S: Cheryl and Steve's Motorcycle Adventures 2009-2011
FC: Cheryl and Steve's Motorcycle Adventures
1: Dec 26, 2008 ...the adventure begins with a whirlwind trip to Elk City, OK to pick up the bike from Dad and Dixie... 3,000 miles, Historic Rte 66, one tornado, useless Arkansas, Oklahoma Bombing Memorial, and beautiful Biltmore Estate for New Years Eve
2: Duck March 2009
3: Yorktown Summer 2009 | 1st Ride We trailed the bike to Duck were we spent a week in a fantastic beach house and rode up and down the Outer Banks in between spring showers. | Let the rides begin... the summer consisted of weekend day trips near and far. Colonial Parkway became a Sunday after church favorite.
4: Jamestowne Island 2009
6: Colonial Williamsburg Colonial Parkway 2009 | Yorktown *Jamestown * Williamsburg * Smithfield * Suffolk * Gloucester * King and Queen County * Surry * Jamestown Ferry * Over the river, through the woods and everywhere in between. We had a great time that first summer. | Jamestown Ferry 2009
7: We were joined by numerous Flat Stanley's | as you can see.
8: Eastern Shore October 2009
9: Two days riding back roads, so happy when Steve's paper map blew away! | Great 50's diner Beautiful wedding Fantastic weather Awesome Mexican food This could be fun! ...bought a GPS when we got home.
10: Big Al and Undertaker | Pre- Rolling Thunder Fredricksburg, VA May29, 2010 | Hanging out with some Patriot Guard folks the night before Rolling Thunder. Great People! Great Time! | Melanie and Johnny
11: Unofficial Ride Captain Johnny "Delinquent"
12: G O D B L E S S | A M E R I C A
13: ROLLING THUNDER MAY 30, 2010 Amazing Experience!
14: Lewisetta | 2010 Virginia Grand Tour Miles: 2,298.1 Completed 15 stops Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation Sponsored by Honda Riders of Tidewater | Beulahville Church Historic Cemetery | TRIP ONE April 18th 263.5 miles
15: Extreme winds * scary bridge * very old cemetery * found the Mr. for his Mrs.
16: Ottobine Store | Wolftown Mercantile Country Store | Baby bear * Amish buggys * Movie tavern * Curvy Skyline Drive * Unexpected rain shower * Ice Cream
17: TRIP TWO June 11-13 657.4 miles | Opequon Church
19: SKYLINE DRIVE June 2010
20: TRIP THREE July 9-11 1100.3 miles | Red House Tavern | Holly Brook Fire Station
21: Hurley (Coal mining country!) | Lambsburg Post Office
22: Meadowview Lindell Church of Christ
24: Fairy Stone State Park Stuart
26: Veterans Memorial Danville
27: Yes , there really is a Keeling, VA
28: Claremont Historical Marker K225 | Mount Vernon Baptist Church
29: Three Days TOTAL: 1,100 miles Day 1 July 9 375 miles Hampton - Wytheville Lots of highway miles HWY460 to HWY 81 Day 2 July 10 400 miles 10hr day Wytheville - Martinsville Too much fog Hwy16 * Two fawns * Two Amish women selling Shoofly pies * two dueling banjos * too many switchbacks * too many times thru Deliverance * too many gravel roads * two Turkey buzzards * 2 x 2 hrs lost in Appalachian Mts * two corn dogs * two sore butts ...and a partridge in a pear tree Day 3 July 11 325 miles Martinsville - Hampton 2 Fairy Stone Rangers * found Fairy Stone cross * 3 Sheriffs all in a row * no ticket * 2 chicken Salads * * Steve dumps Cheryl off bike * 2 Tylenol (no pain, no gain)
30: Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel * Dolphins * Chincoteague Island * Diner * Wharf * El Maguey Mexican Restaurant
31: Wallops Island Eastern Shore October 2010 | TRIP FOUR July 31-Aug 1 276.9 miles
32: St Simon Island, GA October 2010 | Trailed bike VA to GA by way of FL * beautiful beach house * beautiful wedding * great time with friends and family * turtles * RAIN GEAR needed!
33: Fountain of Youth St. Augustine, FL
34: King William
35: Trip One May 11, 2011 200 Miles | 2011 Virginia Grand Tour Miles: 1,438 Completed 11 stops Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation Sponsored by Honda Riders of Tidewater
36: Howardsville General Store
37: Sherando Grocery | TRIP TWO May 27 - 30 1,238 miles
38: Williamsville Church
40: Oak Lodge
41: Craig's Springs Camp
42: Staffordsville Post Office
45: Rural Retreat
46: Henry Post Office
47: East Lake Pharmacy Huddleston | New Prospect Baptist Church Pleasant View
48: Four Days TOTAL: 1,238 miles Day 1 May 27 355 miles Hampton - Roanoke Lots of highway miles * Washington Nat. Forest * Cheryl needs attitude adjustment * Wet gravel road (are you sure this is the right way?) * Chased by dog on wet gravel road * Cheryl adjusts attitude * Soaked in rain storm, stop put on rain gear, rain stops * 100 more miles of RAIN * Day 2 May 28 405 miles Roanoke - Christiansburg Beautiful, sunny morning * Rolling hills * Farms * Deer gazing in fields * West VA coal mining (again!) * Jefferson National Forest * Appalachian Trail * took Chimichanga Sundae to Irwin at hotel *
49: Day 3 May 29 278 miles Christiansburg - Staunton Narrow roads * Bubbling brook * Gorgeous weather* Smith Mt. Lake* 30miles Blue Ridge Parkway * Rowe's Restaurant YUM! * Lemon Merange Pie* Book Warehouse * Day 4 May 30 200 miles Staunton - Hampton Beautiful day for a ride home to end a great trip! Happy Memorial Day
50: THE END | lets see where 2012 takes us....