A Hell Of A Place To Lose A Cow: Adventures in Utah and Nevada

In 1875, Ebenezer Bryce settled in south-central Utah, becoming the otherwise empty area's first permanent resident. He famously described the land as "A hell of a place to lose a cow," and he would go on to be the person for whom Bryce Canyon National Park is named. If southern Utah is a hell of a place …

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RIP Anne Davis

I'm unsure where to start, so I guess I'll dive right in. A week ago, Bike and Build cyclists Anne Davis and Laura Stark were hit by a car while biking. Anne was killed and Laura is in critical condition. This is my third summer on a cross-country tour, and this is the third time …

My continued adoration of the Bike the US for MS alumni family

There's quite a bit of hooplah about Virginia on the TransAm. I didn't really want to believe my native land was considered hellish, unforgiving, and among the most challenging states on the route. But compared to Virginia, Kentucky was much smoother, literally and figuratively. Adam said Kentucky's slogan might as well be, "Kentucky: Pretty much what you thought …

And so it ends

The final ride of the Northern Tier is a 33-mile trot from Snohomish, in through the north end of the city. We wake up at the Snohomish Youth Soccer Fields, tear down our tents one last time, zip up our kits, and get ready for the day of days. Our celebrations are uniquely calculated: the cyclists ride rogether down …