Day 65.5 – A Quick Family Break in Del Rio (January 13, 2021)

Night- we took some time off We had reached a major goal of the trip. While Del Rio isn’t a vacation spot for most people, it is where my brother and sister-in-law, Ashley Shableski live as Addison is currently in training as a pilot. We had ordered some new tires to possibly help with myContinue reading “Day 65.5 – A Quick Family Break in Del Rio (January 13, 2021)”

Day 60 – Goodnight 2020. Good Morning 2021. (December 31, 2021)

Night 60- Houston, Texas Yeah, after learning what day it was we decided to stay with friends for new years. That and the thunderstorm that rolled through all day. Glad we didn’t ride through that. We were productive, but now we ride. Brake day/rain day/holiday. It was a good day. Goodnight 2020. Good morning 2021Continue reading “Day 60 – Goodnight 2020. Good Morning 2021. (December 31, 2021)”

Day 50 – A Lesson from the Chess Master of NOLA (December 21, 2020)

Night 50- New Orleans, LA One more day and one more night before we say goodbye to this city and our new friends. Even though we are staying at his place, we haven’t really seen much if our host Julien since he works 12 hour shifts. We knew he would be home around 7 thisContinue reading “Day 50 – A Lesson from the Chess Master of NOLA (December 21, 2020)”

Day 49 – Got Some Stuff. Ate Some Food. Heard Some Music. (December 20, 2020)

Night 49- New Orleans, Louisiana With the idea of trucking across Texas in one push, we took a light day of riding with some sight seeing. There is plenty enough to do and see here, even during a pandemic. So today we would focus on the French Quarter. Julien had voiced concerns about bike theftContinue reading “Day 49 – Got Some Stuff. Ate Some Food. Heard Some Music. (December 20, 2020)”

Day 40 – A Rare Rest Day – Chillin’ with the Manatees (December 11, 2020)

Night 40- Tallahassee, FL (rest day) Yeah. Our legs needed a rest. Everything else was just incredible. Waking up in a tent isn’t so bad when you have nowhere to be anytime soon. Our host Ingolf had already provided an incredible night of food, drinks, and fire. Our fellow cyclist/guest Stephanie somehow had energy toContinue reading “Day 40 – A Rare Rest Day – Chillin’ with the Manatees (December 11, 2020)”

Helmets off to the Veterans (November 10, 2020)

Hey everyone. Tomorrow is a rain day and also November 11th. So for those of you who don’t know, while I kept on marching drum corps and going to school, this guy, who I’ve called my best friend for the last 16ish years, this mad lad who equally dove head first into this 12,000 mileContinue reading “Helmets off to the Veterans (November 10, 2020)”