I learned I have some gr8 friends. I hope they didn't tire of me, I didn't get tired of being around them.
Pat and I learned to buy new tires before a 3,000 mile ride, rather than planning to buy tires after the ride.
I learned again that I am not as good of a motorcycle rider as I think I used to be.
I learned again how lucky I am to be in the position to be able to take a two week ride with my friends and not have to go back to work.
I learned that not everyone appreciates a Corbin seat. Steve rode about 40 miles on mine and called it a wooden bench. As for me, I made the full ride sans monkey butt - and that's a good thing.
I learned that it is always good to be home - even if that home is on wheels.