Hybrid travel – motorcycle to/from the airport

Twice this year I've had air travel where rides weren't easily available on the home end so I took the bike. The first was to Minneapolis in August for a conference while the second was to Raleigh in October for a conference and to visit with my parents and friends. Doing this on a motorcycle … Continue reading Hybrid travel – motorcycle to/from the airport

One good detour deserves another.

Going to Ashland, Kentucky, meant the next city en route was Indianapolis, and the usual next would be Chicago... ...except when miles of I-65 are closed and they detour you on I-74. I'm getting dinner in Normal, Illinois, at a delightful restaurant that I remember from when I was here business three years ago,  and … Continue reading One good detour deserves another.

Day one

Not a lot to say about the first day on the road. My plan was to get to Dayton, Ohio, but I had to divert westward to get behind a squall line that included some potentially severe thunderstorms. Stop poured for the night in Ashland, Kentucky.