Join Date: May 2014
Location: Maple Ridge, BC Canada
Model: 97 gl1500 SE
One of the thoughts we had was to try to include a location with:
Hotel/Motel nearby, for those who don't camp
Places to eat fairly close by (for those like me who 1/2 camp - tent and sleeping bag, but no food/food prep stuff.)
Nice riding in the area.
And, generally somewhere that's reasonable 'central' - Oregon seems to work, as it's central to CA, OR, WA and BC/Canada riders. Banff is nice, but hotels are horribly expensive - not sure about camping, probably not cheap either. I did Jasper/Lake Louise this summer (in the car) and a basic hotel in each would run well over $200/night... The Banff area is nice - maybe somewhere outside Banff/Lake Louise, where the camping/hotels are cheaper, but the scenery is just as nice.
Bikes I've owned since June, 2013:
Since sold:11 CBR250R, 89 ZG1000, 92 Ninja 500, 85 V45 Magna, 84 DT200, 82 Virago 750, 92 Virago 1100, 04 Kawasaki ZZR250, 07 Vstrom 650 ABS, 88 GL1500, 14 Ninja 300, 86 V65 Magna, 96 VLX600, 08 WR250X, 09 KLX250S, 87 FZR1000, 14 Ninja 650, plus some more...
2010 Husqvarna TE250
2015 Kawasaki Ninja 650
2008 GL1800 with bagger kit