Pictures of our trip to Davis, West Virginia,
Canaan Valley Resort for the
Road King Riders 2009 Rendezvous
We left Darlington, WI at 7:30 AM and headed on
our way to 39 south in IL.
Illinois is a pretty flat and
boring state, but there are still a few nice roads if you can find
them. This was on our way to Dixon, IL.
Made it to Dixon, IL. Now it's time for
Made it to Medota, IL. Time to hit Interstate
It was my turn to take a picture and give Deb the
trip photographer a break as we cross the Indiana border on Hwy 24
Here is a cool looking courthouse we passed in
Entering Ohio. Getting late and trying to hit
Urbana before calling it a day after
hitting 485 miles when we got there.
After spending the night at Urbana, OH, we stopped
at Athens, OH at a Harley dealer to see if they could sell me a new
cradle for my Garmin... CLOSED on a Monday - Go figure! Time to
get out the atlas.
Around 2:00 PM on day 2 we finally hit West
It is just gorgeous out in WV.
Pulling in to the Canaan Valley Resort up to the
Time to meet up with the rest of the folks. I
belong to a Delphi Web Forum called the Road King Riders. (No
you don't have to own a Road King) We met up with 65 other
people when we got there for a week of great WV roads. These
folks were a blast to hang with. We even got escorted to bed on
Friday night by the security officers! (quiet time is 10PM to 6AM - it
was 10:45 when escorted off the parking lot)
Off to supper with the group. Big John's
Family Fixins - Great Food! This is only about 1.5 miles north
of the resort. The owner "John" is originally from Rockford, IL.
Pre-ride meeting time. Every ride started with
a meeting. We even had two wonderful people who were EMT's with
us on our rides.
Let's Roll Out!!!
Here comes the convoy through 9% grade hills and 25
mph corners at the bottom.
Group photo at Triple-S Harley-Davidson in
Time to head back and head for home.
Heading home we decided to hit the tail west side of
and up through Pennsylvania just under Pittsburg and
back to Ohio and home.
Next years Road King Riders Rendezvous is in Kanab,
Utah - May 17-21.
We are strongly considering going to that also.
Is it May yet?
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