What States have you visited?


Most of us know “R & D” stands for research and develop. Marketing people would say R & D stands for research and duplicate. Watch when new product hits the market, before you know it you begin to see their competition with a similar product. Yes. That is R & D. Don’t believe me? Snuggy. How many clones are out there now? Yup. That’s marketing R & D at its best.

So what’s my point?  Have you been to Visited States Map? You click all the states you have visited and it generates a map that you can download. Here’s mine.

The States I have visited.

I would have created a map of the states I’ve been to on my motorcycle but that would have been lack-luster because it is only one. Well, I did cross the border into Wisconsin once, but I really didn’t “ride” the roads.

Back to R & D … this map thingy wasn’t my idea … I found it over on Adventurous Wanderings (I found Amy because she just started following my blog) who saw it on BikerMonkey who saw it on My Ride Blog. Kind of a blogging R & D. I now have three more blogs to check out and a desire to start a map with the states I’ve rode my motorcycle through!

How many states have you visited? Check out Visited States Map and let me know when you post your map. Cheers!

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13 responses to “What States have you visited?

  1. I’ve actually visited many more by car or plane, but these are the states I’ve visited on the bike: http://backseatview.wordpress.com/a-z-2012/

  2. Too funny. Great minds think alike as I made two of these, visited vs ridden, when we returned from Ohio last month. I’ll see if I can find them and post up.

    What’s the second state/province that you think will go on your riding map? 😉

  3. I have a “ridden in” map on my blog (http://blog.machida.us/) right now but used to have a “visited” map. The visited map only had three states missing…

  4. I’d post up a map, but I think either would be quite sad looking.

    I’ve ridden in Oregon and Idaho and pillion in California and as far as just traveling it would only be 4 unless I counted states visited when I was 10 and we drove to Chicago with the grandparent to see relatives.

    I need to get out more, lol.

  5. Pam:

    Mine would be sad too. Unfortunately not many States ridden, but lots of roads within those States. In a car I have driven nearly across Canada to Quebec, then we flew to Newfoundland a few years ago.

    bob
    Riding the Wet Coast
    My YouTube

  6. That’s a cool idea. Back before the Internet, riders used to wear similar cloth patches filled in with colored marker.

    I’ve done a lot of travelling on my motorcycles and have kept records of every trip. Last I checked, I’d been to 32 states and Canada by bike. It’s fun to see how much we’ve done.

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