Category Archives: Western United States

2016 Tour of Alberta Stage 2

Today the race starts in Kananaskis and ends in Olds. The profile is a downhill slope so it should be a fast one. Although the start is the only time we can glimpse the mountains, it would be complicated to … Continue reading

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ToA Stage 1 – Grande Prairie

Start is a long way from where we are. 400km at least. We packed yesterday and just had to get a few things out to the car. 8:55 , 25 minutes late but still should have loads of time. It’s … Continue reading

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Photos of Arizona, Utah, Colorado & New Mexico

Photos of our trip to Arizona, Utah, Colorado and New Mexico are posted! Hover over┬áthe “Photos” item in the main menu bar. Then move the cursor over the title for Arizona etc and click. Then click on the first photo … Continue reading

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On the Road

The American Automobile Association map we picked up before we left on our trip to Arizona had small green dots aligning some of the highways that were more or less in our line of travel. Upon inspection of the map’s … Continue reading

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The Penultimate Day

Arizona is suppose to be such a bike riders state. A place with excellent riding. Rolling roads and nice weather. In ten days of travel we have seen a grand total of about 20 riders, ten of which I would … Continue reading

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Route 66

Today is a travel day. We could drive straight from Santa Fe to Phoenix in about 7 or 8 hours, but we have decided to split the drive in two pieces. Hence, here we sit in Holbrook, Arizona, right on … Continue reading

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Santa Fe, New Mexico

After a short two hour drive over the scenic route called “The High Road to Taos”, we arrive in Santa Fe ready to explore the city. First impressions of the city (approx. population is 60,000) indicate it would be comfortable … Continue reading

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Two Nights in the Same Place?

Today’s a day in Taos. Why Taos? Well, it’s a ski town. Always been on a list for that, but to make it worth while for skiing we should visit in the winter. And. It’s a place used frequently on … Continue reading

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Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

The tourist goal for today is Mesa Verde National Park. Inside the park are the cliff dwellings of the Ancestral Pueblo people. We take a tour of the Cliff Palace, which was home to an estimated 90 people. They farmed … Continue reading

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On the Road Again

We cover many miles again today. Kayenta, Arizona to Cortez, Colorado with a dip into Utah. The speed limits in Arizona and Utah are odd, or maybe we just haven’t figured them out yet. They vary between 40 mph and … Continue reading

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