Tag Archives: Prep

Our Way

Here is our daily walking plan for our personal Caminho from Cascais to Porto. It is 16 walking days but 17 days total with the rest day in Nazare. We will also spend a second night in the large city … Continue reading

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Roll Call: Gear Edition

Among among our friends and family, the number one topic of discussion as we prepare is about gear. As mentioned in an earlier post, we have a single Jandd 30 liter pack that was Wendy’s triathlon bag when she competed … Continue reading

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Planning the run

As mentioned, I’ve ridden all or parts of the BRP and Skyline Drive multiple times. The only new segment on this r/t run is St. Augustine, FL to Cherokee, NC. We relocated to St. Augustine since my last BRP run so … Continue reading

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Tigers in the wild

Rob & I happen to be on a pair of ’14 Triumph Tiger 800 XC for this trip; he has several bikes. With a 200 mile range, we stop about every 3 hours for fuel & a stretch. We have … Continue reading

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Trip Prep

Once again I have loaded up the Giant Loop Great Basin, the Triumph top box, and my 20 year-old Chase Harper tank bag. I will be out 7 nights, 2 in a HoJo’s along the Maine highway as I head up … Continue reading

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We’re goin campin-

The venerable regional RAT, the CT Rockers, are throwing another great event. Two years ago, I won a pair of Vanson leather gloves at their Massachusetts ride-in. Burn Up At Loudon is located at the NH Speedway in Loudon. There … Continue reading

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Nutmeg 400-registration still on

Registration is still open but will likely close today.  By Weds nite, we’ll get an email from the Rallymaster containing uploadable GPS coordinates with point values but not too many details.  This way we can plan most of the route … Continue reading

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De Minimus

This is a quick trip, under 72 hours total, from 4:30am Mon until about 7pm Weds. I am not bringing much beyond a long sleeve t-shirt and Gerbings gear for the early morning departures each day and my normal road … Continue reading

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The Route

Our route with stops: Here is the key part of the trip, the 120 miles of the Dragon and Cherohala Skyway:

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