United States Archive

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    Waiting for the next chapter …

    The southern Californian urban sprawl continued south of Los Angeles where each town flowed into the other with a┬ánever ending maze of cars and roads that made riding stressful and somewhat un-enjoyable.   We reached Dohney State Beach in the town of Dana Point where […]

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    Without Turkey Dinner but with Friends

    It’s hard to believe we haven’t really updated since San Francisco, where to begin??? Let me start by giving major kudos to the city of San Francisco and surrounding area for being so bike friendly. Numbered bike routes criss-cross the city and signs at major […]

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    Out of the funk.

    We feel rejuvenated after spending some time in the Bay area. I find myself in a quaint locals’ coffee shop with interesting characters, elbow room only and soul that IS this little city by the bay; San Fransisco. It happens to be the very cafe […]

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    California Dreaming

    Our minds; filled with the idea from the cold days and rain in Oregon that as soon as we cross the border to California it would be nothing but sun, palm tress and freshly squeezed orange juice. Well this is at least what we told […]

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    Biking the Olympic Peninsula and the Washington Coast

    Our departure from Canada was slow and slumbered as we made several day stops with family in Vancouver (Mark, Char and Lauren) and then once again a few days at a friend’s place (Carmen) in Victoria. We felt ourselves hanging on to the familiar and […]

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    1 Month on the Road and Over 1,000 km’s

    Has it really been one month already, and how did we miss the 1,000 km mark? Time feels like it is flying by but we’re having a great time and celebrating some huge milestones (in our minds!). The rain seems to be holding off and […]

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    Avalon School Outdoor Education Assigment #1 Responses and Assignment #2

    Hello Avalon School Outdoor Education Class!!   Thanks guys for your responses. We’ll include them here with some feedback.   Part One: Food Storage   The response we got back regarding food storage was a little to be desired, here’s what the class came up […]

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