A great ride report, one I have booked marked for future reference. The mileage chart at the end is great too. Really handy.
I enjoyed your story and the way you have told it, a very good balance. You seemed to have enjoyed it very much so good on you.
Cheers from downunder...
1987 Suzuki GSX 750 - long gone. 2008 Honda Varadero - got dropped
. 2007 Triumph Tiger 955i