Motorcycle Trip Log

This log begins with the purchase of the Suzuki GS-850 in April 1981 It is my intention to transcribe the hand-written notes below to typed text as time permits. An index of completed sections can be found here

Index to Major Trips   (Composite map of major trips)

April 1981 - Suzuki GS-850 Purchase
August 1981 - Vetter Rally, Hurricane Mills, TN
July 1982 - Lemans America National Camp In, Gore Oklahoma
June 1983 - Lemans America National Camp-in, Lake Tahoe, NV
July 1986 - Lemans America National Camp-in, Point Mallard, Alabama
July 1989 - New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Idaho, Montana  (map)
July 1990 - Oregon Trail, Mt. St. Helens, Sturgis  (map)
July 1991 - Donner Party Trail, Flaming Gorge, Green River, Libby MO, Waterton, Sturgis, Northern California (map)
September 1991 - Purchased '92 Harley Davidson Ultra Classic
July 1992 - Maine, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Quebec

July 1993 - Jasper, Banff Provincial Parks, Alberta, Canada
July 1994 - Trailer Sportster to Sturgis
Sep 1994 - York HD Factory Open House
August 1995 - Rider Rally at Kalispell, MT, Glacier National Park
September 1996 - Short North and South Carolina Trip
September 1997 - Natchez Trace, Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas
June 2000 - West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Virginia
   

GS-850 Suzuki

Not counting motor scooters owned as a teenager, the Suzuki GS-850 was the third motorcycle owned as an adult - after the little '69, 90 cc SL-90 dirt bike purchased from Jim Hart in about 1972 and the GT-380 2-cycle Suzuki purchased in 1976

More general information regarding motorcycles and scooters can be found here.

August 1981 - Vetter Rally at the Loretta Lynn Dude Ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee

August 1981 - Weekend Trip with Lori

Lemans America National Camp-in, Gore OK

June 1983 - Lemans America National Camp-in, Lake Tahoe, NV
July 1986 - Lemans America National Camp-in, Point Mallard, Alabama
July 1989 - New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Idaho, Montana
July 1990 - Oregon Trail, Mt. St. Helens, Sturgis
July 1991 - Donner Party Trail, Flaming Gorge, Green River, Libby MO, Waterton, Sturgis, Northern California
September 1991 - Traded '82 Suzuki GS-850 for '92 Harley Davidson Ultra Classic
July 1992 - Maine, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Quebec
July 1993 - Jasper, Banff Provincial Parks, Alberta, Canada
July 1994 - Trailer Sportster to Sturgis
Sep 1994 - York, PA HD Factory Open House
August 1995 - Rider Rally at Kalispell, MO
September 1996 - Short North and South Carolina Trip (Page 315 below...)
September 1997 - Natchez Trace, Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas
June 2000 - West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Virginia
 
 

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