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High Stakes Bike Touring

Going All-In On Three States and a Pair of Deserts

By Gregory Garceau
519 miles (835 km) over 15 days between Feb. 27, 2018 and Mar. 13, 2018
FUN: The Only Sure Bet heart 6
Three States And A Pair Of Deserts heart 8
Q: Is It Really Necessary To Post The Same Old Warnings And Disclaimers In Every One Of Your Stupid Journals, Greg? A: Yes, Because Every Once In A While A New, Unsuspecting Reader Might Drop In heart 6
A Bit Of Advice For The Mechanically-Inept heart 3
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA: Where Fantasy Obliterates Reality heart 15
PRIMM, NEVADA: Where I Settled On a Primm and Proper Name for My Bike heart 18
MOJAVE DESERT NATIONAL PRESERVE: Where I Spent Most of the Day Biking, Hiking, and Coughing heart 9
LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA: Where Blue Water Cuts Through Barren Desert Hills heart 6
SEARCHLIGHT, NEVADA: Where the Name of the Town is its Highlight heart 3
AN EXCERPT FROM "THE WASTE LAND": (Words by T.S. Eliot. Pictures by a desert biker.) heart 4
LAUGHLIN, NEVADA: Where a Small Town Desperately Desires to Be the Next Las Vegas heart 2
MOABI REGIONAL PARK, CALIFORNIA: Where I Camped Alone In the Tent Area While Hundreds of RVs Lurked From the Dark Side heart 2
LAKE HAVASU CITY, ARIZONA: Where, Contrary to the Lyrics of a Children's Song, London Bridge is Standing Up heart 4
BUCKSKIN MOUNTAIN STATE PARK, ARIZONA: Where I Hosted My Sixth Consecutive Bike Tour Wine Tasting Event heart 2
My Sixth Unprofessional Bike Touring Wine Review heart 2
PARKER, ARIZONA: Where Nothing At All Had to Be Accomplished heart 3
EHRENBERG, ARIZONA: Where I Put Things Into Proper Perspective heart 3
QUARTZITE, ARIZONA: Where I Wrote Up My Day In Three Parts, Using Only Pictures and Captions heart 3
KOFA NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE: Where I Contemplated "Aloneness" heart 7
WICKENBERG, ARIZONA: Where A Long Day Has Mercifully Ended heart 5
PHOENIX, ARIZONA: Where I Chuckled At My "Jolt From a Bolt" Rhyme heart 3
THE GRAND SWEEPING CONCLUSION: And A Less-Than-Grand Map of My Final Route heart 4