The Great Pall

Three thousand six hundred and five is the number of miles I have traveled to arrive in Dillion, Montana. It has happened quite a number times all along the way on this trip but it is occurring more often now that I am riding over high mountain passes with views of snow-laced peaks made of…Read more

Through Occupied Territory

This post comes to you from Lander, Wyoming. I have so far traveled 3236 miles. Yesterday (June 21) marked two months on the road. Happy Solstice, by the way. According to this map that shows the territories of the indigenous people prior to the European invasion of the Americas, up to this point on the…Read more

Over the Hump

I am at milepost 2889 of my journey, in the Frisco, Colorado vicinity. This is the part of the trip for which I have longed from the start. To claim the bragging rights of having crossed a continent, one has to actually traverse the entire width of it. And so, I had to travel through…Read more

This post is sent to you from La Crosse, Kansas. At 2425 miles, I am at about the halfway point of the trip. Yesterday, the route began the slow and gradual gain in elevation toward the Continental Divide while trees became even more infrequent than they have been already. Though still days away, I am…Read more

Be Back Next Week

Because I stopped for six days in St Louis, I am traveling today and won’t have enough time to post anything. I can say my mileage count is approaching 2000 miles. I am currently in Sedalia, MO phoning this in, literally. It is hot, humid, and I really want to get these plains behind me.…Read more