Monthly Archives: September 2013

Rude Awakening

Coastal Oregon was an unexpected treat for my traveling partner. Although the original plan was to complete a run of Highway 101 we once again took a turn to a place neither of us had been to in the past. … Continue reading

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Coastal Wonders

The wonders of our country never seem to end. The Columbia River is the fourth largest river in the US of A. The river was our guide from Portland to the Pacific Ocean. It is a recreational boon to the … Continue reading

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Portland is Still Weird

Driving into Portland felt different this time. I guess it should since the last time I came on a bicycle. Last time it was a bit overcast with periods sun. This time its rained constantly with periods of harder rain. … Continue reading

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Oh Canada–Really

Although at this point we are now well past Canada, I feel compelled to comment on some of my favorite findings during our recent time there. Canada is so authentic. Where else will one hear towns, villages or cities named … Continue reading

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Glacier…Awesome

The border guard took our passports and my driver’s license — ran the background check and asked where we had been and what we did. He got off his chair for a moment to look at my riding companion. Then … Continue reading

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Let It Rain

The magic that is Banff National Park comes from its location in the Canadian Rockies. Its north of Glacier National Park in Montana. Like Glacier Park there is a wide variety of wildlife, hiking trails, biking trails and of course … Continue reading

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Texas, Canada Style

I must have clicked my heels because Calgary is not like the rest of Canada. No sir, it could be the doppelgänger for Texas. Pick-up trucks and SUV’s are the vehicle of choice for many. Lots of residents sport cowboy … Continue reading

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