Itinerary (STC)

This is The Plan, so far:
a work in progress and very Subject To Change — change of weather, change of direction, change of habit, change of heart, change of mind, etcetera, etcetera, etcetera.
(see The King and I movie, not my blog.)

You can follow us on our day-by-day Journey Blog as we document the Expedition’s events, progress, current location, mileage, weather, temperature, charging/battery performance, and much, much more  in an easy to read daily journal.


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April 8, 2020 — 12 miles. 65-pound loaded trailer test.

April 15 — Replace OEM 6.33 amp fuses with 8amp slow blow fuses, and lengthen right-side deck lighting wire and replace and re-solder rear charging port because bad OEM wire placement broke connector.

April 20 — Received HALF of my order for replacement rotors (5 rotors NOT 10). Also, Ali Express vendor sent 2.7mm thick rotors and NOT OEM 3mm rotors. I requested a partial refund from Ali Express.

April 21 — Test solar panel and solar concentrator with MPPT controller. No clouds = 7.2 amps at 18 volts = 126 watts to MPPT controller. Charges at ~1v per hour from one controller. Controllers set to 82v maximum and DO taper off as battery approaches this level.

April 22 — 27 miles. 43-pound trailer test and Windsor, Colorado 3rd Street EV Charging Station. First use of a 220-volt Electric Vehicle Charging Station.

April 23 — Replace OEM rear scooter bushings with 100% density black bushings from Leet3D.

April 26, 27 — Backyard field test of Amok hammock and all camping gear.

April 28 — Final test with fully loaded trailer and fully loaded backpack.

May 1, 2022 — Cold + Rain delay

May 2 — Rain and Cold weather battery test with fully loaded trailer and backpack.

May 3 — Second cold weather battery test with fully loaded trailer and backpack.

May 5 — Begin The Overland Scooter Expedition. Starting Trip Odometer Reading: 634 miles.

May 8 –Arrive Rawlins, Wyoming. Longest day so far: 84 miles from Rock River, Wyoming to Rawlins, Wyoming. Odometer Reading: 853

May 11 — Longest Day so far on a single charge 61 miles. Jeffrey City church hostel to Riverton, Wyoming.

May 22 — Day 17, Longest Distance in a Single Day with multiple charges, 99 miles. Billings, MT to Harlowton.

May 27 — Arrive in Whitefish, Montana. Approximately 1,100 miles since Start.  Change scooter brake pads.

May 31 — Arrive at USA/Canada Border. Approximately 1,200 miles since Start.

June 4, Day 31, RECORD DAY– Crawford Bay, British Columbia. Break World Record for longest distance on a solo scooter (pulling a single-wheel trailer no less!). 1,401 miles at end of the day.

July 13 — Journey Segment 1 COMPLETED! (Colorado to Alaska) Arrive at Hyder, Alaska.) View bears and glaciers.

July 18 — DOUBLED WORLD RECORD DAY for the longest distance on a solo scooter. 2,750 miles at end of day

July 30 — Arrive Prince Rupert, BC to take ferry to Vancouver Island.

August 2 — Arrive Vancouver Island.

August 18 — Arrive Victoria, BC. Ride The Glide did not want to work on scooter maintenance. Timothy West was on holiday.

October 1 — Journey Segment 2 COMPLETED! (Alaska back to Colorado).

December 25, 2022 — Christmas in Mazatlan, Mexico. WHO ?

January 5-8, 2023 — Meet Electric Scooter Guide at CES in Las Vegas
HOW ?

By ScootingRich

ScootingRich has been teaching, working and volunteering in various capacities since 2007. He is currently attempting to demonstrate the viability of personal electric vehicles (PEV) for long-range travel by riding his Kaabo Wolf King GT electric scooter on a 21,000-mile adventure from Colorado, USA north to Alaska and then south to Argentina and ultimately to the shore of Antarctica. You are welcome to share in this epic journey by following us on YouTube and Patreon.

6 comments

  1. Hi Richard! It was so nice to meet you! Thank you for stopping by and sharing part of your journey with us at 3 Rivers in Kooskia, Idaho. Have safe travels! We will be checking in.

  2. Very nice to chat with you today in Bozeman Montana! It is awesome what you have accomplished and what you will accomplish in these coming months. Enjoy your peaches! Safe travels!

    1. Thank you, Dennis. When you get your new Kaabo King GT let me know and I’ll send you some suggestions on how to set it up. You may also want to search my blog for “Sasquatch” to read my advice to Kaabo for making their scooter better. Best Wishes for you and your daughter!

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