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Western Migration, Part 3, Great Salt Desert to the Sierra Nevada

Now the Donner Party had a hell of a time getting over the Wasatch, and once over it, they saw 80 miles of the Great Salt Desert. Back then, the salt formed a thin crust over the marsh and their … Continue reading

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Western Migration, Part 2, Rockies to the Wasatch

When we last left you, we were at 14,110 feet on Pikes Peak. After our uneventful ride back down to 6,400 feet on the Cog Railway, we loaded up the land yacht and headed up to Interstate 70, taking pains … Continue reading

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Western Migration, Part 1, Dallas to the Front Range

Headed out of Dallas Monday morning, September 14.  As noted in an earlier post, I lost my DL and Debit card on the Guadalupe Trail in San Jose, so on the way out of town, had to pick up a … Continue reading

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Roadtrip 5-Austin, Issues, Food and Training Update

We had a bladder problem on our weekend trip to Austin. As we’ve documented, we are keeping the black water tank unused and pristine, and the bladder problem has nothing to do with that.  We noticed a thin layer of water … Continue reading

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Fourth Road Trip Report

We headed out from Dallas to College Station, Texas Friday evening for a quick 24 hour trip.  We arrived in BCS late (11 p.m.), so thought it would be good to try boondocking (e.g., no fees for an RV park). Coming … Continue reading

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Third Roadtrip Report

  The 7 a.m. Texas summer sun casts a long shadow… We took the 2016 ERA 70X on an overnight trip to Paris, Texas to ride the Tour de Paris bike rally.  Paris does a good job of coordinating their event … Continue reading

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