Category Archives: 2013 Tour

A fundraising tour from Canada to Mexico on behalf of the students at Yucaipa Christian School in Yucaipa, CA

August 3: The Finish!

We slept with the sounds of the surf right outside the tent walls, with an occasional rude interruption of a passing train. After packing up camp, we pedaled north about 2 miles to the Potato Shack and were treated to … Continue reading

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August 2: Penultimate Day

We woke up with the skies overcast. Seemed like we were awakened on the hour all night long by low-flying helicopters from the base or trains going by. Camp break down has become automatic at this point- get dressed, stuff … Continue reading

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August 1: California Coasting

We woke up this morning to overcast and cool weather- great for cycling! The SART bike path was not crowded as we passed the Honda Center (Go Ducks!) and the Big A (Go Angels!) and headed out to the coast … Continue reading

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July 31: Homestretch

After two days off at my home (Actually, I had a lot of work to do at Yucaipa Christian School for back-to-school preparation) I am riding my last four days to the finish of the Foundation to the Future Tour … Continue reading

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July 28: Hometown Greeting

I was dropped off today in San Bernardino to continue my journey. My daughter Karissa rode with me and we arrived at Redlands Cyclery about 1:30. About a dozen cyclist gathered to ride, celebrate, and support me as I head … Continue reading

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July 25: A Tribute to Uncle Mel and the Smith Family

I found out that my wife’s uncle, Mel Smith, passed away. The picture below is of Mel. The Smith family is very tight-knit and laugh together, play together, cry together, and support each other in times like these. I remember … Continue reading

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July 24: The Angeles Mountains

As I’ve headed south on my journey, I’ve been criss-crossing the Cascades and the Sierras from west to east and back as I’ve headed south. After crossing the Mojave Desert, I am now crossing a transverse mountain range, the Angeles … Continue reading

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