Big Harley Adventure (BHA) 2014. Remission 2 years, Glacier National Park.

August 1, 2014

We would have a bigger group this year for a portion of the trip.
Kirk,Diana,Ronnie,Carla and I would be going to Glacier National Park.
Greg,Brenda,Mike and Charlie would be turning back at Jackson Hole, Wyoming.


As you can see the weather cooperated with us for day 1 leaving Indianapolis.
Started off a little later than normal because of work commitments. Dam jobs!

The route plan was to take 74W to 80W for a long way before we would drop down into Colorado on day 3.

First big stop Iowa 80 Truck Stop (World Largest)


We would make it to Iowa City, Iowa and stop for the end of day one ride.
about 400 miles logged.

Day 2

Iowa City – Kearney, Nebraska 

Corn, Corn and More corn with a couple nice Harley Dealers thrown in to break up the ride.

Big Barn Harley

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Frontier Harley Lincoln, Nebraska


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By this time the temperature was slightly uncomfortably warm.
440 miles logged on day 2

Day 3

Kearney, Nebraska – Loveland Colorado

Nice morning for a ride out of Kearney, Nebraska

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Up early and checking things out.
All the bikes are still here and ready to go.
Corn and more corn. But we made it to the Colorado state line and off with the helmets.
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Taking in some water and fuel


We decided to take back roads to enjoy the country that Colorado offers

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We would make it to Loveland, Colorado

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375 miles logged day 3, Total 1221

Day 4 Started with a Lovely sunrise in Loveland, Colorado

Loveland – Steamboat Springs


Plan for the day- Estes Park and Trail Ridge Road and continue west on back roads

Estes park stop to put more clothes on due to the elevation


Kremmling, Colorado Rocky Mountain Bar and Grill for some grub

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Bring on the Grub we are hungry!

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Lets get high as in 11,000 feet

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Trail Ridge Road is wild


Day 4, 187 miles logged today 1408 total

Day 5 Steamboat Springs – Green River, Wyoming

We took 40W through Craig, Colorado to Dinosaur National Monument and went out to Harpers Corner.

Over to Flaming Gorge and north to Green River, Wyoming for the night.

Harpers Corner


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Flaming Gorge


Vernal, Utah then turn north on 191

Greg, Brenda, Mike and Charlie split off from us to go have some service work done on a bike in Green River, Wyoming





The weather can and will change and fast!

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We tried to out run the rain to meet the others in Green River
no such luck



This would do it for the rest of the ride to Green River, Wyoming

wet and tired we went to eat at the Krazy Moose and I would recommend anyone within 100 miles go there and eat.

Day 6 Green River – Jackson Hole, Wyoming

The morning started of riding into a ground cloud or fog

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Names Hill James Bridger 1844 was here.

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again safe and sound in Jackson the weather changed



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A quick downpour and it was gone then we continued to explore


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