Getting ready to roll!

Hope everyone reading is doing well. Our motorcycle season has gotten off to a slow start. In May, the normal Tame the Dragon and a scheduled track day at Virginia International Raceway were cancelled. A couple other rides were cancelled as well but we still had great day trips on local routes with picnic lunches since most everything has been shut down.

A cooler for packed lunches means a hitch mount rack for the bike.  We managed Italy for 30 days on this style bike without a rack!

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2018 BMW Tame the Dragon

Last week, Stephanie and I attended the third annual BMW Tame the Dragon event at the Iron Horse Motorcycle Lodge in Stecoah NC. This event brings together folks from the LT and K1600 forums for 3 days of riding and camaraderie. We had about 70 bikes, 50 of them K1600s!

On Tuesday and Wednesday, we did tips rides for those new to mountain riding. Thursday through Saturday were devoted to riding as many twisty roads as possible:

Stephanie and I led one of the groups – post 357 contains my ride report. Stephanie took 2 photos and I took zero, so we had to rely on OPP (other people’s pictures).