Day One: Friday, Aug. 11, 2000
Huntsville, Tx., to Alexandria, La. -- 220 miles
Finally off, HOT!, cold, HOT!, rain, wind, cold, sleep!
Day Two: Saturday, Aug. 12, 2000
Alexandria, La., to Natchez, Ms., then Jackson, Ms. -- 175 miles
More levies and flatlands, The Mighty Mississippi, Hills!, The Longwood Mansion, The Natchez Trace.
Day Three: Sunday, Aug. 13, 2000
Jackson, Ms., to Cullman, Al. -- 326 miles
Detour, Droning, 30 miles of Heaven, Mailbox navigation and Bad tires
Day Four: Monday, Aug. 14, 2000
Cullman, Al., to Tapoco, NC. -- 343 miles
Late start, Ducati Dealer and New tires, Little River Canyon, Northwestern Georgia rocks!, Cold and dark, Cherohala Skyway, and the Crossroads of Time
Day Five: Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2000
Crossroads to Robbinsville, NC., to Maggie Valley, NC. -- 219 miles
Tree of Shame, the Black Knight Cafe, Daytime on the Skyway, Deals Gap, and Maggie Valley
Day Six: Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2000
Maggie Valley, NC., to Cherokee, NC., the Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, NC., and back to Maggie Valley. -- 156 miles
Morning on the Blue Ridge Parkway, Clingman's Dome, Elvis in the Building?, more Parkway, Random Encounter, and Flaming arm hairs!
Day Seven: Thursday, Aug. 17, 2000
Maggie Valley, NC. to Pisgah Inn, Back to Cherokee, then Gatlinburg, Tn., and back to Maggie Valley via Asheville. -- 261 miles
Breakfast with New Friends, Lost the Group!, Sucking Fumes, Tourist Trap, and Another Random Encounter
Day Eight: Friday, Aug 18, 2000
Maggie Valley to Pisgah Inn, North on the Parkway, Back to Asheville and the Inn -- 235 miles
Foggy Mountain Climb, The Blustery Day, Riding the Rally, Mount Mitchell, Little Switzerland, the 360 Degree Switchback, RAIN!, Shortcut back to the Inn, Driving in the Clouds and the Room with a View
Day Nine: Saturday, Aug. 19, 2000
Pisgah Inn to Deals Gap, Blue Ridge Parkway back to the Inn -- 242 miles
More Fog, Snaking Along NC 28, Deals Gap again, The Black Night again, Lost the Group AGAIN, Back on the Parkway, CRASH!, a Round of Applause
Day Ten: Sunday, Aug. 20, 2000
Pisgah Inn, NC., to Jackson, Tn. -- 450 miles
Even More Fog, Last Ride on the Parkway, RAIN again, One More Time with the Black Knight, Blazing Run Across the Cherohala Skyway, Racing across Southern Tennessee, Will We Ever get There?
Day Eleven: Monday, Aug. 21, 2000
Jackson, Tn., to Dallas, Tx. -- 610 miles
HOT!, Exciting Exit Ramps? HOTTER!, A Cold Front?, Almost Home
Day Twelve: Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2000
Dallas, Tx. to Huntsville, Tx. -- 187 miles
HOT!, Shopping for a Bike, Load'em on the Trailer, Home at last!!