Monthly Archives: June 2013

June 18: An Eventful Day

I rode about 9 miles before stopping for breakfast in Twisp, which is an Indian name for Yellowjacket (luckily I didn’t run into any). I ate at a local saloon/cafe that still had bullet holes in the wall from a … Continue reading

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June 17: First Rain and First Pass

Yesterday started with a beautiful ride on the Cascade Rail Trail. As soon as I got back on the road, I veered into a little town called Concrete and met some fellow cyclists. Bob and Nenanda are from Maine and … Continue reading

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June 15; What a Difference a Day Makes

3:15am came too soon; I was up packing and doing last minute details until nearly midnight. But I had a plane to catch! Got ready and headed to Ontario Airport and said goodbye to my lovely wife, Stephanie, then it … Continue reading

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The 5 lb. Question

It’s amazing how many details there are in preparing for a long tour. Yucaipa Christian School, where I am principal, finished the academic year last Wednesday and I am getting as much of my summer planning done as I can … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Send Off!

It’s one week until I leave for the Canadian border and the beginning of the tour. I am spending the afternoon at a local favorite, A.J. Barile’s Chicago Pizza; they are hosting a fundraising send-off dinner for me.¬†They have been … Continue reading

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