee - Muddling along, finally in AZ

There's something about the traffic patterns through Reno and Lost Wages that make me wonder why I go there. Maybe if there were other routes I'd give them a try but no, it is the way it is. Today's pics sort of reflect my brain melt-down.

What a find this place was, fab food and I nearly passed it by.

Great motel and a breakfast of flakes. What more could you want? What was the name of that town? Wickenburg? Wilburschnauzen? Something like that. Probably on one of my maps.

Anyway I bumbled along another 300 miles or so, will arrive in Oracle tomorrow. Or was that Creosote?

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