Monthly Archives: July 2012

Eureka!

My experience at the Palm Motel Restaurant was like being at Cheers. The counter dude noticed me ride in last night so he quickly began to regal me with tales of his cycling exploits. I soon learned that he had … Continue reading

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One last shout out!

Thanks again to all my Oregonian benefactors for letting me mooch off of you! To those of you who I have threatened to visit all I can say is I’m coming, I’m coming….

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On the road again

I left Crescent City about 12:30 today heading for Klamath, CA. This part of the trip involves traveling through the redwood forests along the Pacific coast. Wow, this stretch of the road is simply awesome! And so were the climbs–there … Continue reading

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A break in the action

One of the things I most looked forward to is seeing friends and family while on this trip. Last Thursday I was picked up in Brookings, OR by my long-time friend and bicycling zen master Alfred Harrison. Alfred and his … Continue reading

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Friends made along the way!

I wanted to make this trip in order to renew old relationships and make new friends as well. So far I have succeeded with objective #1 and #2 is an ongoing activity. Over the past week I am met a … Continue reading

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Final leg to Brookings OR

After lunch I came upon a number of cyclists: a group of five were riding from Seattle to Brookings and was comprised of teachers, while the group was a make shift team who had met at a campground the day … Continue reading

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Heaven in Gold Beach

I was at Rollin in the Dough for lunch. The bistro burger was sublime–black angus beef, thick bacon, lettuce, a fried egg And a side salad. What a find!!

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The Invisible Hand

The hill climbing has been incredible. I am one with the granny gears. Yesterday I rode Seven Devils Road (kinda felt like hell at times) which was virtually straight up and down for quite a distance. When I finished I … Continue reading

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Was Leif here?

No matter what I do those darn Norwegians are everywhere. It was enough that I spent a good share of my career working in the Sons of Norway Building. Now I discover that Oregon is overrun with Norski types too! … Continue reading

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All Alone in a Coos Bay Motel

Before I go to bed I want to perform a memory dump — sounds kinda high-tech does it not? Before I elaborate on the photos I want to share a few things: 1) I have now passed below numerous power … Continue reading

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