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July 28th, 2013 | Maine

Camden, Maine…

Camden became somewhat of a “Halfway House” for the many members of the Spahn and Mennen families who were on their way to Prince Edward Island to attend Tiernan and Rachel’s wedding. Both of Patricia’s sisters, Donna and Mimi, hosted groups of friends and family that had driven up from New Jersey and New York, […]

July 3rd, 2013 | Kentucky

The Longest Ride…

After what seemed like only a few minutes of sleep, I got up, took a cold shower, went to reception to have a cup of coffee, checked out, and was ready to roll. I had not taken much off the bike the night before, because my laptop was no longer functioning, and I had also […]

June 21st, 2013 | Louisiana

Update from New Orleans… (The Rewrite)

By reaching Mexico Beach the previous afternoon, we had cut our ride to New Orleans neatly in half, and today all we had to do to Reach the Crescent City, was a little over 550 kilometres… We rode up the narrow isthmus that separates the Gulf of Mexico from St Andrew’s Bay, which id divided […]

June 19th, 2013 | Florida

Mexico Beach…

We left Tampa behind us and headed for US 19, rather than follow the quicker Interstate 75. I wanted to see more of the quieter side of the countryside, and despite Patricia’s misgivings that it was going to take too long to hug the coast all the way to New Orleans, in the end we […]

June 14th, 2013 | Florida

To the Southernmost Point…

We were on the road by 7.00 am, riding as hard as the traffic laws would allow, trying to get as much mileage under our belts before the sun got to “baking mode”… I came very close to running out of fuel at one point and limped into Vero Beach on fumes. Patricia was waiting […]

June 7th, 2013 | Maryland

Six State Ride…

As the eastern sky over Port Carbon showed the initial signs of daybreak, I stood sipping my first mug of coffee, watching a small group of squirrels chasing easy other through the treetops outside Doug’s home. Two rabbits skipped across the driveway just metres away from where I stood, and a chipmunk did a few […]