Cannonball Run Stage 16: The Finish Tacoma

Cannonball Run Stage 16: The Finish The Checkered Flag fell today as the 2014 Cannonball Motorcycle Endurance Run finished at Tacoma, Washington. The participants riding pre-1937 motorcycles completed the approximately 4000 miles across the USA. The overall top finishers with perfect scores came from Class 1 under 700cc included 1924 Indian & 1928 BMW R52.…

Cannonball Run Stage 15: Yakima, Washington

Cannonball Run Stage 15: Yakima, Washington Today is the next to last day of the Cannonball 2014. We leave Lewiston, Idaho crossing the Snake River into Clarksville, Washington. We are following the Lewis and Clark Trail. In Lewiston the Salmon and Snake River merge and continue as the Snake River. Riding on HWY 12, the road…

Cannonball Run Stage 14: Lewiston, Idaho

Cannonball Run Stage 14: Lewiston, Idaho Today’s ride started cold in the morning. We put on our heated jackets and heavy gloves. As the day continued the sun was hidden behind the mountains keep the temperatures cool. Riding in Hell’s Canyon along the Salmon River was quite cool. Finally around lunch, the sun cleared the…

Cannonball Run Stage 13: Meridan, Idaho

2014 Cannonball Ball Stage 13:  Elko, Nevada to Meridan, Idaho Today’s our ride started in Elko heading north on Mountain Highway. The Cannonball Run has brought out many riders who want to follow the Run. Several Californian riders are staying at Motel 6. BMW, Guzzies and DR’s fill the parking lot.    We filled up…

Cannonball Run Stage 12: Elko, Nevada

2014 Cannonball Ball Stage 12: Springville, Utah to Elko, Nevada, 298 miles We left Springville in the morning after breakfast at Crackle Barrel traveling north through the city on US89, which eventually heads west through Tooele County & Dugway. At mile 67.27 we turned north onto The Mormon Trail, which is a rough road with sections…

Cannonball Run Stage 11: Springville, Utah

Cannonball Run Stage 11: Grand Junction to Springville, Utah A beautiful morning with warm temperatures and blue skies as we leave Grand Junction traveling west on interstate 70 to Fruita turning onto HWY 139 N towards Rangely.   Northwestern Colorado has beautiful tolling hills of the high plains with distant mountains looming ahead. Fruita, Colorado Rangely, Colorado  The…