Friday June 14 brings the annual Laurel Highlands BMW Riders Campout at Pioneer Park Campground between Somerset and Donegal, PA. It’s a fabulous event with even more fabulous motorcycle rides and roads.
If you’re not familiar with the LHBMWR, check us out!
I’ll be posting information and photos during the event so stay tuned – or better yet, come and visit us!
This winter was endless and this was the first GS/PD ride I was able to take in quite a while. It was on the top of the ridge at Laurel Summit, off RT 271 south of Johnstown. Elevation 2743′
The road was very icy, snowy and muddy and I had to ride the tire-track-width space to get to the end of the trail – an old gas well – nearly 7 miles down the road. And back.
The ride was relatively sloppy but I didn’t dump the bike, so that’s a good thing. Bottom line, any crappy day on a bike is better than any beautiful day in a car. A set of Continental TKC-80 knobbies aired down to about 20lbs of air pressure makes the job a bit easier, too!