Kevin & Lyn

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Name: Kevin & Lynda Weller
Date registered: April 25, 2013
URL: http://www.thewellers.net

Latest posts

  1. Iron Butt Rally 2017 — July 16, 2017
  2. It’s been a while… — June 23, 2017
  3. Shake, Rattle and, er, Vibrate (SS1000) — July 31, 2014
  4. Hello, my name is Kevin and I’m an idiot! — July 18, 2014
  5. Brit Butt Rally 2014 — June 10, 2014

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  1. Iron Butt Rally 2017 — 19 comments
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  3. It’s been a while… — 12 comments
  4. Hello, my name is Kevin and I’m an idiot! — 9 comments
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Aug 30 2013

New Bezels Please!

Our first stop of the day was Rancho Cordova near Sacramento to visit Clearwater Lights. We have two sets of their brilliant lights (pun intended) on the bike – one set each of Glenda and Krista. There was a cosmetic issue with the Glenda bezels which had faded in the sunlight (apparently a few had …

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Aug 29 2013

The Lost Coast

Rick Mayer lives in a delightfully-named place called Happy Valley. Unfortunately there had been a bit of a wild-fire in Happy Valley the night before so it probably wasn’t so happy this morning. Luckily though it wasn’t anywhere near Rick’s place which was well off the beaten track. When we arrived we could hear a …

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Aug 27 2013

Oregon to Northern California

After an early’ish breakfast with Tom and Emily we said our goodbyes and headed in opposite directions. Today we were planning to visit Crater Lake and the Oregon National Cave Monument. The omnipresent mist accompanied us until we headed inland.

I have always associated lumberjacks with Canada but Oregon also has a huge …

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Aug 26 2013

Mount St Helens to Coos Bay

Our first visit today was to the infamous Mount St Helens, another volcano in the Pacific Ring of Fire, which erupted in 1980 making catastrophic changes to the environment around the area.

Our original plan was to take a slow wander via the interesting National Forest roads but someone from a BMW forum said he’d …

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Aug 21 2013

Back to the US

We discussed heading into Alaska to turn our potential Silver National Parks Tour into a Gold which would have added about 3500 miles to our journey. Eventually we decided against it as it would have meant long days every day for the rest of our trip and we were quite enjoying our relaxed pace.

Vancouver …

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Aug 20 2013

The Icefields Parkway

Our plan for today was to ride to Banff where we had booked a room in the Red Carpet Inn. It was only a short ride, a couple of hundred miles or so, and we were looking forward to an afternoon relaxing and catching up on the blog.

It was an uneventful ride with the …

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Aug 19 2013

Glacier and Waterton Lakes Parks

The next couple of entries are going to be heavy on pictures and light on text. As the old saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words.

Our ride today would take us back into Canada via Glacier National Park in the US then Waterton Lakes National Park in Canada, the two parks being …

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Aug 16 2013

Beartooth Pass to Great Falls

Just for a change we had another early start. This time it was so we could ride the Beartooth Pass before it got too busy. As we rode out of Cooke City there were a few people around but on the whole it was sleeping off the night before. We had another glorious, if a …

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Aug 15 2013

Yellowstone

We had over 300 miles to ride to get to Yellowstone National Park, our target for the day, so once again we had an early start. Our first visit was to the Timpanogos Cave in Utah but we decided against taking the tour as it’s a strenuous walk before you even reach the cave …

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Aug 14 2013

Red Canyons

Ah bliss! A lie in and no riding today. Now don’t get me wrong, I enjoy the riding and I don’t mind getting up early – I actually love being out in the early morning when the sun is coming up and there are fewer people around – but we have been on the go …

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