Bike4Nepal Archive

  • August 10, 2015

    The End: Musings on Joy, Suffering, Gratitude, and School-Building

    My Capitol-to-Capitol expedition took me across some of the wilder and more beautiful parts of the Western US and Canada. 3081 pedaled miles, four US states, three Canadian Provinces, seven national parks, nine flat tires, five moose, nine ...more
  • August 10, 2015

    58-61: Haines and Juneau

    58: It was glorious to sleep in a real bed and get to sleep in as long as I wanted. I did all the touristy things in Haines - visited the Sheldon Museum, watched the afternoon feeding at the American Bald Eagle Foundation, wandered around ...more
  • July 26, 2015

    55-57: Whitehorse to Haines -42, 45, and 26 miles

    55: If one needed more data to be convinced I am not a morning person, today provided. I didn't want to get out of bed because it was a drizzly grey outside. Even oatmeal and tea didn't perk me up. I dragged my heels, knowing at some point ...more
  • July 24, 2015

    52 - 54: Rancheria to Whitehorse (6mi), Day trip to Atlin, and Rest Day in Whitehorse

    52: When I woke up, the weather was still dismal. Upon entering the cafe for breakfast, the ladies asked incredulously if I was going to ride in this. As I cruised through my Yukon Platter     (3 eggs, 6 bacons, 2 pancakes, 2 ...more
  • July 20, 2015

    50 & 51: Jade City, BC to Rancheria, YT – 62 and 67

    50: I’m resigning myself to sleeping in and riding later into the day, because I just can’t get up with my alarm. I’m still sleeping poorly with the long daylight hours (sun sets after 10 and it gets light by 4, even during the ...more
  • July 18, 2015

    49: Dease Lake to Jade City - 66 miles

    Another morning of slow motivation, turned off alarm clocks and procrastination getting out of camp. The first quarter mile up the dirt road back to the highway was exceptionally steep and painful, and the road climbed some more in the ...more
  • July 17, 2015

    45 - 48: Kitwanga to Meziadin Lake to Bell II to Kinaskan Lake to Dease Lake - 96, 57, 74, and 85 Mi

    45: Apparently my body really wanted two days off so close together, because today I had LEGS ( and quite probably a tailwind). The miles this morning melted away, and by noon I'd already done 50. Just after lunch I rode past the places ...more
  • July 12, 2015

    43 & 44: Smithers-ish to Kitwanga and weather day - 66 & 3 miles

    Andy made blueberry pancakes this morning, and then the three of us set out - Andy and Kirsteen on mountain bikes and I weighed down with 10 days worth of food plus leftover brownies and grilled chicken from last night. After my grocery ...more
  • July 11, 2015

    41 & 42: Houston to Smithers and Rest Day - 42&2 mi

    41:Houston to Smithers -42 mi Leaving Houston was a slow start. John and I both found it necessary to sleep in, and then make important phone calls before hitting the Great Emptiness that will be the Cassiar highway. My phone call ...more
  • July 11, 2015

    Days 37-40: Purden Lake to Houston, BC- 50, 67, 70, and 68 mi

    37: Purden lake to Prince George- 50mi On our way out of the campground, John and I stopped to chat with a German couple cycle touring across Canada. The beginning of the ride was nice, but a few miles out of PG we turned a corner from ...more


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