With all the problems out of the way, it was time to get prepared to start the cycling trip! This was my last full day in Fairbanks before leaving for Deadhorse. Last full day in Fairbanks Blog post written 20th July, 2009 Last night, Christian, another 'warm showers' cyclist showed up, so I got chatting to him this morning. He's just done the same trip that I intend to do, but in reverse, … [Read more...]
The beginning of my cycling trip from Alaska to Argentina. These updates cover my flight to Fairbanks, Alaska, and cycling the Haul Road, or Dalton Highway.
Dance of Joy, Dance of Glee – My baggage turned up!
The first few days of my cycling trip along the Pan-American highway didn't go to plan, as my bags had been lost in transit. Was today the day they would turn up? Blog post written Sunday July 19th, 2009 Chase those bags... Again! I woke up early, and got straight on the phone to BA, who after ten minutes, identified my bag as being somewhere between Seattle and Fairbanks. Incredibly … [Read more...]
My first day in Fairbanks – Trying to find my missing baggage!
Not the greatest start to my cycling trip from Alaska to Argentina! With my baggage lost in transit somewhere, I had to put in some time and effort to find it. A day off in Fairbanks Blog post written Saturday 18th July, 2009 I spent a lot of the previous night trying to phone as many numbers as possible in an effort to trace my missing bag. (Night here is European day). According to the … [Read more...]
Pan-American Cycling Adventure Day 1 – A Baggage Disaster!
It doesn't seem to matter how much planning you do, some things are just out of your control. My Pan-American cycling adventure didn't get off to the greatest of starts... Flying from the UK to Alaska This is a brief recap of the first few days cycling from Alaska to Argentina. Not that these days involved much cycling! Steve picked me up at about 04.30 on Wednesday to take me to the airport. … [Read more...]