A few months ago we had a shiny and new GL1800 sitting in the front lobby of the Home Office, ready to find a new home.
This trek takes us through some of Oklahoma and Arkansas’ most beautiful scenery. There are hills and curves everywhere, plus multiple turnouts for pictures.
Your best bet for cost efficiency? Plan months ahead and ship by seas. Willing to pay extra for a quick transport and full insurance coverage? Opt for air.
But no, it was brilliant; By repeating what we needed to know dozens of times, there was little to know chance that we’d forget.
If this trip doesn’t make your heart beat a little faster, you might want to take a moment to check for a pulse.
I probably would say ‘Let’s go for a ride’ more often than he might. I’m ready to get on and go and I could spend days on it — doesn’t bother me at all. Totally different mentality on a trike.
Just when you think you’re done, they pull you back in.
When he walked out, sleep still in his eyes, Abel introduced himself and explained that he was in the area and wanted to welcome Steve to GWRRA. Wait, did we forget that part?
The Valk is pitched as a “muscle cruiser” by Honda. It’s supposed to be fast, efficient, stripped down and fun, yet it’s still solid and practical enough to cruise long distances.
We were taking the 90 into Minnesota, which turned north after the bridge so we had a view of the water for quite a bit of time. Beautiful, just beautiful.
It took us two hours to get out of Chicago. Two. Long. Hours.
It’s easy to see just how much the riders care for these children and how touched they are to be a part of this wonderful annual event.