A 175-mile highway jaunt to visit family was my first highway trip by motorcycle. It taught me a few things about safety, comfort, and packing light.
This past weekend marked Easter Sunday, a time when families often get together to eat ham. Being a member of a ham-eating family myself, I figured it was as good a chance as any to test out the long-distance chops of my little BMW G310GS — by riding it 175 miles round-trip from Brooklyn, NY to visit my family in neighboring Connecticut.
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