Phil Kagebein's Journal

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Tailwinds of 20 mph All Day Are Pretty Cool Jun 23, 2017

Too bad they were headwinds. It made for a long day. Power ranking for the states gone through so far, excluding Pennsylvania and New Jersey as they were short lived: 1. New York 2. Wisconsin Read more…

Coming Home To Illinois Was Pretty Cool Jun 11, 2017

After the hype of the first few weeks had died down, riding into Champaign and Chicago was something to look forward to. Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois all essentially look the same, so it was nice Read more…

New York Was Pretty Cool May 30, 2017

We finally made it out of New York. It is incredible how different riding in Illinois is compared to everything east of Cleveland. Essentially it comes down the distinct lack of corn and land that Read more…

Riding Six Miles Off Route Isn’t Pretty Cool May 25, 2017

What was supposed to be a 66 mile day of minimal climbing, turned into a leisurely 78 mile ride when my group turned the wrong direction early in the morning. Thankfully the road hit a Read more…

New York Is Pretty Cool May 22, 2017

I don’t remember the last time I’ve been so happy for an extended period of time. I was smiling ear to ear for at least an hour straight upon leaving NYC, until our group had Read more…

What I learned after our first 90 mile ride Apr 23, 2017

Wind sucks.