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Grizzly Bears and Moose Drool

Grizzly Bears and Moose Drool

What an amazing few days it has been. The four of us are really living it up and having fun every moment of every day. Our pace remains relaxed, at around 40 miles per day. Our stops are strategically placed so as to leave us with just one major climb each day, and somehow every … Continue reading

Steep Gravel Climbs and Cold Mountain Streams

Steep Gravel Climbs and Cold Mountain Streams

Now that we are on the official Great Divide Mountain Bike Route, there is very little pavement, few towns, and no services. It’s been a hard three day’s ride from Eureka to Whitefish during which time we saw virtually no pavement and not a single store or water source other than lakes and streams. This … Continue reading

Goodbye Pavement!

Goodbye Pavement!

Posting from my phone is still awkward, sorry! I’m currently in my tent in a city park in Eureka Montana. It’s 10:30 pm and there are air horns and sirens everywhere, but I have no idea why. If I learn anything by the end of this note, I’ll let you know! I’ll start by saying … Continue reading

Banff, Bikes, and Bolts

Banff, Bikes, and Bolts

Welcome to Banff! Becky and I stayed in a airport hotel in Boston Monday night, and I arranged a 230 am shuttle to the airport for Tuesday to prepare for a 5 am flight, I knew this would be a long day. My flights to Houston and then on to Calgary were largely uneventful and … Continue reading

Gearing Up and Flying Out

Gearing Up and Flying Out

This week has been a chaotic mix of planning our alternate route, purchasing last minute items, and deciding what gear to bring and what to leave at home.  Tomorrow morning Becky and I drive to Boston and at 5 am Tuesday morning I fly out.  The moment of truth is upon us.  I’ve been working … Continue reading