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Cedar City to Milford – 4th May 2014 (58 miles, 55 miles on route)

Today’s 50+ miles were completed in slightly alarming time due to a very strong SSW wind. So although we set out a little late at about 10.30am we arrived in Milford at about 3.30pm, having done about 57 miles. I … Continue reading

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Zion (Springdale) to Cedar City – 3rd May 2014 (60 miles, about 59 on route)

We completed the section of our route that goes around the Grand Canyon, and we are now due to head out on the route across Utah and Nevada, probably the least populated part of the USA that we’ve visited.Today started … Continue reading

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Over the Hill to Fredonia – Thursday 1st May 2014 (74 miles, 71 on route)

Your browser does not support the video tag. We set off towards Jacob Lake at about 10.30am after having viewed the Colorado River and the old bridge from the 1920s. It is an impressive gorge, the Colorado swirling about 450′ … Continue reading

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Traffic and the Art of Map Reading on the Way to Chino Valley – Thursday 24th April 2014 (60 miles, only 51 on route)

Today was surprisingly tough due to my slight cold, the heavy traffic between Prescott and Chino Valley, getting lost in Prescott (all the difference between the mileage we did and the mileage on route) and the fact that we didn’t … Continue reading

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Getting Across the Globe – 20th April 2014 (Easter Sunday, 78 miles, 75 miles on route).

A journey across a fairly baking scrubby desert with some hills. We were not sad to leave Red Lamp RV – 5 out of 10 for campers (whereas Silver City would have been awarded 9 out of 10). Arizona does … Continue reading

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Tremendous Landscapes, But We Do the Washing – Saturday 19th April (42 miles but only about 38 on route)

Your browser does not support the video tag. We knew that today would have to be a short day since you either do 40-ish or else you have to reach Globe, 110 miles away (hilly too). So we planned to … Continue reading

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Downhill (mostly) to Three Way – Good Friday, 18th April 2014 (85 miles, about 82 on route)

We got up a touch earlier today since we’d worked out that we really need to do 85 miles or so to get to the next campsite – which is on a lawn provided by the USFS (US Forestry Service) … Continue reading

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Cycling in Circles to El Paso – 12th April 2014 (61 miles but only 45 miles on route)

Whenever we meet a big city we have navigation problems – we try to find a campsite only to find ourselves the wrong side of a freeway and night coming on. Well today the man at the Roadrunner RV Park … Continue reading

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To Austin and around (23 miles but only 10 on route) – Monday 31st March 2014.

It was cloudy and humid when we set off. We viewed the McKinney Falls (lower falls) – all limestone pavement and deep holes full of water, with a very slight flow of water. We noted that we had received a … Continue reading

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To Navasota – Friday 28th March 2014 (74 miles but only about 65 on the official route)

Your browser does not support the video tag. We set off at 10am, noted that the weather was warm and humid with the sun almost out, and pushed along through Evergreen, Pumpkin (though the locals seemed to call it Punkin), … Continue reading

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