April ’19: Renewed

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Spring is finally here. The snow is melting, trees are in full bloom, and the sun feels glorious on my vitamin D deficient skin. The cold, bleak winter has passed and I feel renewed. Happiness and optimism flows so naturally … Continued

March ’19: Crawling

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As the old proverb says, “You have to learn to crawl before you can walk”. Well, let me tell you, March has been a month of crawling. There is a lot of research that goes into a van build. Of … Continued

Trail Hoppers: The Final Chapter in the Idaho Hot Springs Loop Saga.

The last blog update left off with Eric and I settling into Stanley after withstanding an abundance of road blocks and detours. At this point, our journey had lead us 262.12 miles with over 14,000 feet of elevation gain. Little … Continued

Shifting Gears: Idaho Hot Springs Loop (part 3)

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I’m not sure how to start this blog update, so I suppose I’m just going to jump right into it. If you haven’t already read part 2 (click here) because the story will probably not make any sense. I left … Continued

Knowledge is Power: Idaho Hot Springs Loop (part 2)

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Boise to Ketcham (175.33 miles)   “If it was easy, everyone would do it.” -Said by anyone who’s tried to do something hard   After 8 days, Eric and I are happy to report we are alive and well, skin … Continued

The Great Escape: Idaho Hot Springs Loop (part 1)

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  After months of gut busting workouts and long distance rides, weeks of planning, and days of packing/unpacking/re-packing the moment has finally come—Our great escape into the Idaho wilds! Excited would be an understatement as we have been looking forward … Continued

July ’18: Where Ideas are Born

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As I’m sitting here re-living the memories we’ve collected over the course of this last month, I find myself wiggling my hips to the song “Hot, Hot, Hot” by Arrow, of course to my own lyrics, “I-da-ho is hot, hot, … Continued

June ’18: Perfection Exists

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Perfection Exists. The proof is in this month’s blog post. I always thought Oregon was my spirit state–Lush land full of magnificent trees, jaw dropping water falls, and crisp fresh air. After spending 3 months there on an assignment, I quickly … Continued