Monthly Archives: June 2013

BTW…an answer to the 5 lb. question

I was reminded by someone that I never answered the 5 lb. question. Well, I decided to leave the laptop at home and do all my posts and photography with my iPhone. So far, it appears to be a good … Continue reading

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June 27: It’s a Sunny Day!

This is going to be a tour of extremes. After spending the first week-and-a-half in pouring rain, I’m now going into a heat wave, with triple digits expected by Monday. But today was pleasant at 85 degrees and mostly sunny. … Continue reading

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June 26: Passed Out!

Passed out. Literally, I’m passed out. I went over four named passes and a couple ridges that felt like they could be. And of course, I was accompanied by my ever present companion- rain. I had a fabulous last evening … Continue reading

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June 25: A Stranger, Now a Friend

It’s another rainy day, but I looked forward to crossing into Oregon today. It was quite an experience crossing the Bridge of the Gods over the Columbia River. The roadway was metal grating and you could look through it to … Continue reading

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June 24: A Journey Through the Rain Forest

I woke up to more rain, but after a rest day, I was determined to get in a good day’s riding. The problem when it’s raining is that with rain gear on and exercising, you sweat as much on the … Continue reading

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June 23: Why?

Today is a day of rest. I am staying at the Randle Motel and I’m glad…it’s pouring out and hasn’t let up all day. I’m cleaning the bike, doing laundry, and shopping for food for the next week. This will … Continue reading

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June 22: White Pass & Mt Ranier

I woke up Saturday morning to a flat tire, which prolonged me getting out of camp and on the road; I had a cup of coffee with Matt from the neighboring camp and got on the road about 8am. I … Continue reading

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