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Bikepacking at Last

Bikepacking at Last

I have been dreaming and talking about going bikepacking for a long time now.  I planned to go this past Sunday now that I had all my bags and no excuses left.  Come Sunday the thunder storms rolled in one after the other.  As I sat there during one of the storms I looked at my Twitter account and I […]

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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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Big Bear RV’S Park to Anchorage – Day 16

Big Bear RV’S Park to Anchorage – Day 16

07.16.12 Day 16 Big Bear RV’S Park to Anchorage 42.84miles, 891.3 trip miles 12.3 avg mph, ? max 3:28:54 ride time All pavement Clouds and some sun. 60’s Days of rain: 7 It was another damp morning today. My poor tent got put away wet once more under gray clouds that threatened of rain. We got a slight mist but […]

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Trapper Creek Inn & RV Park to Big – Day 15

Trapper Creek Inn & RV Park to Big – Day 15

07.15.12 Day 15 Trapper Creek Inn & RV Park to Big Bear RV’S Park 80 miles, 848.46 trip miles 13.9 avg mph, 29 max 5:44:13 ride time All pavement Clouds and Rain. 50-60’s Days of rain: 7 It rained all night and most of the morning. I don’t think it stopped until mid afternoon. Mike and I got up late, […]

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