July 28 Crossing America

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Carson City, NV – Silver Lake Campground, CA Distance 70 miles, I didn’t ride. Total distance traveled through today 3,696, rode on my bike 3,030. Kind of nice I slept till 5:40 this morning, got dressed in my non-riding close, broke camp and went for a leisurely breakfast at Denny’s restaurant across from the campground.  […]

July 27 Crossing America

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Fallon, UT – Carson City, UT Distance 61, miles rode 28 Total miles traveled through today 3,626, on my 3,030 of them. Today I could tell you about riding from a desert environment into the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range.  There was one pretty good climb coming out of Dayton, surprised me the […]

July 26 Crossing America

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Middlegate, NV – Fallon, NV distance 52 miles and I rode them all. Total distance traveled through today 3,565, miles on my bike 3,002. Someone lied to me as we had two more passes to climb today; Drumm Pass at 4,600’ and Sand Spring Pass at 4,644’.  Not big climbs and at much lower altitudes […]

July 25 Crossing America

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Austin, NV – Middlegate, NV distance 64 miles, rode them all Total distance traveled through today 3,513 miles, 2,950 on my bike. OK, so I thought I’d been getting a good night sleep but last night on a pillow top mattress at the Cozy Mountain Motel was one of the best night sleeps I can […]

July 24 Crossing America

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Eureka, NV – Bob Scott Camp Ground Distance 63 miles, I rode 43. Total distance traveled through today 3,449 miles, on my bike 2,886 of them. Even though last night was most likely the coldest night we’ve had to date, it made for great sleeping.  I unzipped my sleeping bag for the first time, inserted […]

July 23 Crossing America

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Ely, NV – Eureka, NV Distance 82 miles, I rode them all. Total distance traveled through today 3,386 miles, on my bike 2,843. At 3:30 yesterday, forgot to include in July 22 journal, morning I woke up and had an urgent need to relieve myself, it’s an old guy thing, instead walking to the toilet […]

July 22 Crossing America

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Great Basin Nat’l. Park, NV – Ely, NV Distance 68 miles, rode 54 Distance traveled through today 3,304, rode my bike 2,761of them. After a great night sleep and a time change to Pacific Time I was primed to get on the road at 6:00AM.  Since we were over 8,000’ in elevation decided to wear […]

July 21 Crossing America

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Milford, UT – Great Basin Nat’l Park, NV Distance 87 miles, rode all of them. Distance traveled through today 3,236, on my bike 2,707. Sorry days are too hard and long and/or no internet service.

July 20 Crossing America

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Cedar City, UT – Milford, UT Distance 57 miles, rode 57 Distance traveled through today 3,149, on my bike 2,620. After living through last night’s manmade monsoon, I still managed to get some sleep.  After breakfast with the other old guys I enjoyed a nice easy 20 mile ride on my S-Works first  time I’ve […]

July 19 Crossing America

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Red Canyon, UT – Cedar City, UT distance 69 miles, I rode 62 on my bike Total distance through today 3,092 miles, on my bike 2,563 of them. A great night sleep and I was ready to ride.  A pleasant surprise the 12 miles to the first town Panguitch where I could get something to […]

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