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Tour Divide Days 8-9 : Alone For The First Time - After not sleeping much the previous 2 nights, morning in Wise River found me tired with a craving for coffee and breakfast.  Unfortunately, the cafe in Wise River didn’t open for another hour and I wasn’t willing to wait that long.  So I left Wise River after eating a candy bar and cinnamon roll I […]
Tour Divide 2014 Recap : Days 6-7 : Will I Ever Sleep Again? - For the first 5 days of the Tour Divide, I alternated between one good night of sleep and one bad night of sleep.  That was all about to change…for the worse. Even though it was quite chilly when I woke up in Lincoln for the start of day 6, at least it wasn’t raining.  Lincoln […]
Tour Divide Recap : Days 3-5 : Montana Stole My Sleep - This post was supposed to cover days 3-7.  Once I started writing, I couldn’t stop.  So, this is a really really long post about 3 days in the Montana rain and snow.   Sleep.  Oh comfortable sleep, how I missed you during this section.  Days 3 through 5 would take me from the US border […]
Tour Divide 2014 Recap : Days 1-2 : Into the Cold Canadian Rockies - One of my reasons for riding the Tour Divide was to see places, magnificent places, that I had never seen before.  The Canadian section was at the top of my list, but instead I got mostly clouds, rain, mud, and snow.  That’s the short version of the story that has so many more details. Banff […]
Initial Reflections on the Tour Divide - The monster that is the Tour Divide is still too big for me to put into words.  A month after finishing, I’m trying to process the ride in my own head. All of it reminds me of a story my wife tells about her grandma.  One morning when grandma was making breakfast, she asked the […]