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Tatalina Creek to Fairbanks – Day 8

Tatalina Creek to Fairbanks – Day 8

07.08.12 Day 8 Tatalina Creek to Fairbanks 55.4 miles, 499.8 trip miles 9.2 avg mph, 43.6 max 5:57:50 ride time All pavement Rain. Lots of sun and wind. Day 4 of rain I woke up today in about the same mood as yesterday. I was pretty beat down and not looking forward to riding the bike. It didn’t help that […]

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Paved Parking Lot to Tatalina Creek – Day 7

Paved Parking Lot to Tatalina Creek – Day 7

07.07.12 Day 7 Paved Parking Lot to Tatalina Creek 69.1 miles, 454.4 trip miles 8.7 avg mph, 40.8 max 7:19:56 ride time Almost 55% gravel Rain, lightning and thunder. Lots of sun and wind. Day 3 of rain I know my journal has been a list of ailments and me talking about suffering but this first week has been so […]

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Arctic Circle to Paved Parking Lot – Day 6

Arctic Circle to Paved Parking Lot – Day 6

07.06.12 Day 6 Arctic Circle to Paved Parking Lot MP 40 74.8 miles, 385.3 trip miles 8.9 avg mph, 46.2 max 8:38:10 ride time Almost 50% gravel Mostly sunny 70’s Days of rain 2 So yesterday I talked about the sun and how it effects me, but what I forgot to mention is how it heats up our tent in […]

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Wiseman to Arctic Circle – Day 5

Wiseman to Arctic Circle – Day 5

07.05.12 Day 5 Wiseman to Arctic Circle 75.4 miles, 330.4 trip miles 10.4 avg mph, 49 max 7:25:19 ride time Almost 85% gravel Rain in am, sunny, Day 2 of rain It’s now 12:28 am I’m just starting my journal. What a long day. With the sun being up 24/7 I’m having a hard time. Not just because it feels […]

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Gravel Pit to Wiseman – Day 4

Gravel Pit to Wiseman – Day 4

07.04.12 Day 4 Gravel Pit to Wiseman 76.92miles, 242 trip miles 10 avg mph, 30.3 max 7:07:03 ride time Almost 90% gravel Rain off/on, some sun, 50? Day 1 of rain I started my morning by poking Mike in the eye a few times as I slept. I recall doing it and him asking me what I was doing and […]

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Ice Cut to Gravel Pit – Day 3

07.03.12 Day 3 Ice Cut to Gravel Pit 65.35 miles, 165 trip miles 9.0 avg mph, 49.1 max 7:14:47 ride time Almost 98% gravel 70’s ?? Today was a bitch! The first two days spoiled us. By that I mean the road was in good condition and relatively flat. Today was a roller coaster the whole time but we were […]

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Franklin Bluff to Ice Cut – Day 2

Franklin Bluff to Ice Cut – Day 2

07.02.12 Day 2 Franklin Bluffs to Ice Cut 63.56 miles, 100 trip miles 10.8 avg mph, 36.4 max 5:50:38 ride time Almost 80% gravel Wow! I was tired last night. I was asleep in no time at all. The first time I woke up my side was numb from not moving for so long. It was probably the best first […]

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Dead Horse to Franklin Bluff – Day 1

Dead Horse to Franklin Bluff – Day 1

07.01.12 Day 1 31 Miles, 36.45 trip miles 11 avg mph Dead Horse – Franklin Bluffs Sunny 40-50 Our day started at 9 pm yesterday when we left for the airport. I slept some but with three planes and insanely loud announcements sleep was hard to come by. The views of Denali were amazing. It’s huge mountain. Fairbanks had some […]

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