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Still in Spokane

Another day of rest and miscellaneous relaxation in Spokane. Mostly doing random stuff – we went to a bicycle shop and an REI, checking out downtown Spokane in the process. The whole town has a laid-back, open feel to it, … Continue reading

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In Spokane

I haven’t had as much time for philosophical musings as I’d like in this blog; most of the time I have to write is used up just trying to get a barebones account down. But now that we’re resting in … Continue reading

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Missoula to Spokane – Arrival in a West Coast State

In the morning we continued our interstate theme, particularly since I’d messed up with the maps and thought we’d had only 100 miles when in fact it was 200. (For some reason I’d been thinking that Montana connected directly with … Continue reading

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Big Sky to Missoula

Indeed any bears that were in the area left us unmolested, and our tent kept us dry this time, although I had to get up in the middle of the night and reset a peg that had pulled out of … Continue reading

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Exit Yellowstone, Enter Montana

Today was going to be a short day, less than a hundred miles, and so we made a lazy time of it in the morning at the campground. Unfortunately this meant that by the time we made our way out … Continue reading

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Along the Grand Teton Highway to Yellowstone

It was pretty cool in the morning, and even yesterday afternoon had been only warm, not hot, so it seemed at least for now that our difficulties with the heat were over. In fact we even put in our jacket … Continue reading

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Up to the Wind Rivers

After the heat of yesterday we were determined to get an early start, and we managed to get on the road by 7. We had over a hundred miles by the time we’d started the day before, but we perhaps … Continue reading

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A Hellish Ride

Today we unfortunately had to leave Steamboat Springs. We would have liked to stay longer, but we have other places and people to see before heading home. The route we had planned was a spectacular one – west to Dinosaur … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Biking

During the summer, Steamboat becomes a mountain biking mecca, and the lower ski slopes get converted into mountain bike runs. Every few cars on the gondola lift hangs a special car that can hold 3 or 4 bikes, and these … Continue reading

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Relaxing around Steamboat

We were going to have 2 full days in Steamboat with no motorcycling anywhere, and this was the first one. We headed downtown for a breakfast then took the bus up to the base of the mountain where all the … Continue reading

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