Alaska Trip Day 1
The Trailer is packed the trip is ready to start!
The trip started at 6:00 this morning with breakfast at the Cracker Barrel in Brighton. The temp was high 50's and sky clear until 50 miles South of the Mackinaw bridge. We had a small amount of rain only enough to get the bike dirty. Mike and Nancy left Brighton with us and we met up with Julian and Mary Jo on the upper side of the bridge. Just had a snack on the road. No trip would be complete with out a trip to Sea Shell City where the Alligator tried to eat Chapter V Elephant. We had Ribs for supper and will be departing at 8:00 tomorrow. Traveled 482 miles today.
Hello All this is the start of the trip to Alaska on our motorcycle. We have been planning this trip for three years now and this is the first day of the trip. We are planning on leaving at 6:00AM. I will be updating the pages as I can on the road. I plan to add pictures to the web pages as I go. I hope that you enjoy the trip as much as us! Dale and Candy Dressler
Here is the route that is planned Alaska.
The Route is 9,757 mile as planned
Here is a list of the miles as they accumulate each day of the trip!
Start of Trip = 0 mi
day 1 =456 mi
day 2 =761 mi
day 3 =1211 mi
day 4 =1630 mi
day 5 =1640 mi
day 6 =1991 mi
day 7 =2299 mi
day 8 =2687 mi
day 9 =3037 mi
day 10 =3421 mi
day 11 =3753 mi
day 12 =4139 mi
day 13 =4357 mi
day 14 =4448 mi
day 15 =4451 mi
day 16 =4457 mi
day 17 =4566 mi
day 18 =4566 mi
day 19 =4566 mi
day 20 =4817 mi
day 21 =4819 mi
day 22 =4821 mi
day 23 =4944 mi
day 24 =4945 mi
day 25 =5112 mi
day 26 =5116 mi
day 27 =5529 mi
day 28 =5772 mi
day 29 =6047 mi
day 30 =6447 mi
day 31 =6918 mi
day 32 =6924 mi
day 33 =7306 mi
day 34 =7618 mi
day 35 =7683 mi
day 36 =7800 mi
day 37 =7801 mi
day 38 =7960 mi
day 39 =8262 mi
day 40 =8603 mi
day 41 =8862 mi
day 42 =9129 mi
day 43 =9437 mi
Back Home =9757 mi
Day one route
We are looking to travel 457 miles the first day!
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