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1
Oct

Minot

Minot, North Dakota September 30, 2014 Dear Family & Friends: I left for Egeland, North Dakota on Thursday, September 25. I hoped to get my bike started on Friday and ride it to Minot for service at the Honda dealer. That would allow me to start the long ride home on Saturday. The flight to […]

24
Sep

Miscellaneous Update

Costa Mesa, California September 24, 2014 Dear Family & Friends: Some of you have asked about Ollie. Here is a recent photo taken in front of our home in Costa Mesa, California. Ollie is 14 and just entered the 9th grade Special Education Program at Estancia High School. He has outgrown his bicycle trailer. I […]

12
Aug

The Triple Crown

Costa Mesa, California August 12, 2014 Dear Family & Friends: The Triple Crown is my next adventure. The Triple Crown is a thru-hike of the Pacific Crest Trail, the Appalachian Trail and the Continental Divide Trail. A thru-hike is a hike that begins at one end of the trail and does not end until the […]

5
Aug

Burke Khang

Costa Mesa, California August 6, 2014 Dear Family & Friends: I have some exciting news to share! On May 21, 2014, the government of Nepal announced the opening of 104 new peaks in the fabled Himalayan mountain range. One of those peaks is named after me. “Burke Khang” (“Khang” means mountain) is located in the […]