Monthly Archives: June 2011

Indiana Pass

Glad we survived the hottest, driest and toughest state (ever) of the Great Divide and we are also really glad we touched the highest point of the ride, Indiana Pass. At an elevation of 3,630 m (11,910 feet), it was … Continue reading

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Sasquatch still alive ?

And yes we found it. Somewhere between Cuba and Abiquiu (NM), we saw tracks of a species not often seen anymore. First, we thought this must be a bear, but to our track knowledge, it could not. The only possibility … Continue reading

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Pie Town and wonderful people

Just before we left Silver City, we were told by Rangers that water was very scarce on our route (due to extreme drought this year. It hadn’t been raining for 118 days) and that the wildfires in nearby Arizona were … Continue reading

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Chihuahua desert and butt pain

Crossing a desert implies 3 crucial parameters that should not be forgotten before departure: extreme heat, no available water source and last but not least no one around to rescue you in case of emergency. We were fully aware of … Continue reading

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