Biking in Place in Bremerton

Well life is definitely different right now. Marty is “sheltering in place” with me in Bremerton, WA and we’re trying to do our part and stay home as much as possible. The weather is perfect to start our bike camping season, but parks are shut down at the moment. So, we decided a day ride…

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1350 Miles of Smiles! (Well not always…)

In total we rode 1350 miles from Banff, Alberta to ever-so-lovely Rawlins, Wyoming! We decided to recap some of our memories and reflect just a tad on our trip. Some Numbers and Stats: 1350 miles biked (almost exact mileage!) Average daily mileage: 54 miles Lowest mileage day: 5 miles; Highest mileage day: 87 miles Days…

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Bittersweet…

One sore shoulder, two sore bums, bleeding money, running out of time, running out of towns and water, no real great place for Marty’s parents to pick us up, and my hair tie finally broke, so we decided to put our ride on hold in Rawlins, WY. But one little problem, how do we get…

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Oh Great Basin!

So when I left off we were trying to get out of the Jackson Hole area and this we did manage to do. We climbed up and over Togwotee Pass and the Continental Divide without too much a problem, stopping at the lake on the top for a snack. Later we found out that once…

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Stuck in a hole…..Jackson Hole that is

It is always amazing how days can fly by one after another. We expected to to be in Colter Bay a couple of nights and then move on, well that is not how it ended up. After Jackson we were going to go to Jenny Lake to explore, instead we decided we would stay another…

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Holy Cow, Where are We Now???

There are road blocks and there are cow blocks. After leaving Wise River, we headed toward the old ghost town of Bannack. We battled a headwind for a little while, and made it up a massive switchback hill, but after a quick rest our block was the biggest herd of cows to date. Typically, we’ve…

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Ba..Banff!

Tuesday afternoon we packed our bags, got the rental car, went to mom and dad’s house to drop off some gear we may need when they meet up with us later, and headed for Bonner Ferry Idaho. The ride was a bit windy all the way until Ceour D’Alene, but finally mellowed out. I learned…

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