2015 November Patagonia AZ and Organ Pipe National Monument

We had a free night’s stay at the Stage Stop Inn in Patagonia, AZ. that we had to use before the end of the year, so off we went on a two day trip. We had won a silent auction at the 1st BMW Ironhorse rally back in April for …

Show Low, AZ, Petrified Forest National Park, Fort Apache October 2015

Summer and it’s high temps, 105 to 115 degrees, finally came to an end. So with temps in the mid 80’s to low 50’s it was finally time to load up the Beemer and go! Our last trip had been in May, so we were definitely ready to ride. We …

Canyon de Chelly & Hubble Trading Post May 2015

I had another three day weekend approaching and decided to surprise Donna with a trip to the Canyon de Chelly National Monument. I always take a look at the ten day forcast and it looked like a good time to go, with the forecast calling for temp’s in the mid …

Laughlin River Run April 2015

We had a three day weekend, where to go? The Laughlin River Run seemed like a good choice. We had planned on meeting a friend in Kingman AZ. for breakfast and then spend the night and go to Laughlin, but he had to cancel. So, I decided to take a …

Ironhorse BMW Rally, Benson AZ. April 2015

I learned of this rally from the BMWMOA magazine, and since it was the “1st” annual, we had to go. I only had Saturday & Sunday off, so we missed the first day & the Saturday group ride. The route: View Larger Map We were up and on the road …

A “Boys Only” Ride Labor Day Week 2014

“Boys Only”, this would be my first trip in many years without Donna. I had been invited to ride with four of my good friends from the Wyoming Highway Patrol on their annual Labor Day ride. Donna was invited, but since no other wives were coming, she decided to go …

Williams, AZ. Donna’s Birthday Ride July 2014

Our move from Las Vegas went smoothly, and we are all moved into our new home in Wickenburg, AZ. Donna wanted her favorite onion rings for her birthday, from Rod’s Steakhouse in Williams, how could I say no. The route: View Larger Map Even though it wasn’t far to Williams, …

Southern California/Phoenix Trip May 2014

We finally got a four day weekend. We met our friend Drake (from Seattle) in southern California, then onto Phoenix for a visit with the kids & grand kids. The route: View Larger Map We decided to leave Las Vegas after work and beat the morning traffic. We spent the …

Death Valley Overnight Trip May 2014

It has been a long break between trips. I changed jobs & careers late in 2012, so I had to start over with vacation and getting time off. So in 2013, I was only able to take one trip, and Donna did not go with me, so I didn’t post …

BMW Shop Ride to Oatman, AZ. & Southern CA. ride with Drake. April 2013

I am combining two ride reports again, a BMW shop ride and our visit to southern California with our friend Drake. First up, our BMW of Las Vegas shop ride to Oatman, AZ. The route View Larger Map A perfect spring day in southern Nevada, on our way to the …

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