Category Archives: Idaho

TABR16- Day 5

The dawn of day 5 came way too early for me. I ended up sleeping later than I wanted, but I was zonked and needed some rest. I got up, gathered my things, ate as much as I could from … Continue reading

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TABR16- Day 4

I woke in my hotel room in Baker City a bit dazed and not sure that I wanted to leave the coziness of a bed to go out and ride through the lonely Eastern Oregon desert at night, but I … Continue reading

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TABR15- Day 6- Grangeville, ID to Lolo, MT

My first shower and first real bed of the race had an amazing affect on my mind, body and spirit. When my alarm went off at 6AM, the short five hours of sleep weren’t enough, but I felt a bit … Continue reading

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TABR15- Day 5- Cambridge, ID to Grangeville, ID

My alarm went off at 5:30AM…WHAT?!?!? Didn’t I just go to sleep? Well, actually, that was about right. Four or so hours of shuteye seemed to be the norm and daylight was burning! During the very short night and unbeknownst … Continue reading

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TABR15- Day 4- Sumpter Pass in OR to Cambridge, ID

Lying in my hammock at 5AM near the top of Sumpter Pass with the dawn sun gleaming through the pines, some 30 miles to the west of Baker City, OR, I awoke to the sound of my alarm, opened my … Continue reading

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The big push for Big Sky

What a day!  Lots of stuff to talk about. I started out early, as I knew it was going to be a long day. 120 miles total planned for the day and the first 80 miles was uphill. Unfortunately it … Continue reading

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I’m a quitter

So I figured that today deserved two blog entries. Not because I went over 1000 miles or any other reason like that referring to this trip. Today is a special day. Today I am 2 years tobacco free. Two years … Continue reading

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Short, easy day

This morning I did a little grocery shopping, ate breakfast and did some maintenance on the bike. Then it was off for an easy day in the saddle.  Lunch was gas station fare in Kooskia. Not the best, but good … Continue reading

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A new month

With a new month comes some much cooler temps!  Yesterday I thought it was cool out when it was 60. Today it was a whopping 43 at 8:00!  It is supposed to be cooler for the next couple days. Cooler … Continue reading

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Back in service!

After not sleeping very well due to howling winds all night long, I thought I was really doing well this morning when I got up before the sun. I had everything together and was down the road before 7:30. A … Continue reading

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