Universal Soldier

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Flagstaff – Ash Fork It’s all downhill from here! Since Flagstaff was the last destination situated on an altitude of over 2000m it was kind of a major milestone on our route and we looked back with a smiling but … Continue reading

Flag

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Flagstaff Flagstaff is cool. That is what Berni and me concluded while riding downhill to our next destination called Ash Fork. Flag is a college-town up in the mountains of Arizona. The environment is a lot different to the desert … Continue reading

Stars & Cops

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Holbrook – Flagstaff After having enjoyed the formidable tyrolian hospitality and an amazing breakfast we were once again hitting the road heading west. Well at least after a short 5 km detour eastward (thank you garmin). But on the bright … Continue reading

Kitz

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Gallup – Holbrook Berni – aka Mr. Tripadvisor – was looking for a place to stay in Holbrook while I was maintaining my bike for tomorrows ride. I paused when he all of a sudden grabbed his phone with a … Continue reading

America The Brave

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Alburquerque – Grants – Gallup Our “relaxing” days always give us the chance to see more of the city we stay which is always cool and interessting. As Lukas already wrote in the previous post – ABQ was no exception. … Continue reading

Breaking Bad

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Santa Fe – Albuquerque The trip down from Santa Fe was unspectacular, yet pleasant as we enjoyed a downhill ride plus epic outlook for most of the time. Reaching the city that is well known by all Breaking Bad fans … Continue reading

The City Different

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Villanueva State Park – Santa Fe Looking at the map you might think – what the hell are they doing – if they have stayed on the I-40 they would reach Alburqurque way earlier (an don’t have to go up … Continue reading

Flat Beat

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Santa Rosa – Villanueva Statepark It´s usually forbidden to ride your bike on an Interstate. And honestly: As a cyclist you don´t wanna do it anyway. They are super busy, loud, dirty and bear more risk than lonesome backroads. But … Continue reading

Abel

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Tucumcari – Santa Rosa Arriving in Tucumcari after sunset was an interesting experience. In this city we were able to see the impact Route 66 had and still has on local businesses and cities/villages that are situated along the old … Continue reading

Four Thousand

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Vega – Tucumcari The day started with some issues – since we knew that we might run into some heavy headwind Lukas set his alarm clock to 6:00am – after a short breakfast we wanted to head out and complete … Continue reading