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After arriving at the campsite last night the host told me that he couldn’t charge a bicycle to stay there what a great guy. I was tired last night and didn’t eat much this morning when I got up and

Day one.

Well the first day, oh the first day starts off with a flat had to pull the tube to discover that it was just a stem leak but fortunately that was easy and not only that it was in an

Westward Ho!

My bike is all together and ready to roll I’ll be leaving in the morning with the goal of Seattle and onward to Gallup New Mexico.

Into Canada

Today I made it into Canada at Sault Ste Marie. It’s pronounced “Soo”. Beautiful sunny day after riding in rain and low hanging clouds for a couple of days. Definitely cooler than Florida. Lows in the 50’s and rain is

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Great RAGBRAI video

I wish I could make videos like this. However this is a great depiction of RAGBRAI.    

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Riding up the Mississippi

Leaving Muscatine and beginning the new part of this journey,  “Self supported” is the term for on your own, Took me till almost 1:00 PM. Not exactly prime starting time, but things had to be done before I could leave. 

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Riding Across Iowa

Riding across Iowa in the RAGBRAI ride was so many different things . This ride definitely has its own spirit, made up of some 17 to 19 thousand people riding on any given day. The weather was almost perfect lows

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Pre RAGBRAI Ride to Starting Town

  This is the ride to the starting town and the  bike Expo. Huge numbers of people so I am concentrating on slowing down. This ride is mainly down the Wabash Trace, a rail trail conversion , with it’s tree

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Morning Ride To Omaha

A video I made riding across the Bob Kerry Pedestrian Bridge between Council Bluffs and Omaha. A beautiful bridge. The trails and bike lanes make riding your bike here a joy. If I would quit trusting Garmin and use my

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