Kettle of One gear

So what is in all those bags?

Off again today after a week spent with my wife Tricia in Nashville, replacing some worn parts (new rear tire), resting other worn parts (knees), and getting on top of technology. Resumed the journey today from Knoxville, with a simple 40 mile journey to to Louden. I hope to make Chattanooga tomorrow, which will be […]

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Hanging Rock Tower Hawkwatch, WV

September recap

  A number of folks have asked for me to give more regular updates, with details on route etc. The intermittent communication is a function of a packed schedule. I will try to catch up in Nashville, where I will be taking a few days off. Stats to date: Average mileage – about 33 miles […]

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Pratap Odedara

A tale of two immigrants

I am one of the protagonists in this story – a guy who checked into a Budget Motel in Waynesboro VA a few days ago. The manager, a man with obvious Indian heritage (but not the fellow pictured above) welcomed me and showed me to my room. I pegged him for a sharp operator from […]

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