Category Archives: Kentucky

TABR16- Day 22

I got up early in Berea and gathered my things quickly. I had big intentions for the day. I wanted to make it to the final state- Virginia. The first order of business was a quick stop at the gas … Continue reading

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TABR16- Day 21

During the night, I heard Michela and Stefano get up and leave. I went back to sleep. When Luke got up, I figured I better get going. My alarm went off about that time and I gathered my things. I … Continue reading

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TABR16- Day 20

After two days of not feeling my best, I woke in Marion in my hotel room with the intent to make things better. I was up and out of the motel at 4:45AM, then made a short stop at McDonald’s … Continue reading

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TABR16- Day 19

After having eaten a ton and slept for about 12 hours, I woke in my motel room in Murphysboro still unsure of myself. Before I went to bed, I was seriously considering calling it quits. I was exhausted and simply … Continue reading

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It’s been way too long

Here we are again. It has been 8 months since I last posted and obviously A LOT has happened since. It is funny how life click-clacks along and before you know it, time gets away from you. When I last … Continue reading

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Getting beat up in the mountains

When I left Elk Horn City this morning, there wasn’t any getting warmed up. Straight to work climbing. I had over 1200′ in the first 10 miles. Within that 10, I crossed into Virginia. I’m now in my last state! … Continue reading

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Almost finished with Kentucky

This morning I was up at 8 and after taking a little too long to get going, out the door at 9:30. After asking the girl at the front desk last night about traffic on my route, I was pretty … Continue reading

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Into the Appalachians

After staying up entirely too late watching the baseball game and seeing the forecasted low of 35, I decided to sleep in a bit and let it warm up. Up at 9:00, breakfast, gather everything and prepare for the day. … Continue reading

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A nice day in the bluegrass

The morning started out pretty cold, but it slowly warmed to cool by afternoon and the sunshine was amazing! Kentucky’s rolling hills have been great. With the cooler temps (35), I waited to leave until 9:00. It was really brisk, … Continue reading

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Know when to say when

So last night I stayed in a really nasty place. It was top two of the worst on the trip. If you are ever in the Hodgenville area, don’t go anywhere near the Cruise Inn, just sayin’. Although the place … Continue reading

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