Awesome ride and you did a lot of miles solo.
Hasn't rained down here in six months and you got soaked, seems to go that way. We went to Coos Bay Oregon last summer and got 3" of rain in one day. It was like being shot by a fire hose for 8 hours. But now that we did it, we feel like we can handle anything. EXCEPT snow and ice, that's kind of where this old, fat guy draws the line.
Good report and glad you made it safely and got to see your family.
The only decision you have to make is what to do with the time you have been given
'07 Vulcan 1500 FI