Monthly Archives: June 2012

Day 13 June 30, 2012 Burly to Pocatello, Idaho

Well today was a fun day … feel ready to sleep and this morning feels so far away.  We had a 5:15 wake-up for a 6:00 AM breakfast. Yeah Oatmeal is back … but no raisins?  I notice as the … Continue reading

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Day 12 June 29, 2012 Twin Falls to Burly, Idaho

First, I did add photos to yesterday’s post.  (Marsha M.  check the bridge we rode over!)Well another long day but short on riding miles.  We got up so we could go check out the Free Jumpers on the bridge before … Continue reading

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Day 11 June 28, 2012 Twin Falls, Idaho

Well Twin Falls is where Evil Knivel attempted to jump the gorge in 1974 (and failed).  It also has the only bridge in the USA where anyone can “free fall” without a permit.  We are getting up early tomorrow to … Continue reading

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Day 10 June 27, 2012 Mountain Home, Idaho

Well today was our shortest ride AND our smallest altitude gain so far … we biked 54 miles and only climbed 1,400 feet.  It felt like a non-event!  (don’t laugh …)  The only negative side was the packed gravel roads … Continue reading

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Day 9 (of 50) Rest Day – Boise, Idaho

We had a great day – slept in until a little after 8:00AM and decided the food would be gone if we dawdled longer .. sure enough .. the eggs were gone AND the coffee was gone …. but the … Continue reading

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Day 8 – June 25th Boise, Idaho 64.2 Miles

Well we are finally in a new state! Idaho! (I always called it the “h” state as the puzzle piece looked like the letter “H”.  I know nothing about Idaho so will have to learn that this week as we … Continue reading

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Day 7 – June 24, 2012 Ontario, Oregon

Well two things happened today – about 12:19 today we moved into a new time zone and lost an hour! And we are about 3 miles from the eastern border of Oregon (Idaho here we come!!!) Beautiful sunshiny day – … Continue reading

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Day 6 – June 23rd – Baker City, OR 82 Miles

Yeah!  An A+ day.  Beautiful blue sky and sunshine this AM. Cool jacket weather throughout much of the day.  We did a lot of climbing again but had some gorgeous descents.  And most  the climbing was done by 50 miles.  The … Continue reading

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June 22 – Day 5 – John Day, OR 116 Miles

Well today was a BIG long day .. up at 4:30 AM and I am still up at almost 9:00 PM with another challenging day ahead of us tomorrow. Breakfast started with Oatmeal and Eggs and a rain shower.  Unlike … Continue reading

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Day 4 – June 21st (Not our longest day) Prineville, OR

Well the high desert was much more beautiful early this morning.  It was beautiful and clear.  We were both asleep last night before dark so did not get to experience “the big sky.” Today was “an easy day” – only 60 … Continue reading

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