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 Family on Bikes

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Getting Ready


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We spent a whole year preparing for this journey. In addition to simply planning where we would go, we had to fix up the house for a renter, get our finances in order, get all our equipment together, and do a gazillion other things!

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David & Dash712 viewsDavid and Dash on the first day we got him
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Daryl nails in floor boards629 views
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Heavy boxes are hard to get down768 viewsThe boys work together to control the downward path of boxes as they get them downstairs.
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Packing dishes860 views
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Davy's New Bike!746 viewsUnfortunately, we have to get some things done to it, so he couldn't bring it home. He had a blast riding it around the parking lot of REI!
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Daryl plays soccer442 viewsThe kids are having a blast with their soccer team.
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The boys check out the tandem - it's a pretty blue.605 views
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Back at REI701 viewsThe bikes are finally back at REI - this time to be packed for the plane ride to Alaska. The tandem has a grand total of five miles on it at this point.

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Bikes Boxed Up529 viewsAll three bikes - boxed and ready to go.Jun 06, 2008
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Our Gear Ready to Go628 viewsIn addition to three huge bike boxes, we've got three big bins of gear ready to fly up to Prudhoe Bay.Jun 06, 2008
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Tiling the bathroom floor521 viewsA friend came over to help John get the tiles on the bathroom floor. It looks GREAT!!Jun 05, 2008
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Saying Goodbye625 viewsThe kids explained to their classes what they will be doing next year.Jun 05, 2008
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John puts finishing touches on Big Blew733 viewsWe never even totally unpacked the tandem - just unwrapped it enough to do what needed to be done. John is now putting a mirror on his handlebars.Jun 05, 2008
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Back at REI701 viewsThe bikes are finally back at REI - this time to be packed for the plane ride to Alaska. The tandem has a grand total of five miles on it at this point.Jun 05, 2008
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Bent Rim617 viewsA big section of the rim of our new tandem was bent in.May 31, 2008
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Bent Rim613 viewsOur tandem finally arrived - with a damaged rim!May 31, 2008