4 Corners Tour USA 2011

Photos from Montreal, Quebec, Canada to Madawaska, Maine, United States

Heavy rain, but great country to ride through.

Glad to be out of the French speaking Quebec.  We made some fuel-up stops and could not talk to anyone.  I pulled out my iPhone with our travel map and shows it to one older guy looking at us as we fueled up in the rain.

When we got our rain gear on there was a cute little girl (age around 6) interested in what we were doing, but again, we could not talk to her.

Fireworks over Ventura

Total Miles Of Our Tour

12,139 miles

To see the path we took to get this miles, the best way is to view our tour map here.

Note: About 8,168 of our total miles account for the SCMA (Southern California Motorcycling Associating) "USA Four Corners Tour" award that we qualified for. These are the miles accrued starting at our first corner check-in of Madawaska, Maine (day 8 for us) to our last check-in of San Ysidro, CA.

Photos taken between Miami, Florida and Tifton, Georgia.

Erik dropped his wife off at the Miami airport before sunrise and had a long haul by his lonesome up to Georgia where he reconvined with Kent and Troy.

It was around Lake City, FL that I heard Mike decided to stop doing the tour, rest up, and head due West on his own back home to California.

Photos taken on the Florida Keys.

Chickens!

Key West, Florida was Corner #2 on our USA Four Corner Tour.

Photos taken between Raleigh, NC and Miami, FL.

This was Erik’s longest day of riding clocking in at 799 miles.

The upside is that he was joined by his wife Kathryn. They enjoyed some fresh Georgia peaches on their long haul to Miami.

Some photos between Washington, DC and Raleigh, NC.

This set includes the most expensive photo taken on the tour, a photo of “Friend of the Bike” Officer Singleton from Brunswick County, Virginia valued at over $547.

Plus photos of Erik with his friends and giving their kids their first ride on a motorcycle. These are the truly priceless photos of the day.

Erik Recognized as USA Four Corner Tour Finisher

The SCMA USA Four Corner Motorcycle Tour website has been updated to include Erik as the 73rd official 2011 Finisher.

Erik is the 11th Idahoan to finish the tour according to the website’s finishers log which dates back to 1983.

The tour is run by the Southern California Motorcycling Association (SCMA) and is recognized by the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) as a sanctioned event.

Here is a list of all Idahoans to date to have completed the tour:

  • 1987 - Kyle Mabe (Post Falls, ID)
  • 1989 - Bill Pharness (St. Marie’s, ID)
  • 1990 - Robert Palmer (Lewiston, ID)
  • 1994 - Billie & Gloria Cothern (Dalton Gardens, ID)
  • 1997 - Darrel Beamish (Nampa, ID)
  • 1997 - Ron Brown (Boise, ID)
  • 1997 - Eldon Janzen (Nampa, ID)
  • 1997 - Paul Ambeau Jr. (Homedale, ID)
  • 2007 - George June (Post Falls, ID)
  • 2011 - Erik Goodlad (Boise, ID)

Some photos taken between Hartford, CT and Washington, DC including New York City, NY.

In DC Erik met some “Friends of the Bike”.

Congrats to Kent and Troy for being recognized as SCMA’s USA Four Corners Tour 2011’s finishers #71 & #72!
You can see all of 2011’s finishers on SCMA’s official web site for the USA Four Corners Tour.

Congrats to Kent and Troy for being recognized as SCMA’s USA Four Corners Tour 2011’s finishers #71 & #72!

You can see all of 2011’s finishers on SCMA’s official web site for the USA Four Corners Tour.