August 23 Crossing America

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Bandon, OR – Pistol River, OR distance 59 miles. Total miles traveled through today 4,630, 3,962 of them on a bike. Suzy got to be my SAG driver today as Dale had an opportunity to earn some money and be checked out for working with an Apache helicopter on forest fires.  Sounded exciting and though […]

August 22 Crossing America

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August 22 Reedsport, OR – Bandon, OR distance 67 miles. Total distance traveled through today 4,571 miles, 3,903 on a bike. Dale and I were up at 6:30 but Suzy beat us by at least a half hour and had a great breakfast of fresh fruit, juice, waffles, bacon and coffee waiting for us.  Suzy […]

August 21 Crossing America

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Florence OR – Reedsport distance 20 miles. Total distance traveled through today 4,504 miles, 3,836 on a bike. Today Larry had to go back home in order to work tomorrow.  As a convenience to me he arranged to ride a bus from Reedsport to Eugene where he’ll take the Amtrak to Seattle.  That was very […]

August 20 Crossing America

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Pacific City, OR – Florence, OR distance 69 miles. Total distance traveled through today 4,484 miles, 3,816 of them by bike. Gees!  Does it ever warm up on the Oregon Coast?  Yet again today, I awake to a bone chilling cold I can’t shake while riding.  Worse, I  climb frequent hills causing me to sweat […]

August 19 Crossing America

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Wheeler, OR – Pacific City, OR distance traveled 64 miles. Distance traveled through today 4,415 miles, 3,747 of them on my bike. Soon as I crept out of my sleeping bag this morning the wind was still blowing a cold wet mist.  Larry and I quickly broke camp and went to see if we could eat […]

August 18 Crossing America

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Astoria, OR – Wheeler, OR distance 46 miles Total distance traveled through today 4,351 miles, 3,683 on my bike. We made an early start today as Larry and I have to drive to Astoria to begin my ride down the Oregon Coast.  Arrived in Astoria about noon and drove across the Astoria Bridge. The Adventure […]

August 17 Crossing America

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Back in Pullup, WA Resting a day before heading back down to Astoria with Larry to begin the Oregon coast section of stage 2.

August 16 Crossing America

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Astoria, OR – Castle Rock, WA distance 65 miles, rode 63 of them. Total miles traveled through today 4,305, on my bike for 3,637of them. My plan was to begin riding at seven this morning was a bad idea.  I came out of the hostel, made ready to ride and the very first corner I […]

August 15 Crossing America

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Elma, WA to Castle Rock, WA distance 80 miles. Total miles traveled through today 4,240 miles, 3,574 of them on my bike. Started today picking up Joyce, another high school classmate, in downtown Seattle then drove to Elma where I stopped with Denny on August to begin this day’s ride at about 10 AM.  I […]

August 12-14 Crossing America

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Visiting Family and Friends while on R&R Too late tonight to write anymore.  I have had a grand three days visiting with Jenny and Mark, Larry and Charis and of course Kylee.  Well worth taking a few days off riding to be with them.

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