Across America on Motorcycles - 2018 Wyman Grand Tour

One hundred fifteen years after Wyman's historic journey 'Across America on a Motor Bicycle', riders from around the country are paying tribute his legacy by duplicating this epic journey.

Starting in San Francisco on Monday, May 28, riders will make their way Across America on Motorcycles visiting may of the Wyman Waypoints along the way to New York City.

Follow along with the Grand Tour riders on the SpotWalla Location map below.  Better yet, 'Rendezvous' with the riders at their nightly stops.  There are 7 'Ride to Eat' opportunities along the 2018 - Wyman Memorial Challenge, 'Rendezvous' trail from San Francisco to New York City.



SpotWalla Map and list of Grand Tour Riders


List of 'Rendezvous' Riders (Click on rider's name for full SpotWalla track)

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JMC - Richard Worsham, 2018 Janus Halcyon 250
RFR - Capt Robert Rehkopf, 2014 BMW R1200RT
JG - Joe Green, 2016 BMW R1200GS Adventure
TRT - John & Nadine Huval, 2016 Honda Gold Wing GL1800
GH - Gary Huff, 2016 BMW R1200RT
JDV - Doug Vance, 2017 Harley-Davidson Ultra Limited
CEW - Cliff Wall, 2006 Honda Gold Wing GL1800
415 - Tim Masterson, 2016 BMW R1200GS Adventure


The Wyman Dispatch
Musings Along the Way, by Cliff Wall, Ride Master
'Rendezvous' in San Francisco

Hampton Inn - Hayward, CA
Saturday, 5/26 - Rendezvous of the Riders
Meet & Greet
Tire kicking in the parking lot
Let's go eat...somewhere!

Sunday, 5/27 - Let the Adventure Begin
10am to 1pm - Photo Op at Lotta's Fountain
2pm to 3pm - Rider Checkin and IBA Document Signoff
3pm to 5pm - Special Presentations
  • The Wyman Story - Marti Wyman Schein
  • 1902 California - Dave Scaffone
  • The Grand Tour - Tim Masterson
5pm to whenever - Pizza Party

'Rendezvous' Along The Way

Monday, 5/28 - Over the Sierra's and the Great Deserts
7pm - 'Rendezvous' at the Petro - Iron Skillet Restaurant, Wells, NV

Tuesday, 5/29 - Past the Great Salt Lake to the Rocky Mountains
7pm - 'Rendezvous' at the Petro - Iron Skillet Restaurant, Laramie, WY

Wednesday, 5/30 - Across the Great Prairies and the Mighty Missouri
7pm - 'Rendezvous' at the Cracker Barrel Old Store, Council Bluffs, IA

Thursday, 5/31 - Over the Mississippi and on to Chicago
7pm - 'Rendezvous' at Maggiano's Little Italy, Naperville, IL

Friday, 6/1 - Through the Industrial Hearland Along the Great Lakes
7pm - 'Rendezvous' at Friendly's, East Buffalo, NY

Saturday, 6/2 - Along the Erie Canal and Down the Hudson to New York City
5pm - 'Finishers Rendezvous' at the Petro - Iron Skillet Restaurant, Bordenton, NJ