Day 133  🌎 81 miles

Daily Summary:
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Drummond City Campground to Butte KOA.

Odometer:  4,963 – 5,044
Average Speed: 17.8 mph
(Scooter TFT display mileage is .1 miles long over 3 miles)
Climb: 1750 ft. — Descend:  756 ft.
65-75° F : When windy it was mostly a 10-20 mph tailwind.

Charge at Deerlodge Car Museum and at Rest Area about 20 miles north of Butte.

Battery Performance:
Note:  All charging and range data after the World Record Day will be published in Excel format at a later date.

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It was VERY foggy, smokey and cold in Drummond Montana this morning.

An early breakfast at Parker’s Family Restaurant was very much appreciated.

Breakfast at Parker’s Family Restaurant in Drummond, MT

I decided to head towards Butte, MT instead of Helena today because the RV Park in Helena did not accept tents, and when I called the city about trees in their campground, they said there were no trees, just a large open area.

Sad and pathetic!

But, once again, a silver lining came up in Deerlodge at the Car and Prison Museum.

A Good Sign Entering Deerlodge Montana
Deerlodge Montana Museums

Both museums were GREAT! And I was even allowed to charge my scooter INSIDE while I looked around for almost 4 hours!

Charging Inside the Car Museum

Plus,I entered a drawing for a vintage car (and to support the museum).

This Car is to be Raffled Off. Drawing is December 2, 2022

The drawing is to be held on December 2, 2022 about the time I should be getting to Mexico, if all continues to go well.

I informed my son-in-law, Josh, that if I won the drawing, the car would be his.

The car museum offered some great show pieces, from long ago and from recent years.

Old Chevys on Display

I even found a Ford Falcon which was the First car ever owned by my eldest brother back in the 1960s.

As I gazed at it, I remembered how our cat, Blackey, to my brother’s chagrin, would walk around the flat edges and leave footprints from front to back.

A Not-So-Old Corvette

After a hot breakfast at Parkers. I launched out into the fog and decided to just ride down the interstate instead of trying to deal with more poor GPS directions.

Interstate-90 in this area has a 10-foot wide shoulder and relatively light traffic.

Only some single-lane construction projects on the bridges proved narrow and challenging but all went well.

Hopefully the Butte KOA will have a nice place for the hammock…


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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.

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