Idaho-Montana Bike Tour: By The Days and Miles

Over the holidays I received the gift of free time, and spent a fair amount of it going through photos from Felkerino’s and my 2015 summer bike tour of Idaho and Montana. In retrospect, it appears we had a grand adventure.

While it was happening, our good times were interspersed with humbling moments and some formidable gravel sections we were  ill-prepared to ride. We rode them anyway, and now know to respect the granite sand-gravel of Idaho. Continue reading “Idaho-Montana Bike Tour: By The Days and Miles”

Day 11. Crouch to Boise, Idaho: Coming Full Circle

I’m wrapped in the good vibes of finishing our loop of Idaho with a brief foray into Montana. As you may have guessed if you read my previous post, we took the pavement today. Continue reading “Day 11. Crouch to Boise, Idaho: Coming Full Circle”

Day 6. 135 Miles from Missoula, Montana to Kooskia, Idaho

After our layover day in Missoula, Felkerino and I rose early for a 135-mile day over to Kooskia, Idaho, via Lolo Pass. Continue reading “Day 6. 135 Miles from Missoula, Montana to Kooskia, Idaho”

Day 5. Adventure Cycling Headquarters

We are currently overnighting in Missoula, Montana, after a short mellow 50-mile day from Hamilton. Continue reading “Day 5. Adventure Cycling Headquarters”

Day 4. Lost Trail Pass into Montana

After three days of riding and fretting about my bike tour fitness, I’ve now decided that it’s a much better plan to focus on pedaling rather than worrying. This approach makes the day better. Continue reading “Day 4. Lost Trail Pass into Montana”