Category Archives: The Bike

Phase 1A – Day 1- 5/26 -30Sep 2006- 146 total miles: Key West to Homestead General Aviation Airport

Day 1- 26 Sep 2006- 21miles today/21 total miles: Key West to Sugarloaf Key Betty and I arrived in the keys this afternoon with our 2 dogs (Sweetie, a 17 year old poodle inherited from my mom, and Mitzie, a … Continue reading

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Phase 1A – Beth Kelso’s journal – Cross City, FL to Cordele, Georgia

  (Sat)    Cross City to Chiefland   (25 miles) (Sun)   Perry to Tennille   (25 miles) (M)      Quitman to Perry   (54 miles) COLD!!  For those who know me, know that I think anything below 80 degrees is freezing.  We awoke to a … Continue reading

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Phase 1A – Day 6-29/1-31October2006/US41 Value Jet Memorial, FL to Andalusia, AL

Day 6- 1Oct06- 36mi/182 mi total: to Value Jet Memorial on US 41 Betty drove me to the start point behind the Homestead General Aviation Airport, HGAA, and I continued biking on the trail along the C111 Canal.  A few … Continue reading

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Phase 1A – Day 30-41/Nov1-12,2006/Near Frisco City,AL – Kinder, LA

Day 30-  1 Nov-  55 miles/1106 total miles:  to US-84 intersection with SR 21 near Frisco City Lots of trucks drove around the convenience store/fuel station during the night.  However, we turned-in early and slept well, considering the activity.  We … Continue reading

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Phase 1A – Day 42-56/Nov 13-27/ Starks, LA – Ft Stockton, TX

Day 42-  13 Nov-  53 miles/1580 total miles:  to Starks, LA A light rain outside, we clean the RV, pack-up and drive north to US-190, my start point for the day. Hey!  We discover that the parking lot we are … Continue reading

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Phase IIA – 25 May – 4 Jun 2007/New Mexico (Mexican Border)-Datil, NM

Phase 2:  Mexico to Montana via “Great Divide Route”      Aye Chihuahua!   Finally, here we are in the Chihuahuan Desert.  After many delays and lots of rescheduling we are resuming our bike journey from Key West to Alaska, albeit with … Continue reading

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Phase IIB – 8Jul2007-24 Aug2007/Canadian Border south to Datil, NM

4 June 2007 to 7 July 2007: OK, medical test results were positive, the doc had some good advice about how to continue the bike trip and hopefully avoid more high elevation problems.  We spent some time helping Betty’s folks, … Continue reading

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Phase 1B – 18Sep2007-26Sep2007/Hachita, NM to Ft. Stockton, TX

Phase I-B  Hachita, NM to Fort Stockton, Texas 18Sep07: Day 1 – 44 mi/Total 44mi/From Hachita, NM to Columbus, NM “Back in the saddle again!”  It has been three weeks since we last biked on our journey from Key West … Continue reading

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Onward to Alaska

As many of you know, we’ve put this trip on hold because of a series of family traumas.   For a while it looked as though we were going to have to delay another year because in October 2012 I stepped into … Continue reading

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On the road

We’re rolling through Tennessee in the RV towing the Honda and four bikes . Will spend a few days in Indiana and Iowa then off to Canada to resume the ride.

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