The wife and I am looking into getting the time off work and making arrangements to try to make this run. We are in the Northwest corner of the US on the Puget Sound and 10 miles from the Canadian border. We are looking at probably taking two days of mostly freeway droning on Wednesday and Thursday to get to Fort Bragg and two more on Sunday and Monday to get home. I am curious if anybody else from this direction that would like to meet up along the way and ride down together. I am confident I could do the run in less time but, my wife isn't used to that kind of saddle time. In May of 2020 I did a 5 day trip called the Famous Taco Bell Run that covered Arlington WA to Sacramento CA in a day and Reno NV to Bellingham WA on the first and last days, but those runs were solo. We haven't booked accommodations yet but hope to do so soon. Is there anything a newbie to this kind of gathering should know? Any input is appreciated. My ride is a 2022 ES with heated RDL seats, Garmin GPS, highway pegs, Givi top box and I have heated jacket and gloves but none for the wife yet. This is my 3rd FJR. I got my first, an 08, in 2011 after years on an FJ1200 and then upgraded to a 2016 ES in May of last year, but it had an unfortunate meeting with a gate that left it in pieces. Insurance was very helpful in allowing me to get the 2022.