Author Topic: RE on the 2018 Rose City Western States 1,000  (Read 2023 times)

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Morgan60

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on: March 25, 2018, 02:26:52 am
I'm planning on doing the Rose City Western States 1,000 again year, but this time on my new RE Himalayan.

It's a fun ride NOT a RACE. Usually set it up to do 550 to 600 miles the first day then the remainder miles the following day. They give way more time in my opinion than what you need to do it in so no worries there. One year I did it on my RE Bullet 500 and came in I believe in the top 20%. It was a blast. I just puttered along at a steady 58mph speed. A lot of people was fascinated I rode it on this run. I really found it odd that a number of riders wanted to ride along with me on many of the stretches of the road. That has never happened to me before or after this ride. But then I usually take one of my touring bikes, not a everyday commuter/errand bike on runs.

https://www.rose-city-mc.org/RCEventfliers/WS1K.html
« Last Edit: March 25, 2018, 02:50:57 am by Morgan60 »
REs I currently own:
2008 AVL Bullet Electra Gray
2010 Bullet G5 Deluxe Black
2017 535 GT Continental Red
2018 Himalayan White
2018 Pegasus Green
2019 650 Continental GT Ice Queen or white
2020 Trials 500 Green and Chrome