Category Archives: United States

Mojave Desert bicycle tour: Palm Springs to Baker

Just like the Colorado Plateau bicycle tour that I posted on this blog a couple months ago, I rode this route over a decade ago, specifically Nov-Dec 2007, when I was living in Boulder. I had previously published the text … Continue reading

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Bicycle touring the Colorado Plateau, part four: the Abajos, Needles, and Lockhart Basin

Continuing (north) from my hiking adventures in Cedar Mesa, this is the last installment about my month-long bicycle tour from the Chama River to Moab in Apr-May 2009: Farther north I hiked in Hammond Canyon from a trailhead in the … Continue reading

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Bicycle touring the Colorado Plateau, part three: Cedar Mesa

Continuing my route out of the wilds of the Carrizo Mountains, I reached pavement again at Beclabito, New Mexico. This post has little text and is, I suppose, more about hiking in Cedar Mesa than bicycle touring. Here goes: It … Continue reading

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Bicycle touring the Colorado Plateau, part two: The Navajo Nation

… continued from part one. If the first photo in this post looks familiar, maybe it’s ’cause you’ve read Gwen Maka’s bicycle touring book, Riding with Ghosts. Ok, here’s the original text (from April 2009): From Chaco Canyon I took … Continue reading

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Bicycle touring the Colorado Plateau, part one: Chama River and Chaco Canyon

No, I am not in the US, not cycling the Colorado Plateau. We’re stuck at home in Antalya, another under round of covid 19 restrictions. Spending too much time on the internet, I came across a couple articles about the … Continue reading

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