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  • Providence to Seattle

    Arrival in SeattleAugust 21st, 2012
    We made it to the west coast!

Terrible and Wonderful

Today’s ride was both one of the best and worst rides yet. I rode the majority of the day with May and Cookie, which proved to be the best decision I could have made. Here’s a breakdown of the day. the terrible It was hot. Ridiculously hot. Computer reading over 110 on the blacktop hot. … Continue reading

Broken But Still Awesome

Today we’re in Lisbon, IA and I have the rare moment to be on a laptop to update! Hellooooo. The past few weeks have been nothing short of insane. We’re now in state #9, and have traveled over 1500 miles. We saw fireworks in Columbus, OH and spent the 4th playing games and setting off … Continue reading

Oh Yeah, Blog Posts

It’s nearly impossible to find the time to write these days. We have a rare hour of down time (in an air conditioned room, no less). Over the past few weeks we have made our way across Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, and Pennsylvania. Just so you know, the northeast is really hilly. Scratch that. … Continue reading

One Week Already?

I seriously can’t believe a week has passed with my Bike & Build family. It feels like so much longer based on how much has already been accomplished. Over 180 miles have been logged so far. We’re currently in Poughkeepsie, NY, and I am currently trying to stay awake on my Thermarest in the aisle … Continue reading

Shake Shake Shakedown

Greetings from my new Bike & Build world. Right now I’m on a train up to Maine for my cousin’s wedding, much love to my fellow riders working on a Habitat site in Providence today. It has been a whirlwind so far. Wednesday night involved a lot of the usual icebreaker activities, and dinner provided … Continue reading