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A note of thanks for supporting the Amazing Ride for Alzheimer’s

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August, 2021 -  West Bend, WI - Seventeen days and 1,113.22 miles pedaled from Shreveport, Louisiana to West Bend, Wisconsin. A quick note of thanks for everyone who supported the Amazing Ride for Alzheimer's,...

Amazing Ride for Alzheimer’s – Crossing the state line and entering home stretch

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August 13, 2021 - Richmond, IL - Pedaled from 7:15 a.m. to 7 p.m., covered 91.89 miles. I’m sore, I can’t touch my toes and I’m still in bear country. So close to the Badger...

VIDEO | Pedaling 3 states in one day; rocky road takes on whole new...

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August, 2021 -  Arkansas, Mississippi, Tennessee - Got an early start Monday to make it 78 miles from Helena, AR to Memphis, TN, and a decent bike shop. I swapped out my front tire before...

VIDEO | Amazing Ride for Alzheimer’s – Bicycling Illinois; a quarter’s-worth of entertainment

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August 12, 2021 -  Morris, WI - Lots of green farmland to pedal in Illinois. Below is a brief video of some of the sights from the road. https://youtu.be/_W-OSmrQ28I Wednesday was one of the most challenging...

VIDEO | Not your average band camp in Memphis, TN

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August, 2021 -  Memphis, TN - You could hear the drumming echoing down the street from about six blocks away as I made my way back to the youth hostel in Memphis after a...

Amazing Ride for Alzheimer’s – 30+ years of bike touring; still making new friends

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August 11, 2021 -  Gibson City, IL - Even after touring more than 30 years on a bike it is still amazing how many people reach out to help. After a steamy day Tuesday with...

Amazing Ride for Alzheimer’s | The charm of small towns

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August 10, 2021 -  Sullivan, IL - Today marks 2 weeks on the road; Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi, Tennessee, Kentucky, and Illinois. Hitting a lot of small towns along the way. https://youtu.be/J_y1SmjKA3o Below are a couple of...

Knocking down the 100-mile challenge

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August 9, 2021 - Salem, IL - Logged 100 miles and some change on Sunday, August 8. It started as a challenge ride to raise $100 for 100 miles with matching donations on my...

VIDEO | I was feeling a little bit jumpy as I took the first...

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August 7, 2021 -  Bardwell, KY - Crossed from Tennessee into Kentucky around 9:15 a.m. on Friday. Stopped for dinner. I can't say it was love at first bite. (see video below) Aaah...Kentucky. Rolling hills, beautiful...

Amazing Ride for Alzheimer’s | Hey, Babe…

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August 8, 2021 - Christopher, IL - Recorded this earlier just to be sure I added in one more story about the kindness of strangers on this ride. Getting closer to the 100-mile goal...

$100 = 100 mile challenge for the Amazing Ride For Alzheimer’s – Are you...

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August 8,2021 -  I decided to throw down a $100/100 mile challenge with 100% of the proceeds going to music programming for seniors at Cedar Community. I started the video below but cell signal left...

VIDEO | Drifting into Illinois

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August 8, 2021 -  Goreville, IL - Sometimes you just have to trust the signs; small indications that it is probably best to get off the road and call it a day. Took off early...

VIDEO | Nearing the Illinois border: Fort Jefferson Cross at the Confluence

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August, 2021 - Headed north on Hwy 51 to the Mississippi River and crossing from Kentucky into Illinois in 11 miles or so. The road turned into a huge hill and at the top, there...

VIDEO | Frogs legs for supper in Kentucky; tastes like…

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August 7, 2021 -  Bardwell, KY - Crossed from Tennessee into Kentucky around 9:15 a.m. on Friday. Wasn't necessarily looking for frogs but I found them anyway. Read on. Aaah...Kentucky. Rolling hills, beautiful green scenery,...

VIDEO | Everyone has stories about Bonnie & Clyde

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July, 2021 -  Minden, LA - Hot on the trail of the final days of Bonnie and Clyde as I pedal through northern Louisiana on this year’s Amazing Ride for Alzheimer’s. In Shreveport, LA there...

Amazing Ride for Alzheimer’s: Secret habits on the road

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August, 2021 -  Tennessee/ Kentucky - I’ve been on the road for 10 days and am now pedaling back to Wisconsin after chasing the historical demise of Bonnie & Clyde in Louisiana. Most of the...

Amazing Ride for Alzheimer’s: Crossing into Kentucky

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August, 2021 -  Making time today rolling out of Tennessee and into Kentucky. Forgot to post the states I’ve been through so I found some paper at the side of the road and listed my...

VIDEO | Kindness of strangers strikes again in Tennessee

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August 2021 -  Tiptonville, TN - Just when you think things aren’t working out... something like this happens. https://youtu.be/zS3qLL9Iw1k Long story short: Late start out of Ripley, TN, crummy roads with narrow shoulder and rumble strip,...

VIDEO | Pedaling 3 states in one day; Plan B went into effect

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August, 2021 -  Arkansas, Mississippi, Tennessee - Got an early start Monday to make it 78 miles from Helena, AR to Memphis, TN, and a decent bike shop. I swapped out my front tire before...

VIDEO | A bloody mess at the Bonnie & Clyde Ambush Museum

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August, 2021 - Gibsland, LA Gibsland, LA is now in my rearview mirror But there’s one more video to share of the famed Bonnie & Clyde Ambush Museum. https://youtu.be/KHtKYNWZc_Y If you’re a fan of outlaw history...