Jesse Krantzler's Journal

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The Last Post, or The Reason We Ride Aug 06, 2009

It’s hard to believe that it’s over, it still doesn’t feel real.  I had that single moment of realization on the beach in Oregon, but now that feeling is gone, lost in the rolling gray Read more…

Day 65 & 66 – Chicago Is So Two Years Ago Aug 06, 2009

Hillsboro, OR to Portland, OR Our final ride day!!  We were led into the city by Barbara, an alumni and member of the Portland Illinois Alumni group.  She took us first to the Nike campus, Read more…

Day 64 – Hitting 4000 Aug 06, 2009

Seaside, OR to Hillsboro, OR Today’s ride was only 65 miles, but we had a pretty hard ride to actually do it.  We climbed a 1000 foot hill at the beginning of the day, and Read more…

Day 63 – Coast to Coast!! Aug 06, 2009

Castle Rock, WA to Seaside, OR With time running out on our trip, we rode into our 19th and final state of the trip, Oregon.  The ride was our final really long day and the Read more…

Day 62 – So close, yet so far… Jul 30, 2009

Mt. Rainier, WA to Castle Rock, WA Riding to Castle Rock was another long one, but the terrain was again beautiful, and we had some rolling hills as we got farther away from Mt. Rainier, Read more…

Day 60 & 61 – In the middle of mountains Jul 30, 2009

Naches, WA to Mt. Rainier, WA The ride into Mt. Rainier was a hot one, but we were happy to see that we were only going 55 miles and then getting to our campsite.  We Read more…