Category Archives: Road Trip

3325.15 Miles, 15 States, and we’re home.

Just a quick post to report that we pulled in yesterday around 3:00PM. Some quick stats from the trip: 3325.15 Miles (from NJ) 15 States 48:56 Drive time 67.9 MPH Driving average 1291 APRS Packets 27 MPG 123 Gallons of … Continue reading

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A good midwestern stretch.

Texas once again disappointed me this morning. For years I’ve been telling people this cute story about how they have shamrock shakes YEAR ROUND at the McDonald’s in Shamrock Texas. Lies. Damn lies… We pull into the drive-through. I desperately … Continue reading

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OK

Total Miles: 1894.28 Weather: Clear and cold States: TN, AR, OK The extra hour from CST that got us to TN last night helped get us going at a decent time this morning. New years day on the I-40! Another … Continue reading

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Happy New Year Twice!

Total Miles: 1215.89 Weather: Stupid Windy States: MD, WV, VA, TN Felt a lot better and got going around 10:00AM from our friends Valerie & Bill’s house in Maryland. We took the slow way around DC and got on the … Continue reading

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Get sick. Head to Baltimore.

Miles: 428.23 Weather: Cold and sunny States: NJ, DE, MD Christine and I both got the flu. First she had it at my parent’s house, then I got it at her parent’s house. This morning was rough. It took a … Continue reading

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Weekend in Maine

Even though other transportation was offered, we stayed firm to our decision to drive the rally car to and from my parents house in Maine. This gave us a chance to test out systems and see how the car will … Continue reading

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A little drama for Christmas…

Before the Neon went to NY I flushed the radiator with some antifreeze. As it does ‘freeze’ there. Well there was some hesitation to the mix of antifreeze to water. Panic danced in my head: “Yeah – I have antifreeze … Continue reading

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Road Trip USA! III

It’s time once again for road trip USA. Similar to RTUSA-II we’ll be driving the Dodge Neon Rally Car across the country from Maine to California. Only this time we’ll have as much equipment as possible to make the journey … Continue reading

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