Author Archives: Wilgoson

2017 Scotland

Chuck and I spent three weeks in Scotland in 2017.  Click on 2017 Scotland for the blog.

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2015 Adventures in Peru

Chuck, Betty, Fran, Susan, Jeanette, Brendan and Christy headed for Peru on a great adventure.  Click on the link for more about the trip.

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22 August 2013: 6,880 Miles Key West to Arctic Circle in Alaska.

We have totaled the Miles on the Key West to Alaska Bike Trip: Note: Annual dates are for Non-Winter biking seasons. 2006 – Key West to Fort Stockton, TX                                   56 Days    2,207 miles 2007 – Fort Stockton to Antelope Wells, … Continue reading

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19 August 2013

As you are reading the posts, should you want to go further back you will need to click on the highlighted title of a post and that will take you to a single post per page and at the end … Continue reading

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19 August 2013: 12 Miles Today; 1,390 Total Miles, Finished. Dry Camped at Wal-Mart in Dawson Creek.

Chuck: What a great day for our finish; Blue skies with a few scattered clouds, cool morning with favorable winds.  Both of us can sense the unspoken drama of the day as we prepare for both the 12 mile bike … Continue reading

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18 August 2013: 40 Miles Today; 1,378 Total Miles. Dry Camped in Rest Area 11 Mi. N. of Dawson Creek.

Chuck: We didn’t get out of the campground until after 10 am but still no sign of Ben & Ellen or Sara.  We would liked to have said good-bye.  There have been reports of road construction and some gravel segments … Continue reading

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17 August 2013: 64 Miles Today; 1,238 Total Miles. In Rotary RV Park in Fort St. Johns, BC.

 Chuck:   Before starting today, we try to decide whether to do the last 115 miles in three days or two days.  I like the three easier days, because the heavy traffic with heavy loads are tedious and tiring.  But, … Continue reading

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16 August 2013: 70 Miles Today; 1274 Total Miles. Dry Camped at a Rest Area, 13 miles N. of Wonowon.

Chuck:   Another good biking day; cool, partly cloudy, a light headwind and rolling hills.  Traffic is getting heavier every day, may be a sign of getting closer to civilization.  Actually, a majority of the traffic is related to oil … Continue reading

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15 August 2013: 47 Miles Today; 1,204 Total Miles. Dry Camped at Buckinghorse River Turn Out, BC.

Chuck:     The plan is to get fuel at Prophet Creek; we can see the station from our campsite.  I will bike to the top of the hill and wait at the station for Betty.  Oops, the station is boarded … Continue reading

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14 August 2013: 57 Miles Today; 1,157 Total Miles. Dry Camped at a Turnout Near Prophet Creek, BC.

Chuck:   This morning, on the way out of Fort Nelson, I stopped by the “All Sports” store and purchased a tire repair kit.  Yesterday, I forgot it was on my list.  Today is the first time in about three … Continue reading

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