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Mon, Nov 1, 2010
Springerville, Arizona

The line on the map from Albuquerque to Springerville looks straight, but we can assure our route between was not. The roads out here are definitely navigable, but there is nowhere to stop if you get a flat tire or run out of water. It doesn't matter. Everything is beautiful and nothing looks the same for more than 20 miles. Today's trip took us through an underrated scenic area, El Malpais National Monument. Half of the...

Thu, Oct 28, 2010
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Hold on, hold on- we're workin' on it! See, that's Flamingo Pink! in that photo below. We'll write about the performance soon. Right now we're going swimming in the neighbor's pool.

Flamingo Pink!


Pop Culture Reference for...

Thu, Oct 28, 2010
Taos, New Mexico

You're all addicted to the internet and all that other crazy digital noise.  Go outside and ride your bikes.


Whew...glad I got that off my chest.  In other news, Taos is an interesting place.  It's a small town a bit north...

Wed, Oct 27, 2010
Springer, New Mexico

We apologize for the every-other-day approach to the blog recently, but the West has been winning.

It's Dry Bones again, and I'm blogging because the cyclists are out on another long, narrow stretch of road - this time between Clayton and Springer, New Mexico.


bandcycle, Donald Duck4 comments
Sun, Oct 24, 2010
Boise City, Oklahoma


Panned in the Panhandle

Dodging the cops

Got a speeding ticket dropped

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Thu, Oct 21, 2010
Liberal, Kansas

That's a joke because the town is called Liberal.

No Abortion


Pop Culture Reference for Google: Jonas Brothers

Distance Biked: 60 miles

Distance Biked to Date: 1802...

Wed, Oct 20, 2010
Dodge City, Kansas

Dodge City holds a romanticized, hallowed place in American mythology. The former booze and gamblin' capital of the Old West was once stomping grounds for the likes of Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday, and numerous other "lawmen". Even Dennis Hopper was born there. 


Tue, Oct 19, 2010
Pratt, Kansas

"Pratt"ically through Kansas... (lol)
Dan Stretchin' after a long ride

Fast living and fast riding go hand-in-hand when you're cruisin' on Route 54. Leaving from Goddard, KS and traveling to Pratt...