Austin to Eureka 

Austin to Eureka 

Day 11 70 miles 3336 calories! The journey started around 0700 on route 50 . The time was significant because we wanted to miss as much of the heat of the day as possible. It gets really hot here and near impossible to ride because it sucks all of your energy. We wanted a cool start… Most importantly there aren’t… Read more →

Middlegate to Carolls Summit

Middlegate to Carolls Summit

Day 10 0900-1400hrs 20 miles east from Middlegate Station. Today we set off later than expected due to Middlegates wifi being temperamental both last night and this morning and we wanted to upload our blogs before setting off. The late start means that we have to cycle in the full heat of the day. This morning we had 2 choices… Read more →

Carolls Summit to Austin, Nevada

Carolls Summit to Austin, Nevada

40 miles Hot day! I burnt my legs today 😐 with factor 30! Well to say last nights sleep was terrible would be an understatement! At midnight I was awoken by something touching the tent – at my side. That’s less than 1 mm away. I woke Andy and both of us nervously sat very still. Andy undid the tent… Read more →

Fallon to Middlegate Station 

Fallon to Middlegate Station 

Day 9 50 miles of heat and sweat on highway 50 Or should I have said Fallon to the middle of nowhere, (See the picture below) on the western express route to Middlegate, passing Salt Wells Basin and Sand Springs Pony Express Station. Todays journey began in Fallon at Brad and Staceys lovely home. I awoke refreshed and gleefully happy… Read more →

Carson City to Fallon

Carson City to Fallon

3rd June Cycling day 8 65 miles So we left Carson City after breakfast and joined highway 50. This was important as the road will be home for at least 4 days now. Probably as a result of new road build highway 50 is very quiet later on but is still busy in Carson. As we left, the traffic thinned… Read more →

Time out to recharge the batteries 

Time out to recharge the batteries 

30 th and 31st May. Two days to rest and take the feet off the peddles. With the intention of staying in Lee Vining and visiting Yosemite. We hired a car for 2 days and took a drive to Lee Vining. My first impression of Lee Vining was that it’s a charming small town. located on Highway 395, 13 miles… Read more →

Kirkwood to Lake Tahoe 

Kirkwood to Lake Tahoe 

30 miles Approx 07:00 to 13:00hrs Up more hills today! Well actually we went up 2 hills but they were massive. It was freezing cold when I opened the tent zip. With this huge drop in temperature – I needed to put my quilted jacket on. But we had planned for this. After we had some breakfast and packed the… Read more →