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Alaska to Argentina bike tour

Ride to Mexico

Crossing the USA Border: Ride to Mexico Thanks to Samrat’s visit, I enjoyed four star accommodation and drove around Hollywood and Los Angeles hills for two days. Samrat, who lives in Chicago currently, and I have been friends for 16 years although this is the second time I am saw him in the last 14 …

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Pacific coast ride: Part III

Pacific coast ride: Part III Many thanks to Mik from Warmshowers who let me stay in his apartment for a week in San Francisco when he was away for work. I was so pleased that he trusted me and allowed me to stay in his apartment in his absence. I am also grateful for the …

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Pacific coast ride: Part II

After leaving Portland, I went straight to the west coast and stayed on the coastal road until San Francisco (route map here). The pacific coast bike route mostly follows highway 101 in Oregon and then changes to highway 1 in California. This route is quite popular among the touring cyclists so much so that several …

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Pacific coast : part 1

Pacific coast ride Part I: Bellingham-Vancouver-Vancouver Islands-Seattle-Portland ( approximately 820 Km’s – route map here) After arriving in Bellingham I de-toured a bit to visit Vancouver where I met up with Jayakumar from British Columbia Thamil Cultural society whose family cooked a lovely dinner which included more than 10 different varieties – hospitality as described …

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Cycling in Yukon

Yukon Chapter It took me three weeks and approximately 1915 Km’s, starting from Anchorage, to reach Skagway. A total of 18 days on the saddle, excluding the rest days in Fairbanks, Delta Junction, Destruction bay and Whitehorse (10days in Alaska and 8days in Yukon). In the Yukon, most of the time I was the only …

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Alaska

Anchorage to Delta Junction via Fairbanks I left London on 1st June 2014 to start my bike tour. Iceland air flew me to Anchorage, Alaska via Reykjavik. I spent the first two days collecting my gear from REI, an excellent outdoor equipment shop in the USA. They seem to take care of their customers very …

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