Category Archives: Biking

We have ridden a tandem bicycle on the Trans-America bike route from Newton, KS to Charlotte, NC in 2005 and from Newton to San Jose, CA in 2007. In the summer of 2008, we hosted over 50 cross-country bicyclists in our home.

June 30, Day 33: Pardee Reservoir to Oakdale to Caswell Memorial State Park

This is one of those days when we’ve found a library but aren’t done riding for the day.  We’re not sure where we’ll end up for the day.  Can’t add photos today either.  Come back…  Surely, we’ll be able to … Continue reading

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June 29, Day 32: Spring Valley campground to Jackson, CA and on to Pardee Reservoir

We camped in a forest service campground without showers last night, so woke up feeling grungy.  The campground is a good downhill from Carson Pass, but we had to go back to around 8,000 feet this morning.   Stopped less than … Continue reading

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June 28, Day 31: Carson City to somewhere over Carson Pass

 Dave’s trying to upload photos again…  keep checking back, we have lots to add.  Woke up at 4 am, but still didn’t get out very early.  Did manage to beat any wind coming up.   Really frustrated with ourselves for dithering … Continue reading

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June 27, Day 30: Fallon to Carson City, NV 66 miles

Still not able to add photos from this library. Gee, I thought all that gambling income was being put to good use… (Photos added on Monday, July 2 from San Jose.) Since we had such a great day yesterday, we … Continue reading

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June 26, Day 29: Austin to Fallon, NV 115 miles!

Ate a 1 bagel with Nutella each for breakfast and were on the road by 5:25am. Left a note for the campground that I would mail them the money. Absolutely froze. Coming out of town, we were flying (without having … Continue reading

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June 25, Day 28: Eureka to Austin

We headed to The Pony Expresso Deli where Lewie Strite treated us to whole wheat pancakes, choritzo and regular sausage and coffee, then handed us two muffins for the road when we were leaving. The restaurant isn’t normally open on … Continue reading

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June 24, Day 27: Ely to Eureka, NV

   I’d love it if someone would identify wildflowers!  Just add it in a comment at the end of the day’s blog. We tried to get out early for the ride to Eureka, 78 miles with “no services”. This was … Continue reading

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June 23, Day 26: Ely, back in the bike shop again

What to do when the bike is in the shop?  We hung around, checking for the part.  No luck.  Since the library was closed for the weekend, we couldn’t do more than check email on my Palm with wi-fi.   When … Continue reading

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June 22, Day 25: Baker to Ely, NV by car

Woke up early this morning, well rested!   Had breakfast at the restaurant and then I went off to do laundry down at the gas station a couple blocks away.   I used the soap that was there, leaving a dollar towards the … Continue reading

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Milford, UT to Baker, NV

We’re here, but we’ve got a broken down bike and are not sure what’s up tomorrow.  We’re getting a ride into Ely, will miss riding that stretch.  Talk to you more tomorrow. Ok, writing on Friday from Ely. We got … Continue reading

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