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Profile Response: Jim Andrews, Ceres, CA

Jim Andrews’ profile on warmshowers.org appealed to me: a father with two sons who like to play board games. As I cycled through a squat neighborhood on the other side of the tracks, I realized my conception of a guy … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 108 – Brewster, WA to Wentachee, WA

August 21, 2015 – Sunny, 90 degrees Miles Today: 67 Miles to Date: 6,045 States to Date: 22 Washington State has a way of turning even the most benign ride – 65 miles downhill along the Columbia River – into … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 105– Coeur d’Alene, ID to Spokane, WA

August 18, 2015 – Hazy, 80 degrees Miles Today: 52 Miles to Date: 5,834 States to Date: 22  My nephew Joey has an early job, so I was on the road shortly after six, revisited Coeur d’Alene’s lakefront in the … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 100 – Missoula, MT

August 13, 2015 – Sun 90 degrees Miles Today: 12 Miles to Date: 5,546 States to Date: 21  Day 100 of my adventure – in the Bicycle Mecca of America! Every touring cyclists knows about Missoula – headquarters of Adventure … Continue reading

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Featured Response – Lou Melini: warmshowers.org

Two weeks before I left on my journey, a friend told me about http://www.warmshowers.org. I had never participated in couch surfing or any other informal exchange of meals or lodging, but after my first warmshowers experience in Portland, ME I … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 52 – Dickinson, ND

June 26, 2015 – Sunny, 90 degrees Miles Today: 7 Miles to Date: 3,152 States to Date: 14 Rest day in Dickinson. I spent the morning relaxing at the Oasis, my new favorite motel. Had a terrific motel breakfast – … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 26 –Norwalk, OH to Elmore, OH

Miles Today: 44 Miles to Date: 1,509 May 31, 2015 – Rain and wind, 50 degrees   After more than three weeks of ducking rain, my weather luck finally ran out. I slept for eleven hours in Cathy and Don … Continue reading

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