"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 4


The Most Half-Assed Shakedown Ride Ever heart 7
"Training for RAGBRAI, are you?" heart 24
The Best Toast I Have Ever Eaten heart 24


"You Look Terrible!" heart 15
High quality chocolate milk is a pretty big deal to me, OK? heart 17
The Home of the World's Only Chokecherry Jamboree! heart 26
The Stress of Making Delicious Sandwiches heart 21
Yes, I Am Capable of Eating Three of the Large Burritos heart 27
The Stinkiest Town I Have Ever Traveled Through heart 20


Some Devastating News heart 27
Abraham Lincoln Looks Annoyed heart 20


My Third Consecutive Meal Consisting of a Burrito heart 23
"You Got it, Baby!" heart 24
No Examples of My Wife's Misbehavior as a Third Grader Were Provided heart 3
"DUDE: IT IS COLD." heart 39
Meltdown heart 13
Luv Shack heart 36
What's Up With Old People and Arby's? heart 27
Do Not Let the Scorpions Get in Your Tent heart 11


"It's going to be F**KING HOT!" heart 27
Spectacular Scenery heart 25
I did not watch Amanda Butterfield in my motel room in Caineville, Utah. heart 27
"Hey, this guy wants a ride. He says he's tired and can't pedal no more!" heart 37
Room 147 heart 21
THIS IS NOT 89 heart 17
Least Scenic Ride of the Last 25 Days heart 19
A Very Empty Road heart 33


"Stop Right There!" heart 18
Toppling of the Porta-John heart 24
I Don't Know Who Bob Scott Is heart 22
Dozens of Norwegians heart 27
Unexpected Iowa-Related Encounter heart 29


The Flagmen Are My Friends heart 21
The Source of a Disturbing Odor is Finally Discovered heart 33
"Don't Jinx Me!" heart 23
Final Thoughts heart 5