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Train Hopping Gondola

It’s Not Fuckin’ Rocket Science

Train Hopping Charlottesville After a long drug-crazed weekend boozin’, watchin’ pupils turn to pinpoints with the flick of a flame and the exhalation of smoke, we hopped out of a jeep ready for more train hopping in Charlottesville. Mike leaned over, staring with his bloodshot eyes, tired from sleepless nights of meth and hickory smoked

Breaks Interstate Park

Breaks Interstate Park

Breaks Interstate Park TransAmerica Trail DE to CO I made it to Breaks Interstate Park and fell in love with the park. The overlooks are amazing, but I could not get decent pictures to show up on my phone. Guess you just have to take my word for it. The bugs bite me every two

Pizza and Tryin’ Not to Hurl

Pizza and Tryin’ Not to Hurl Elk Garden Methodist Church It’s been a slow day so far. I slept in until 7:30 AM. Packed some food, left a small donation and hit the road by 8:00 AM. Each day is getting a little easier as my legs have adjusted to the riding. I wound up

Windin’ Roads and Flat Tires

Windin’ Roads and Flat Tires Damascus I’ve gone a little over 50 miles today. I rode through the mountains in Mount Rogers National Forest area. The climbs were gradual and fairly easy.  I witnessed the first group of cyclists on the trail, but they were heading eastbound. I finally made it to the top and

Sweet Tomato Sammies

Sweet Tomato Sammies Rural Retreat State Park I woke up early today to avoid any possible encounters with park rangers since I stealth camped last night at Claytor Lake State Park (as previously stated). I experienced gradual climbs with the terrain I encountered today so I only put in 50 miles.  The breeze chilled my

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