S: The Wild, Wild West
BC: Our Last Souvenier | The End to a Wonderful Adventure with Friends
FC: The Wild, Wild West | 5 Bikes 10 Friends 16+ Days
1: The Adventure Begins | July 1 Left Wendy's in Miamitown and stayed in Morton, Illinois
2: July 2 Rode almost 600 miles. Sand bags everywhere because of flooding. | Stayed in Sioux Falls. Ate dinner at IHOP and several people were sick the next day. Todd and Robb were looking for next night's hotel room.
3: July 3 Headed to Rapid City. Visited Wall Drug. Stayed at Ramada with pool and hot tub. Celebrated Jorge's 53rd b-day. Susan spilled water on Sue & Dave. Played slots before bed.
4: July 4 At breakfast, Susan asked if we played putt-putt the night before. Todd's bike broke down on way to The Badlands. Honda dealer 2 miles from hotel
5: Mt. Rushmore | Rushed through Custer Park because of threatening weather | Had pizza and beer pool-side | Cornhole tournament by the pool. Dave and Don were big winners | July 4
6: July 5 Boys took Todd's bike to Honda. Jorge & Sue test drove Can Am. Susan used crackle polish. There was a bat at rest area in Wyoming. We saw snow on mountains in the distance for the first time. Stayed in downtown Billings | bat
7: July 6 Stayed in Polson, Montana on Flat Head Lake. Swam and then dinner at hotel. Waitress spilled water on Kathy. Walked to little diner for ice-cream. Slots before bed.
8: July 7 Off to Honda for new Finke tire. Rode to West Glacier. Gas at Papa's Market, with surprise in restroom | Todd
9: July 7 Didn't make top of East Glacier before storm with high winds. Saw wild horses and buffalo. Back to hotel at 11 PM
10: July 8 Headed to Red Lodge. Arrived after storm with flooding. Went to wrong hotel but Jorge's CB cords were there. Pizza, walk into town and carriage ride back. Annual Beartooth Pass Run on 9th. | Beartooth Pass | Winds took down tree
11: July 9 Riding Beartooth Pass | Chipmunks, twisties and snow everywhere
12: July 9 Beartooth Pass Overlook *************** Bikes Mountains Trees and Snow
13: July 9 Gift Shop and then on to Yellowstone | Dirt Roads | catching zzzz
14: July 9 Yellowstone Friends Food Animals | Bear
15: More dirt roads
16: July 9 On to Yellowstone Valley Inn
17: Rodeo | July 9 | Cody, Wyoming
18: July 10 | Yellowstone
19: Old Faithful | July 10
20: July 10
21: Prime rib at Irmas | Scratch'n an itch
22: July 11
23: July 11 | Cooke City | Slippery tar on roads
24: July 11 | Construction again | Antelope? | ?
25: Ice-cream at Mammoth Hot Spring | July 11
26: July 11 Yellowstone
27: Last day in Yellowstone
28: July 12 Left Yellowstone Valley Inn Headed to Grand Tetons and then Vernal, Utah
29: July 12 | Jackson Wyoming
30: July 12 Cold & rainy ride thru Flaming Gorge to Vernal, Utah
31: July 13 Rode to highest peak of Colorado Rockies | 12,224 ft
32: Dave in 20 years | July 13 Rode to highest peak of Colorado Rockies (12,224 ft) and then on to Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Stayed in Estes Park. Dave & Don won at horseshoes after dinner.
33: July 14 Todd's back tire went flat on way to Kansas. Policeman stopped to help. Towed to Honda in Aurora, Colorado. | Calvin - 18 years old | Bear
34: July 15 | Dave's Birthday | Stayed at Drury Hotel (free dinner & drinks | Swimming: Rob dunked Dave and Sue asked him if he was getting a spanking for his b-day | Susan was locked out of pool building and everyone just waved | Met "nice" couple - they left Applebees GC on bikes | After swimming, Judy tried her key in about 3 doors before finding one that opened. She was getting ready for her shower when she realized she didn't recognize things in the room. She was in Rob/Susan's room
35: July 16 Jefferson City, MO | Don's Turn | New Rides