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My Trip is Over, but my Adventures Continue

Settling back in at home has been a bit exhausting, but also wonderful.  It is so good to see everyone I’m used to spending my days seeing, and settling back into my routines.  The highlight of course is my pal Georgia who I take care of most days after school.  Seeing her face light up … Continue reading

Grand Finale at Breckenridge Bike Week!

Couldn’t have planned the end of my trip better if I’d wanted to! It’s been a fabulous few days mountain biking in Breckenridge, taking free demo bikes down fabulous mountain trails, and working on my growing addiction to true mountain biking. But I’m getting ahead of myself! After two fabulous full days of trail riding … Continue reading

Rest Days are for Mountain Biking!

Another fabulous week has passed since I was online last, and I’ve drawn near the end of this fabulous trip. Each day continues to bring new wonders and one moment of joy after another. Even the days I’m exhausted and sore I am constantly in awe of the beauty which surrounds me and the pleasures … Continue reading

Crossing the Great Basin

Crossing the Great Basin

Over the last four days we managed to ride across The Great Basin. It was hot and desolate and involved long days with virtually no services or even water sources. While it was incredibly beautiful, it was also tedious, monotonous, and exhausting! We were well rested and geared up by the time we rolled out … Continue reading

Dude Ranches, Rodeos, and the Wild Wild West

Dude Ranches, Rodeos, and the Wild Wild West

It’s been nearly a week since I last wrote from Lima, and I made the brilliant move of mailing my full journal home yesterday before typing this, so I’ll be mostly writing off the cuff! Since I last wrote I’ve passed out of Montana, through Idaho, skirted Yellowstone, crossed the Tetons, and entered Wyoming. What … Continue reading