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We sought local knowledge and with the temperatures due to hit the 105 degree F in Las Vegas. The thought of possible 115 to 120 in Death Valley was enough to have us decide to give it a miss. Noela and I set of early and Carl and Paola are joining the others a little later.
Looks like the fist part of todays ride will be all high speed interstate until we get to Barstow.
This riding is reasonably uneventful but with the high temps and open desert there is ...
... of hours this time through the Mojave Desert.
It was fascinating with large boulders in places, perhaps placed there when the road was constructed.
Hills of varying sizes as well which surprised me.
Here's me thinking a desert is flat!
Different varieties of cactus growing where not much else can.
Barstow is really a stop over for us, to let Paul relax before the next destination Las Vegas!
... will come out over the next few days. W picked the bike up which was feasting on its highway guards and the highway peg which had been shorn off. There was damage to the bike including a slight twisting of the new front headlights; scratches and damage to the right side of the bike but she started and was drive able. W had eye witnesses who came forward to help. Of course, being in the USA, 4 police cars arrived; fireman and we were ...
... all around with woven brake linings (not composite)
Miles traveled since leaving our home in Minnesota: 4202
Cruising speed depends on the condition of the road...40 to 50 is the typical range.
I am enjoying each day...I am lucky...no blessed...to have a great travel partner in my wife Jean and family who are minding the business while I take this trip.
... we went to Margaritaville restaurant to eat lunch at Savannah's request.
We said ours goodbyes and started our drive to California. Chris and the kids will fly home tomorrow. The traffic was heavy going towards California with all the gamblers going home today. We did the laundry before zzz. ...