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Harsh Adventurers - Episode 3

Old 04-14-20, 06:56 AM
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Harsh Adventurers - Episode 3

Harsh Adventurers is a loosely organized group of friends who enjoy undertaking challenges with each other – usually, but not always, involving riding our bicycles. After completing a number of ‘mini-tours;’ mostly around the eastern seaboard, someone suggested that we really ought to ride our bikes across America. Arguments persist about who made the suggestion. Everybody swears it was them! The problem was that we were all still working and none of us was in a position to take the time off work to do the ride in the traditional way. We decided that the only solution was to do the ride in episodes, roughly one week per year, starting on the shores of the Pacific and ending somewhere on the shores of the Atlantic. To insure we covered every inch of the country, we would carry a railroad spike with us along the way. The last activity of each episode would be to bury the spike. The first activity of the next episode would be to dig it up and carry it to the end of the current episode where it would be buried again. Our goal is to bury the railroad spike (at sea) at a yet to be determined location on the Atlantic Ocean. Our journey should take 7 weeks, or 7 years depending on your perspective.
This is the journal of our third episode, from Flagstaff AZ to Walsenburg CO. It consists solely of the short daily briefings along with a couple of pictures that we would send out to our family and followers each evening. We enjoyed the ride. We hope you enjoy the journal


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What a fun project! I visited Durango & Walsenburg CO (not cycling) way back when to meet family/friends, didn't know it was such nice cycling territory.
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