Ride Across America: May 9 - June 23, 1996

In May and June of 1996, I rode my Harley-Davidson
across America and back.

Six weeks on the road.

The Sawtooth Mountains, in Idaho.

Big Butte. Not 2B confused with "Big Butt."

Eastern Oregon. Photo from an earlier trip to visit
friends in Boise, Idaho.

The Mackinac bridge. Upper Michigan.

With my friend Bob in Massachusetts.

At Zion National Park in Utah.

Shenandoah National Park in rain. Virginia.

Great Smokies National Park. A better day!


Near Shawnee, OK. Highway-dept. humor.

The Oklahoma panhandle.

My Dad and his house in Lake City, Michigan.
Always under construction. Never finished.

Monument Valley. Utah.

Zion National Park.

Madison, Wisconsin, May, 1996: my daughter's graduation
from the University. Shown here, the rider (SFR) at
dinner with daughter Elyse, son Justin, and friends.

Lake Powell.

My friend Bob Wagner in Massachusetts has a Harley, too. His son Michael also rides. When I learned this, we planned a ride to Maine for the weekend. My former associates from Millipore Corporation, Larry and Marcie Smith, now Downeast entrepreneurs, met us for dinner and put us up at their B&B in Ogunquit. It was great to see them after 17 years!

Bob and Michael rode from Colorado Springs to California in July, 1997, with Michael's friend Bill. I joined them on the road for a few days. We rode from Reno to Monterey, Big Sur, San Simeon, and San Luis Obispo, then up the coast to San Francisco.

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