Trans-America Trail

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Trans America Trail: Ouray to Moab

Originally Published in my column for RoadRUNNER Magazine on: 8/14/2014 as Trans America Trail: Ouray to Moab Ouray to Moab Just loading the bike this morning is a bit challenging. My foot continues to swell, but once forced into the boot, it is a little more bearable. After missing portions of the Alpine Loop, I am determined to make …

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Luke meets his bikes owner

Ouray, Colorado : Happy Birthday Luke

Originally Published in my column for RoadRUNNER Magazine on: 7/31/2014 Ouray, CO : Happy Birthday Luke Swab As we leave the trail and enter Salida I am fully tempted to call it a day.  Bearing any weight on my foot is not an option, but letting my boot hold the bones together is.  There are those that …

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Heading out of bounds (Part 2)

Originally Published in my column for RoadRUNNER Magazine on: 7/31/2014 Heading out of bounds : The Blindside (Part 2 of 2) Continued from Heading out of bounds: The Blindside Part 1 If you have ever had one of those moments where time stands still, you will understand my attempt to explain what happens next. My life is …

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KLR Surgery for Round 2

Fanfare for Return (Half Way)

Originally Published in my column for RoadRUNNER Magazine on: 7/10/2014 Fanfare for Return (Half Way) Arriving home is a strange and bittersweet feeling. The journey is only half over but coming home in the middle creates some type of finality. From this point forward I will have riding companions for the majority of the trip. For many …

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Nothin’ New in New Mexico (It’s Still Beautiful)

Originally Published in my column for RoadRUNNER Magazine on: 6/19/2014 Nothin’ New in New Mexico (It’s Still Beautiful) Finally! Today is the day I leave Oklahoma. I am not so much excited to be leaving Oklahoma, as I am to know that I will soon be home in Colorado, my halfway point on the TAT. I have …

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