Category: 2019 World Tour

Used to identify any and all posts related to traveling on the Edelweiss World Tour through Europe and Asia in 2019

07-14 Day 5 (Canadian Border)

Our first border crossing Progress so far With the mileage that I put on today, I’ve now traveled for about 1000, of the approximately 18,000 miles expected, and I’ve now visited 2, of the 21 countries along the journey. Date – 7/14/2019 Travel From – Olean, NY Intermediate Location – Hamburg, NY Ending Location – […]

07-13 Day 4 (Olean, NY)

We’ve arrived in any-town USA Date – 7/13/2019 Travel From – Gettysburg, PA Intermediate Location – N/A Ending Location – Olean, NY Starting Odometer – 25,050 Ending Odometer – 25,337 Miles Driven Today – 287 Miles Total Trip Mileage – 794 Miles New Countries visited Today –   Countries visited on trip US The day […]

07-12 Day 3 (Gettysburg)

Date – 7/12/2019 Travel From – Indian Land, SC USA Intermediate Location – West Virginia Ending Location – Pennsylvania Starting Odometer – 25,050 Ending Odometer – 25,050 Miles Driven Today – 0 Miles Total Trip Mileage – 507 Miles New Countries visited Today – UK Up and atom Once again, we got an early start, […]

07-11 Day 2 (Gettysburg)

Let’s explore the National Military Park Date – 7/11/2019 Travel From – Indian Land, SC USA Intermediate Location – West Virginia Ending Location – Pennsylvania Starting Odometer – 24,861 Ending Odometer – 25,050 Miles Driven Today – 189 Miles Total Trip Mileage – 507 Miles New Countries visited Today –   Countries visited on trip […]

07-10 Day 1 (Charlottesville, VA)

Date – 7/10/2019 Travel From – Indian Land, SC USA Intermediate Location – Charlottseville, VA Ending Location – Charlottseville, VA Starting Odometer – 24,543 Ending Odometer – 24,861 Miles Driven Today – 318 Miles Total Trip Mileage – 318 Miles New Countries visited Today – US Countries visited on trip US After much hoopla, lots […]

2 Days to go

Hello everyone, I thought it might put closure on the planning stage of the trip, and open the door to the many miles, and the many days ahead. All of the paperwork has been completed, and all of the necessary visas are in place. I’ve done a quick check in with a few folks along […]

But, what if I breakdown?

Thinking about maintenance while on the road Generally speaking, motorcycles need regular maintenance procedures performed on them, and because these bikes are subjected to rough roads, inclement weather, and direct sun and heat, its likely that they may suffer occasional performance issues, which also require immediate attention. When we’re home, in our own community, we […]

BMW MOA Rally

Lebanon, TN (June 12-16) The Rally Each year, the BMW Motorcycle Owners Association puts on a rally for its members. Members register for about $50, and are given access to numerous seminars, demonstrations, music, local food, and to many/most of the vendors from whom we normally purchase accessories, and other parts. I rode to the […]

30 days until departure day

Well, as I write this post, I’m about 30 days from my departure date. There is still much to do, but I’ve made a tremendous amount of progress across a number of areas. So, let’s see about getting everyone caught up on my progress, and I’ll also share the work that remains. The big, important […]