The Peripatetic Traveler


What a day THIS was! Jen, Tony, Paula and I did not become famous (or infamous) for rising early in Sturgis. It didn’t seem to matter what had transpired the night before – regardless of whether the night was late or early, the morning departure on the bikes was always a late one. Today’s ride took us down a road we hadn’t previously ridden, through Vanocker Canyon. The plan had been to… Read More

The first thing you learn about Sturgis during a Rally is that you’ll go nowhere fast – for a long time. Our campground was on the northeastern corner of Sturgis, but almost everything we wanted to go see, and the roads we wanted to ride, were all to the south of town. And since this is a mostly-rural part of South Dakota, and Sturgis’ population is all of about 6,000 when the… Read More

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