Posts by: Terry Wooller

104° in my Shades – White Bird to New Meadows

104° in my Shades – White Bird to New Meadows

Enclosing us as we headed south beside the Salmon River were, to the east, the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness and, to the west, Hells Canyon Wilderness. (Honest! The Americans started bigging things up real early.) It was worryingly easy even though we were going uphill in the morning sunshine with the grandeur…

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Heroes to Zeros – Pittsburg to Nowhere

Heroes to Zeros – Pittsburg to Nowhere

Our first day off for nearly 3 weeks. We’ve cycled over the Appalacians and the Ozarks. We wanted a rest. We needed a rest. Hell, we deserved a rest. Mike, Jessica and Tuan peddled off though towards the promised golden flatlands of Kansas after the now obligatory photo shoot and we all reckoned that we’d…

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Cycling for Softies?  Chester to Farmington

Cycling for Softies? Chester to Farmington

Short day today … so after leaving the shack (which had wifi!) and sending Steve off eastwards with all our tips for free overnights, Paul and I headed west with young Ian … for about a minute … before stopping for breakfast in the local diner opposite a lifesize(?) bronze statue of Popeye. (Olive Oil,…

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Boone and Bust  – Booneville KY to Berea KY

Boone and Bust – Booneville KY to Berea KY

‘Did you hear the ‘yip-yip’ of that coyote last night?’ was the question being asked over loaded hash browns, egg biscuits and coffee at the Hometown Cafe this morning. That, and who got elected as what in the town’s elections. I think that once us cyclists had gone and the excitement of the results had…

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