Monthly Archives: June 2015

Day 15, 40 miles over Logan Pass, McDonald Lodge to St Mary NPS Campground. MT

I’ll add more to this when I have time, but phone coverage is limited here and I need to get pedaling. Yesterday wasn’t as tough as I’d feared ; there have been tougher climbs on this trip that The Going … Continue reading

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Day 14, 37 miles, Whitefish to Lake McDonald Lodge.

I was out if the motel at 5:30am today to make sure I reached Lake McDonald well before the road closes to bicycles at 11:00. I was being very conservative, but with temperatures pushing 100F it’s nice to ride in … Continue reading

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Day 13, Eureka to Whitefish

My Warmshowers hosts cooked me pancakes for breakfast and we had a nice chat. I left around 7:00 and as I rose through Euteka decided to have a second breakfast at Jax Cafe.    The first 14 miles were nice … Continue reading

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Day 12, 70 very warm miles. Libby to Eureka

Today was another hot one and was nearly all spent riding on the Rt 37 along the Koocanusa Lake. I had a slow start as my front tire was flat, but even after changing it I was away before the … Continue reading

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Day 11, 69 miles, Clark Fork, ID to Libby,MT

Today was hot and the final 15 miles was tough, but it was worth it to end up in the awesome Libby Hostel and spend only $20 for a room, beautiful new showers and laundry facilities I also got to … Continue reading

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Day 10, 60 miles, Newport WA to Clark Fork ID.

My room at the Antler Motel was the smallest ever, maybe a foot between the bed and the door. But “bed” is the most important word in the previous sentence and I took full advantage of it and went to … Continue reading

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Day 9, 92 miles, 100F. A long hot day from Colville to Newport.

I left the Bike Hostel with Danielle and Ted and we began the climb out of Colville towards Ione. It wasn’t too steep and there was plenty of rest from the gradients that we didn’t get on the previous climbs. … Continue reading

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