Longing for the Open Road – Memories of our 2010 BMW F650GS Bikes

Since we seem to not be able to get away on a decent rode trip this year I am entertaining myself with pics from our 2010 Cross Country Trip…and other trips.  In 2010 we both got our first Beemers and we picked mine up in March 2010, Cheryl’s in Dec 2009.  By June 2010 we were off for 26 days to ride across Canada and the USA.  No planning just learned by ourselves what to pack and how to navigate ourselves. 

I hope we are tempting all you street riders to come to the ADV side of dual sporting….enjoy….

Alberta, Canada
Kananaskis, Alberta
Cheryl’s Bike
Leslie’s Bike
Photo time

Lillooet Gas Station BC
Kathleen Lake BC
Middle of Nowhere BC
Fraser Canyon BC

Another helmet shot

Beware of Rattle Snakes here

Getting BUGS off our shields

Cheryl & Beer
Leslie & Beer
One of Leslie’s Favorite State, NH
Outside Bar Harbor Maine
On top of Mt. Washington, NH
NH back roads
Olympic Peninsula WA

Joyce, WA
Short Ferry ride WA
At least no snow


Near Winthrop, WA

Mt. Baker, WA

Author: advgrrl

Avid ADV rider! This Blog is all about the adventure in adventure riding. Researching new bikes, routes, accessories, learning about other riders and hopefully a great place for others to comment and explore with me. PLUS, up and down's, wildlife, my dogs, my life!

3 thoughts on “Longing for the Open Road – Memories of our 2010 BMW F650GS Bikes”

  1. Have you two ever thought about publishing a book? Not a novel, but an illustrated book of your travels. Or have you already, and I just don’t know about it?..lol

    1. thought about it, made a little on by Apple from our Alaska trip but we really haven’t done enough I think of BIG trips to put one together for anyone else but us.

      1. Probably right. Though I wouldn’t rule out for the future. The places you go, aren’t the typical places everyone gravitates to so they can lay around…lol But, they’re just as interesting, and the pictures that show wide landscapes/mountains are breathtaking.

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