Alaska Grand Chapter

Transcontinental Challenge Ride
Rules
2013 Challengers
2012 Challengers
2011 Challengers
2009 Challengers

Challengers Gallery


CHALLENGE RULES

Alaska Grand Chapter Riders must begin their ride in any Alaska Community, Bellingham WA, or Prince Rupert, B.C.
and travel via motorcycle to any east coast community or coastal highway along the Atlantic Ocean,
or to any gulf coast community or coastal highway along the Gulf of Mexico.  Successful Challengers will receive a patch
denoting them as a Transcontinental Rider.

The Alaska Grand Chapter Transcontinental Challenge is open to
any Widows Son member in other jurisdictions who can show proof
(photograph and receipt*) of riding from or to an Alaska community and an Eastern seaboard or Gulf coast community. 
*(photograph must show the Widows Son member, bike, and identified landmark or sign; receipt must be dated and show purchase in
Alaska community where photograph was taken).


SUCCESSFUL 2013 Challengers


"Pinky'"
Chris Fratello
Anchorage, Alaska
Anchorage, Alaska ----> Acton, Maine ----> Anchorage, Alaska

"Cat Herder" Jeff DeFreest
Ketchikan, Alaska
Bellingham, Washington ----> Acton, Maine ----> Bellingham, Washington

"Yard Sale" Mark Childers
Knik, Alaska
Knik, Alaska ----> Bellingham, Washington ---> Duluth Minnesota ----> New Orleans, Louisiana ----> Bellingham, Washington


SUCCESSFUL 2012 Challengers

"Yard Sale" Mark Childers
Knik, Alaska
Knik, Alaska ----> Haines, Alaska ----> Bellingham, Washington ---> Galveston, Texas ----> Knik, Alaska


SUCCESSFUL 2011 Challengers

"Vapor Rider" Claude Roberts
Juneau, Alaska
Prince Rupert, B.C. ----> Old Orchard Beach, Maine ----> Prince Rupert, B.C.


"Cat Herder" Jeff DeFreest
Ketchikan, Alaska
Prince Rupert, B.C. ----> Old Orchard Beach, Maine ----> Bellingham, Washington

"Pigboy" John Barnett
Douglas, Alaska
Bellingham, Washington ----> Portland, Maine ----> Prince Rupert, B.C.


SUCCESSFUL 2009 Challengers


Keith Herve

Fairbanks, Alaska
Fairbanks, Alaska ----> Florida ---->
Fairbanks, Alaska

Jeff Larson
Fairbanks, Alaska
Fairbanks, Alaska ----> Florida ----> Fairbanks, Alaska


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Challengers Gallery

Alaska Widows Son Mark "Yard Sale" Childers at the Gulf of Mexico in July, 2012  

Alaska Widows Son Jeff "Cat Herder" DeFreest dipping his tire in the Atlantic in
Old Orchard Beach Maine in September 2011, riding a 2010 Harley Davidson Road King

Alaska Widows Son Claude "Vapor Rider" Roberts dipping his tire in the Atlantic in
Old Orchard Beach Maine in September 2011, riding a 2009 Honda Shadow

 

Alaska Widows Son Jeff "Cat Herder" DeFreest and Claude "Vapor Rider" Roberts posing on the
Atlantic in Old Orchard Beach Maine in September 2011



Alaska Widows Son John "Pigboy" Barnett at Portland Head Lighthouse, Portland Maine in
September 2011, riding a 2011 Victory Cross-Country