Today being the last day for us going on this Lincoln Highway to Bay Area
Morning just before we start the ride
Near Donner lake on Donner Pass Road
Riding in a real hoy heat wave here. 100 to 104 degree
Arrived motel where group ll be staying for the next two nights in Castro Valley
Deaf Community Center at San Leandro
Met our old high school classmate, Joe Scoggnamio
Arrived our final destination! Butch & Allen s home in San Francisco
Stats for the day
Map of our route
Arrived San Francisco yet our trip is not yet over. One more day – tomorrow with bikers in SF! We both still love biking!
We made it! Now we r at Castro Valley where all bikers ll motel for the next two nights while we hang around then go to Deaf Community Center at San Leandro in two hours then to San Francisco later this evening. Total 19 bikers this am and 17 bikers this aftn! Hhhhooooootttt last half of the route. 100-104 degree yet we all made it all the way across America!
Early in the morning n getting ready for the final leg of the loneliest highway in america!
Our motel in Austin, Nevada
What is it?
Guess what. Saw 3 little birds sitting on the black roadway as we just begun the ride for the day Unfortunately one didn’t make it while two other flew off. Sniff!
First sight of Lake Tahoe!
Late lunch for us!
We both r loving every moment of our journey with this Lincoln Highway Deaf Bikers!
Lovely Lake Tahoe!
My Darlingest wife by the Lake!
Taking a short detour so my wife could change clothes for Deaf picnic near Reno (at Sparks)
At the picnic (park)
At our hotel in Sparks – Nugget Casino hotel. Very nice hotel!
Can you guess where she s heading for?
Saw this “cake” at one of the restaurant at the hotel. Nice!
Stats for today s ride
Our route for the day. Yes we did detour to go 3/4 round the Lake Tahoe – it was my wife s first time to that lake!
Total 17 bikers.
We all re-grouped at Saratoga Springs, Utah just south west of slc
Setting an extra tank on his bike due to possible no gas station over a long span on this loneliest highway of America!
Queen and King of Harts
Buying fruits etc for lunch
Cozy Mountain Motel in Austin, Nevada
Celebrating that we ve crossed half way of the loneliest highway of America
Lincoln Highway marker
Stats for the day – this being the longest mileage wise for us today
And the route we took
Good Morning! We r getting ready n grouped up. 17 bikers starting the famous loneliest highway of America
See link below
Morning coffee n juice time before we meet up with the group
All excited n ready to start a long 400 mike plus going on the loneliest highway!
The place where we group up together at this moment and off we go momentarily!
My beautiful wife!
Guardsman pass – approx 10,000 ft high going from Park City to Salt Lake City. Lovely route. Lots of steep curves!
That s the close up section of our route for the day!
Taking a short break at a park. While wife video chat with her brother!
Location of our short break
A good picture of us?
As always, my beautiful wife!
Visiting n staying with an old friend, Billy Krahl and his new hobby, home made beer. Yummy!
Catching bikers before they go to hotel!
Stats for the day!
And our route!
Am relieved to know that my dearest wife still loves to bike!
Aaaah. Hot tub after a long n great day too!
Real sorry that I’ve not added captions above. Am pooped n ready for bed! Total 13 bikers all day today. Strong gust wind 35+ plus gust. First half was terrific. The last half on interstate 80 – with gust. Ain’t fun yet we had a ball!
Tonight. Three new biker ll join us going to California and more ll join w us tomorrow at salt lake city’
Bed is screaming for me!
Morning shot of our bike as we stop for a short break
Us lovebirds? Guess so! We both enjoyed every day of this trip
Famous trading post
Here we are in Wyoming!
Real sorry I m ready to zzz. However today was another great day of biking. 11 of us altogether from Kearney to Cheyenne! Beautiful day. All back road throughout! We both enjoyed every minute if biking!
Visiting Nebraska School for the Deaf which is permanently closed!
Stopping at Starbucks after visiting school and Boys town because of heavy storm
Bad storm however after waiting for about 45 min to an hour it all has passed us and we were good to go!
Dinner at Kearney
Usual morning ride check in
By our road captain, Paul Stefurak
Ain’t this such a beautiful place?!
With my Darlingest wife!
And more of my dearest wife!
Iowa School for the Deaf – beautiful campus!
And the route. Today. Hot day 93-97 degree with Plains Wind. Gust as much as 30 plus mph wind. However it was real nice. Enjoyed the day very much!