Bismarck/Mandan 2024 Trip

Bismarck/Mandan 2024

Well we're getting ready to head out for another motorcycle trip. Our son is the director of the Bismarck/Mandan Symphony and they have a show and fireworks display every year on the 4th of July so we're going back to see that as well as spend some time with our son and daughter-in-law.

We're planning to head to Lewiston, ID the first day and then take route 12 to Lolo Pass the second day. We have taken this road several times and it's an incredible ride. We are definitely looking forward to it. From there we'll head to Butte, MT and then Miles City, MT before arriving in Mandan.

After spending time with our son and his wife, we are thinking of heading for the Beartooth Highway and Beartooth Pass. Again we have done this ride before and it's amazing - especially if the weather is good. This route also takes us into the Northeastern entrance to Yellowstone which is one of our favorites.

That's as far as we have planned to date, we'll have to see what happens.

I think we have corrected the issues from last year's trip. I repaired the speedometer problem shortly after we got home. I also purchased a new headset for my helmet. The J & M headsets that we have are probably 30 years old but their new ones are very expensive so I went with an IMC Motocomm headset. It was quite a bit less expensive and seems to work fine - we'll have to see how it holds up.

Day 01 - 6/30/24 Everett, WA to  Lewsiton, ID
Day 02 - 7/1/24 Lewiston, ID to Butte, MT
Day 03 - 7/2/24 Butte, MT to Miles City, MT
Day 04 - 7/3/24 Miles City, MT to Mandan, ND
Day 09 - 7/8/24 Mandan, ND to Billings, MT
Day 10 - 7/9/24 Billings, MT to West Yellowstone, MT
Day 11 - 7/10/24 West Yellowstone, MT to Twin Falls, ID
Day 12 - 7/11/24 Twin Falls, ID to Pendleton, OR

Complete Trip Map

Wrap up and Statistics