"Ride Directly Into the Serpent Without Fear" - CycleBlaze

"Ride Directly Into the Serpent Without Fear"

Iowa to San Francisco

By Jeff Lee
2,786 miles (4,484 km) over 34 days between Jun. 24, 2013 and Jul. 27, 2013
Introduction heart 3


The Most Half-Assed Shakedown Ride Ever heart 5
"Training for RAGBRAI, are you?" heart 22
The Best Toast I Have Ever Eaten heart 21


"You Look Terrible!" heart 11
High quality chocolate milk is a pretty big deal to me, OK? heart 16
The Home of the World's Only Chokecherry Jamboree! heart 23
The Stress of Making Delicious Sandwiches heart 16
Yes, I Am Capable of Eating Three of the Large Burritos heart 20
The Stinkiest Town I Have Ever Traveled Through heart 16


Some Devastating News heart 24
Abraham Lincoln Looks Annoyed heart 16


My Third Consecutive Meal Consisting of a Burrito heart 22
"You Got it, Baby!" heart 23
No Examples of My Wife's Misbehavior as a Third Grader Were Provided heart 1
"DUDE: IT IS COLD." heart 37
Meltdown heart 12
Luv Shack heart 34
What's Up With Old People and Arby's? heart 25
Do Not Let the Scorpions Get in Your Tent heart 10


"It's going to be F**KING HOT!" heart 26
Spectacular Scenery heart 20
I did not watch Amanda Butterfield in my motel room in Caineville, Utah. heart 24
"Hey, this guy wants a ride. He says he's tired and can't pedal no more!" heart 32
Room 147 heart 17
THIS IS NOT 89 heart 16
Least Scenic Ride of the Last 25 Days heart 18
A Very Empty Road heart 27


"Stop Right There!" heart 17
Toppling of the Porta-John heart 22
I Don't Know Who Bob Scott Is heart 21
Dozens of Norwegians heart 26
Unexpected Iowa-Related Encounter heart 27


The Flagmen Are My Friends heart 19
The Source of a Disturbing Odor is Finally Discovered heart 32
"Don't Jinx Me!" heart 22
Final Thoughts heart 4