Alpine Campground, CA (9.18.2018)

Pine Valley, CA (9.19.2018)

Yuha Desert, CA (9.20.2018)

“This day started with anticipation-I would finally ride through the California desert.”

Imperial Valley, CA (9.20.2018)

Imperial Sand Dunes, Sonoran Desert, CA (9.21.2018)

Usery Mountain & Tonto National Forest, Mesa, AZ (9.28.2018)

“The sunset was outdone only by the sunrise the next morning. I woke up at 4:45 a.m. and looked east and up to the sky that had started to lighten behind the mountains.”

Santa Rita Mountains & Open Pit Copper Mine, Hanover, NM (10.4.2018)

Carrying Food to Fort Hancock, TX (10.8.2018)

Hwy 90 Near Marfa, TX (10.10.2018)

“I looked toward the horizon on Highway 90 and cycled hard to reach the top of a hill, only to be deflated when I realized the road continued with no end in sight.  I rode to phantom crests all day!”

Southwest TX Near Sanderson (10.14.2018)

Who Wore It Best? Bastrop, TX (10.24.2018)

Sunrise in Navasota, TX (10.26.2018)

” After dinner, we all watched the sunset for the first time in several days, a pleasant change from the never-ending grey skies that dominated the previous twelve days and nights…we woke up to a beautiful sunrise.”

Crossing the Mississippi River, Ventress, LA (11.2.2018)

Mobile Bay Ferry, Dauphin Island, AL (11.9.2018)

Impact of Hurricane Michael, Marianna, FL (11.14 .2018)

“It was a cool feeling thinking about and processing the notion that Tank (my bike) propelled me from the Pacific Ocean to the Mississippi River.”,

Suwannee River State Park, FL (11.16.2018)

Celebration Dinner! East Palatka, FL (11.19.2018)

The Finish! St. Augustine, FL (11.20.2018)

“All of us crammed into a single booth, all smiles…we had made it almost to the end. Some were more tanned than others. All were thinner and healthy-looking.”

Trans America Bike Trail

The start of the 2019 Trans America Bike Race.  Astoria, OR (6.2.2019)

Approaching Santiam Pass, Oregon (6.4.2019)

Jackson, MT (6.12.2019)

Grizzly sighting in Yellowstone National Park, WY (6.14.2019)

A lonely Pronghorn.  Wind River Indian Reservation, Fort Washakie, WY (6.16.2019)

“Two thoughts entered my mind. First, I would never see most of these people ever again. Second, Pace myself, ride my race, and only my race. It’s all about the finish.”

The Rocky Mountains!  Ennis, MT (6.14.2019)

Conquered the Rockies!  Looking west from Hoosier Pass, CO (6.20.2019)

Highway 96 near Sterling, KS (6.24.2019)

Newton Bike Shop, KS (6.25.2019)

The Appalachian Mountains near Hindman, KY (7.4.2019)

Trail Angel Dave (R) inside The Cookie Lady’s House Afton, VA (7.8.2019)

“Quickly, my nostalgia turned to uneasiness when I looked up toward
the east end of town at the angry, snowcapped, jagged-
edge peaks of the Rocky Mountains.”