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Posts from the state of Illinois.

Redbeard Cruise Redux Day 2 – US24 (mostly) to Columbia

The objective is simple: Ride to the Columbia, Missouri and get there in time so share dinner my friends gathering for the event.

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Redbeard Cruise Redux Day 1 – Night Ride West

Today I leave for the second memorial party for our dear departed Redbeard Emeritus. I hope to leave work early so I can get some miles in before dark (famous last words).

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2021 Snarl Par-Tay day 1 – Life with Crohns

I’m already leaving a day later than intended and I’m not feeling my best. I’m just going to start down the road and see what happens. What could go wrong?

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Redbeard Cruise – Day 16

The last day of this trip. All I have to do is dodge a few rainclouds between Des Moines, Iowa and Ann Arbor, Michigan. What could go wrong?

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Redbeard US50 Cruise – Day 3

Today I cross journey across Missouri and halfway through Kansas. Highlights include a great morning ride, an eagle, a free lunch, and somehow managing to beat the closing bell… twice!

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Redbeard US50 Cruise – Day 2

Today I meet up with US50 and point west across southern Indiana and Illinois.

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2019 PITS Cruise – Day 14

An easy slab-blast home.

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2019 PITS Cruise – Day 1

Dennis and Vina are hosting the not necessarily annual Party In The Saloon (PITS) out in California… and that’s all the justification required for me and a few friends to ride across the country to attend. Continue reading 2019 PITS Cruise – Day 1

Yellowstone Cruise: Day 1

My iPad browser crashed in the middle of composing this post and ate at least 30 minutes of work. Tomorrow’s a big day so I’m not going to type it all in again. Consequently, highlights only for today.

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Tearing Myself Away to Ride

It was time to point a bike towards a long-running annual Par-Tay out west, but life was doing it’s best to get in the way. Continue reading Tearing Myself Away to Ride

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