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Low clouds in Denali.

Denali National Park

Last night it rained most of the night to my dismay.  The result is a low cloud cover across the valley that is amazing looking.  To honor the clouds I found this picture I took in Denali, which was a similar day to today.  Hopefully I’ll get some pics of Carbondale’s clouds and ya’ll can decided which are better.   […]

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Fox Grass

Fox Grass

While in Alaska this summer I saw a few plants every where I went.  This was one of them.  It’s called Fox Grass and as you would expect it’s not native to Alaska, man brought it with them.  It lines the road side ditches and spreads across the valleys.  It looks amazing when the wind blows.   Scatman Get out […]

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Dalton

The Dalton Highway

This past July I rode my bike from Prudhoe Bay, AK south 1200 miles through the Alaska country side.  This is how my trip started, flat and visibility for miles.  It would not always be like this though.   Scatman Get out there!   Wondering how you can support the next adventure?  Simply support the following and you will be. […]

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Tok – Day 23

Tok – Day 23

After much thought I have decided to leave Mike and I’s tour. Between the large amount of weight I have lost, loss of appetite and not wanting to ride my bike I made the tough decision to go home. I told Mike while planning the trip if it’s not the number one thing in your life don’t go. This applies […]

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Porcupine Creek to Tok – Day 22

Porcupine Creek to Tok – Day 22

07.22.12 Day 22 Porcupine Creek to Tok 62.21 miles, 1175.63 trip miles 13.3 avg mph, 29.1 max 4:40:04 ride time All pavement Sunny and a few sprinkles. 60-70’s Days of rain: 9 I slept well last night even though it sounded like thunder was rolling through my stomach as I attempted to fall asleep. The morning came fast and I […]

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Gakano Lodge to Porcupine Creek – Day 21

Gakano Lodge to Porcupine Creek – Day 21

07.21.12 Day 21 Gakano Lodge to Porcupine Creek State Recreation Site 62.15 miles, 1175.63 trip miles 11.8 avg mph, 45.3 max 5:15:01 ride time All pavement Sunny. 70-80’s Days of rain: 8 We woke to rain on the fly of the tent and spokie dokes passing by. The international kids, as I heard them called, were up early and leaving. […]

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Sand Pit on Rt. 4 to Gakano Lodge – Day 20

Sand Pit on Rt. 4 to Gakano Lodge – Day 20

07.20.12 Day 20 Sand Pit on Rt. 4 to Gakano Lodge 63.49 miles, 1113.49 trip miles 13 avg mph, 34.9 max 4:50:59 ride time All pavement Sunny. 70′s Days of rain: 7 So last night I appeared to be feeling better and slept okay. I actually woke up feeling good. I ate some but it wasn’t a ton. It seemed […]

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Valdez to Sand Pit on Rt. 4 – Day 19

07.19.12 Day 19 Valdez to Sand Pit on Rt. 4 79.45 miles, 1049.99 trip miles 11.1 avg mph, 40.2 max 7:06:25 ride time All pavement Sunny. 80′s Days of rain: 7 Another horrible night of sleep and more stomach issues. The stomach was an issue throughout the day until about 6 pm. It seems okay now but I haven’t had […]

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Big Bear CG to Valdez – Day 18

Big Bear CG to Valdez – Day 18

07.18.12 Day 18 Big Bear CG to Valdez 8.07 miles, 970.54 trip miles 7.8 avg mph, 15.8 max 1:01:31 ride time All pavement Mostly sunny. 70′s Days of rain: 7 I slept well last night for sure. Though I did wish I had more sleep. My stomach was fine but shortly it reared it’s uglier side in no time. Eating […]

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Anchorage to Big Bear CG -Day 17

Anchorage to Big Bear CG -Day 17

07.17.12 Day 17 Anchorage to Big Bear CG 71.17 miles, 962.47 trip miles 12.8 avg mph, ? max 5:32:29 ride time All pavement Mostly sunny. 70’s Days of rain: 7 As I mentioned I didn’t sleep well last night. My stomach and tired legs reminded me all day of this. My poor belly either felt full or empty and pretty […]

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