Erik Volkman's Journal

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A very busy day Jun 22, 2010

Today we woke up early, in order to prepare for our nearly 100 mile journey to South Dakota in 90+ degree temperatures. After a delicious breakfast provided to us by the ladies of our Jackson Read more…

Look back at the last few weeks Jun 17, 2010

I suppose it’s about time that I make my first real blog post regarding this trip. We’re now about three weeks into the trip and things have been going really well in terms of how Read more…

Ready to Roll? Jun 01, 2010

First week conquered? Check! Our first week on the road is complete, and as far as I’m concerned the hardest part of the trip is now behind us. Of course, the first week wasn’t without Read more…

One day down, so many more to go May 25, 2010

I’m resolving to write more this year than I did last year on the team’s website. As many of you following this may know, I rode with the Illini 4000 in 2009 and am returning Read more…

Getting out to ride Mar 06, 2010

The weather is really turning around this week, and in fact, it appears that tonight will be the last night for a while with temperatures below freezing. So how better to celebrate than breaking out Read more…

3 months and counting Feb 25, 2010

Today is February 25th, and that means there are exactly 3 months until I begin my “Summer of a Lifetime” Part 2.  Part 2, because this is the second year that I’ve participated in the Read more…