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The second part of our tour took us up to Sturgis Bike Week. 
Allow plenty of time on this part of the trip, the scenery is amazing, the ride just keeps on giving. 
From Yellowstone to the Wild West of Cody and up into the amazing Black Hills of South Dakota. 
Sturgis Week here we come..

October 4, 2018

This post is a continuation of our 2012 Trip.  After a great ride on the Cascade Loop we flew to Las Vegas to rent our next bike for our out west ride to Sturgis.

We rented through Eagle Rider Las Vegas and stayed at the Excalibur Hotel on the Strip. 

City of Lights, and city of entertainment.  What an incredible place to visit, although lots of scams when it comes to cheap tickets to concerts etc, many beggers on the stree...

October 3, 2018

Please note:  All National and State Parks require any entrance fee of $10 to $25.  On this trip there are many National Parks, it is advisable to purchase an Annual Pass of $80 (also allows 2 bikes on one pass).  This Annual Pass can be used in most states.  It can be purchased online before you leave or purchase at the first National Park entry station.  Never begrudge paying a Park Fee in the USA, the infrastructure is wort...

October 1, 2018

Leaving Logan today head into the the state of Wyoming "Wild and Free".  Step back in time as you embrace the true wild west.    We stayed at Bear Lake on the way through to break up the trip but entirely up to yourselves.  

Destination Jackson, (approx 191 miles on US 89)  This great wild west town with its nightly Shoot out and Dinner Show and the famous Million Dollar Bar, where you saddle up to drin...

September 29, 2018

Today you will ride alongside the Grand Tetons, spectacular in their own right and plenty of places to take some of those famous photos with the Tetons in the back ground.  Stop at Jackson Lake and Jenny Lake for beautiful mountain vistas over the lakes. 

Yellowstone, you have arrived, it should be taken in stages, there is so much to see. This trip we just tackled some of the main tourist stops. The main entrance can be q...

September 26, 2018

CODY

Leaving Yellowstone behind exit via the Northeast Entrance heading to Cody.  The ride down to Cody is equally as spectacular.  President Theodore Roosevelt called the stretch of highway "the fifty most beautiful miles in America” Scenic Byway of Highway 20 descends into the Wapiti Valley and then follows the Shoshone River.  A stop at the Buffalo Bill Dam will give you good views of the gorge before entering the Tunnel on...

September 26, 2018

Leaving Cody and the Wild West of Wyoming behind head to the State of South Dakota.

Destination Buffalo, (approx 183 miles) the stopping point for tonight before the ride into Sturgis.

Today ride over the Bighorn Scenic Byway US Highway 14, into Buffalo  (182 miles).  Stay at the Hampton Inn & Suites and if you can get a booking, dinner at the Winchester Steak House.  A small town and after all the scenery up to now, a little le...

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