Defuel, Refuel, Taxi cabs

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*Did not have wifi in the airport so I’m posting this late… probably will be a common theme with my updates* Well I can’t deny that the start of the trip has had plenty of hiccups, but that said things … Continued

Final Prep!

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Well last night before I officially start the ride.  I’m feeling the anxiety!  It’s been quite the flurry in the past weekend.  Krista came home for the weekend and we put in a good loaded test rides, cancelled a bank account, … Continued


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It’s been a great few days at home.  Daily rides, visiting friends and family, and eating lots of food.  Reminds me of summer vacation back the day.  A few photos from the week:   Getting lost on a afternoon ride … Continued

Moving out

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I’m officially moved out of the Rockford area.  Sipping coffee from my handy dandy Ortlieb drip filter and creating today’s to-do list.  One week from today I will sitting in a plane flying to Virginia!  I’m glad I was able … Continued

Last day at work

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Well that’s it folks… no more paychecks for a while.  I’m not a fan of goodbyes (not sure anyone is), but I usually feel better after the fact.  It was a good day as far as last days can go. … Continued